Sweet Potato Maple Bowl

Sweet potatoes are not only a fall treat and can be enjoyed year round in a variety of ways! If you’ve been reading up on and trying to eat in an antinflammatory way, then you’ll want to add sweet potatoes to your grocery list!

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Morning Anti-Inflammatory Ginger Elixir

There are numerous causes of inflammation in the body. Some of these can be food sensitivities and allergies, poor diet, antibiotic use, dysbiosis or an imbalance of bacteria in the gut and other viral or bacterial infections.In a quest to rebalance my body and reduce inflammation, I have added a new habit to my morning routine.

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Crockpot Chicken Curry over Cauliflower Rice

As I wait in anticipation for my new Instapot to arrive, I decided to bust out my trusty crockpot in the meantime. Only 2 more days before I begin the "Whole 30" elimination diet for 30 days, but I wanted to experiment early with some Whole 30 recipes. This time last year I was traveling through Southeast Asia during the holidays so I decided to create an Asian inspired dish. 

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Non-Dairy No-bake Chocolate Coconut Cookies

I'm currently on a low sugar eating lifestyle, like so many of us (yay!). With that said, I get my sweet cravings sometimes like anyone else! Recently, I have been experimenting with non-dairy and low-sugar dessert options that would offer healthy fats, and I finally came up with a recipe I'm happy with! 

 

 
 
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Paleo Gingerbread Cookies

Who does not love fall time and the season of the changing leaves and pumpkin spice lattes.  Along with a modified ketogenic diet for healing, I have been on a huge spices kick recently including learning the health benefits of some powerful spices and herbs. Some of these spices include cinnamon and clove...both of which are incorporated in this recipe.  

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Dairy free Asparagus Cream Soup (Paleo/Keto friendly)

I was sitting at home one night wondering what to make for dinner as we all do. I decided to get creative with some ingredients that had been sitting in my fridge. This is where soups shine and you can make just about anything with some broth, veggies and a blender!  I created a non-dairy cream of Asparagus soup on the fly and was very pleasantly surprised at the final product!

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Low Carb, Dairy Free Avocado Egg Muffins

I've been on a low carb modified Keto diet for healing purposes for 2 months now. I've been itching for some new and easy meal recipes that would fit a low-carb lifestyle but continue to offer energizing vitamins (insert veggies) and powerhouse foods (insert avocado and garlic).  These avocado egg muffins ...

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Anti-Inflammatory Turmeric Latte

My first experience with a hot turmeric drink in all of its deliciousness was in Chiang Mai, Thailand at a cafe called Rustic & Blue. Turmeric is a popular herb and spice often used in Indian and Middle Eastern dishes. It offers a soft spicy punch and happens to be one of the most effective nutritional supplements on the market.

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Organic Stuffed Bell Peppers

This recipe is a powerhouse of vitamins that include fiber, healthy fat and protein.  Capsaicin-the substance that gives red peppers their spicy kick has been shown to aid in weight-loss, has immense amounts of vitamin C and can help regulate cholesterol. The grass-fed beef

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Fresh Spring rolls with a twist...a major twist

When I was in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam I developed an addiction to fresh spring rolls. Truly, I needed rehab and had about five per-day for one month straight. But then I realized fresh spring rolls are crazy nourishing, low in calories, high in veggies which I'm always trying to sneak in, and I vowed to learn how to make them once back in the states.  So I did.  At first...

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Lemon Baked Salmon with Creamy Cauliflower and Quinoa

Anyone who knows me well, knows baked or grilled salmon is one of my favorite meals of all time. I actually was on the hunt for the best salmon dish in the world at one point...and I found it! 
The best salmon dish I discovered (minus this recipe of course ;) was in Belgrade, Serbia (random huh?) at a restaurant called Ambar.  True story. 

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