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    Mediterranean Quinoa

    Try this dish and you’ll find yourself wanting to experiment with other flavourful additions to quinoa.  Tomatoes, which are featured in this recipe, provide lycopene, which may help protect against prostate, breast, and pancreatic cancers. Ingredients 1 1/2 cups boiling water2/3 cup quinoa1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil1 fresh Italian tomato, chopped1 tablespoon fresh parsley leaves, chopped1 clove garlic, minced1 tablespoon capers2 tablespoons slivered almonds, toastedSalt and pepper to taste Instructions Rinse quinoa in a fine mesh sieve until water runs clear. Transfer quinoa to…

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    Chocolate Covered Dates

    INGREDIENTS 8 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips  1 teaspoon coconut oil 16 soft medjool dates – seeds removed (if not soft, soak in water for at least 30 minutes and drain) 3/4 cup almonds or pecans – 2-3 per date, depending on size of date 1/2 teaspoon coarse sea salt INSTRUCTIONS Cover a medium-size baking sheet with parchment paper. Remove pits from dates and replace with 2-3 almonds or pecans (use as many as desired, this will vary based on size of date). Make sure the date is wrapped around the nut tightly. In a…

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    Mexican Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe

    Mexican Stuffed Bell Peppers hit all the spots. You get the creaminess of the cheese, the savouriness of turkey, the carb fix of rice and a hefty amount of veggies and beans to make your grandma proud. Let’s eat! Servings 8 ServingsPrep Time20 minsCook Time45 minsTotal Time1 hr 5 mins Ingredients 4 large red bell peppers 1 lb ground turkey 2 cup cooked rice 1/2 cup frozen corn 10 oz canned black beans 1 cup salsa 1 tbsp taco seasoning 2 cup Mexican cheese Instructions Preheat the oven to 350 °F. Rinse black beans and thaw corn. Combine it together with…

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    Meal Prep Black Bean & Sweet Potato Freezer Burritos

    These can be prepped ahead, stored in the freezer and enjoyed as a breakfast, lunch, dinner or snack. They can be defrosted in minutes in the microwave, or made crispy by reheating them in the oven. They are also affordable, nutritious and uber delicious. Win, win, win. So, what in the world are you waiting for? Make these Black Bean & Sweet Potato Burritos for your next meal prep session, stash them away in your freezer and sit back and…

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    Chocolate Truffles sugar free, gluten free

    With these chocolate truffles you can demolish your sugar (and chocolate) cravings while simultaneously stuffing your body with vitamins, minerals, and healthy fats. Yes, it can be done!! Enjoy, and don’t hesitate to forward it to the people in your life who are struggling with sugar cravings, sugar addiction, or compulsive eating…or who just love healthy desserts. You never know who these recipes will help. Chocolate truffles are super simple to make. This recipe calls for coconut milk and coconut…