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Quick & Easy Banana Bread

Baking has encompassed many of our lives during this quarantine and banana bread is such a staple in my house. Take some over ripened bananas and a couple other ingredients, and you’ve got yourself a quick and easy breakfast or snack! Quick & Easy Banana Bread (or Muffins!!) Ingredients: -2-3 ...
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Homemade Guacamole Recipe

Homemade Guacamole

It’s summertime and there’s nothing quite like a fresh batch of homemade guacamole! Try this recipe at your next get together, a night in for games, or just as an afternoon snack! Macro-nutrient Spotlight: Fats (also known as lipids) One of the three main macro-nutrients in the body, alongside p...
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Lemon Shortbread Cookies

A cup of afternoon tea and a little taste of summer.  Summer is a special time when citrus fruits are all the more appealing.  Lemon is one of my favorites to enjoy this time of year.  Loaded with Vitamin C to keep your immune system in tip-top shape, citrus fruits are a great way to […]...
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Hawaiian Shrimp Tacos

Crisp. Cool. Flavors.  I feel like that is the epitome of what you want your summer time dishes to encompass.  This dish is sure to bring the flavors of a tropical day to your plate. Also, shrimp is a rich source of protein, which helps to contribute to cellular and muscular healing, growth, and r...
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Summer Greek Chickpea Salad

Summer Greek Chickpea Salad

Nothing like a rainbow to brighten up your days!  With a variety of micronutrients and packed full of nourishment, your summer picnics are sure to shine with this crowd pleaser! Summer Greek Chickpea Salad Adapted From Natasha’s Kitchen Ingredients: 3 Tbsp Olive Oil 3 Tbsp Lemon Juice (juice ...
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Strawberry Lemonade recipe

Strawberry Lemonade

Summer’s nearly here. And what’s more refreshing than a fresh-squeezed lemonade?  Try this berry twist on a classic for your next summer gathering. Strawberry Lemonade Recipe courtesy of: Taste Better From Scratch Ingredients: -½ lb fresh strawberries -1.5 cups granulated sugar -5 cups wat...
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