thanksgiving side dish

Crockpot Sweet Potato Casserole

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I love the holidays because you get to enjoy dishes that aren’t so popular all year ’round. I have recently gotten on this sweet potatoe craze, I love it in an egg scramble, sweet potato fries, anything with this delicious veggie and I’m all over it! It is packed with nutritous vitamins so I don’t feel guilty for wanting it ALL THE TIME. We recntly had our company’s Thanksgiving pot luck and I was on the search for finding something delicious to bring. I had a lack of a stove at work so I want something I could easily make […]

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Dairy-Free Hollandaise Sauce

Asparagus 225x225  Dairy-Free Hollandaise Sauce

Asparagus is one vegetable that I had to learn to love. I wasn’t too fond of the distinct taste on my first try; however I didn’t lose all hope from there. My trainer has me eating bunches of asparagus with my daily meals in order to get a good source of fiber, folate, and vitamins A, C, E, and K. The high levels of amino acid asparagine found in asparagus help serve as a natural diuretic. I love this aspect because it may help rid the body of excess salts, which in turn leaves me feeling less bloated. Sometimes I […]

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