Spring Vegetable Quinoa Minestrone (Recipe)

Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 cloves garlic minced 1 small white onion diced 1 cup sliced carrots about 2 medium 1 28 oz can diced tomatoes (I used Tuttorosso) 4 cups water or vegetable broth 1/4 cup white quinoa uncooked 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning 2 bay leaves Salt + pepper to taste* 1 cup chopped zucchini 1 small or 1/2 of 1 medium 1 1/2 cups chopped asparagus 1 packed cup chopped kale or spinach 1/2 cup frozen peas Nutritional yeast or parmesan to […]

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Mediterranean Chicken Quinoa Bowl (Recipe)

Ingredients1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, trimmed¼ teaspoon salt¼ teaspoon ground pepper1 7-ounce jar roasted red peppers, rinsed¼ cup slivered almonds4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided1 small clove garlic, crushed1 teaspoon paprika½ teaspoon ground cumin¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional)2 cups cooked quinoa¼ cup pitted Kalamata olives, chopped¼ cup finely chopped red onion1 cup diced […]

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Salmon Cakes with Caper Mayonnaise

  This easy 30 minute Salmon cake is the perfect quick weeknight dinner. To complete your meal try pairing with a side of rice or steamed asparagus, don’t forget to top your salmon cake with our caper mayonnaise. Ingredients 1 egg white, beaten 2 tablespoons chopped green onion 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon Dijon-style […]

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The Social Aspect of Dieting and Weight Loss

The Social Aspect of Dieting and Weight Loss   When it comes to losing weight and getting into shape, there is one thing that matters more than any other aspect of your new diet. And that one thing is ‘adherence’. Adherence is essentially just the technical term that describes how well you are able to […]

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Keto Diet for Weight Loss

The secret’s out—there’s no faster way to lose weight than the ketogenic diet. The ketogenic diet works by forcing the body to change the way it burns fuel for energy. By starving the body of glucose (sugar), it begins a process called “ketosis” whereby it burns energy stored in fat.  The result is that pounds […]

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5 Benefits of the Ketogenic Diet that You’ll Want in Your Life

When it comes to weight-loss journeys, everyone is looking for a competitive edge. That’s why we have to talk to you about the ketogenic diet. With the ketogenic diet, you’re able to optimize your body’s physiology in order to help it reach its maximum fat-burning potential. More specifically, you facilitate ketosis, a condition characterized by raised levels of […]

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