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  Disclaimer: I  know folks with diabetes and other conditions must manage carbohydrates.  This post is not meant to offend and is only one gals opinion. I am just not a fan of diets that restrict vegetables. Not long ago, an innocent comment on one of my blog posts kind of threw me for a loop.  It was in response to my recipe for Vegan Queso Dip which is delicious by the...

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Healthy Vegan Queso

Healthy Vegan Queso


Posted By on Jul 20, 2018

I am a huge fan of Queso Dip!  This vegan version is perfect on Nachos or just as a dip.  Make sure you soak your cashews and add enough water to get a pourable texture.  I have included a link to purchase nutritional yeast at the bottom.  It is magic! Vegan Queso Ingredients Print Healthy Vegan Queso Rate this recipe 1 2 3 4 5 1 ratings Author: Shawntelle "Fifty Fit" Miller Yield: 8 Ingredients 1 1/2 Cups Raw Cashews (Soak...

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Berry Vibrant Smoothie

Berry Vibrant Smoothie


Posted By on Jul 19, 2018

I love a super filling nutrient packed smoothie.  This one includes Green Vibrance, a plant based super food powder I am a HUGE fan of!  It contains over 25 billion probiotics and tons of vitamins and minerals. This recipe isn’t super sweet.  If you need a little sweetness add a bit of stevia or half of a ripe banana. I have included Links for the flaxseed Meal and Green Vibrance at the end. Find more smoothie recipes HERE...

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Sugar & Oil Free Granola! Who doesn’t love granola? I avoid commercial brands because they are full of sugar, oil and preservatives. This one has none of the above an your house will smell wonderful when you make it. Awesome on top of coconut yogurt, a smoothie bowl or as a high energy snack!  This recipe is like portable oatmeal.   You can also add raisins or dried cranberries.  Great for plane travel or to keep a small...

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Mean Green Protein Smoothie


Posted By on Jun 28, 2018

Hey There Protein Junkies!  This shake is for you.  This baby packs in the protein and nutrition and is super satisfying after a work out or when you want something quick and healthy but don’t have time to cook.  So tasty and sweet you can even fool your kids or grandkids into eating Kale! For this recipe I use my favorite veggie protein shake but feel free to substitute whey or soy protein if that is your preference. Nutrition:...

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