Category: Recepies

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Falafeld Sweet Potato, Go-Bars, and Tomato Basil Rigatoni

Have you been struggling with sticking to a healthy routine?  Are you feeling isolated and alone?? …Meal Mentor can help!!  One of the greatest benefits of Meal Mentor is the SUPPORTIVE community.  Reading messages like these makes my day every time…  Wouldn’t you love to be a part of non-judgement group??  Your fellow members understand that we...

September 7, 2017September 13, 2017by
TIP OF THE DAY: Replace Croutons With Fried Potato Cubes (Gluten Free!)
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TIP OF THE DAY: Replace Croutons With Fried Potato Cubes (Gluten Free!)

[1] Potato croutons plus bread croutons garnish this wedge salad. Photo and recipe courtesy Idaho Potato Commission. [2] For other salads, you can make sweet potato croutons. Here’s the recipe and salad ideas from Eating Bird Food.   If you like croutons on your salad (and how many of us do not), here’s an idea...

September 7, 2017September 9, 2017by
GLUTEN-FREE PRODUCT: Pamela’s Sprouted Grain Pancake Mixes
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GLUTEN-FREE PRODUCT: Pamela’s Sprouted Grain Pancake Mixes

Gluten-free reporter Georgi Page-Smith tries sprouted-grain pancakes from Pamela’s. I was fortunate enough to receive the full suite of Pamela’s sprouted grain pancake mixes for review, including 6 Grain, Buckwheat, Buttermilk, Non-Dairy, Grain-Free and Protein varieties. Sprouted grains have gotten more attention recently for their lower levels of carbohydrates and increased levels of protein and...

September 5, 2017September 5, 2017by
Vegan Burger Bites, Chorizo Bowls, Mexican Falafels
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Vegan Burger Bites, Chorizo Bowls, Mexican Falafels

This week combat “decision fatigue”  Every day you make 35,000+ decisions. (Really! This is a scientific fact!!) Of course, you’re mentally tired by 5pm… Making decisions and using willpower all day is EXHAUSTING. “Ugh I just don’t have any creativity left for dinner.”   So you make mindless trade-off and pick up fast food… BEEN THERE. That’s...

August 31, 2017August 31, 2017by
My friend gained 15 pounds. Here’s what I said to her.
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My friend gained 15 pounds. Here’s what I said to her.

Sunday’s Shortcut to Slim podcast discusses shame and the role it plays with obesity. You can listen to episode #4 here. Shortly after I recorded that episode, life tested me. hard.  A friend said to me, “ugh, I gained 15 pounds from stress eating!”Admittedly, I never knew what what to say in response to statements like...

August 30, 2017August 30, 2017by
Korean BBQ Tacos, Pizza Popcorn, Quesolupa Bowls
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Korean BBQ Tacos, Pizza Popcorn, Quesolupa Bowls

Are you…  Tired of scrambling at the last minute?? Annoyed you have to figure dinner out again tonight??  Feeling burned out from eating the same stuff?? Want meals so simple to make, with ingredients you have on hand? If so… This week’s meal plan is your first class ticket!!  The planning is done.  Healthy meals...

August 24, 2017August 24, 2017by
3 new free recipes! Instant Vegan Cheese Mix, Go Bars, Freezer Burritos
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3 new free recipes! Instant Vegan Cheese Mix, Go Bars, Freezer Burritos

You’ll want to bookmark this post!  Here are 3 recipes for plant-based peeps on the go go go!  Vegan Freezer Burritos   GO Bars (Freezer Oatmeal/Granola Bars)    Instant Vegan Cheese Sauce Mix   The cheeze mix, btw, is also great for sprinkling ON ANYTHING…   AND making tofu scramble!  That’s what my friend did here...

August 19, 2017August 19, 2017by
Bistro Beet Burgers, Vegan Vidaloo, Vegan Ceviche
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Bistro Beet Burgers, Vegan Vidaloo, Vegan Ceviche

Get a jumpstart on the semester with these straight-A “back to school” ready meals. Whether the kids are starting a new school year… OR you’re ready to fall back into a healthy routine… This meal plan is your syllabus!  Enchilada’d Potatoes Bistro Beet Burgers (voted #1 favorite burger)  BBQ “Bacon” Grits Summer Quinoa Salad Vegan...

August 17, 2017August 17, 2017by
GLUTEN FREE: Three Bakers Snackers Crackers
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GLUTEN FREE: Three Bakers Snackers Crackers

A gluten-free recommendation from Georgi Page-Smith, who reports on GF products for THE NIBBLE. One of the perks of my gluten-free lifestyle is the license I give myself to eat limitless quantities of cheese. Years ago I indulged my cheese cravings with perhaps the best cheese crackers ever to exist (including Cheez-Its): Gluten Free Cheddar...

August 16, 2017August 16, 2017by
Kale and White Bean Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
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Kale and White Bean Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Yield: serves 4 Ingredients 4 sweet potatoes 2 Tbsp. olive oil 1 shallot, diced 1 garlic clove, minced 1, 4″ sprig fresh rosemary 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes 12 oz. cooked and drained white beans 6 cups kale, trimmed and sliced into ribbons 1/4 lemon, juiced sea salt & pepper, to taste Instructions Click Here...

July 15, 2017July 15, 2017by