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EAT. COOK. ENJOY. There is nothing more important than being healthy, and the foods we choose can make or break us. Did you know that one third of the American population is obese and the numbers continue to rise?

The choices we make about our food doesn’t just affect our waistline, it affects our mood, our relationships, our sleep patterns, how long we’ll stay on this planet and how much enjoyment we’ll have while we’re here.

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Fresh Salsa Verde
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Fresh Salsa Verde

Fresh Salsa Verde Simple, tangy and versatile. This salsa verde is great for a imprompto party, a quick taco night, or a beautiful dinner party. Oooooh, the lovely and often overlooked tomatillo. These unusual looking fruits have a paper husk that hides a juicy and tangy interior that looks like

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Peanut Butter Mini Muffins - The Nomadic Health Coach
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Peanut Butter Mini Muffins

Peanut Butter Mini Muffins You’re going to want to make a double batch of these babies. Peanut butter goodness in a little min-muffin. This is probably one of my favorite snacks ever. I received the recipe from my friend Jen Colletti and when I googled it – many authors came

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The marketing of food
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The Marketing Of Food.

Obesity is not just a willpower problem. Telling someone to ‘just stop eating’ is like telling someone to ‘just stop being poor’. Why have we gained so much weight? How did High Fructose Corn Syrup (HCFC’s) get so prominent in our foods? When did super size portions get so popular? Why

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Shrimp and Zoodles - Live Well Through Chaos
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Grilled Shrimp, Fresh Tomatoes And Zoodles​

A summertime garden harvest makes a delightfully fresh sauce for a single serving weeknight dinner. Topped with succulent grilled shrimp, this recipe is a home-run.   Tomatoes and Zucchini’s are ripe for the picking and this recipe showcases them both in a light and fresh sauce that can be whipped

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Farmers Market
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12 Tips On How To Shop A Farmers Market.

It’s summer in Minnesota and the farmers markets are in full swing. Living in Minneapolis I have the advantage of choosing from dozens of local markets within an easy 20 mile radius of my home. Farmers Markets in Minnesota dot the landscape in abundance and it seems as if you

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cauliflower jalapeño soup
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Creamy Cauliflower Jalapeno Soup

Creamy Cauliflower and Jalapeño Soup This is Cauliflower for haters. Who would think to put cauliflower and jalapeño together? I would, that’s who. I’m going to start by being completely honest with you. I really don’t like cauliflower. At all. But I’m always on a quest to figure out how

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bone broth
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Crock Pot Bone Broth

Turns out chicken soup is not only good for the soul, but it also is good for our immune system, our belly, and our joints.   You don’t need to slave over a hot stove all day, cooking down stock. This recipes uses that fancy appliance we all have tucked

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ghee- lorri weisen
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Crock Pot Ghee

Lactose and Casein free clarified butter—better known as Ghee—can be simple and affordable.   Butter, butter, delicious butter! Well, not so delicious for those of us with a dairy intolerance. The culprits are typically the lactose (sugars) and casein (milk proteins) that end up giving us the most distress and

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salad
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Chicken Apple and Walnut Salad

This powerhouse protein salad will kill every craving you have. It’s sweet and tart, creamy and crunchy. Crisp and refreshing Chicken Apple Walnut Salad is nuthin’ but goodness. Chicken Apple Walnut Salad is a weekday go-to salad in my house. If I’ve just made my Baked Half-Chicken, I’ll remove all the

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chicken recipe
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Crispy Baked Half-Chicken With Fresh Herbs

Simple and delicious baked chicken halves. Easy-peasy, and perfect every time.  There’s nothing better than delicious and juicy baked chicken – if done right. Crispy skin (thank you Ghee) and delicious dark and tender breast meat make this a weekly go-to winner winner chicken dinner. And bonus! It’s crazy simple.

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Masala Chai Tea Concentrate
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Masala Chai Tea Concentrate – Decaf Style

The purpose of Chai tea is not just the delicious blend of spices, but the mindfulness experienced when creating it. A much healthier version of the Starbucks Chai Tea latte, this homemade Masala Chai Tea is a powerful blend of spices, herbs, and a beautiful and healthy Rooibos decaffeinated tea.

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healthy cabbage crunch salad
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Healthy Cabbage Crunch Salad

Salads aren’t just for warm weather! This Healthy Cabbage Crunch Salad is hearty enough to satisfy your palette any time of the year.  The key to the deliciousness of this Healthy Cabbage Crunch Salad is the dynamic fusion of flavors; bosc pear, jalepeno, sesame and of course, cabbage! It’s accomplished

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healthy eat cook enjoy
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Eat. Cook. Enjoy. This Is How I Roll.

Understanding the foundation of how I shop, cook, create, and enjoy healthy and delicious recipes. The first thing I ever created was an apple pie—baked from scratch with the apples from our own backyard tree and my grandma’s secret recipe—when I was 7 years old. I guess you can say

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