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Golden Milk Energy Balls

Golden Milk Energy Balls
I am always in the market for a new snack and these Golden Milk Energy Balls are my latest obsession.  While hanging out with my good friend and fellow RD, Daniela (aka The Acrobat Nutritionist) we decided to make our favorite drink of 2017, the Golden Milk Latte, into our favorite trend, the energy ball.  And I have to say,...
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Golden Milk Latte

golden milk latte
The golden milk latte (a.k.a. turmeric latte) is definitely a big trend and worth trying out.  Turmeric is a spice with a lot to health benefits thanks to it’s high amount of antioxidants and it’s anti-inflammatory effects.   This recipe also calls for ginger, another spice that will help fight inflammation throughout the body.  Feel free to make this recipe your own by adding...
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Spaghetti Squash Cacio e Pepe

spaghetti squash
Dinner time made easy Love subbing spaghetti squash for pasta in my favorite dishes, like this cacio e pepe (cheese & pepper).  It’s high in fiber, rich in flavor and super easy to make. Ingredients: 1 spaghetti squash, halved and seeded 4 tablespoons olive oil 1/4 cup chopped parsley, optional 2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese red-pepper flakes (or fresh cracked pepper if...
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Swiss Chard Oshitashi

swiss chard oshitashi
The ultimate (cold) side dish. Swiss chard oshitashi is one of my favorite dishes.  It is typically found on Japanese menus made with spinach, but I like to alternate the dark leafy greens I use to switch up the flavors.  In this recipe, I am using Swiss Chard, but you can try it with spinach, kale, dandelion greens, or watercress.  They all work...
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Cocoa-Matcha Energy Balls

cocoa-matcha energy balls
I am as much a matcha fan as I am a chocolate fan (i.e. HUGE), so these cocoa-matcha energy balls have been a great discovery from Panatea!  They are the perfect pairing of sweet and satisfying, making them my ultimate go-to treat for a snack or dessert.  And if the flavor combo isn’t enough of a sell, they really do serve up a nice...
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Cauliflower Rice

This cauliflower rice is loaded in vegetables and packed with flavor!  It is the ultimate side dish to any chicken, steak or fish entree or even on it’s own for as a great snack.  This grain-free “rice” is made totally from vegetables and is packed with fiber, which will keep you full and satisfied.  You can even add in some scrambled eggs and have...
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Hot Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

On cold days (and even some not-so-cold days) I love starting the day with a hot breakfast bowl and swapping quinoa for oatmeal adds a crunchy flavor to traditional hot cereal.  Quinoa is loaded in fiber and protein, making it the perfect energy-boosting choice for starting a hectic work day and the warm, nutty texture makes it a cozy option for a lazy Sunday...
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Chicken Lettuce Tacos

Chicken Lettuce Tacos
I love these chicken lettuce tacos, it’s a great fiber-packed twist to the traditional taco.  Don’t get me wrong, I love the traditional taco too (a lot!) but sometimes a little extra veg can go a long way. Makes 8 3-taco servings Ingredients: 2 Tbsp rice vinegar 1 medium carrot, thinly sliced 1 yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced 1/2 mango, peeled and...
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Stracciatella Soup

Stracciatella Soup
I basically live off of soup in the winter and this is one of my favorites because my dad would make it all time when I was growing up.  Whether you are trying to warm up from the cold or trying to kick a cold, this is the perfect comfort dish with it’s soothing chicken broth and protein-packed eggs, it is...
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Great Greens Detox Salad

Great Greens Detox Salad
Sometimes even dietitians can indulge too much during a weekend or on vacation, after all, we are people too!  And when that happens to me, this is my go-to meal when I need to detox and reboot.  It is satisfying and flavorful and leaves me feeling healthy, focused and energized.  I just got home from traveling in Italy, where pasta and gelato were a very enjoyed...
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