Category: Recepies

What I Wish Someone Told Me About Meal Planning
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What I Wish Someone Told Me About Meal Planning

Have you ever been on the cusp? Struggling, feeling just out of reach? You can’t pinpoint the problem… it’s FRUSTRATING! Meal Mentor can help get you going again. I’ve been right where you are. It wasn’t for a lack of trying. (OK, maybe a little.) I wasn’t spending my energy on the right things. Here’s...

September 28, 2017September 28, 2017by
It’s My Birthday!!
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It’s My Birthday!!

I want to live and eat in a way that doesn’t require perfection. Today is my birthday and I’m in the best shape of my life.  But two years ago it was a different story. In 2015 I was at a crossroads. I read dozens of books like The China Study, The Pleasure Trap, and Mindless Eating to understand what...

September 28, 2017September 28, 2017by
Dan Dan Noodles, Cowboy Spaghetti, and Tamale Cakes
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Dan Dan Noodles, Cowboy Spaghetti, and Tamale Cakes

Fall officially starts this weekend!  It’s the perfect time to turn over a new leaf. If you fell out of your routine this summer…  And you’re looking for creative and healthy meals…  You’re gonna fall in love with these meals!  Turn over a new leaf with:  Bahn Mi “Meatball Subs”  Tamale Cakes  Polenta Frito Pie ...

September 28, 2017September 28, 2017by
Doritos Tacos, Green Goddess Bowl, Thai’d Up Pizza
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Doritos Tacos, Green Goddess Bowl, Thai’d Up Pizza

Bringing you a healthy spin on drive-thru favorites this week!!  Good-for-you versions of everything you crave.  Meet the new “DORITOS” TACO!  15 minutes Made with 100% whole ingredients “Doritos” flavored chickpeas!!  Also on your Meal Mentor value menu:   Buffalo Bomber Fries (my #1 favorite) Mango Caribbean Chickpeas (15 minutes)Thai’d Up Pizzas (5 minutes) — requires only whisking!Garlic Bread Spaghetti (20 minutes) Sriracha Slaw Wraps...

September 28, 2017September 28, 2017by
Creamy Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce (“Caulifredo”) dairy-free, soy-free, nut-free
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Creamy Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce (“Caulifredo”) dairy-free, soy-free, nut-free

What’s skinny, HEALTHY alfredo sauce made of?    CAULIFLOWER.    All that rich, creamy taste you love but without all the fat and dairy!    I created this super skinny alfredo sauce for Meal Mentor (vegan meal plans) and it’s too good and simple not to share with everyone…   All the rich, CREAMY flavor you love…...

September 10, 2017September 10, 2017by
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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