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How to Hard Boil Eggs

From a nutritional standpoint, eggs are the perfect food. They’re low in calories, high in protein, and packed full of both monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats (aka healthy fats). They also contain a number of important nutrients, including but not limited to: Vitamins A, B5, B12, and B2, Folate, Phosphorous, and Selenium. And if that’s not enough,… Continue reading How to Hard Boil Eggs

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Best Ever Steamed Artichokes

Artichokes rank high on my list of favorite superfoods. Not only are they delicious, just look at some of the nutritional benefits below: Artichokes are rich in antioxidants, even greater than dark chocolate, blueberries, and red wine. Their fiber content averages around 10 grams per one prepared artichoke, making them even more fibrous than lima… Continue reading Best Ever Steamed Artichokes

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8 Protein Packed Foods with Recipes & Nutritional Facts

Dear Dutch, If there’s any part of Motherhood that tests my creativity the most, it’s meal time! There are babies who will eat anything and everything you put in front of them and then there’s you. Karma is really kicking me in the butt with this one. My own Mother tells me countless stories of…

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Oatmeal with Coconut and Chia

Dutch loves oatmeal. He must get it from me, because I’m a fan too. As a child my Mom prepared the most delicious oatmeal with only a little butter, brown sugar, and milk… I can almost taste it now. In searching for a healthier alternative to sugar, I developed this recipe which is always sure… Continue reading Oatmeal with Coconut and Chia

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5 Easy Recipes For Using Up Over Ripe Bananas

If your family is anything like mine, there is always a bundle of bananas lying around. In fact, we are banana freaks over here… and for good reason! Not only are they delicious, but they are filling and so good for you! They’re rich in fiber, potassium, magnesium, and electrolytes, and they contain natural sugars which… Continue reading 5 Easy Recipes For Using Up Over Ripe Bananas

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Creamy Avocado Spinach Pasta

I don’t know about you, but I’m always looking for ways to sneak healthy ingredients into my meals. And if you’re the parent of a picky toddler like I am, this is even more important! Dutch loves pasta, and I’ve had luck in the past sneaking vegetables into pasta sauce. This recipe was so yummy… Continue reading Creamy Avocado Spinach Pasta

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Avocado Egg Salad Wraps

These Avocado Egg Salad Wraps are not only delicious, they’re also incredibly nutritious! I’ve combined two protein packed super foods, eggs (6g per serving) and avocado (3g per serving), then paired them with savory bacon, chopped veggies and a dill yogurt sauce. They’re wrapped in a fresh romaine lettuce leaf making these the perfect gluten free… Continue reading Avocado Egg Salad Wraps