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  • Protein Needs

    By admin | In Nutrition/Recipes | on October 17, 2015

    Protein is a macronutrient and must be supplied on a daily basis. Our bodies do not store protein, other than in our muscles, but we do not want to draw from our muscles. We should give our bodies a clean source of protein so it can maintain healthy hair, skin, nails, bones, organs, and mental […]

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  • Hot Wings with Crispy Kale

    By admin | In Nutrition/Recipes | on October 12, 2015

    Harness the spicy flavor of your favorite bar food! These hot wings contain filling protein along with a healthy side of crisp kale.  Kale is super dense in nutrients and crisps nicely like a chip when cooked with healthy fats in a hot oven. Serves: 4 Ingredients: – 1 ½ pound chicken thighs, skin intact – 1 […]

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  • Seafood Stuffed Avocado

    By admin | In Nutrition/Recipes | on September 14, 2015

    If you’re able to tolerate dairy, these ocean filled avocados are a winner!  Make sure the crabmeat you purchase is the real thing as imitation crabmeat does have gluten in it. Serves: 4   Ingredients – 2 Tablespoons plain Greek yogurt – 2 Tablespoons mayonnaise – 1 Tablespoon fresh-squeezed lemon juice plus extra – Pinch sea […]

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  • Chia Seeds

    By admin | In Fitness News, Nutrition/Recipes | on September 14, 2015

    Chia Seeds are tiny, nutrient-dense powerhouses that the Aztecs used to feed their people, armies, hunting parties, and runners. Thankfully, we’ve rediscovered this little seed, and you can put its energy-boosting abilities to use in your life today without the need for time machines, those pesky paradoxes, or braving the jungle. The mild seeds make […]

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  • Stuffed Portabellas

    By admin | In Nutrition/Recipes | on September 7, 2015

    You might think of stuffed mushrooms as a tempting appetizer, but stuffing portabellas with a rich, Italian flavored filling can turn this dish into a hearty meal. Shop for large portobellos that are at least 4 inches wide. If smaller mushrooms are the only ones available, split the filling between 8 smaller portobellos. Serves: 4 Ingredients: […]

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  • Shrimp Wraps

    By admin | In Nutrition/Recipes | on August 29, 2015

    Get your seafood fix at lunch with these delicate Asian- inspired wraps. Add a side of veggies and you can season those with the lime, too! Serves: 4 Ingredients: 8 large lettuce leaves 2 tablespoons sesame oil 2 tablespoons ginger, minced 24 ounces medium shrimp, shelled and deveined 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 tablespoon tamari 1 […]

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  • Thai Basil Lettuce Wraps

    By hyperion | In Nutrition/Recipes | on June 3, 2014

    Thai Basil Lettuce Wraps Ingredients: 4 teaspoons olive oil, divided 1/2 cup minced shallots 1/2 cup thinly sliced red bell pepper 4 teaspoons minced fresh garlic 1 pound ground chicken or turkey 1 finely chopped anaheim chili 1 tablespoon fish sauce 1 teaspoon honey or brown sugar 2 teaspoons lower-sodium soy sauce 1/4 teaspoon fresh […]

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  • Roasted Broccoli

    By hyperion | In Nutrition/Recipes | on May 21, 2014

    This recipe will make a broccoli-lover out of a sworn veggie-hater!               Ingredients 1 large bunch of broccoli (about 1/2 pound) 2-3 tablespoons olive oil 1-2 cloves of garlic salt and pepper to tasteInstructions Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit. Wash broccoli and dry very thoroughly. (Don’t skip drying […]

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  • What Is Stevia?

    By hyperion | In Nutrition/Recipes | on January 31, 2014

    Nutrition Q & A Q: What is stevia? A: Stevia, or Stevia rebaudiana specifically, is an herb in the sunflower family. Stevia extracts are known to be incredibly sweet, having up to 300 times the sweetness of sugar. So, it’s no surprise that it’s commonly referred to as the “sweet leaf” or “sugar leaf.”   Q: What’s the […]

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  • Craving Salty?

    By hyperion | In Nutrition/Recipes | on January 1, 2014

    Try these snacks: 2 oz turkey breast, 2 bread-&-butter pickles (80 calories) 1/2 cup hummus, 3 carrot sticks (80 calories) 1/2 pumpkin seeds in shell (143 calories) 5 olives (45 calories)   website load testing .

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  • Cinnamon Ginger Fruit Salad

    By hyperion | In Nutrition/Recipes | on December 9, 2013

    Ingredients: 2 chopped apples, any red-skinned variety 2 chopped pears Seeds of 1 pomegranate Juice of 1/2 orange 1 tbsp chopped fresh ginger 2 tsp maple syrup 1 tsp lemon juice 2 tsp cinnamon Preparation: Toss chopped fruit with the lemon juice to prevent browning. Stir together orange juice, maple syrup, ginger and cinnamon. Pour over […]

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  • Pumpkin Ravioli

    By hyperion | In Nutrition/Recipes | on November 18, 2013

    Ingredients 1 cup canned pumpkin 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 24 wonton wrappers 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup chicken broth 1 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter Chopped parsley Preperation Combine 1 cup pumpkin, 1/3 cup Parmesan, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon black pepper. Spoon about 2 teaspoons pumpkin mixture into center of each wonton wrapper. Moisten […]

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  • Savory Baked Apples

    By hyperion | In Nutrition/Recipes | on October 5, 2013

    Ingredients 2/3 cup fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth 1/3 cup uncooked brown rice 1/3 cup dried cranberries 1/3 cup apple cider 4 large Rome apples, cored 1 1/2 tablespoons butter, melted and divided 1 (4-ounce) link sweet Italian sausage, casings removed 3/4 cup finely chopped yellow onion 1/3 cup finely chopped carrot 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon […]

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  • Butternut Squash and Black Bean Chili

    By hyperion | In Nutrition/Recipes | on September 20, 2013

     INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons Pure Wesson® Canola Oil 1 pkg (12 oz each) refrigerated butternut squash pieces (12 oz = about 3 cups) 1-1/2 cups frozen chopped vegetable blend for seasoning (onion, celery, bell pepper) 1 can (15 oz each) Rosarita® Premium Whole Black Beans, drained, rinsed 1 can (10 oz each) Ro*Tel® Original Diced Tomatoes […]

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  • Pumpkin & Granola Parfait

    By hyperion | In Nutrition/Recipes | on September 10, 2013

    Start your Fall season with this awesome Autumn breakfast that is packed with protein and fiber! Ingredients:  1 container (6 ounces) plain low-fat yogurt 2 teaspoons honey 1/4 teaspoon pumpkin-pie spice 1 whole-grain crunchy granola bar, crumbled 1/2 cup canned pumpkin   Make it: Mix together yogurt, honey and pumpkin-pie spice. In a bowl, layer yogurt mixture, granola-bar crumbs […]

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