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Happy Father’s Day!: Grilled Hamburger Salad

Happy Father’s Day!: Grilled Hamburger Salad

I’ve been racking my brain for ideas for a great ML Nutrition Plans approved recipe for Father’s Day.  Especially this year, as it’s Dave’s first official Father’s Day.  I wanted to surprise him with an awesome and manly dish. For weeks I was thinking and thinking, jotting down ideas on scratch paper, but nothing had…

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Creamy Artichoke Soup

A great soup for spring/summer!  And it’s super quick to prepare, too.  I’ve made this as a Core Plan soup with just a few redskin potatoes because they really add a creamy body to the soup.  However, you can make this Advanced Plan by simply replacing the redskins with 2/3 cup pureed white beans. Easy…

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6 Ways to Dress Up Asparagus

6 Ways to Dress Up Asparagus

Ahhhhhhh, spring is officially here!  I love walking into the grocery store to see a well stocked shelf of fresh, organic asparagus spears!  It is one of my most favorite veggies, and I certainly eat my fill of it while it’s in season these next few months, and then I miss it the rest of…

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Chipotle Mayo

Spring is in the air!  Last week, Dave and I were really feeling in the springy summer spirit and found ourselves really wanting burgers!  Well, we had some organic ground buffalo in the freezer, so we took advantage of frying up some patties.  To our sprouted buns, we added crisp organic romaine leaves, sliced avocado,…

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Black Bean Confetti Salad

Salads, salads, salads… I’ve been eating so many lately and got myself into a rut!  Finding I’m wanting a week’s break from spinach and kale.  So here is what I came up with for lunch today.  Thought it was very delicious, and although a salad, a great change from the usual greens!  But, you could…

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How To: Beat a Cold Naturally

How To: Beat a Cold Naturally

So, here I am, finally over this cruddy, mucus-ridden, sinus infection, cold….thing.  Can I just say P.T.L.!?!  (that’s Praise The Lord, y’all.)  While I don’t get sick very often, thanks to the miraculous discovery of chiropractic and the 5 Essentials of Maximized Living, when I do get sick it allows me to appreciate my health…

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Chickpea Stuffed Cucumber Cups

At a party a while back (it was a cocktail party, I had to wear a dress, which I don’t necessarily enjoy so to distract my mind from the uncomfortableness, I focused in on the food tables looking for ideas!), they had these little things I thought were hummus stuffed sushi.  I took a bite,…

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One Pot Wonders: Italian Herb Chicken

The men of your family will love this dish, the best of both worlds — spaghetti sauce and chicken!  If desired, serve with hot cooked brown rice pasta (CORE Plan) or spiralized zucchini/yellow squash (ADVANCED Plan).  We enjoy ours paired with a side salad. Italian ChickenMakes 4 Servings 1/2 of a medium head cabbage, cut…

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