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Healthy and Spicy Turkey Chili

Anyone else has plenty of Thanksgiving leftovers? Then you’re in the right place. On the menu: Spicy Turkey Chili. A convenient dish for vegetables, beans, and yummy turkey when you have an hour to cook your leftovers. Besides the usual vegetables and beans, I sometimes incorporate pumpkin, sweet potato, or butternut squash. Pumpkin adds a fantastic source of fiber and is well worth it. Whether you serve with chips or…

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Nutty, Cheesy Linguine

Can you boil water? Of course, you can. Which means you can make this recipe. There’s nothing to it than boiling rice pasta in hot water. Once cooked, stir in eight simple ingredients and serve. That’s it. It’s easy, peasy, fun with plenty of cheddar cheese and parmesan. Imagine. Gooey cheesy spread over the heat of hot pasta. Yum. I tend to add a teaspoon or two of reserved pasta…

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Snacks and Drinks

Healthy Popcorn Snacks

There’s a healthy alternative for almost every food you can imagine. Nevertheless, I wouldn’t trade gluten-free popcorn for anything. Instead, I chose to make it healthier by combing it with trail mix or kale. Of course, I didn’t sacrifice on the salty-buttery taste either. It’s just a pleasure worth having. And that’s perfectly okay. Now that you know my comfort snack, what yours? Lemony Kale Popcorn Be it popcorn, or…

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Quirky and Healthy Cabbage Salad

Light and easy to make. I love serving cabbage salads because it complements meals so well. If you’re a fan of meal prep, you’ll enjoy how delicious the cabbage tastes after soaking in dressing in the fridge for a few days. Perfect for when you’re eating because you’re bored. Or you need the motivation to add more fruits and vegetables to your diet. In summary, friends: it is a healthy…

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Healthy Smokin’ Kid-Friendly Salmon Burger

We all know that the omega-3 fatty acids found in cold-water fish like sardines, trout, and salmon are great for kids’ growing bodies and minds. But kids don’t get enough, even with parents’ best intentions. Lots of parents don’t immediately leap to the idea of fish for dinner. Fish can be a hard sell at the table when everyone is used to chicken nuggets. But it’s worth it: it’s less…

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