Breakfast

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Power Smoothie

This is my go-to smoothie for after a workout or to drink as a meal on the go. It is full of unprocessed natural plant based proteins, fats, and fiber. The blueberries add a healthy dose of antioxidants without adding too much sugar.

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Banana Almond Cacao Smoothie

When I had my raw detox business, I served this smoothie for lunch on day 2. I strategically placed it on the detox at that time because it tastes like a milkshake and my clients didn’t feel like they were on a detox when drinking it.

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Puffed Quinoa and Peanut Butter Protein Bites

It is nice to have a healthy snack on hand after a workout or to hold you over between meals. Quick and easy to make, these protein bites fit the bill. They have plenty of protein and good fat to keep you satisfied.

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Grain Free Apple Streusel Muffins

These muffins are moist, delicious and taste like a dessert. But since they are made with almond flour and sweetened with honey, they are actually a healthy breakfast or snack.

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Orange Creamsicle Smoothie

This smoothie is reminiscent of a few childhood favorites. The Orange Julius from the mall food court, and the Creamsicle popsicle from the ice cream truck or grocers freezer. This is a healthier version made with plain yogurt and sweetened with honey.

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Thai Green Smoothie

Drinking this Thai Green Smoothie is a refreshing way to start the day. It tastes clean and healthy. I like this smoothie because there are so many benefits to each of the ingredients. Enjoying them all in one drink is a huge win for the day.

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Grain Free Granola

When I was following the Specific Carbohydrate Diet, I couldn’t eat grains of any kind. I really missed granola, and back then, I couldn’t find any grain free varieties in stores so I created this recipe using nuts, seeds, and coconut flakes.

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Probiotic Yogurt in the Instant Pot

Making yogurt from scratch may sound daunting, but it is actually very easy to do. I started making yogurt years ago when I was on the Specific Carbohydrate Diet. Back then, I used the Yogourmet yogurt maker, but now that the Instant Pot has a yogurt setting, making it is even easier.

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Strawberry Basil Green Smoothie

Strawberries and basil remind me of summer. Combining them gives this green smoothie a unique flavor that is so enjoyable you won’t even realize you are drinking two servings of your daily leafy greens. The avocado gives this smoothie the creaminess of a milkshake while adding nearly 20 different vitamins and minerals, dietary fiber, and monounsaturated fat—the good fat we all need. The dates add the perfect touch of sweetness. Enjoy!

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