August 29, 2018 by Contributor in Low Carb
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Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Energy Balls

These Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Energy Balls make a great after-school (or after-work!) snack. You can whip them up in a jiffy and they’ll be gone just as quickly. They also freeze beautifully! Continue reading “Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Energy Balls” »

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August 28, 2018 by Contributor in Low Carb
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How to Cook One Flexible Dinner That Makes Everyone Happy

A few simple tweaks during dinner prep means that you can make one meal that everyone will eat. The trick is to customize as you go! Continue reading “How to Cook One Flexible Dinner That Makes Everyone Happy” »

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August 27, 2018 by Contributor in Low Carb
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Arroz con Tocino (Puerto Rican Rice with Salt Pork)

Puerto Rican Arroz con Tocino is such an easy weeknight meal. It’s made with rice and salt pork (or bacon!) and topped with a fried egg. You can also eat this for breakfast! Continue reading “Arroz con Tocino (Puerto Rican Rice with Salt Pork)” »

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August 26, 2018 by Contributor in Low Carb
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Homemade Cup of Noodles

Skip the packet, and make your own homemade cup of noodles! There’s something so satisfying about having a soup like this assembled and ready in the fridge. Just add water! Continue reading “Homemade Cup of Noodles” »

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August 25, 2018 by Contributor in Low Carb
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Meal Plan for August Week 4

Here’s your meal plan for August Week 4! We’ve got Angel Hair Pasta with Shrimp, Veggie Fried Rice, Cider Glazed Salmon, and more! Continue reading “Meal Plan for August Week 4” »

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August 25, 2018 by Contributor in Low Carb
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Farmers’ Market Salad with Peaches, Goat Cheese, and Basil

Almost everything you need for this salad can be purchased at your local farmers’ market at the height of summer: sweet peaches, creamy goat cheese, and aromatic basil the key components! Enjoy the season while it lasts! Continue reading “Farmers’ Market Salad with Peaches, Goat Cheese, and Basil” »

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August 23, 2018 by Contributor in Low Carb
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Mom’s Ground Turkey and Peppers

The mother of ground turkey recipes, this 1-pot family classic is quick and easy! Sautéed ground turkey with onions, garlic, bell peppers, and seasoned with chipotle chili. Continue reading “Mom’s Ground Turkey and Peppers” »

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August 22, 2018 by Contributor in Low Carb
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Pasta with Roasted Tomatoes and Herb Cashew Sauce

Pasta? Check. Roasted tomatoes? Check. Creamy vegan cashew sauce? Absolutely CHECK! This recipe is so simple, but it delivers big on both flavor and creaminess. Make the cream sauce ahead of time and dinner is ready in no time. Continue reading “Pasta with Roasted Tomatoes and Herb Cashew Sauce” »

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August 22, 2018 by Contributor in Low Carb
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How to Make Creamy Vegan Cashew “Cheese” Sauce

Use this creamy vegan cashew cream sauce in place of dairy-based salad dressings and pasta sauces! Just because you’re not eating dairy doesn’t mean you can’t have something creamy in your meal. Make a big batch and use it all week long. Continue reading “How to Make Creamy Vegan Cashew

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August 21, 2018 by Contributor in Low Carb
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21 Best Recipes With Ripe Summer Tomatoes

Oh, tomatoes! How we love you! Here are 21 different ways to enjoy those ripe summer tomatoes. Whether you need to use them immediately for something like a gazpacho or a Caprese salad, or you have so many you need to can or get creative (think basic tomato sauce or

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August 20, 2018 by Contributor in Low Carb
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6 Make-Ahead Casseroles for Back to School

Cheesy casseroles for the win! From Buffalo Chicken Lasagna to Tater Tot Casserole, we’re lining up a few of our faves in partnership with Castello Cheese. Continue reading “6 Make-Ahead Casseroles for Back to School” »

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August 20, 2018 by Contributor in Low Carb
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Zucchini Lasagna Roll-Ups

Think of these zucchini roll-ups as like lasagna, but without the pasta! Precooking the zucchini softens it enough to roll it up with some cheese and herbs. Top with a quick fresh stovetop tomato sauce, bake, and serve! Continue reading “Zucchini Lasagna Roll-Ups” »

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August 19, 2018 by Contributor in Low Carb
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Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Bars

Chocolate chip cookie + cheesecake = chocolate chip cheesecake bars! Why choose one when you can have both?! Bonus: these cheesecake bars are ready in about half the time as regular cheesecake. Continue reading “Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Bars” »

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August 18, 2018 by Contributor in Low Carb
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Meal Plan for August Week 3

Check out our meal plan for August Week 3! We’ve got Santa Maria Tri-Tip, Chicken Tostadas, Pasta with Tomatoes and Brie, and more! Continue reading “Meal Plan for August Week 3” »

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August 18, 2018 by Contributor in Low Carb
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Gazpacho with Avocado and Corn

Gazpacho is meant for hot summer nights when during on the stove is a chore. Add avocado and corn for a more complete meal! Gazpacho needs to be made ahead and chilled, but that also means you have lunch or dinner right in the fridge, ready whenever you are. Continue

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August 17, 2018 by Contributor in Low Carb
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Gluten-Free Vanilla Birthday Cake

Have your cake and eat it too! If you need a festive cake without gluten, dairy, or eggs, this is THE cake to make. It’s tender, soft, and tastes great with chocolate frosting. (And sprinkles!) Continue reading “Gluten-Free Vanilla Birthday Cake” »

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August 16, 2018 by Contributor in Low Carb
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15 Ways to Cook with Zucchini This Summer

Got zucchini? It’s that time again, when we have more zucchini than we know what to do with. Never fear! We have solutions to this problem—15 of them to be exact! Zucchini Fritters, Cheesy Zucchini Bites, Chocolate Zucchini Bread, and more! Continue reading “15 Ways to Cook with Zucchini This

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August 15, 2018 by Contributor in Low Carb
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Sous Vide Pork Belly Bites

These Sous Vide Pork Belly Bites are totally irresistible! They cook low and slow for 12 hours, then get crisped up on the grill for an easy BBQ appetizer! You NEED these at your next party. Continue reading “Sous Vide Pork Belly Bites” »

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August 15, 2018 by Contributor in Low Carb
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Grilled Dukkah-Crusted Chicken with Lemon Hummus

Try this Dukkah-Crusted Grilled Chicken! A new spice blend can really be a game changer when dinner time gets boring. Dukkah is a blend of coriander, cumin, and fennel seeds and nuts, and it pairs beautifully with grilled chicken. Continue reading “Grilled Dukkah-Crusted Chicken with Lemon Hummus” »

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August 14, 2018 by Contributor in Low Carb
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How to Grocery Shop with Kids Without Losing Your Mind

There was a great television ad for soup a while back that I think pretty much every parent could relate to. The ad showed a mother walking down the aisle of the supermarket, pushing a cart with a toddler, and another little one racing around near the cart. The voice

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August 13, 2018 by Contributor in Low Carb
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Tomato Ricotta Tart

Summer is in full effect—the sun is shining long into the evening, weekends are spent lounging at the beach, and air conditioning is on full blast, 24/7. Foodwise, the summer brings a bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables—one of my favorite is tomatoes. At their peak, tomatoes are great in

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August 12, 2018 by Contributor in Low Carb
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Baked Summer Peaches with Baked Meringue

I have an adage when it comes to peaches: Travel to the peaches, don’t ask them to travel to you. And when they do arrive as close to home as you can find them, make this simple dessert of peaches topped with meringue. Continue reading “Baked Summer Peaches with Baked

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August 11, 2018 by Contributor in Low Carb
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Pan Bagnat (French Tuna Sandwich)

Welcome to le pique-nique! (That’s French for picnic: insert happy face here.) This French picnic sandwich, pan bagnat, is your new best friend for any outdoor excursion. You can—and should—make it ahead. It’s supposed to be a little soft and squishy on the inside from the tuna fish and olive

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August 11, 2018 by Contributor in Low Carb
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Meal Plan for August Week 2

Please welcome Katie Workman for this month’s meal plans! Katie is a mother of two hungry boys and a meal planning wizard, so much so that it led to the creation of her blog The Mom 100 and a cookbook by the same name. There are few things more appealing to me than daylight that stretches

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