Tangy Roasted Beets

“These tangy roasted beets go perfectly on top of an arugula salad…just add some slivered almonds, crumbled goat cheese and a balsamic vinaigrette!” Thank you Nutrition by Erin for sharing this wonderful recipe with us! History of Beetroot: The beetroot is the taproot portion of the beet plant, usually known in North America as the beet, also…

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Thai(ish) Chicken Soup

As long as you’ve planned ahead and obtained all the necessary ingredients, this chunky, Thai-inspired dish is the simplest soup you’ll ever make, and will come together in less than 30 minutes. Boasting six vegetables and four herbs, it provides a wealth of anti-inflammatory, cancer-protective and nutrients, and such gustatory pleasure you’ll forget you’re on a diet. Lastly,…

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Raw Chocolate Recipe

Thank Microbes for Chocolate’s Health Benefits In the back and forth battle of good-for-you/bad-for-you foods, new research is helping to solidify dark chocolate’s spot with the good guys, by providing a scientific explanation for cocoa’s tick in the pros column. While a host of previous research has suggested an equal host of health benefits to dark chocolate…

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Coastal Carrot “Fettuccine” with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Pumpkin Seeds from Amie Valpone

Coastal Carrot “Fettuccine” with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Pumpkin Seeds from Amie Valpone at The Healthy Apple. The “fettuccine” is actually made from carrots shredded into ribbons with a vegetable peeler. I think you’ll be surprised at how much it tastes like the real thing. The sauce clings to the ribbons, giving each bite a delectable, earthy flavor.*…

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Paleo Pumpkin Pie

A Little Pumpkin History Before There Was Pumpkin Pie, There Was Just Pumpkin. The word pumpkin originated from the Greek word Pepõn which means large melon. The word gradually morphed by the French, English and then Americans into the word “pumpkin.” Pumpkins and squash are believed to have originated in the ancient Americas. These early…

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Pumpkin Spice Waffles

Pumpkin Spice has quickly become everyones’ favorite Fall flavor. As soon as the summer comes to an end, pumpkin spice-flavored treats make their appearance just about, well, everywhere. Those treats, however, are usually not the healthiest. So instead of indulging in the seasonal lattes and cookies, consider making your own pumpkin-spiced treats! Start your morning in…

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Garlic Shrimp Zucchini Noodles

Are you a big fan of zucchini noodles or “zoodles”? If you said yes, then I’m sure you’ll LOVE these Garlic Shrimp Zucchini Noodles! This gluten-free and paleo friendly dish is incredibly simple, yet SO delicious. Savor the summer with fresh ingredients including zucchini, tomatoes, and shrimp. Perfect for a flavorful low-carb lunch or dinner! This Garlic Shrimp Zucchini Noodles recipe was…

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Vanilla Coconut Ice Cream

Simple, creamy and insanely delicious! I’m absolutely LOVING this paleo Vanilla Coconut Ice Cream recipe from Theresa Nicassio, Author of YUM! If you’ve never made homemade ice cream before, no worries! It’s a lot easier than you would think. With just a few simple ingredients including coconut cream, vanilla extract, and fresh dates, this yummy Vanilla Coconut Ice…

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Spinach Berry Smoothie

Dr. Jill’s Spinach Berry Smoothie Recipe Don’t skip breakfast! Eating first thing in the morning has a powerful effect on jump starting your metabolism.  If you don’t eat within two hours of waking, your metabolism will slow down to conserve energy. Start the day right with this nutrient packed Spinach Berry Smoothie! This delicious smoothie is…

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