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Koodles (Kohlrabi Noodles) with Mushroom and Ricotta  Bolognese

Koodles (Kohlrabi Noodles) with Mushroom and Ricotta Bolognese

The Weight Loss Benefits of Kohlrabi Kohlrabi is one of the best vegetables for people who are looking to slim down. Kohlrabi is very low in calories and it contains practically no fat at all! Moreover, high amounts of vitamin C in kohlrabi enhance your body’s fat burning capabilities during your intensive workout. Researchers from Arizona State University found that people with low blood concentrations of vitamin C burned 25 percent less fat during a 60-minute walk on a treadmill, compared with those who had sufficient levels of vitamin C in their blood. The potential fat-burning properties of vitamin C...

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A Heart Healthy Meal for Valentine's Day

A Heart Healthy Meal for Valentine's Day

I was recently invited to FOX5 San Diego morning news to prepare heart-healthy meals in time for Valentine’s Day. A delicious and sumptuous meal, filled with good-for-the-heart fresh ingredients, was easy for me make because we have tons of ingredients which can keep your heart pumping – and get the heart of the object of your eye racing. You know what they say about the way to their hearts is through that stomach. My 3-course meal was filled with heart-healthy goodies: Butternut squash and beet puree Salmon and asparagus en Papillote with Romesco Sauce TruWhip almond cloud with fresh berries...

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French Green Bean Coconut Curry Clay Pot

French Green Bean Coconut Curry Clay Pot

RECIPE SERVES 4-6 Ingredients: 1 Tablespoon grapeseed oil ó cup yellow onion 3 cloves garlic 1ó Tablespoons red curry paste 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated 1 13.6 oz can unsweetened coconut milk 1 ó cup vegetable broth ó teaspoon ground black pepper 1 teaspoon Himalayan sea salt 2 cups French green beans, washed and trimmed Optional: 2 lbs. fresh steamed mussels   Directions: 1) Preheat oven to 400F. 2) In a medium saucepan, heat ghee or red palm oil and sauté onion for about 3 minutes or until translucent. Add garlic and sauté another minute. Add curry paste and ginger...

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The Fit Foodie's Pumpkin Spice Protein Smoothie

The Fit Foodie's Pumpkin Spice Protein Smoothie

Craving a Starbucks PSL? You might want to rehab it. Weighing in at about 49 grams of sugar for a grande, without the whip, that’s almost double the dietary recommendation for the average woman in a whole day! This Pumpkin Spice Protein Smoothie delivers so much decadent flavor, paired with fragrant spice and the benefits are LEGIT, y’all. This will be your fave FALL go-to drink!! *Here’s a Fit Foodie tip: You can get my fave organic pumpkin available year-round, packed aseptically, HERE. Ingredients: 3/4 cup unsweetened almond, coconut, or rice milk 1/2 frozen banana 1 scoop Garden of Life...

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