15 Easter Brunch Recipes

Easter is just a hop, skip and jump away! To help you celebrate and eat smart, we rounded up some of our favorite festive recipes. Whether you want healthier breakfast treats,  main courses and sides, or dessert, we have you covered. These tasty recipes will impress your family and guests while keeping holiday splurges under control. Breakfast Sweets […]

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11 Healthy and Refreshing Smoothie Recipes

On a warm summer morning, do you really want a hot breakfast? We didn’t think so! The perfect alternative is a cold, refreshing smoothie. Smoothies are a great way to get many nutrient dense foods into one delicious tasting beverage. They are easy to grab for an on-the-go breakfast or snack. Since some premade smoothies […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Recipe Roundup

Everyone is Irish on St. Paddy’s Day, right? However, traditional Irish cuisine and beverages (yes, all that beer), can be tough on our waistlines. We want to provide some inspiration on how to have a healthier celebration this year. Whether you are cooking for your family or attending a party, we’ve compiled a roundup of […]

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5 Reasons Why Watermelon Is Wonderful

Watermelon. It’s refreshing, sweet, light and low calorie. This juicy fruit is an excellent after dinner sweet treat and great in other ways too! I love it in salads, soups, drinks, smoothies, frozen treats! And what picnic or BBQ isn’t complete without this iconic bright pink piece of summertime? I was in the grocery store […]

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Kale, Blueberry, Chia Smoothie

Ingredients 1 cup kale ½ cup blueberries, dark cherries, açaí 1 frozen banana 1 tb chia seeds 2 cup milk Instructions Tip everything into a blender and mix. Click here to watch the video on how to make this smoothie! About the Author: Angela Kim aka The Squishy Monster creates fun cooking tutorials with Tastemade […]

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Celery, Cucumber and Lime Juice

Just lately I have made the leap from the safe and reliable Carrot, Apple & Ginger, to trying more green contents in my morning juice fest. One of my yoga pals had been urging me to do it for a while, so I gave it a go, and I have found that this mix works […]

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How to Make Your Own Green Smoothie

After indulging in the holidays, it’s a great time to eat lighter and detox your body. If you are new to detoxing, one easy thing you can do is to start drinking green smoothies. They are healthy, easy, fast and great in place of breakfast, lunch or your highly processed sugary, full of fat afternoon […]

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Vegan Egg Nog

Do you love the flavors of the holiday season, but not the way you feel after indulging in heavy sugary treats loaded with dairy? If you’re guilty (like me! GASP!) of purchasing eggnog in a carton, you might be aware that they are still highly processed and loaded with sugar.(Yes, EVEN IF it’s the soymilk, […]

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Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Guest Post by Janine McHale, owner of the blog, The Empowered Plate. Ingredients: 1/2 c canned or fresh roasted pumpkin 1 c unsweetened vanilla almond milk (or low-fat milk*) 1/2 large banana 1 -2 tsp maple syrup 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice (or more to taste) 2 Tbs ground flax seed ice *if using low-fat milk […]

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Blackberry Smoothie

Guest Post by Brittany Mullins, author of blog Eating Bird Food. Ingredients: 1 cup of fresh blackberries 1/2 of a frozen banana 1 – (6 oz) container of low fat vanilla yogurt 4 cubes of ice splash of milk or non-dairy milk, if needed Directions: Place blackberries, banana, yogurt and ice cubes in blender and […]

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