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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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Why Meal Prepping Can Change Your Life | consistency

America has a gluttony issue. America has a portion problem.

Habitual healthy eating should never be stressful; it should be a part of our daily routine, as our hygiene is a part of our daily routine. I am going to take you through the meal prepping program that assisted me in losing close to 60 pounds, supplement free. It’s also not solely about the weight loss, at all. The weight is bound to come off with the lifestyle change. There are tons of diseases and ailments in the world that are acquired through years of continuous unhealthy eating.

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Tropical Pan-Seared Salmon | mercury

Greetings All!

Seafood low in mercury is important to consume at least twice per week (or 12 oz). Exposure to high mercury levels is detrimental to your health. Why, you ask? Mercury can cause serious neurological complications that are sometimes irreversible, especially for pregnant or nursing women. I will go into more of that later. This was one of my contributions this week. Extremely delicious. Y’all know how I do. Let’s go:  Continue Reading

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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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Breaking Generational Curses Obama-Style | lifestyle

“The physical and emotional health of an entire generation and the economic health and security of our nation is at stake.”

First Lady Michelle Obama at the Let’s Move! launch on February 9, 2010

The childhood obesity rates have heightened in the African American and Hispanic communities over the past decade. First Lady Michelle Obama created the “Let’s Move!” movement to address obesity in our youth worldwide, hoping to bring about a change in the way that our children grow up thinking in regards to food. This ultimately leads to a healthier and focused state of mind, which will hopefully result in holistic health and success in all areas of life. Continue Reading

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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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Veggie/Sausage Bake | breakfast

Hello all! Last night I planned on going to bed early, but when I feel my creative senses calling, I have to pick up. So, I just went and stood in my kitchen. I thought to myself, “maybe I should try to create a breakfast dish so I can already have it prepared for the next couple of days.” And then, about an hour later, there was this. I had to stop myself from eating it all last night! Absolutely delicious. I let my co-worker try it this morning and she said “Kiara. I just don’t understand how this is possible. Like, who thinks of stuff like this? It’s perfectly done“. I just smiled and said “thanks! I guess me, lol“. It’s a really great meal prep idea. Here it is:

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