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Category: Recipes

Quinoa Salad with Mango and Avocado

A Summer Tasting Delight! This tasty treat has a few extra steps than many of our other recipes. However, it is a wonderful, healthy dish that is scrumptious enough to make it worth the effort! With a unique dressing and combination of ingredients, this salad is on my short list to take to the next […]

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Crockpot Salsa

A perfect way to use all your fresh garden produce, this salsa made in a crockpot (or two) freezes well to enjoy all year long. THE RECIPE Ingredients: 12 cups Roma tomatoes, diced (or whatever garden variety you have this year) 4 medium green peppers, diced 2 large onions, diced 6 cloves garlic, minced (adjust […]

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Rainbow Pasta Salad

An array of beautiful colors signal the variety of nutrients inside this cold pasta salad. Best of all, you can mix this all up ahead of time and enjoy for several days. I know I’m not alone in choosing to skip vegetables because of time constraints. Even if you’re working from home, a convenient lunch […]

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Cheese Quiche – A Simple Protein Meal

This cheese quiche is great on its own, perfect for when you need a fast protein meal with no fuss or extra pans to wash! If you have a little extra time or are craving some variety, it provides a great base for adding additional ingredients. Add additional proteins like cooked sausage or ham. Up […]

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Kale Salad – Great Make-Ahead Salad

Very few salads can be made well ahead of time, especially if the dressing is already on the greens. Kale, on the other hand, is so hearty and thick that I actually enjoy this salad more on day 2 or after. This gives the acid in the dressing a chance to soften the thick kale […]

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Wild Rice and Sausage

When we gather with my husband’s extended family for Thanksgiving, this is the dish that everyone loves and that I look forward to the most. Plus, I’ve been a personal trainer almost as long as I’ve been going to this gathering and a flavorful dish filled with quality, nutritious ingredients is a very welcome treat! So here’s […]

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Butternut Squash and Apple Soup

Warm, delicious and nutritious! This recipe was provided by our Pilates Instructor’s Mom, Karen. A Birkner family favorite is now a Kelzer family favorite! Like most squash recipes, it takes a little time to prepare, but it is simple and delicious. This recipe also freezes beautifully so you can make a large batch and have […]

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Super Simple Sheet Pan Veggies

Roasting or baking vegetables on a sheet pan is one of the easiest ways to prepare vegetables. The benefits include: Little to no dishes to clean. Use aluminum foil or parchment paper every time! No fancy seasonings required. A drizzle of olive oil and a sprinkle of salt and pepper is all you need. No […]

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Freezer Prep: Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

When it comes to the prep, keep it simple and remember that you’re just trying to have the fresh ingredients on hand for when you or someone in your house needs comfort food. VEGETABLES – dice and freeze Wash and dice carrots. I prefer to peel mine if they’re not organic. Tip: Small pieces make […]

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