Tag Archive: Meal Ideas

Dec 18

Recap of Week #2 on the Cleanse

If you are new to this site, and interested to hear about the process of my 21 Day Standard Process Purification program, be sure to read: Prepping for My 21 Day Cleanse My recap of Week #1 on the Cleanse And now let’s jump into my thoughts on Week #2!  MEAL PLANNING: It’s great to …

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Feb 23

Just 19 Inches of Snow in 24 Hours

A few weeks ago we experienced Super Bowl 2015, but in Chicago, we had Super Bowl on-top of  a hefty snow storm. Record breaking actually, and somehow my insane (awesome) friends still made it to our party. However, being the hostess of the mostest wasn’t my priority (honestly I didn’t think people would show), but …

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Oct 10

Easy Lunch Ideas

As you may know, I am a big fan of discussing ways to execute a healthy lifestyle, as it’s often the hardest puzzle piece to work. Along with keeping meals creative and satisfying, they also need to be well-rounded and easy to make. Here are some go-to lunch ideas. Nom Nom Paleo hit the nail on …

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Aug 01

Costco Inspired – Vineyard Chicken Salad

Strolling through Costco I was happy to find a chicken salad that wasn’t loaded with canola oil or soybean oil-filled mayo, and since they were sampling the product, I read the ingredients (looked pretty clean; not perfect) and really liked what I was tasting. This is indeed a great summer entree. I can have it …

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Jun 15

Eating Right Sans Chef Skills or CEO Paycheck

Eating a balanced diet doesn’t need to be labor-intensive or costly. With proper planning, savvy shopping and smart choices, you can save your mola and feel good. Here I am highlighting some how-tos on eating healthy on a budget, catered to those looking after blood sugar control, which in a way, relates to everyone. What …

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May 19

Smoothies!

If you have never tried a green smoothie, this recipe will be a good one to start with. Enjoy the flavor and more so, enjoy the health benefits. Use organic ingredients whenever possible. 2 large handfuls spinach leaves (2-3 cups) 3-4 large romaine lettuce leaves 1/2 avocado, peeled and pitted 1/2-1/3 peeled banana, you can …

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May 09

Taco Time

Have you ever looked at the ingredient list on pre-made taco seasoning? If you have, you are aware of the unnecessary fillers such as corn starch and wheat. And these are the ingredients we can pronounce! My point being, is instead of buying a taco seasoning packet, simply use your spice rack for the Mexican dinner. This is …

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Apr 15

Kelly’s Grain-less “Granola”

A go-to recipe for teacher gifts around the holidays. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup almond meal 3/4 cup raw pepitas/pumpkin seeds 3/4 cup raw sunflower seeds (no shell) 2 1/2 cup raw sliced almonds 1 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut flakes 3/4 cup coconut oil 1/2 cup raw honey (more if you desire) 2 TBSP vanilla extract …

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Apr 11

Springtime Chicken Salad Recipe

Tis the season of great produce. Everything is sprouting up and more and more fruits and vegetables are approaching their peak season. It’s time to put aside the slow-cooker and pull out new recipes such as this Springtime Chicken Salad. Enjoy! Ingredients: 3 chicken breast, organic, free range 1 1/2 cups celery, organic 4 mandarin oranges, diced …

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Apr 09

5 Ways to Build a Better Salad

Salads can get boring and if we do not rotate our ingredients, we can ambush the success of enjoying such healthy nutrients. If you are guilty, like me, I used to buy the exact same ingredients, week after week. Not only did this put me at risk for nutritional gaps, but my taste-buds got bored …

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