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Breakfast Casserole with Sausage and Vegetables

Breakfast casseroles are one of my favorite things to meal prep for weekday breakfasts. I don’t have time to make eggs in the morning before work, however, I can pop a slice of this breakfast casserole into the microwave and quickly have a healthy breakfast full of...

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Easy Vegetable Lasagna Recipe

Vegetable lasagna is a great dish to make as part of your weekly meal prep. It makes good leftovers so you can make one on the weekend and reheat it for work lunches or weeknight dinners.      Vegetables This recipe uses onion, red bell pepper, and zucchini,...

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Chocolate Banana Paleo Muffins

Paleo muffins make great snacks, grab and go breakfasts, or a healthier sweet treat. These gluten-free chocolate banana paleo muffins are made with almond and coconut flours. Lately, I’ve been making a batch of muffins every week during my meal prep to use as snacks...

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Gluten-Free Zucchini Bread

Baking a loaf of zucchini bread is one of my favorite ways to use up any extra zucchini I have during the summer months. Quick breads make a great snack when you’re craving a baked good but want a healthier option. This gluten-free zucchini bread is also paleo and...

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How to Make Green Smoothies: The Basics

If you have difficulty eating enough leafy green vegetables I highly encourage giving green smoothies a try. Green smoothies are basically fruit smoothies that are blended with fresh leafy greens such as spinach, kale, or swiss chard. They can be a simple and easy way...

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Greek Quinoa Salad Recipe

Quinoa salads are one of my go-to meals during the summer months when I want something lighter. This quinoa salad brings together one of my favorite grains with one of my favorite chopped salads: a Greek-style cucumber tomato salad.     Quinoa Quinoa works great...

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Soba Noodle Salad with Sesame Soy Dressing

Now that the weather is getting warmer it's time for lighter meals. If you are craving noodles try this soba noodle salad made with buckwheat noodles, crunchy fresh vegetables, and a soy sauce based dressing. This meal is quick and easy to assemble. It also makes...

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Creating Healthy Habits: Minimum Baseline

Does making small health changes feel like it’s not worth the effort and won’t amount to a noticeable change? One barrier to creating healthy habits is the thought that unless you make huge changes in your habits all at once, anything smaller won’t make a difference....

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Ground Beef and Cabbage Stir-Fry Recipe

This ground beef and cabbage stir-fry is great for a quick meal. I usually eat it with rice, but you can omit the rice if you want a low-carb meal or you’re following Whole30, keto, or paleo.        I usually prefer to buy vegetables whole and cut or shred...

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Hi! I’m Gabriella

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