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Recipe of the Month: Spinach Artichoke Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers

Ingredients 1 cup uncooked quinoa or rice, thoroughly rinsed and drained 2 cups reduced sodium vegetable stock (or sub water—slightly less flavorful) 5 large red, yellow, or orange bell peppers, halved, seeds and membranes removed 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil 20 ounces spinach, fresh or frozen (If using frozen, thaw and thoroughly press dry.) 3 cloves minced garlic 1/2 teaspoon dried basil 1/2 teaspoon … Continue reading Recipe of the Month: Spinach Artichoke Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers

5 Minute Sugar Free Very Berry Ice Cream

Prep Time:  5 minutes Total Time: 2 hours Serves: 6 Ingredients 4 cups frozen mixed berries 1 cup coconut milk (or your favorite milk) 1/2 tablespoon powdered stevia (or more to taste) Directions Combine frozen berries, milk, and stevia in the bowl of your food processor. Process until smooth. Taste the mixture and adjust sweetener to your taste if needed. You can eat this ice … Continue reading 5 Minute Sugar Free Very Berry Ice Cream

Cajun Shrimp Quinoa Casserole

Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 15 mins Serves: 4 Ingredients ¾ pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined 4 medium tomatoes, cut into chunks 1 jalapeno, seeded and chopped ½ cup chopped sweet onion 2 cloves of garlic, minced 1 tablespoon tomato paste 3 tablespoon olive oil 2½ teaspoon cajun seasoning Salt and pepper to taste 2½ cups cooked quinoa 1 cup shredded fontina cheese … Continue reading Cajun Shrimp Quinoa Casserole

Weighing in and Giving Back

Eating healthy sounds so simple. You just eat grilled chicken and veggies, and you’re all set, right? But let’s admit it: Eating healthy is actually pretty hard. Not only are you supposed to eat balanced, calorie-conscious meals, but you’re also supposed to cook them all at home using fresh ingredients every day. That’s time-consuming and expensive, and the food isn’t even guaranteed to taste good. … Continue reading Weighing in and Giving Back