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Here’s Why You Should Eat More Berries

Berries (particularly blueberries) and other selected whole foods contain polyphenols. But what are polyphenols and how does it affect our health? Allow me to geek out on food chemistry for a second. Polyphenols are micronutrients that we get through certain plant-based foods. They’re packed with antioxidants and provide potential health benefits like improving…

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Homemade Granola

Granola is a nutritious and filling cereal made of oats, seeds, and nuts and sweetened with maple syrup, honey or coconut palm sugar. However, some store bought varieties can be packed with processed sugar and industry oils which can be harmful to your health. When buying granola be sure to read labels, choosing brands with whole ingredients…

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Chickpea Salad Wraps

Chickpea Salad Wraps!   Made with crunchy veggies and loaded with flavor, this easy lunch recipe, snack or dinner recipe can be ready in minutes. A perfect meatless substitute that is low-calorie, low-carb and packed with fiber and healthy plant-based protein. Say hello to my new favorite recipe. Joe and I first tried Chickpea Salad…

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White Bean Dip, gluten free, vegan, plant based, healthy

White Bean Dip (vegan, gf)

Happy Thursday! How are the kids adjusting to the new school schedule? More importantly, how are YOU adjusting? We are slowly getting back into the swing of things. As you know, Caro is in school longer hours which means I now meal prep for her too. Fresh fruit cups, veggies slices, and single serving smoothie…

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