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Buckwheat Pancakes

Buckwheat is a great source of iron and the flax seeds add some Omega-3s.  A big batch made on the weekend can be used as healthy snacks or quick breakfasts throughout the week.  My favorite way to have them is with spoonfuls of homemade applesauce and dollops of yogurt. Read More and Get the Recipe!

Broccoli Pasta

The lovely green florets of broccoli have not always appealed to me. Even now, broccoli doesn’t rank very high in my list of preferred vegetables (in fact, it’s pretty much at the bottom). I’ll tolerate it, though (and even sometimes like it – shocker!), since it’s loaded with such vitamin-packed goodness. It packs quite a

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Quinoa Veggie Chili

Packed with a serious amount of vegetables and protein-rich quinoa and beans, this chili is awesome by itself, but even better with some grated cheese (my choice is sharp cheddar) and slices of creamy avocado. The bonus is that it freezes well, too! Scoop it into some Ball jars and throw it in the freezer

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Raw Chia Fig Bars

The occasional treat is fine (and necessary), but a couple of my latest favorite healthier snacks are homemade raw chia bars and smoothies. I’ll be the first to admit, I hopped right on the chia seed bandwagon when it came along and haven’t looked back. I’ve been putting the little buggers in everything, and love that they

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