Roasted curry chickpeas

Roasted curry chickpeas

These savory, crispy roasted chickpeas will become your new favorite snack. If you make them guests, they'll be gone before the oven cools down. Do yourself a favor and have a second batch cooking up so you won't be sad when the first batch is gone.

Check out the recipe in this post.  

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Roasted zucchini, carrots and chickpeas with cassava wrap

Roasted zucchini, carrots and chickpeas with cassava wrap

The flavors in this wrap explode while satisfying your meatless Monday (or M-T-W-Th-F-Sa-Su) and gluten free needs. This recipe has a few steps but cook time goes by rather quickly, especially after you get the hang of making the tortillas.

 It's delicious and left overs are even better.

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Healthy snack ideas

Healthy snack ideas

Many often ask me for healthy snack ideas. It may take some time to get in a groove to turn to healthy snacks instead of quick, junk convenience foods or not eating at all. When you have an idea of a few healthy options you can plan ahead. Manage weight, energy and health by determining which foods works best for you for a healthy snack.

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3 food documentaries that will change the way you look at food

3 food documentaries that will change the way you look at food

Understanding where your food comes from is so important. Food quality is everything if you're concerned about your health and wellness. The food documentaries I review in this post are eye opening, intriguing and may change your food habits.

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You need this flavor to help digestion and battle sugar cravings

You need this flavor to help digestion and battle sugar cravings

We overeat sweet foods and neglect other flavors such as bitter or sour.  I can't remember the last time someone said they had a craving for something bitter but it's an important flavor we should make sure to include in our diet.  

In this video I share why bitter foods are important in the diet and how they can effect your waist line. Check it out.

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Kale & white bean soup recipe (slow cooker)

Kale & white bean soup recipe (slow cooker)

This kale and white bean soup was everything I wanted it to be, because 1) it was delicious and 2) it was ready when I came home on a from a long, chilly day.  It was cooked in the Crock Pot andnso easy to make, it almost made me cry happy tears. "Why don't I do this more often", I thought. It's like having a cook. Check out the recipe in this post.

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Roasted squash with (chicken) Italian sausage and red chard

Roasted squash with (chicken) Italian sausage and red chard

Easy, tasty and enough to save or share.  What more can you ask for in a recipe?  Check out this dish that celebrates savory and sweet with roasted squash, garlic and parsley, chicken sausage, red chard and currants. 

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Muffin tin eggs recipe

Muffin tin eggs recipe

Eggs in a muffin tin are super simple to make and you can pop them in the oven while you take care of a few other morning needs.

Make ahead eggs are great when you have several mouths to feed or find yourself in a hurry getting out of the door in the morning.

Check out the recipe in this post. 

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The most calming blueberry smoothie you'll ever have

The most calming blueberry smoothie you'll ever have

I can't keep this delicious smoothie recipe to myself!  It's one of those that makes me say, "Um, yum" when I'm drinking it, smile and do a little jig.

Check out this post for the recipe as well as insight on how it can boost your wellness.

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Salmon patties with a kick

Salmon patties with a kick

I grew up on salmon patties.  I recently started making them again for my family since they offer great lean protein and are just as scrumptious as you want them to be.  I changed up my recipe a bit and added a few special herbs and spices.  

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Easy Basil Pesto (Dairy Free/Vegan)

Easy Basil Pesto (Dairy Free/Vegan)

Sometimes you want a break from the same ol' pasta.  Pesto is perfect because you can use it in all of the same ways you would a red sauce.  

I use it as a base to make pizza, over pasta, in eggs and spread on bread for sandwiches. 

Check out this post for an easy, delicious, dairy free basil pesto recipe.

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Hearty Curry Lentil Soup Recipe

Hearty Curry Lentil Soup Recipe

I claim triumphant success with this soup.  I was never really a fan of lentils, (unless in a wonderful Indian dish I'm still too intimidated to make) but this recipe has me stocking up on green lentils.  If you love a hearty soup that will make your taste buds so happy, you gotta try this recipe.

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4 spices for weight loss

4 spices for weight loss

What if you could boost your weight loss using tools that may already be in your kitchen cabinet?  I love flavorful food and knowing there are a few spices that will also kick up my metabolism is an added bonus.

Check out this video to find out which spices will rev up your weight loss.

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Crispy roasted curry pumpkin seeds

Crispy roasted curry pumpkin seeds

I was gifted with the most wonderful bag of the best pumpkin seeds I've ever had. After rapid consumption I thought, "well, isn't this the perfect snack to swith things up a bit."

A lover of flavor bursting foods, I wanted to add a little extra kick to the batch I would rush home to make.

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