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Four More One Pot Wonder Dinners

Four More One Pot Wonder Dinners

I am making an exception to our “Wordless Wednesdays.”  I have too many recipes to share with you, and I need to honor someone extra close to my heart… Yesterday was my son Austin’s first birthday!  I am in awe of our little man each and every day as he is growing up and learning…

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Product Review: Coconut Secret + Guest Recipe

Product Review: Coconut Secret + Guest Recipe

Within the Maximized Living eating style, we strive to eat as cleanly as possible.  We make substitutions where needed, by cutting out food ingredients that will make us sick or make us fat, and replace with the most whole food alternative that will allow our bodies to thrive (e.g. stevia for sugar, coconut/almond flour for…

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Sushi Salad

Sushi Salad

This is a yummy fresh salad that I’ve been having for lunch lately, as I had been given a huge bag of brown rice to use up.  And who doesn’t love sushi!  This is a play on the California Roll, minus the surimi.  You get all the sushi flavor, in a simpler form!  I’ve just…

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Mediterranean Chicken-Quinoa Salad

Mediterranean Chicken-Quinoa Salad

In case you’re not following my adventures and interesting article shares on Facebook, I wanted to let you know what Dave and I are up to for Lent.  We have helped launch a 40 day renewal series at our church focusing on renewing the temple God gave you — your body!  We’re already in to…

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Picnic Week: Broccoli Cauliflower Salad

Picnic Week: Broccoli Cauliflower Salad

I’m closing out Picnic Recipe Week with a yummy favorite, sure to please the kids.  I’ve cleaned up the classic broccoli-cauliflower-ranch salad to make it Advanced Plan.  Don’t be intimidated at making your own ranch dressing!!  You’ll see my recipe below is simple and easy to put together.  (See more easy salad dressing options here.)…

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Picnic Week: Curried Chicken Salad

Picnic Week: Curried Chicken Salad

Picnic Week continues!  This is a fabulous new way to enjoy chicken salad.  It’s great in lettuce wraps or over a bed of greens.  And of course so great on its own.  Surely a crowd pleaser! Curried Chicken Salad Makes 6 Servings 3/4 cup Healing Cuisine Mayonnaise 1 Tbsp curry powder 1/4 cup fresh lemon…

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Picnic Week: Fresh Carrot Dill Slaw

Picnic Week: Fresh Carrot Dill Slaw

Picnic Week continues with a fresh Core Plan coleslaw – Carrot Dill Slaw. Fresh Carrot Dill Slaw Makes 5 Servings 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice 2 tsp fresh lemon zest 3 Tbsp olive oil 1 clove garlic, minced Sea salt, to taste Fresh ground pepper, to taste 2 cups organic carrot, grated 3 Tbsp fresh…

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Picnic Week: Healing Cuisine’s Creamy Coleslaw

Picnic Week: Healing Cuisine’s Creamy Coleslaw

I’ve got another personal spin on a classic picnic recipe: Creamy Coleslaw.  Leave out the carrot if you are Advanced Plan.  It’s still just as good, just missing a little splash of color.  Instead you could finely slice some yellow or orange bell pepper on a mandolin and add that in as substitute. Healing Cuisine’s…

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