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Creamy Avocado Vinaigrette Recipe

When trying to eat healthy and lose weight, creamy salad dressings are often ruled out. The main reason being that they are typically loaded with bad and unhealthy ingredients such as sugar, artificial flavorings, MSG, and hydrogenated oils (dangerous trans fats) to name a few. The best way to avoid these unhealthy additives is to make your own dressing! This recipe is packed with healthy monounsaturated fats that provide a plethora of health benefits.

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Zucchini Ribbon Noodles Recipe

I’ve been hearing so much about “zoodles” or zucchini noodles recently as another low carb side option.  However, one problem.  Most of the recipes require a vegetable spiralizer, such as this one. This awesome kitchen appliance is on my long list of things to buy. So in the meantime, I came up with my own […]

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Tomato & Avocado Salad Recipe

I have a slight obsession with avocados.  Ok maybe a bit more than slight.  In my opinion, adding avocado to any meal is an automatic upgrade.  I get overly excited when I cut into an avocado and it comes out like this….. Perfection! It’s not every day that this happens.   If you plan to […]

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Green Mashed “Potatoes” Recipe

The recipe came about because I opened my fridge and saw that I had a head of cauliflower and head of broccoli that needed to be cooked that day or else they would go bad.  Instead of just eating them plain, I wanted to try something different.  Thankfully, it tasted really good!   All you […]

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Oven Roasted Brussel Sprouts and Turkey Bacon Recipe

Oven roasted brussel sprouts are one of my favorite side dishes.  They’re naturally low in both calories and fat.  They also contain more fiber and protein than most other vegetables which makes them a great veggie to keep you full for a longer amount of time.  My fiance doesn’t HATE brussel sprouts, but he doesn’t […]

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Quick and Easy Hummus Recipe

Every year a few of my friends and I get together for a “Friends-giving.”  What this term truly stands for is a group of girls getting together to eat a delicious potluck Thanksgiving feast, drink a plethora of wine, gossip, and watch football for about 12 straight hours. It’s a phenomenal day.   This year, in addition […]

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