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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

Here are 8 Protein Packed Foods that our family loves! As a bonus, I’ve also included lots of recipes and nutritional facts. Enjoy and eat well!

Letters To Dutch

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 preparing separate meals for me from the rest of the family. My picky eating drove her bonkers!

So here we are, working hard at getting you the proper nutrition. You are primarily a vegetarian, with the exception of hot dogs (sometimes) and my meat spaghetti sauce. So naturally, it’s a priority every day that you eat enough protein. Over time, I have found some protein rich foods that you love. For breakfast you enjoy oatmeal, eggs or a protein smoothie. For lunch, you like seasoned black beans and avocado. For dinner, you love lentil or…

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