Category: Healthy Choices

Baked Quinoa Casserole with Chicken and Broccoli

Baked Quinoa Casserole with Chicken and Broccoli

[ 46 ] January 21, 2016 |

I love a good casserole. A one-dish meal is convenient, easy, and reminds me of home. This Baked Quinoa Casserole with Chicken and Broccoli makes a complete, healthy dinner. Casseroles are often are loaded with unhealthy ingredients and fat, but this one features all healthy ingredients. It’s packed with protein through the chicken and quinoa. […]

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3 Anti-Aging Smoothie Recipes

3 Anti-Aging Smoothie Recipes

[ 1 ] July 17, 2015 |

Chia Sunrise Smoothies are a great way to get all of the nutrients you need for beautiful, gorgeous, glowing skin. Try replacing highly-processed food by tossing nutrients-rich fruits and vegetables into your blender. They are easy to make and easy to take with you. Nourish your skin by adding more beautifying foods to your diet. […]

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Grilled Chicken with Mango Salsa and Paella Rice

Grilled Chicken with Mango Salsa and Paella Rice

[ 2 ] June 15, 2015 |

Mixing and mingling global flavors bring a fresh spin to classic dishes.  The grilled chicken and mango salsa bring a taste of the Islands while the saffron-scented rice reminds us of popular Spain’s Paella. If you never used Old Bay Seasoning, next time you are out grocery shopping, look for the yellow can.  Full of […]

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Oat Bran-Health Benefits

Oat Bran-Health Benefits

[ 0 ] February 21, 2015 |

Sprinkled on yogurt and salads, or added to the preparation of pancakes, muffins, cakes and even bread, oat bran can be incorporated in our daily diet. With his health benefits, oat bran is a must. Oat bran has become an essential ingredient to special diets and slimming health plans. With proven effects on cholesterol because […]

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The Spiralizer- A Great Kitchen Gadget

The Spiralizer- A Great Kitchen Gadget

[ 4 ] January 19, 2015 |

  Are you familiar with Spiralizer machines? – Handy for turning vegetables like zucchini into curly pasta-like strands. This handy slicer creates beautiful mounds of julienne squash, carrots, zucchini, cucumbers and other vegetables for garnishing, toppings, and create recipes.   It’s simple to use and makes nutritious spiral vegetables & noodles – a gluten free, […]

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Quinoa Chicken Parmesan

Quinoa Chicken Parmesan

[ 1 ] January 6, 2015 |

  I love quinoa. This Quinoa Chicken Parmesan dish is a favorite. Satisfying and nutritious, this recipe for a basic baked chicken parmesan is simple and delicious. Quinoa is used as a replacement for breadcrumbs in this recipe and give a crispy coating on chicken. I enjoyed the texture of the crispy quinoa on the chicken […]

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Quinoa Chicken Salad in a Jar

Quinoa Chicken Salad in a Jar

[ 4 ] December 4, 2014 |

For a grab and go lunch, food prepared in Mason jars is great way to eat something healthy and quick. Easy to transport, they don’t require too much preparation and cleaning. This Quinoa Chicken Salad in a jar makes an amazing clean eating lunch.   For these Mason jar layered quinoa, chicken, spinach and all […]

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The Best Veggie Burgers

The Best Veggie Burgers

[ 8 ] November 10, 2014 |

  These vibrant and tasty Veggie Burgers  are the perfect vegetarian alternative to a traditional burger. They are the best veggie burgers I have tried so far. Made with wholesome ingredients, they are easy to prepare. They will satisfy your appetite. These meaty patties are nutritious and a good meatless meal. They are also low in calories. […]

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Baked Mediterranean Eggplant Rounds

Baked Mediterranean Eggplant Rounds

[ 0 ] October 28, 2014 |

These cheesy eggplant rounds have all the deliciousness of a yummy pizza. Crispy and topped with marinara sauce and cheeses, these Baked Mediterranean Eggplant Rounds are fabulous. Eggplant is one of the lower-calorie fresh vegetables. It is very rich in water  The skin of eggplant contains fiber and is rich in anti-oxidants . To preserve the nutritional qualities, it is better to cook […]

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30 Minutes Sweet Potato Chili with Kale

30 Minutes Sweet Potato Chili with Kale

[ 2 ] October 14, 2014 |

I made a large batch of chili this week.  I needed something easy and quick to make. And this 30 minutes Sweet Potato Chili with Kale came out so good and hearty. Ready in no time and full of good ingredients, you will love this sweet potato chili with kale,  perfect for the cooler nights. […]

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Baked Turkey Meatballs with Tomato Basil Sauce

Baked Turkey Meatballs with Tomato Basil Sauce

[ 5 ] August 29, 2014 |

This is a flavorful and satisfying dish.  These Baked Turkey Meatballs are amazingly good. These meatballs are unbelievably moist, and the pancetta provided such a nice saltiness. Serve with tomato basil sauce or your favorite  sauce. Make them smaller for a fun appetizer. I like the  miniature versions of them for a party or potluck. […]

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Quinoa, Pistachio Muffins

Quinoa, Pistachio Muffins

[ 1 ] August 12, 2014 |

These quinoa muffins are light and fluffy.  They make a healthy breakfast or a nice snack at any time of the day. Each of these homemade Quinoa, Pistachio Muffins contains flavorful ingredients. 5.0 from 1 reviews Quinoa, Pistachio Muffins   Print Author: Citronlimette Serves: 8 Ingredients 1⅓ cups quinoa flour 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ […]

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Baked Oatmeal with Bananas and Berries

Baked Oatmeal with Bananas and Berries

[ 1 ] July 25, 2014 |

A great dish to start your day! Baked Oatmeal with Bananas and Berries, flavor with cinnamon and maple syrup. I enjoy oats in the morning and the possibilities are endless. This baked oatmeal is one of my favorite. I have made some baked oatmeal with apple few days ago and it was delicious. A layer […]

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Gruyere and Arugula Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Gruyere and Arugula Stuffed Chicken Breasts

[ 2 ] May 5, 2014 |

This recipe for Gruyere and  Arugula Stuffed Chicken is not only delicious but also easy. A gourmet meal in no time. You don’t have arugula, try using spinach for a different taste. Prepare the stuffing in advance and bake the chicken when ready to serve. Enjoy a nice dinner! 5.0 from 1 reviews Gruyere and […]

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Broccoli with Ginger Garlic Sauce

Broccoli with Ginger Garlic Sauce

[ 2 ] April 4, 2014 |

Fresh gingerroot and garlic add extra flavor to simple, steamed broccoli. This is a quick, easy side dish packed with nutrients. Steam broccoli for a few minutes first and then stir fry with garlic and ginger in a flavorful asian sauce made from soy sauce and chili garlic sauce. If you are looking  to add a […]

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Healthy Chicken Parmesan

Healthy Chicken Parmesan

[ 2 ] March 31, 2014 |

A simple and delicious healthy Chicken Parmesan recipe. This dish comes together very quickly for a satisfying dinner. 5.0 from 1 reviews Healthy Chicken Parmesan   Print Author: Citronlimette Serves: 4 Ingredients ½ cup grated fresh Parmesan cheese, divided ½ cup panko 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley ½ teaspoon dried basil ¼ teaspoon dried oregano […]

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