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Pumpkin Lentil Curry Recipe

Pumpkin is a type of winter squash and is loaded with vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients and fiber to help keep us healthy as we age.

There are so many reasons why you should be eating pumpkin especially as you age. Here are a few:

1. It...

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Maple Vinaigrette Dressing

One of the things I teach in my Thrive45 Weight Loss & Wellness Course is how to read ingredient labels of the foods we buy. There are many chemicals in our packaged foods that wreak havoc on our hormones. Many of these...

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Tangy Coconut Black Bean Soup

Ingredients:

½ cup onion (diced)

2 carrots (diced)

2 cloves garlic (minced)

28 oz can of crushed tomatoes

6 oz can tomato paste

32 oz box vegetable broth

13 oz can coconut milk (full fat)

15 oz can black beans (rinsed & drained)

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Brownie Batter Overnight Oats Recipe

If you're looking for a delicious and healthy plant-based breakfast then look no further. This could even pass for a healthy dessert recipe. 

My Brownie Batter Overnight Oats is super easy to make and so good for...

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Salted Snicker Bites

Did you know that you can still enjoy occasional sweets while eating a whole-food plant-based diet (WFPB)?  Even though a WFPB diet reduces the amount of processed sugar you are eating (because we all know how unhealthy processed sugar...

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Plant-Based Stuffing

I love serving an almost completely whole-food plant-based Thanksgiving meal every year. Truth be told, the only thing on our Thanksgiving table that is not plant-based is the turkey. Yes, I do cook a turkey for the omnivores in the family...

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Healthy Pumpkin Spice Latte

This is a great infographic on a very popular seasonal drink.  We need to stop paying corporations to make us sick. Why would you want to take your hard earned money and give it to someone to make you sick? 

If...

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Plant-Based Potato Salad

If you're looking for a healthy version of potato salad then look no further. This is a family favorite and I take it with me to cookouts and it is always a hit. 

This potato salad is egg-free so those that avoid eating eggs can enjoy a...

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Quick and Easy Stir Fry

This recipe is so super easy and quick and you can make it with just about any ingredients you have hiding in your veggie bin of your fridge. I make this all the time in our house especially when I'm struggling with the dreaded "what's for...

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natural sports drink

Neon colored sports drinks are a staple on most sports fields.

Although replacing electrolytes during rigorous exercise is important, commercially produced sports drinks are not the way to do it. These drinks are loaded with sugars, food...

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