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    Paleo Almond Butter Banana Muffins with Flaxseed

    These grain free and Paleo almond butter banana muffins will become a family favorite for breakfast and snacks! Made with almond flour and flaxseed, these are healthy, kid friendly and perfect for your favorite mix-ins. Ingredients 3 eggs 2 overripe medium bananas mashed 1/2 cup smooth almond butter unsweetened 1/4 cup raw honey 1 tsp pure vanilla extract 1 1/4 cups blanched almond flour 1/3 cup flaxseed meal 1 tsp baking soda generous pinch salt Mini dairy free soy free chocolate chips (Enjoy Life brand) or chopped nuts – optional Instructions Preheat your oven to 350 degrees…

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    Maple pecan energy balls

    Whether you are working from home or packing a lunch, these easy no bake energy balls are a perfect snack for you or your children. 1 cup quick oats (certified gluten free for allergies)1/2 cup chopped pecans1/2 cup chunky peanut butter (drippy is best)1/4 cup maple syrup1/4 cup shredded coconut3 tbsp. dark chocolate chips Instructions: Mix all ingredients in a large bowl and roll into golf balls sized balls, placing on a parchment lined baking sheet. Place in the fridge…

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    Easy Low-Carb, Keto Spinach Dip Recipe

    Easy Low-Carb, Keto Spinach Dip Recipe – simple to make, creamy, cheesy and tasty, this dip is perfect for a party. Serve it either with Keto crackers or veggies. Perfect for a crowd, loaded with spinach, artichoke, and cheese. Ingredients: 5 oz cream cheese 4 cups baby spinach finely chopped 1 tbsp butter 1/4 tsp garlic powder 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp black pepper 1/3 cup heavy cream 1/8 tsp nutmeg optional 1/2 cup artichoke hearts chopped 1 cup mozzarella…

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    To Snack or Not to Snack: Should kids be snacking?

    The NHANES (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey) from the 1970’s shows that they typical American ate three meals per day. Although I was a child of the 80’s, I still remember that practice of less snacking. I remember by nana always telling me that snacking was going to ruin my supper. Interestingly the obesity and type 2 diabetes rates at this time were also lower. If we fast forward to today, we are actively encouraging snacking. I often will…