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Avocado Mousse

Makes 4 Servings Ingredients: 3 avocados 1/3 cup unsweetened almond milk 1/4 cup cocoa powder 2 Tablespoons maple syrup 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon Unsweetened dried coconut for garnish Directions: Blend the first five ingredients until smooth. Pour into 4 ramekins or small bowls. Chill for at least two hours. Garnish with dried coconut.
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Three Quick Dishes: Snack Time

It’s been almost a month of sticking to your New Year’s Resolutions. How is it going for you all? I’ve had a few clients mention that their sweet tooth is defeating them. The vending machine at work calls their name—they’re on the road and stop for a candy bar or a doughnut because their blood [...]
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Five Stress-Defeating Food Choices

Life sure can deliver us some stressful times. Sometimes you need a little pick-me-up and other times you need some massive comfort. Don’t turn to poor food choices during periods of stress, because, honestly, those foods will make you feel worse! There are dozens of foods out there that have been researched and found to […]

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What to do with the leftover Easter eggs

After tomorrow’s Easter egg hunt, what do you do with those leftover eggs? I am definitely a proponent of hard-boiled eggs as a delicious, protein-rich snack for my girls, but they can only have so many hard-boiled eggs before they get bored with them. Here are some more exciting dishes I create with those left-over […]

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Reach for an avocado for your heart

For this last week of Heart Health month, I am going to feature some of my favorite heart-healthy foods. Today, I will zoom in on Avocados. I LOVE Avocados, they are king of Omega-9s, a heart-healthy fat. I’m including an Avocado DESSERT recipe in this blog as well. Why Avocados are Heart-Healthy: -They may lower [...]
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Why Avocados are Amazing

If you have read our recent blog on fat, you learned the many reasons why we need healthy fats in our diet to function optimally. Avocados are an example of a healthy fat. So go for the guacamole when seeking out a healthy appetizer! Avocados are high in oleic acid (also known as Omega-9), a [...]
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Let’s Talk About Fat

Fat is often deemed the enemy; people fear that the fat they consume will end up on their midsection.  However, the truth is that not all fats are bad. In fact, we all need fat for survival; it is essential for brain, nerve, and skin cells to function properly and grow. Did you know that [...]
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