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Quick Protein Recipe: Gingerbread Protein Shake

Quick Protein Recipe: Gingerbread Protein Shake

Eric December 14, 2010

If ever there were a holiday-themed protein shake idea, this is it. I actually came up with this shake idea a couple years ago, partially because I wanted a healthy treat with references to

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Healthy Recipe: Chicken Soup (Noodle-optional)

Healthy Recipe: Chicken Soup (Noodle-optional)

Eric December 3, 2010

As a follow-up to yesterday’s post about the cold-fighting magic of chicken soup, here is a simple, tasty, and healthy recipe for chicken soup. Winter came early, hard, and fast to Utah this year,

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Quick Protein Recipe: Banana Nut Bread Protein Shake

Quick Protein Recipe: Banana Nut Bread Protein Shake

Eric December 1, 2010

Banana bread is a comfort food weakness of mine, and it’s one of the few things I can bake, since it is much more forgiving of non-exact measurements than other baked goods. But even

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Thanksgiving Leftovers Recipe: Turkey-Potato Pancakes

Thanksgiving Leftovers Recipe: Turkey-Potato Pancakes

Eric November 26, 2010

Thanksgiving leftovers are tricky when it comes to healthy eating. If your Thanksgiving food isn’t health conscious to begin with, you can’t magically morph the leftovers into something figure friendly. Me? I tend to

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Thanksgiving Recipe Idea #5: Pumpkin Mousse Pie

Thanksgiving Recipe Idea #5: Pumpkin Mousse Pie

Eric November 19, 2010

This week-long recipe marathon would not be complete without a dessert. The traditional Thanksgiving pies (pumpkin, apple, coconut cream, etc.) are laden with added sugar and/or fat, resulting in a dessert that, in many

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Thanksgiving Recipe Idea #4: Maple Cinnamon Sweet Potatoes

Thanksgiving Recipe Idea #4: Maple Cinnamon Sweet Potatoes

Eric November 18, 2010

Forget candied yams. All that sugar and butter and marshmallows will just pack on the backfat and leave you feeling yucky. Plus, the “candying” masks the inherent flavor and of the sweet potato. As

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Thanksgiving Recipe Idea #3: Pumpkin Bread & Veggie Stuffing

Thanksgiving Recipe Idea #3: Pumpkin Bread & Veggie Stuffing

Eric November 17, 2010

This stuffing innovation also hearkens back to something I saw on the Food Network (Rachael Ray, I think). As I’ve admitted, I’m decidedly and unabashedly obsessed with pumpkin, so this by far my favorite

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Thanksgiving Recipe Idea #2: Herb Roasted Turkey Breast Cutlets

Thanksgiving Recipe Idea #2: Herb Roasted Turkey Breast Cutlets

Eric November 16, 2010

I’m not going to tell you to replace your traditional roasted turkey with this recipe, as roasting the whole bird is too steeped in tradition and symbolism to say that anything less is completely

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Thanksgiving Recipe Idea #1: Deviled Eggs

Thanksgiving Recipe Idea #1: Deviled Eggs

Eric November 15, 2010

This week, we’re posting a recipe every day to share some ideas to enhance your Thanksgiving menu, focusing on both flavor and nutrition. Some of these will be “healthy versions of”-type recipes; others will

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Recipe: African-Style Peanut Quinoa Soup w/ Chicken

Recipe: African-Style Peanut Quinoa Soup w/ Chicken

Eric November 12, 2010

A huge thanks to my friend Leo for sharing this with me! I’m not above borrowing recipes. Truth be told, the turkey-veggie meatballs recipe was inspired by something I saw on the Food Network.

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