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12 Delicious Ways to Eat More Beans + 25 Super Recipes

Healthy freezer meal

Delicious, nutritious, disease-fighting AND fast to prepare! Beans are all that and more. Here are 12 fast, simple ways to eat more beans + 25 fabulous bean & lentil recipes. I stood inside my pantry looking for “what’s for dinner.” Actually, I sat on a…

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Black Bean Soup So Easy You Can Make It Now!

Vegetarian black bean soup served with fruits and vegetables

This smoky vegetarian black bean soup is so easy to make, you can enjoy it in about 30 minutes. It’s comforting and made with ingredients you probably have on hand. Plus, get ideas about what to serve it with. Even I – someone who loves…

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Quick & Delicious Creamy Zucchini Soup

creamy zucchini soup with fresh thyme

You can be sipping on this delicious, healthy and creamy zucchini soup in just about a half hour from now! I am a vegetable lover. But you already know that, don’t you? I’m always on the lookout for more fun ways to eat my veggies…

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Mushroom Barley Soup: Healthy and Delicious

Mushroom barley soup recipe overhead shot

The best part of winter is soup! And stews. And heated car seats. This healthy mushroom barley soup recipe makes a big pot, so I enjoy it first for dinner and then for a few quick and healthy lunches. As filling and hearty as this…

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Cold Cucumber Yogurt Soup

Cold cucumber yogurt soup on a Mediterranean diet

This cold cucumber yogurt soup truly tastes like summer! It’s one of my favorite ways to serve up all those fresh cucumbers and mint in my backyard garden. Plus, you can whip it up in only 15 minutes! I’ll be honest: I don’t really eat…

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2 Surprising Foods for Prediabetes and 20+ Prediabetes Diet Recipes

What’s a good food for prediabetes, or what’s a good prediabetes diet?   These are pretty common questions. And very often my clients are surprised that carbs aren’t off limits in a prediabetes diet. There’s a lot of wholesomeness in foods with carbohydrates. Fruits, vegetables,…

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Chicken Stew: A Simple, Healthy One-Pot Meal

Healthy one-pot meal

One-pot meals are perfect for the busy holiday season. And this healthy chicken stew recipe provides nourishing yumminess even while eating on the run. And that’s no easy task! I’ve been making some version of this stew since my children were very young. It’s become…

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Turkey Taco Soup

Healthy freezer meal

This turkey taco soup comes together quickly for you to enjoy tonight or to put in the freezer for later. It’s a great healthy freezer meal. Some of the information in this post came from a conference in which both Bush Brothers and Company and The…

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Chunky Gazpacho

Gazpacho with avocado

This Chunky Gazpacho Recipe is an easy and summer-worthy way to get more fresh vegetables into your diet. Only 90 calories per cup, and super refreshing!   More vegetables. More vegetables. More vegetables. Here’s an easy and delicious way to get an extra serving or…

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Creamy Tomato Soup: a healthy version

Healthy Tomato Soup recipe

How to make a healthy creamy tomato soup Pureeing the typical ingredients with a of bit bread transforms this tomato soup into something rich and creamy. And the bread adds a mere 30 calories and 5 grams of carbohydrate per serving – a boon to dieters…

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