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Baked Kale Chips

Share & lose 5lbs. 😛FacebookTwitterPinterestemailI love kale.  I always buy the pre-packaged kale, baby kale, organic kale, kale shirts.  You name it. Here is a wonderful recipe for baked Kale Chips.  It’s a delicious way to get the super food benefits and my kids LOVE it too!   Ingredients: 1 bag kale (not baby kale) or 1 bunch organic kale 2-3 Tbs. Extra Virgin Olive Oil   Directions: Put kale

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Recipe: Fit Mom No Sugar Added Banana Bread

This is one of my all time favorite recipes! This fool proof recipe has been in my family for decades. I modified it so it’s “lower” in sugar than traditional banana bread and super easy for busy people. This is a delicious way to use up over ripe bananas. So before you toss out those too ripe bananas, make this yummy bread. It’s delish to reheat in the toaster oven.

15 Healthy Grab & Go Snacks

Share & lose 5lbs. 😛FacebookTwitterPinterestemailEating healthfully is easier if you’re prepared. Here are some favorite grab-n-go healthy snacks FRUIT KABOBS: These are so fun to make and so colorful! Try pre-making some healthy fruit kabobs to keep in your fridge for easy grab and go snacks. I love to get these in Greek yogurt for protein. Whenever I have a snack, it should include some type of protein.  I mean,

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Recipe: Tomato Feta Salad

Share & lose 5lbs. 😛FacebookTwitterPinterestemailPerfect Salad for any meal I love this salad! It’s easy to make and super healthy! Fast & Fit! (By the way, who wants to cook in a hot kitchen in the summer? NOT ME!) Here is a delicious SIMPLE healthy recipe that I love! It’s a wonderful salad to go with any barbecue or on its own.  Hope you enjoy it too! Aloha! Make sure

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Magic Salad Dressing – Makes salad disappear from children’s plates

This salad dressing has been in my family for generations. I modified it to be lower in sodium and fat. It is simply delicious and can be made ahead of time and stored in the fridge. My kids always ask for extra salad when I use this dressing!

5 Must Try Dark Chocolate Recipes

Share & lose 5lbs. 😛FacebookTwitterPinterestemailYou had me at chocolate. 5 Favorite Chocolate Recipes No guilt sweet treats. Ever the over achiever 🙂   Dark Chocolate Trail Mix Bites Fun to make for the whole family. I love this for a guilt free dessert!   Dark Chocolate Tofu Pudding Tofu ramps up the protein factor and makes it super creamy.  If you’ve never tried it you may think it will taste

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Blitzed Maui Wings Recipe – Baked not fried.

Share & lose 5lbs. 😛FacebookTwitterPinterestemailA favorite for Super Bowl! Always gone before kick off. Make a double batch. Oven Fried. Crunchy.  Delicious. EZ Clean Up: 1 Bowl.  1 Pan lined in Foil. INGREDIENTS: 1-2 package(s) chicken wings 1/8 cup low-sodium soy sauce 1/8 cup vinegar splash of water splash of chardonnay pinch of salt & pepper 2 Squirts of honey minced garlic garlic salt cayenne pepper (to taste)   DIRECTIONS:

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Kiana’s Healthy Stuffing Recipe

Share & lose 5lbs. 😛FacebookTwitterPinterestemail Taste of Hawaii! This is a colorful blend of pineapple, coconut and cranberries that is moist and sweet. Aloha! INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup margarine or 1/4 cup organic apple sauce 1/4 cup stevia 4 eggs 1 (20 ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained 2 slices whole wheat, cubed 2 slices sour dough bread, cubed 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1/4 cup unsweetened coconut DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 350

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Hawaiian Sweet Potatoes

Share & lose 5lbs. 😛FacebookTwitterPinterestemailHawaiian Sweet Potatoes With Lite Coconut Milk & Pineapple Island Favorite! Easy and fun to make. Make ahead of time and reheat 🙂   INGREDIENTS: 6 medium sweet potatoes or canned sweet potatoes (if you’re in a pinch) 1/4 cup stevia brown sugar 1/4 cup grass fed butter 1/2 cup diced fresh pineapple or 1 can cubed pineapple 1/2 cup lite coconut milk Optional: unsweetened coconut

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Power Pumpkin Bread

Share & lose 5lbs. 😛FacebookTwitterPinterestemailHealthy Pumpkin Bread Perfect for Fall or with a cup of coffee anytime No guilt. No added sugar.  Apple sauce instead of butter. Breakfast.  Snack. Dessert.   Ingredients: 1/2 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree 2 eggs (or 1 mashed ripe banana or 1 cup yogurt) 1/4 cup coconut oil 1/4 cup unsweetened apple sauce 1/3 cup water 1/2 cup stevia 1-3/4 cups wheat flour 1 teaspoon

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Healthy Recipe: Super Hero Kale Soup

Here is a favorite recipe I love to make. It is so healthful and it is impressive to serve. It makes me feel good to know I am feeding my family this healthy and oh so delicious, hearty soup. It is filled with fresh vegetables and the wonder vegetable: Kale. Enjoy!

Lazy Weekend Breakfast Potatoes

Share & lose 5lbs. 😛FacebookTwitterPinterestemailLazy Weekend Breakfast Potatoes Yawn. :O Relaxing on a lazy weekend is good for the soul.  Sometimes, my family and I take a lazy morning and stay in our PJ’s til noon.  It’s rare, but it happens.  I usually make a huge breakfast that includes my family favorite Breakfast Potatoes. Hope  you and your family will love them too. The house smells so yummy and they

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