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Recipe: Zucchini “pasta” with creamy garlic butter and shrimp

This dish is loaded with vegetables that increase the nutrition profile of this recipe, and is a great way to get kids to eat more veggies. Spiralizing the zucchini: Zucchini is in season from June through September. Pick zucchini that still has a firm stem, and store unwashed in your refrigerator’s crisper drawer until ready to

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Recipe: A virgin sangria for a hot summer day

This easy to make virgin sangria is loaded with lots of fresh fruit and juices. The secret to a really good sangria is to let it sit in the refrigerator for at least a few hours for all the juices to combine. You can be creative with this recipe and substitute with other fruits or

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Recipe: Low-carb eggplant pizza bites

If you’re looking for a quick, healthy snack or meal, these eggplant pizza bites can be made in under 30 minutes. I love making healthy appetizers that are also filling enough to be meals in themselves. The base of these pizza bites is made by slicing eggplant, brushing the slices with olive oil and baking

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Recipe: A tortilla breakfast pizza you can put together in under an hour

This breakfast pizza recipe does not require a pizza crust, so it’s quick to make but also incredibly delicious, and made with a gluten-free tortilla as the base. (I used this tortilla made with brown rice flour.) You can top this breakfast pizza with your favorite toppings. On mine, I used caramelized onions, sautéed mushrooms, red peppers

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Recipe: Sweet potato toast, a healthy gluten-free breakfast

If you’re looking for healthy breakfast option, look no further. Sweet potato “toast” is the new grain-free option that has become popular with health enthusiasts looking for grain free healthier options. This sweet potato toast is easy to make and filling. Though it doesn’t taste like a traditional toast, you will be amazed at just

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Recipe: Spicy gluten-free pizza

My go-to spicy gluten-free pizza recipe uses a naturally gluten-free pizza crust. I use this chebe bread to make the pizza crust mix. Chebe bread (pronounced CHEE-bee) is distinctive cheese bread originating from Brazil. Chebe bread pizza mix is naturally gluten-free and primary ingredient is with tapioca flour. For this recipe, I make a spicy

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Recipe: Brown butter mushroom soup

This low-carb brown butter mushroom soup recipe is one of my favorites. Whether you are on a weight-loss journey, a diabetic trying to avoid blood sugar spikes caused by high carb meals, on a gluten free diet or simply enjoy eating low-carb yet delicious foods, this recipe is for you. This recipe uses simple and

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Recipe: Low-carb cilantro lime cauliflower “rice”

This version of cilantro lime cauliflower “rice” is one of my favorite low-carb alternative dishes. Whether you’re on a weight-loss journey, are diabetic trying to avoid blood sugar spikes caused by high carb meals, or simply enjoy eating low-carb yet delicious foods, this recipe is for you. How to make cauliflower “rice”: As the name implies,

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Recipe: Low-carb tortillas

My family and I fell in love with Mexican food after several trips to Mexico to visit our cousins. We visited several small towns in Mexico where we had some amazing authentic food and drinks. Some of the best tasting dishes were served by street side vendors. Since our return, I’ve tried to recreate some

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