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Maple Balsamic Quinoa Salad

Many Americans are trying to reduce their risks of long-term health issues by trying to manage their body mass index (BMI) by increasing their daily exercise, reducing their stress, and improve and manage their food choices.  Some people choose to reduce the amount of red meat and increase vegetable and complex carb intake.  Quinoa is a high protein, complex carb choice that can easily absorb a variety of flavors to create a gluten-free, meatless meal.  I recently made this recipe from Clean Eating Magazine that was a hit with my whole family.  I used it for lunch as a side dish for the kids and I used as a topper for my salad. Continue reading

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Clean Eating Chart: See The Benefits Of Eating Clean

A friend of mine sent me this chart in an e-mail. I found it to be helpful and to re-enforce the benefits to clean eating. Your not likely to see these kind of benefits stated about a McDonald’s chicken sandwich or a Starbucks double latte! Continue reading

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Yummy Recipe Ideas For A Quick, Healthy Dinner!

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I love to cook! My family is in the restaurant business and cooking was a part of our family dynamic. Recipes are a great inspiration (especially if you’re not confident about experimenting with cooking), but never underestimate cooking clean and quickly with what’s in your fridge! Continue reading

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