Tag: avocado



Super Shrimp Cocktail

It’s seafood time! Here’s a fantastic recipe that’s easy to make and so good for you. The shrimp provides lean, clean protein; the avocado gives you anti-inflammatory monounsaturated fat; the veggies and cilantro are full of antioxidants; and the spicy jalapeno fuels … Continue reading

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Smoothie 101

Smoothies. Those fruity, refreshing, icy-cold beverages that just scream, “summer.” But if you buy the ones at the market or from the local smoothie shoppe, you could be taking in far more calories than you bargained for. And on top … Continue reading

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Simple Summer Garden Salad

When it’s hot outside, the last thing you want to do is spend hours in the kitchen. One of our favorite no-fuss, no-cook, simple recipes is for a delicious, nutritious, and refreshing salad that uses only 4 ingredients. It couldn’t … Continue reading

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Summer Soup

On a hot summer day, you need something to cool you down. If you’re like us, you want something that’s quick to fix, won’t heat up the kitchen, and will keep you bathing suit-ready. A nice bowl of chilled soup that’s … Continue reading

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Let’s Do Lunch

You’ve heard it over and over again – breakfast is the most important meal of the day! So, now you make sure you eat a smart meal every morning. Congrats! Then it’s off to work or school, or a busy … Continue reading

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Easy Sushi Hand Rolls

Anyone who knows us knows that our favorite food, hands down, is sushi. We are not into rolls – we do straight up sushi and sashimi and will eat just about anything. Rarely we look at a menu when going to a … Continue reading

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Soba Noodles, Crab, Avocado with Scallion Vinaigrette

Aaah, spring is in the air. Time to lighten up your meals. You want your meals to be well-balanced, with good carbs, lean protein, and healthy fats, so you can walk away from your meal feeling energetic, not weighed-down. And … Continue reading

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Are Low-Fat Foods a Healthy Choice?

Do you remember the low-fat and fat-free food craze that swept the nation back in the ’80s and ’90s? Pretty much everything possible was turned into a “fat-free” version – cookies, doughnuts, cheese, sour cream, mayo, salad dressing, and lunch … Continue reading

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Black Bean Cakes

It’s a meatless night! What will you be cooking? We’re making our Black Bean Cakes.  Black beans are jam-packed full of nutrition and are so delicious. When we’re in a hurry, we just open a can of beans, rinse and … Continue reading

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Foods of Love and Lust

Valentine’s Day is a couple days away. Whether you’re spending it alone or with the one you love (or lust), it’s a day to focus on love (of yourself or someone else) and pleasure. If you think you might need … Continue reading

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