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CLEAN EATS Veggie Frittata

By Lisa Suazo | Jun 11, 2018

Ingredients: 2 TBSP coconut oil 3-4 cups seasonal veggies like summer squash, kale, zucchini, broccoli, spinach, or tomatoes 1 medium yellow onion, thinly sliced 2 garlic cloves, minced 6 pasture raised eggs 1/2 unsweetened coconut milk 1/4 chopped fresh herbs like chives, basil, parsley, or tarragon 1-2 tsp sea salt…

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4 Reasons to Eat Locally and Seasonally

By Lisa Suazo | May 14, 2018

Do you feel like eating healthy is too expensive?  I’m here to tell you that it’s NOT…at least if you do it right! One of the ways you can eat fresh organic produce and still save a ton of money is to buy produce that’s local and in season! Here…

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Why being hard on yourself is keeping you from losing weight

By Lisa Suazo | May 11, 2018

Mother’s Day.   It’s a time when we get to celebrate our own mothers and also be celebrated if we are a mother. The relationship between a mother and child is a sacred one, but we often don’t realize that within each of us we have our own maternal energy,…

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white bean and avocado salad

White Bean and Avocado Salad

By Lisa Suazo | May 6, 2018

Ingredients: 2 cans organic, low sodium cannellini or other white beans, drained and rinsed 2 avocados diced 1 cup cherry or grape tomatoes, halved 2 stalks celery, chopped 1-2 scallions (green onions), sliced into rounds 1 cucumber, diced 1/4 cups chopped parsley *When possible, try to use organic produce. For…

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Food Science vs. Mother Nature…who wins?

By Lisa Suazo | Apr 17, 2018

Potato lovers, REJOICE! I came across this article the other day by JJ Virgin called The Top Five Reasons to Start Eating Potatoes Again and I had to chuckle.     Her article not only made potato lovers across the world like myself jump with joy, but it inadvertently shed light…

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Greek Quinoa with Hearts of Palm

By Lisa Suazo | Apr 12, 2018

Ingredients: 1 c quinoa 2 c water 2 cans hearts of palm, drained, rinsed and cut into 1/4 in slices 1/2 c diced red onion 1 large, ripe tomato, roughly chopped 1/2 c chopped Kalamata olives 1 garlic clove, minced 1 TBSP chopped fresh oregano 1/4 c extra-virgin olive oil…

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Chunky Avocado Salad with Dill

By Lisa Suazo | Apr 12, 2018

Ingredients: Flesh of 2 ripe avocados, cut into large chunks 1 large tomato, cored and cut into chunks 1 medium cucumber, peeled and cut into 1/4 inch rounds 1 14 oz can of hearts of palm, drained and cut into 1/2 in. thick rounds 1/4 c. toasted sunflower seeds or…

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Charred Lemon-Broiled Sole

By Lisa Suazo | Apr 12, 2018

Ingredients: 1 pound from sole fillets Extra-virgin olive oil 2 pinches sea salt Fresh ground pepper to taste 4-6 sprigs fresh thyme 1 lemon, thinly sliced Directions: Preheat broiler in your oven. Line a large baking dish with parchment paper. Drizzle each fillet with a bit of olive oil and…

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Blueberry Quinoa Cereal

By Lisa Suazo | Apr 12, 2018

Ingredients: 1 c. quinoa, rinsed well 1 c. unsweetened almond milk 1/4 c. unsweetened coconut milk 2/3 c. fresh blueberries Coconut yogurt or coconut milk cream to taste (optional) Stevia, monkfruit, or coconut palm sugar to taste (optional) Directions: In a saucepan, combine the quinoa, almond milk, coconut milk and…

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Dreamy Blueberry Smoothie

By Lisa Suazo | Apr 12, 2018

Ingredients:  1 1/2 cups water or nut milk 1/2 cup frozen blueberries 1 soft Medjool date, pit removed 2 TBSP almond butter 1 TBSP chia gel (recipe below) 1 TBSP shredded unsweetened coconut To make chia gel: 3 TBSP chia seeds 1 3/4 cups water Mix chia and water in…

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2018 Spring Detox Challenge is open for registration!

By Lisa Suazo | Apr 4, 2018

Is the Spring Detox Challenge right for you? In this video I share: *Who the 10 Day Detox Challenge is fo *Why it’s so important to detox *Benefits that I’ve seen and that YOU may experience too YES! I want IN for the challenge!

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2018 Spring Detox Challenge is open for registration!

By Lisa Suazo | Apr 4, 2018

Is the Spring Detox Challenge right for you? In this video I share: *Who the 10 Day Detox Challenge is fo *Why it’s so important to detox *Benefits that I’ve seen and that YOU may experience too YES! I want IN for the challenge!

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