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Fluffy Avocado Cottage Cheese Pancakes

by Janelle 01.20.2012
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I love this recipe because I adore pancakes, but I rarely choose them because they can usually run up some serious calories. My boyfriend set out to make my favorite Cottage Cheese Pancakes this morning, but with a special twist. We decided it would be brilliant to add diced, ripe avocado to the recipe for […]

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Eat like Oprah! The Ultimate Mar-a-Lago Turkey Burger Recipe

by Janelle 01.13.2012
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I have been hearing rave reviews of Oprah’s favorite turkey burger from Donald Trump’s lavish private club in Palm Beach, Mar-a-Lago. Upon visiting the club, Oprah gushed, “I believe [it] may be the best turkey burger in the entire world.” Enough said.   

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Roasted Butternut Squash & Apple Soup

by Janelle 11.01.2011
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There is nothing like butternut squash soup on a cool autumn day. This recipe for Roasted Butternut Squash & Apple Soup is my grandmother’s and it has been one of my favorites for years. The best part about this soup is the addition of zesty apples to add a bit of tang to the soup. […]

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Apple-Cinnamon Oat Squares Recipe

by Janelle 10.12.2011
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If you love steel-cut oatmeal but don’t have the time to make it in the morning (45 minutes to let it simmer, to be exact!), then this recipe is for you. Call it oatmeal on-the-go, these oat bars are incredibly healthy for you and delicious. Made with steel cut oats, chopped pecans, ground flaxseed, grated […]

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Healthy Multigrain Pumpkin Muffins

by Janelle 10.05.2011
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I am always on the lookout for delicious pumpkin recipes that are not only tasty, but healthy as well. I found an amazing recipe for low-fat pumpkin muffins created by one of my fave baking blogs, Love From The Oven. Full of whole wheat flour, flaxseed meal and oat bran, these muffins are bursting with […]

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Chocolate Covered Banana Pops Recipe

by Janelle 05.23.2011
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This weekend my Mom and I made Chocolate Banana Pops for a delicious and healthy summertime dessert. Not only are these pops easy and fun to make, but they are a fabulous way to get a chocolate fix while enjoying fruit at the same time! The pops can be served refrigerated or frozen for an […]

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Kale & White Bean Soup

by Janelle 05.06.2011
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Last night I made a delicious and hearty Kale & White Bean Soup. Overflowing with cannellini beans, greens, carrots, onions and chunks of kielbasa, this soup is bursting with flavor! It’s easy to make and perfect for a healthy and quick weeknight dinner. Serve with thinly sliced pieces of toasted ciabatta bread and freshly grated […]

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Low-Sugar and Whole Wheat Zucchini Muffins with Pecans

by Janelle 05.01.2011
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I just finished a batch of healthy and delicious whole wheat zucchini muffins. I found this recipe on one of my favorite cooking blogs, Kalyn’s Kitchen, and I just had to try it out for myself! Because it calls for Splenda and agave in place of regular sugar, these muffins are low-sugar and perfect for […]

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Spicy Vegetable Chili

by Janelle 04.08.2011
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Get ready for a healthy twist on a favorite southern comfort food, chili. This recipe is full of nutritious vegetables and has a mix of spices that really packs a punch. Veggie chili is surprisingly easy to make and extremely satisfying. Serve over brown rice or cornbread and top with plain greek yogurt, avocado and […]

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Southwest Turkey Burgers

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Last night I made the most fantastic recipe for turkey burgers — Southwest-style! Bursting with flavor, these burgers feature a variety of vegetables and southwest spices that create the perfect easy and healthy dinner. 

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