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Try out this cozy roasted grape & walnut, pecorino cheese salad with a balsamic vinaigrette. It’s got different types of baby lettuces for this salad, including arugula, and a mix of kale, chard, and spinach. It makes for varying shapes, sizes and nutrients in the mix. Ingredients – Salad baby chard, kale, and spinach lettuce […]

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Green juice is not only healthy, but really refreshing too! And what better way to prepare for summer than to cleanse your body with some greens. If you’ve got a juicer, just head to the grocery store and pick up every type of green produce with a high water content! I used: kale, cucumber, spinach […]

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Ahi tuna might be the most simple, delicious protein to prepare. Since it’s eaten sushi – style, all the preparation that is required is a one – minute sear on each side of the steak. When you go to the grocery store, look for yellowfin tuna steaks. Make sure they are high quality steaks. The […]

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This is my all time favorite winter salad because it tastes like you’re eating dessert. A lot of variations of this salad use mixed greens, but in this rendition, by using just arugula, the sweetness of the toppings evens out with the bite that arugula has. Stocking up on pecans and cranberries will save you […]

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Juicing is my favorite way to get hydrated, cleanse my system and just to drink something fresh. Carrots are a great candidate for juice, for me at least, because I’m not the type to snack on a ton of raw carrots. An important difference to note when juicing though, is that the fiber is not […]

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Beets are a tricky ingredient. What do you put them in? How do you make them taste good…well, you can try making a bright beet hummus! It’s really simple and packs a punch of nutrients. With only 7 ingredients, the only prep necessary is to make sure you roast the beets ahead of time in […]

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Mac n’ cheese is such a great and familiar dish. There’s so many different variations you can take with the recipe to make it a bit healthier. Options include adding veggies, or in this case, switching up what ingredient your pasta noodles are primarily made of. Banza chickpea rotini is the pasta of choice for […]

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(You need a juicer for this recipe!) Fresh juice can be intimidating to try for the first time. What do I add? How much? Will the flavor be too bitter? Here’s a starter recipe for a tangy, green juice, and some tips for creating custom juices with a flavor profile you’ll love. High Water Yield […]

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Welcome 2020! I’m not one for New Year’s resolutions, but I’m all about a classic savory dish, with an added healthy ingredient all year long. So here’s a hearty dish, not a detox, to kick off your new year. A baked spinach artichoke dip with…avocado! Keep in mind, you can use whatever cheese you have […]

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Looking to cut back on carbs? Replace couscous with cauliflower! This dish is mostly protein, and veggies, with a little dairy. Recipe modified from Bowls! by Molly Watson Bowl Ingredients Artichokes 1 jar artichoke hearts Empty artichoke hearts into shallow pan. Let simmer for 20 minutes. Yogurt sauce 1/2 c plain whole-milk yogurt 1 garlic […]

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There’s nothing quite like fresh herbs. Picking them from the garden, and then actually using them to cook with and eat is pretty incredible. My nana Brown has a few huge basil plants in her back yard, along with some dill, and sage plants. Me, my mom, and little brother Michael got to pick some. […]

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Salmon recipe from True Roots Ingredients¬† Salmon 1/4 cup raw honey 1/4 cup dijon mustard 1 tsp. fresh squeezed lemon juice 1 tsp. lemon zest 1/8 tsp. garlic powder salt & pepper 1 lb. salmon filet, skin-on 1 tsp. freshly chopped dill Mashed Potatoes batch of small fingerling potatoes – cut in half 4 Tbs. […]

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