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Roasted Root Vegetables with Garlic Dip

Ingredients Vegetable Suggestions:~2 bunches radishes, halved~1 dozen brussel sprouts, halved~4 – 6 golden beets, cut into 1″ pcs~6 – 8 carrots, sliced lengthwise~2 – 3 bell peppers, halved and seeded~1 acorn squash, seeded and diced into 1″ pcs…….and anything else...

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Sweet & Crunchy Brussels Sprouts

Ingredients ~1 pound Brussels sprouts, shredded ~1 tablespoon coconut oil or butter ~½ teaspoon ground cinnamon ~¼ teaspoon sea salt ~2 tablespoons fresh orange juice ~½ cup dried cranberries ~½ cup raw pecans Instructions 1. Warm the coconut oil or butter in a...

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Fiesta Stuffed Bell Peppers

  Ingredients:   ~4 large bell peppers ~16 oz ground turkey, browned and seasoned ½ tsp. salt ½ tsp. onion powder ½ tsp. garlic powder 1 tsp. cumin 1 tsp. paprika 1 tsp. chili powder ~2 cups quinoa, cooked ~15 oz. can black beans ~15 oz can diced...

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Slow Cooker Spicy Sesame Chicken

Ingredients: ~ 2 – 2 ½ lbs. boneless, skinless chicken breast (or thighs) ~ ½ cup coconut aminos (or tamari) ~ ½ cup honey ~ 2 T toasted sesame oil ~ 1 T minced garlic ~ 1 tsp ground ginger ~ 1 tsp Yuzu hot sauce* ~ ¼ tsp red pepper flakes ~ sesame seeds for...

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Paleo Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

What's so special about this Paleo pumpkin bread?  Well, aside from being quite tasty, as well as being grain free and dairy free, it's also NUT FREE!  While I don't have an issue with nuts and I use almond flour in a lot of recipes, I have clients and friends who...

Miscellaneous

Girlfriend Getaway in Bozeman, MT

Girlfriend Getaway is back again, October 27th, in Bozeman, MT. Girlfriend Getaway is an opportunity to connect with a like-minded, healthy living community, make some new friends, try new foods and movement practices, learn from experienced health professionals...

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Amazing “Cheesy” Kale Chips

These amazing "cheesy" kale chips are a healthy and tasty treat that the whole family will enjoy! To make the Cashew “Cheese” Sauce Ingredients: 1 cup raw cashews 1 cup red bell pepper 1/3 cup nutritional yeast 4 T olive oil 2-3 T lemon juice 1/4 to 1/2 cup water...

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Peppermint Patties

These Peppermint Patties are a healthier version of the original chocolate peppermint treat!  Not only are they easy to make, but they contain only 5 simple ingredients, healthy fat from coconut, and are gluten and dairy free, Depending on dietary preference, there...

Avocado & Strawberry Spinach Salad

Avocado & Strawberry Spinach Salad

If you are looking for a beautiful and fresh summer salad, here is a great one.  Fresh spinach paired with avocado and strawberries is a delicious combination.  Red onion, sliced almonds and bleu cheese crumbles add more flavor.  Finally, a light poppy seed dressing...

Collagen-Based Nutrition

Everyone has heard of collagen.  But do you really know what it is and why it's important to your overall health?  Read on to learn more!!! WHAT IS COLLAGEN? Collagen is the most abundant protein in the body. It is a primary building block of skin, hair, nails, bones,...

Avocado Shrimp Salad

Avocado Shrimp Salad

Ingredients: 1.5 – 2 pounds of cooked and chilled shrimp 2 avocados peeled, pitted and diced 2 T diced red onion 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/4 red wine vinegar 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp chopped parsley 1 tsp dijon mustard salt & pepper Directions: ~In a...

20 Minute AMRAP

20 Minute AMRAP

What do you do when you feel like you should go to the gym for a workout, but you really don't want to be inside on a beautiful summer day? You do a circuit style workout for time.  All you need is 20 minutes.  Complete the exercises as listed for 1 round.  Complete...

Chocolate Cashew Butter Cups

Chocolate Cashew Butter Cups

Ingredients: 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted 1/2 cup cashew butter (or any nut butter you prefer) 3 T cocoa powder 3 T erythritol (or other non-caloric sweetener)* 1/2 tsp vanilla extract Directions: Combine all ingredients until well combined. Pour into silicone...

Women’s Health & Empowerment Weekend

  Let’s face it…while you may have the best of intentions to up-level your health once and for all, trying to navigate all of the information coming at you from the diet and fitness industry can make you crawl back under the covers and save your good intentions...

Sesame Seared Tuna Salad

Sesame Seared Tuna Salad

Ingredients: 4 (6 oz) sushi-grade yellow fin (or ahi) tuna steaks (about 3/4 inch thick) 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper ½ tsp freshly ground sea salt ½ cup white sesame seeds ½ cup black sesame seeds 1 T sesame oil For the salad and dressing ½ tsp freshly ground...

Broccoli Beef with Cashew Stir Fry

Broccoli Beef with Cashew Stir Fry

Ingredients: ~1 lb. flank steak, thinly sliced ~3 crowns of broccoli, cut into florets ~½ cup toasted cashews ~1 C coconut aminos or tamari (gluten free soy sauce) ~½ C orange juice ~3 T honey ~2 garlic cloves, minced ~1 tsp fresh ginger, grated ~½ tsp red pepper...