Peanut Butter Dark Chocolate Cups

I guarantee this dessert will go fast at your Super Bowl party!

INGREDIENTS

For the chocolate:
1 cup dark chocolate, chopped
¼ cup coconut oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
For the peanut butter:
½ cup peanut butter
¼ cup honey
2 tablespoons coconut oil
Muffin tin
Muffin tin liners

PREPARATION

1. Line a muffin tin with muffin tin liners.
2. In a bowl, add the dark chocolate and ¼ […]

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Kale “Quarterback Sneak” Meatballs

At home I have a three-year old, so needless to say, I am still cooking for one because my toddler is on a voluntary hunger strike that is a requisite rite of passage when turning 3 …(sigh)

But there is one and I repeat ONLY ONE MEAL MY TODDLER WILL EAT WITHOUT FAIL. And you’ll never […]

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Good Fats, Bad Fats

Okay…so the word #FAT probably does not conjure up any good thoughts. Just like people, there are good guys and the bad guys – you want to surround yourself with ones that are good for you and don’t destroy your self-worth. What fats you put in your body is sort of the same thing.

Should […]

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Protein Power

If you want to be like the cool kids in the gym, use this trendy fitness-y word: #macronutrients.

Say what? Macronutrients are nutrients that provide calories or energy. Nutrients are substances needed for growth, metabolism, and for other body functions. Since “macro” means large, macronutrients are nutrients needed in large amounts.

Protein is considered the […]

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Touchdown Blondies

You’ll never guess what’s in these #blondies. All I can tell you is that our entire family went nuts over this! Sure, we were skeptical at first, but you will want to start baking with this ingredient after you see how much fluffier and lighter it makes your dessert.

I was at Trader Joe’s at […]

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Baked Mozzarella Sticks

Admit it! You do it too…take a bite out of the classic ooey gooey cheese sticks and see how long you can stretch out the cheese. #LGFcountdown2016 is giving you a healthier option to this lovable appetizer. Baking it in the oven to get that golden crunch we so crave. Grab them before the 1st […]

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Broccomole Recipe

BROCCO-MOLE!

IIIIIIIIIIITS BAAAAAACK!!! This was the #1 tested recipe from last year’s #LGFcountdown. Skeptics were turned into believers. Green goodness in a bowl. I’m dipping my chips into this green goodness with my favorite food (and sometimes nemesis) – tortilla chips! They go well with veg sticks as well.

You’re curious, right? You’ve gotta try […]

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Mini Cauliflower Pizza Bites Recipe

FOOTBALL…FOOD…They just go together.

I am pumped for Super Bowl but not the gut-buster foods that go along with it. To avoid being Monday Morning Quarterback about what we ate on Super Bowl Sunday, I’m going to post a recipe a day leading up to the big game of healthy and delicious options.

Ingredients:

2 cups Cauliflower […]

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Pumpkin Pie Chia Pudding

For those Pumpkin Pie Lovers who don’t love the feeling you get after you eat it, why not try this healthy LGF remix instead?

This gluten-free, vegan alternative packs in the oh-so-thanksgiving-y flavors in a compact serving size. Perfect for that little extra something after your gracious feast. Enjoy!

 
Pumpkin Pie Chia Pudding
Serves 7

Ingredients

1.5 cups canned pumpkin
1.5 […]

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5 Ingredient “No Pasta”

Back by popular demand! This 5 Ingredient “No Pasta” is sure to knock your socks off! Swap your regular pasta noodles for spaghetti squash. Totally on point and so EASY AND Healthy!

Take a picture of your healthy dinner and post in comments!

5 Ingredient “No Pasta”

Ingredients:

1 spaghetti squash

1 package Trader Joe’s sweet Italian chicken sausage

1 yellow […]

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