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Autumn’s Food Pyramid

Autumn’s Food Pyramid

Knowing what to eat and how much to eat shouldn’t be that complicated. Unfortunately, with all of the fad diets that have developed over the years, it seems we are more confused than ever about what should go on our plates. Recently, I was doing research on nutrition for kids. In taking a closer look at the current recommendations, I…

McDonald’s VS Home-Made: Which is cheaper?

McDonald’s VS Home-Made: Which is cheaper?

The number one reason I hear why people onhealthy womens health don’t eat healthy is that it is too expensive. I decided to put that theory to the test by heading to McDonald’s and purchasing 1 kid’s meal and 1 adult meal. Have a look at the results…     The number one reason I hear why people don’t eat…

Zoodles “Pasta” Salad

Zoodles “Pasta” Salad

What You Need: 3 zucchini- cut into zoodles (noodles) using a zoodle cutter. 1 green bell pepper finely chopped 1/2 white onion finely chopped 3 stalks celery finely chopped 3 sprigs fresh basil finely chopped Fresh dill to taste 1 cup plain Greek yogurt 2 Tablespoons Dijon mustard 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon zithromax healthcarewell pepper 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt…

Autumn’s Homemade Guacamole and Veggie Chips

Autumn’s Homemade Guacamole and Veggie Chips

What You Need: Guacamole: 2 ripe haas avocados mashed 1/2 large lemon 3 cloves of fresh garlic minced 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 of a yellow onion chopped 1 small tomato chopped 1/4 cup fresh cilantro chopped Mix all of the ingredients together in a large bowl and refrigerate until ready to…

Autumn’s Gluten Free Breakfast Waffle

Autumn’s Gluten Free Breakfast Waffle

What You Need: 1/4 cup coconut flour 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1 Tablespoon apple pie spice 3/4 cup egg whites 1/2 cup almond/coconut milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract In a large mixing bowl combine all ingredients with a hand mixer. If you don’t have one a fork will do, be sure to mix well. Heat waffle iron, I always spray…

Cauliflower Bread Sticks

Cauliflower Bread Sticks

What You Need: 1 small bag of cauliflower 1 egg 2 cloves minced garlic 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 cup 1% shredded mozzarella cheese 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper 1tsp oregano 1 tsp basil Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In small pan sauté olive oil and garlic for 1-2 minutes until fragrant. Set to the side. In a food…

Broccoli Crust Pizza

Broccoli Crust Pizza

Use this healthy version of a beloved classic to fuel your body and satisfy that pizza craving! What you need: 12 oz broccoli 2 eggs 1/2 cup mozzarella 1/2 cup parmigiano Reggiano 10 cloves of garlic 1tsp red chili flakes 1 tsp salt 1tsp pepper 1tsp onion powder Preheat oven to 350 degrees Mix all ingredients in food processor until…

Sweet Potato Hash with Poached Eggs & Kale

Sweet Potato Hash with Poached Eggs & Kale

Nothing like an energizing and colorful plate of healthy food to start the day off right! Sweet potatoes for breakfast? That’s right. It might seem interesting to eat sweet potatoes for breakfast, but they are a great substitute for a traditional “white” potato because of their amazing health benefits. Sweet potatoes contain almost twice as much fiber as other types…

Autumn’s No-Cook Swiss Oatmeal

Autumn’s No-Cook Swiss Oatmeal

I love my steel cut oatmeal in the morning, but it can be a lengthy process because of the cook-time of the oats. If I know I’m going to have a busy morning I make my No-cook Swiss Oatmeal the night before. It requires absolutely no cooking– Oh and it’s really delicious! What You Need: 1/4 cup steel cut oatmeal…