Avocado Toast Recipe With Feta Cheese

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If avocado toast isn't in your weekly snack routine, this awesome recipe will change that! One of my favorite comfort foods is a crispy piece of toast. As a young girl with a very limited palate, I would simply top it with butter or jelly (but only if it was orange jelly). Today, I like to play dress-up with my toast and get creative (you may have remembered my Cottage Cheese Pear and Honey...
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Quick And Easy Low Sodium Tomato Soup

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Today, we talk tomato soup! Tomato soup has been around since 1872, when Maria Parloa made the first noted tomato soup. In 1897, Joseph A. Campbell (of the popular canned soup brand, Campbell's) popularized his condensed tomato soup recipe. The soup is traditionally served hot in North American, but is also known to be served cold in Spain as a gazpacho. The North American version is mostly ...
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Grab-n-Go Healthy Homemade Trail Mix (Vegan & Gluten-Free)

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Have you stopped eating trail mix because it's not healthy for you? This healthy homemade trail mix will have you returning back to your more adventurous root! Homemade trail mix can be a great in-between meals snack or part of a wholesome breakfast. However, most store-bought brands of trail mix are high in sugar, unhealthy fats and preservatives. Even those that claim that they are heart-heal...
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Healthy Waffles With Blueberries (Vegan)

One of the things I missed most about breakfast were waffles. They're not exactly the healthiest thing. Not with this healthy waffles recipe! Waffles are rarely ever considered healthy. Due to the high amount of carbs, fat, and even sometimes sugar, this traditional breakfast item can leave you in a food coma. I set out on a mission a couple of years ago to create the perfect healthy waffles...
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Warming Vegan Winter Vegetable Curry

In the mood for some Indian flavors? This vegan winter vegetable curry will satisfy your craving! I think out of all the cuisines I've tried, my absolute favorite is Indian food. The smell, the flavors...and the naan! Yum! Unfortunately, my favorite Indian restaurant closed in Miami over four years ago and I have yet to find another of it's caliber that isn't way too salty or way too expensive....
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Quick And Easy Brown Rice Vegetable Saute

Scared of eating rice because of the carbohydrates? You won't be with this brown rice vegetable saute! One of the biggest nutrition myths I think that exists is that carbs are bad for you. I've heard it all: "Carbs make you fat." "Carbs give you diabetes." "Carbs turn into sugar in your body." (Well, kind of, but I'll explain that later) "Carbs turn into fat." "Our ancestors di...
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The Best Vegan Lasagna You’ve Ever Tried

This vegan lasagna is a hit with vegans and meat-eaters alike! When I think of the ultimate comfort food, I think of lasagna. As a young kid, I was a really picky eater, and all I wanted to eat was bread, cheese, and tomato sauce. Hence why I was absolutely stoked when my mother would could her lasagna. Now mind you, my mother's lasagna was amazing, but I'm pretty sure back then it wasn't the h...
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Creamy Vegan Carrot Apple Ginger Soup

This carrot apple ginger soup will be the perfect side dish for any meal. Plus, it's vegan! Sometimes your meal just needs a little color, and this soup has just that. Soup is a perfect way to start a meal. Because it's liquid based, it helps to fill up your stomach so you eat less of the higher calorie foods at dinner. The carrots, apple, and ginger cook down beautifully in this soup and pr...
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Chickpea Peach Salad

Need a light salad for your Spring or Summer picnic? This chickpea peach salad will do the trick! This is one of the most delicious salads I have ever made! It's crisp, full of protein and low in sodium. Plus, you make the dressing! That's right! This is no store-bought, soggy, fattening dressing to slosh on your fresh salad and make it instead an unrecognizable goop. This dressing can be made ...
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Moroccan Fish With Zucchini And Couscous

In the mood for something exotic? This Moroccan fish recipe is sure to satisfy! The is one hearty recipe! Don't feel fooled by the higher amount of fat. This recipe is full of omega-3 fatty acids, an essential part of your diet and powerful anti-inflammatory. Moroccan cuisine is influenced by Morocco's interactions and exchanges with other cultures over the centuries. Moroccan cuisine is typ...
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Fresh Tomato Bruschetta With Fresh Basil

Planning a party but don't want high calorie appetizers? Bruschetta is definitely the way to go! There's nothing better than a baked whole wheat baguette, except when it's topped with tomatoes, garlic, vinegar, onion and basil! It's very hard to stop myself from running directly to the appetizer tray at a party when I see bruschetta. The problem is, I usually have to stop myself, because I k...
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Chocolate Avocado Mousse

If you’ve never tried chocolate avocado mousse before, this healthy recipe will take you completely by surprise! Chocolate avocado mousse has been a popular recipe with those looking for healthy desserts. This is specifically because it still satisfies that need for something decadent without over doing it on the sugar and saturated fats. Avocados have many health benefits, including being rich ...
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Refreshing Blueberry Watermelon Gazpacho

This gazpacho is the perfect appetizer for your outdoor Spring or Summer get-together! Gazpacho is a basic tomato-based, raw vegetable soup. Think of it almost as a liquid salad. Born in Andalucia, Spain, Gazpacho served cold is loved in many forms throughout the country. This dish is traditionally served during warmer weather, as it is refreshing and cool. Although this dish is easy to make...
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Russian Beet Borscht

This Russian beet borscht is your new favorite appetizer! Borscht is a tart soup that is popular in many East European cuisines, including Ukranian, Polish, Russian, and Ashkenazi Jewish cuisines. The beautiful red color comes from the beets, which are packed with amazing health benefits. Borscht can be served either hot or cold and can either be vegetarian or include meat or fish. Eating be...
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Eggplant Pizza

Love pizza but hate the calories that come with eating even one slice? Then you HAVE to try this eggplant pizza recipe! Pizza was once known as a dish for poor people and was sold in the streets and not considered a recipe for a very long time. A popular story about the coming of the traditional pizza comes from Italy where on June 11, 1889, a Neapolitan pizza maker named Raffaele Esposito crea...
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The Best Vegan Black Bean Burger Ever

If you're following a vegan or vegetarian diet or are just trying to cut back on animal fats, this vegan black bean burger will satisfy your cravings in the healthiest way possible! Let's face it, everyone loves a good burger. But with most burgers being loaded with saturated fats (and in some cases, trans fats), they're hard to enjoy if you're really focusing on improving your health. Luckily,...
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Vegan Lettuce Wraps With Almond Butter

You just can't say no to these vegan lettuce wraps! If you're tired of burritos and pita sandwiches, lettuce wraps are the newest health trend you've got to try! Cool, crispy and easy to make, this is the perfect recipe if you're wanting a quick, healthy meal. Lettuce wraps first became popular in Asian cuisines, but are now popular on the menus of many different styles of restaurants. This ...
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Crock Pot Healthy Beef Chili

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Hungry? Don't want to be cooking when you get home from a long day? Then this healthy beef chili recipe is perfect for you and your family! Whether it's tailgating and cheering for your favorite team with family friends or just wanting to warm up on a cold night, this healthy beef chili is great for your heart and super easy to make. Why? Because my recipe calls for the use of one of the most a...
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Amazing Beet Hummus

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I was so inspired by my beet banana berry smoothie that I had to create another recipe with the leftover beets I had. Thus was born this amazing beet hummus! Beets are a vegetable that is full of antioxidants. This beet hummus also has a number of nutrients that help to cleanse and detoxify your body. The betaine in the beet hummus help the liver to eliminate toxins. It also contain pectin, a ...
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Homemade Kimchi

Kimchi is a staple in Korean diets. In fact, Koreans eat approximately 40 pounds of it per person each year!  The reddish fermented cabbage dish is served at every meal, either alone or mixed with rice or noodles. It's high-fiber content and low-fat qualities help keep the people of Korea slim. Kimchi is loaded with vitamins A, B, and C. Kimchi is also a fermented food, containing the healt...
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Ground Turkey Zucchini Boats With Tomato And Vegetables

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It's Fall, so zucchini's a full stock at the grocery store and farmer's market just waiting to be turned into an amazing recipe...like these zucchini boats! What I love about this recipe is that it uses everyday kitchen staples and helps you get not only two servings of veggies into dinner, but also tons of fiber without the added carbohydrates! Plus, zucchini boats look beautiful on the plate! ...
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Apple Oatmeal Muffins

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Muffins have been though to be a nutritional no-no as most are high in fat and overdo it on the carbohydrates. This recipe, however, is a great way to get in a serving of fruit and whole grains without going over the top. Apples are extremely rich in important antioxidants, flavanoids, and dietary fiber. The phytonutrients and antioxidants in apples may help reduce the risk of developing cancer...
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Detoxifying Lentil, Asparagus, And Spinach Soup

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You ever have one of those nights where you have to do grocery shopping in the morning and barely have anything left to make dinner with? BAM! The Lentil Asparagus and Spinach Soup was born! So easy to make, and full of fiber, protein, and antioxidants! This is definitely the perfect detoxifying and delicious meal for two! Lentils are detoxifying because they help to reduce blood cholesterol si...
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Vegan Pumpkin Spice Pancakes

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Remember Sunday morning when dad would cook pancakes? This recipe will bring you right back home to the breakfast table. And because it's fall, adding some pumpkin spice to the mix will have everyone in the family begging for more! Best of all, even your vegans friends can partake in these round discs of perfection. Eating pumpkin is good for the heart! The fiber, potassium and vitamin C conten...
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Carrot Pineapple Muffins (Vegetarian)

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There's no reason to omit muffins from your diet with this recipe! These vegetarian carrot pineapple muffins are perfect as part of your breakfast or for a quick mid-morning or afternoon snack! Most of the benefits of carrots can be attributed to their beta carotene and fiber content. This root vegetable is also a good source of antioxidant agents. Carrots are also rich in vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vi...
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Salmon Salad Made with Kunachia

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They say that abs are made in the kitchen, and they're right. And what better way to do that with salmon, vegetables, and everyone's favorite superfood: chia! Have you heard about the benefits of chia? What about the benefits of probiotics? What if you could get the best of both worlds with one product? The people at Kunachia were amazing enough to send me a free sample of their Organic Chia + ...
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Blueberry Blackberry Pancakes

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Woke up this morning thinking, "Hmmmm....PANCAKES!" This recipe is perfect for two, or double it for a family of four. Whole grains, a serving of fruit, and they're low sodium to boot! Blueberries and blackberries might be small, but their big on health! They're rich in nutrients, antioxidants and phytochemicals which may help prevent and even reverse the effects of aging, cardiovascular diseas...
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Vegan Slow-Cooker Banana Walnut Oatmeal

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Not eating breakfast because you feel like you just don't have the time? Well that excuse isn't going to fly anymore! This Vegan Slow-Cooker Banana Walnut Oatmeal is the kind of breakfast you make the night before. That's right, pull out your slow-cooker and get this easy breakfast going before you go to bed. Eating breakfast is integral for living a healthy life. If you feel as though you're n...
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