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Posts made in January, 2014

The Best Way To Peel & Cube A Butternut Squash {Video}

Posted by on Jan 27, 2014 in Nutrition, Videos | 0 comments

The Best Way To Peel & Cube A Butternut Squash {Video}

  Since posting my last recipe featuring butternut squash, I’ve gotten quite a few questions about how to peel a butternut squash and cube the flesh into ready-to-use pieces. These gorgeous gourds really are so easy to cook with, and they are abundant in the winter. I made this quick 6 minute video to show you my favorite safe and simple method for peeling and cubing a butternut squash so you can use them in any recipe as needed (like my Spiced Butternut Squash or Creamy Coconut & Butternut Squash Soup). Click the video below to learn step by step how to peel and cube a...

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Spiced Butternut Squash

Posted by on Jan 20, 2014 in Featured, Recipes | 0 comments

Spiced Butternut Squash

  Wow, this roasted butternut squash is delicious! Better yet, it’s also good for you. Butternut squash is a sweet vegetable, meaning that it tastes sweeter when it’s cooked. These kinds of veggies are so important because they help to keep sweet cravings at bay when we include them in our diets regularly. Butternut squash is incredibly high in fiber, which makes it an exceptional choice to support heart health, as well as regular digestion. The best benefits of it, however, come from that gorgeous tangerine hue that’s inside. The color signals an abundance of powerful...

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Blueberry, Date & Oat Smoothie

Posted by on Jan 14, 2014 in Breakfast, Featured, Recipes, Smoothies | 0 comments

Blueberry, Date & Oat Smoothie

  Today I’m sharing one of my favorite breakfast smoothie recipes. I’m crazy about the flavor of this drink because it contains some of my favorite foods – blueberries, dates and oats – but I’m equally in love with its gorgeous blue-purple color. The blueberries are rich in antioxidants, and they’re full of fiber. Dates also pack a punch when it comes to fiber and are easily digested, which allows your body to make full use of their goodness. Oats help sustain your blood sugar levels, keeping you full, energized and satiated until lunch. Bonus points:...

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Sweet & Creamy Tomato Bisque

Posted by on Jan 5, 2014 in Featured, Main Courses, Recipes, Soups | 0 comments

Sweet & Creamy Tomato Bisque

  A few weeks back, I had the most amazing tomato bisque at a neighborhood restaurant – it was sweet, creamy and just a little bit chunky. It warmed me up and tasted delicious. I have been on a mission since then to make an equally amazing bowl of tomato bisque at home, and I think this recipe comes pretty close. It’s incredibly easy to make and is perfect on a cold day with a sandwich or a green salad. Enjoy! Sweet & Creamy Tomato Bisque Prep Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 25 minutes Serves: 6-8 Ingredients: 1 medium red bell pepper, diced 1 medium onion, diced 3 cloves...

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