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Fresh Sesame Ginger Veggie Spring Rolls

Eating healthy doesn’t have to be hard or boring for that matter. These easy and oh-so delicious veggie spring rolls are sure to fill you up and keep you healthy. They also make for a great snack depending on what you put in them. Get creative and add ingredients that fit your liking. Here are a few suggestions that I have enjoyed thoroughly from past spring roll experiments: avocado, cucumber, bell pepper (any kind of vegetables really), smoked salmon, sprouts of any kind, tomatoes, flavored hummus, garlic mayo, kale, chard, lentils, thinly sliced meat. The sauce you choose is really…

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Food Porn: 8 Awesome Pancake Recipes Part 2

Appartently everyone loves pancakes. Let’s face it, you can never get enough pancakes… well actually I take that back… you do reach that point of full where you immediately regret that final pancake you ate, but that’s not the point. We can never get enough ways to eat our pancakes. My previous post sharing 5 awesomely uncommon pancake recipes went crazy all over¬†Pinterest!! So I thought it might be time to round up another group of my favorite recipes, all new ones of course. Don’t get me wrong, I love the traditional, old fashioned, buttermilk pancake recipe with melting butter…

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No Bake Coconut Peanut Butter Hearts

Looking for a delicious, quick and healthy Valentine’s treat? I’ve got you covered. Really you can make these any time of the year… you don’t have to shape them into hearts. ūüôā I originally found the¬†recipe from allrecipes.com and have adapted it to suit my likings. Maybe you’ll like them too. These satisfying¬†treats are perfect for when you are craving something sweet, except these won’t give you the guilt. If you choose to use the protein option they become a great protein snack for after workouts. Kids love them, boyfriends love them and mom’s love them. Share the love but…

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Food Porn: 5 Scrumptious Brunch Ideas + Simple Pleasure #5

Who doesn’t love brunch? There is just something about eating a late breakfast (or early lunch) with probably way too much food than you need that just gives me that more fuzzy feeling. In my household we probably make or go out for brunch every weekend. It’s almost a weekend necessity. I also love trying new restaurants, but last weekend we made brunch at home and there was something really rewarding about sitting at the table munching down some delicious food that I JUST MADE! Oh and the mimosas… gathering of family and/or friends… coffee… pancakes… oh the pleasures of…

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Green Parrot Smoothie Recipe

Every morning I whip up a smoothie to drink at some point in the day. Although,¬†I usually drink mine for breakfast and this morning I was in the mood for something tropical. I threw in a few things, blended it up and I¬†think it’s my best smoothie yet. I named it the “Green Parrot” after the family of green parrots that live here in Ocean Beach. Give it a try and let me know what you think. 10oz coconut water handful of spinach 2-3 stems of kale (de-stemmed) about 1/4 cup of parsley 1/2 cup frozen pineapple 1/2 cup frozen…

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Master Cleanse Day 3: Food on the Brain

This post is a follow up to a previous post. If you are just now reading this you might want to start¬†with the first post. Want to know how day 3 went? I had food on the brain allll day. Still going strong though. Below is a sample of some of the recipes I intend to make when I’m eating again. Click on the picture to be taken to the recipe. Grab a napkin…drooling may occur. ………. Cheesy Veggie Enchilada with Spanish Quinoa ……. Avocado Chicken Salad ……. Fried Eggs with Asparagus Pancetta Bread Crumbs ……. Raw Energy Boosting Maca…

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3 Things To Do This Week

So this post was intended for last week but for some reason didn’t post. Here it is again and you’ll just have to double up with this coming weeks 3 things. Do This: Scrape Your Tongue: Ewwww… scrape my tongue? Yes… it’s extremely beneficial to your health. If you stick out your tongue in the mirror you can get a good idea of the toxic build up in your body. That white film is¬†known in Ayurveda as ama. Cleaning your tongue each morning with a tongue scraper or a metal spoon helps to remove these toxins so they don’t go…

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