Recipes

MANGO SALSA

I absolutely LOVE mangoes! And until I learned this genius tip to cut them, I found them to be a real pain in the butt, to be honest. Mangoes are loaded with nutrients, in particular vitamin C, antioxidants, and fiber. They also contain plenty of the enzyme amylase, which is found in saliva to help…
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SALMON NICOISE SALAD

With warmer weather comes salad season. And this salad delivers with its explosion of color, tastes, and textures! The nicoise salad originated in Nice, France, and has been a huge hit on summer tables since the 19th century. Traditionally served with tuna, this version gives us a good dose of heart-healthy Omega 3’s by using…
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CINNAMON TOAST SQUASH SEEDS

Don’t throw out your squash seeds!! I always roast my seeds- it’s not just for pumpkins. So in the north, it’s getting colder and squash is in season. While we may be plenty aware of the benefits of eating squashes, to get the most bang for your buck, don’t forget about the seeds. Squash seeds are loaded with…
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PUMPKIN TAHINI ENERGY BALLS

Fall is here and everything is pumpkin flavored! And with it being Halloween in just a few days, these simple treats hit the spot when you are looking for something on the sweeter side that is still healthy. Every year we have a Halloween themed fitness class and this year I whipped up a batch of…
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