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Brown Rice Caserecce | organic

Helloooo everyone! This morning I received my first package of goodies from Thrive Market, and couldn’t wait to incorporate something into a recipe to share with you all. This is like Christmas to me LOL. Since I am a huge fan of pastas and I am always looking for healthy alternatives to the high refined carbohydrates regular pasta gives, I decided on a brown rice pasta – Jovial Brown Rice Caserecce. This recipe is good for a quick dinner idea if you don’t have much time and also don’t want to eat out. Check it out:

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Turkey & Veggie Cups | protein

Hello! This is a fairly simple and tasty recipe high in protein that includes lots of delicious veggies as well! Why is protein important? Well, without it, we put ourselves at risk for serious medical illnesses. I can tell this will be a favorite of mine moving forward. Check it out :-).

*Note: Spinach/quinoa salad pictured with turkey/veggie cups are not included in recipe or nutrition facts*

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Spaghetti | squash

Greetings! So I’m literally obsessed with spaghetti & all things Italian. L O V E! But we all know that carbohydrates turn into sugar which leads to excess fat; So, I had to think of a way to satisfy my heavy Italian pasta cravings without the heavy carbs! Here it is:


Yields 4 Servings

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You will need:

  • 1 Spaghetti Squash
  • 10 oz. Organic Italian Herb Pasta Sauce
  • 8 oz. fresh spinach, chopped
  • 8 oz. lean ground turkey
  • 4 oz. white onion, chopped
  • 4 oz. tomato, chopped
  • 2 oz. pepper jack cheese, shredded
  • 2 tbsp. avocado oil
  • 2 tbsp. Cajun seasoning
  • 2 tbsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp. lemon pepper
  • 1 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tsp. red pepper flakes

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Crab & Vegetable Soup | crab

Hello people! I’m a soup AND seafood lover. I was feeling under the weather this week so I decided to create something to attempt to nurse myself back to health, and it turned out excellent. Very healthy and delicious!


Yields 12 servings

You will need:

  • 10 oz lump real crab meat
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 4 oz organic crushed tomatoes
  • 4 oz white potato, diced
  • 3 oz green zucchini, sliced
  • 2.5 oz raw kale
  • 2 oz fresh tomato, chopped
  • 1 fresh carrot, chopped
  • 1 white onion, chopped
  • 1 celery stalk, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 4 tsp old bay
  • 2 tbsp cajun seasoning
  • 2 tbsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 tbsp roasted garlic
  • 1 tsp chili powder

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Italian Lovers! | lasagna

Italian lovers, here is a treat for you. I’m obsessed with pasta (gift and a curse), and love to create new interesting dishes. This lasagna won’t take you longer than 45 minutes from start to finish. Here we go:


Yields ~10 servings

You will need:

  • 1 lb lean ground turkey
  • 8 oz tomato sauce
  • 8 oz fire roasted diced tomatoes
  • 8 oz lasagna
  • 4 oz mozzarella cheese
  • 4 oz parmesan cheese
  • 2 oz yellow onion, sliced
  • 2 oz green pepper, sliced
  • 2 tbsp light sour cream
  • 2 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp cajun seasoning
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1 tbsp red pepper flakes
  • 4g fresh parsley (garnish)

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Chicken Noodle Soup

Finished product
*Yields 6-8 servings
  • 4 cups low sodium chicken stock
  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken (112g)
  • 2 cups uncooked home style egg noodles
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped (4g)
  • 1 teaspoon fresh basil
  • 1 teaspoon ground thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped raw onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped raw carrots
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1/3 cup frozen peas
  • 1/3 cup frozen green beans (100g)

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