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3 Tips to Stay Healthy this Season

Every year, the average American gains 7-10 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. Yikes. It’s hard enough to maintain your current weight, or lose weight, so let’s not gain more that we’ll have to deal with in 2023! Here are three simple ways to stay healthy and maintain your weight this busy season!   Apply the 80/20 rule. Eighty percent …

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Easy No-Bake Granola Bars

This granola bar recipe is so easy and delicious – simple ingredients and no baking! These wholesome granola bars are naturally sweetened, gluten free (with certified GF oats), and the perfect healthy, hearty snack or quick breakfast.  Recipe yields 16 bars. INGREDIENTS 1 ¾ cups old-fashioned oats or quick-cooking oats 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon ½ teaspoon fine sea salt (if using …

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LEMONY AIR FRIED CHICKEN BITES!

Perfectly marinated chicken thighs air fried to golden crispy and extra lemony…how can you not stop eating them? As you pull out the fryer basket, you can hear the sizzling sound. The house smells so good and everyone’s waiting to dig-in! Serve with some fresh veggies or greens and you’ve got a nice meal. Ingredients: 2 lbs. bone-in chicken thighs, skin-on (very …

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LEMONY CANNED TUNA SPAGHETTI

prep time: 5 MINScook time: 10 MINStotal Canned tuna can be healthy! This tuna pasta recipe is lemony, light, and refreshing. With only 5 main ingredients, this is the best gluten-free pantry meal tuna pasta recipe! And it can be adapted for many dietary needs. INGREDIENTS: 6 oz. gluten-free spaghetti, or paleo spaghetti 5 oz. (1 can) tuna soaked in oil and no salt added, if in water, drain it first. …

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CILANTRO MANGO CHICKEN

This chicken has so much tenderness and flavor from the marinade! Add in the mango and extra sauce, and this one is a crowd pleaser for your next spring gathering (It’s so easy to do this recipe in bulk). Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes Yields 4 servings Ingredients: 2 whole skinless, boneless chicken breasts, split 8 ounces …

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Sweet Potato Cookies

Sweet Potato Cookies PREP: 40 mins COOK: 10 mins SERVINGS: 24 cookies Ingredients 1 medium sweet potato about 8 ounces 1 cup all-purpose flour* 1 cup whole wheat flour* 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 2 large eggs room temperature 1 cup coconut sugar, or lightly packed light brown sugar 1/4 cup canola oil 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips Instructions Place rack in the upper third of oven and …