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No Bake Cashew Chocolate Chip Lactation Cookie Bites (gluten-free, allergy-friendly)

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As a new mom, especially if you are a breastfeeding mom, you may be desperate for quick, wholesome snacks that are super easy to make and loaded with nutrients to help give you energy and boost your milk supply. Enter my No Bake Cashew Chocolate Chip Lactation Cookie Bites that require no baking whatsoever, can be eaten with one hand, and are jam-packed with wholesome ingredients for you and for your breastfed baby (like oats, flaxseed and Brewer's Yeast, aka the "magic milk boosters")! 

Recipe Feature: Almond Flour Banana Bread


Looking for the best Gluten Free Banana Bread recipe that is made with simple, wholesome ingredients and taste even better than traditional Banana Bread? Look no further! This recipe for Banana Bread is the best thing since, well... sliced bread, and this version is made with Almond Flour, is naturally Gluten Free, and free of butter and added sugars!

Product Review: Pinnertest - "The World's Most Advanced Food Intolerance Test"

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Do you often suffer from gastrointestinal discomfort (i.e. Tummy Troubles) or ever noticed that some days you just don't feel 100%? Do you regularly feel lethargic or bloated even though you have eaten plenty of "good" foods throughout the day? Have you been experiencing headaches, edema, fatigue, slow metabolism, brain fog, acne, or depression lately and cannot figure out why? If you can relate to any of these issues I have listed then you may want to read more about my experience with Pinnertest and what I learned from this advanced food intolerance test!

Meal Made in Minutes: Lightened-up Italian Chicken & Mozzarella Dish


Looking for a Traditional Italian Dish that is full of flavor, yet lacking unnecessary calories and fat and can be made and on the table in under 10 minutes? Then look no further than this week's Meal Made in Minutes that also doubles as a Meal Makeover with a few minor tweaks to boost the nutrient factor while reducing the calories and fat found in most traditional Italian dishes. Trust me, you won't regret the makeover!

Meal Makeover: Zucchini Pancakes with Creamy Dill Sauce


Looking for a savory dinner that's actually healthy and delicious? Then look no further than this meal makeover of a classic Ukrainian dish! With a little tweaking of ingredients, these Zucchini Pancakes with Creamy Dill Sauce will knock your socks off with their crispy and creamy texture and please even the pickiest of taste buds! Don't believe me? Give it a try and see for yourself!

Meal Makeover: Healthy Chicken Enchiladas (Gluten Free, Dairy-Free optional)

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There's nothing like your Momma's Chicken Enchiladas... and nothing quite as high-calorie and high in fat! Craving this savory dish, but don't want the unnecessary calories or saturated fat? Check out my Meal Makeover Recipe for Healthy Chicken Enchiladas! Trust me, you won't miss the excess cheese or the guilt that may come after eating the old-school version of this family favorite dish!

Recipe Feature: Homemade Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chip Protein Bars


I love to travel, but I do not love airports or the usual airport food! When I do travel, I always make sure I bring my own healthy snacks for the plane ride and stock up my suitcase with my favorite go-to meals on-the-go! I am traveling this week and I thought this would be a perfect opportunity for me to share this Homemade Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Protein Bar recipe with you!

Recipe Feature: Baked Butternut Squash Casserole


2016 is indeed a NEW YEAR! And I am embracing all things new this year with open arms! While my New Year journey thus far has been nothing short of an awakening, perhaps my most favorite "new thing of 2016" is tasting new recipes and I think I have found my most favorite recipe to date! Check out this Featured Recipe for Baked Butternut Squash Casserole!

Meal Makeover: Healthy Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Dip


It's SUPER BOWL SUNDAY!! Even though my beloved New England Patriots did NOT make it to the Super Bowl this year, the show (game) still must go on. To tell you the truth, I am more excited about the delicious food that will be at the Super Bowl Party we are going to tonight, especially since I am bringing my famous (healthier) Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Dip! Here's the super easy recipe!

Meal Made in Minutes: Healthy Buffalo Chicken Dip


Now that you are recovering from a fun-filled weekend, you may be struggling to get yourself together and meal prep for the work-week ahead. Have no fear! I have the perfect recipe for you to whip up a quick and healthy meal that will keep you full and satisfied all week long (and makes for an awesome Super Bowl Sunday Crockpot appetizer to share with your family and friends next weekend)!!