Recipe of the Week: Pumpkin Spice Protein Smoothie

Welcome to Fall! My favorite season here in Colorado* (*too bad it only lasts about 10 days, and then it snows). Alas, I tend to make the most of our narrow window between 70 degrees and 7 degrees. Fall also means pumpkin EVERYTHING!!!! Pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin candles, pumpkin Oreos (mmmmhmmmm you want to come…

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My Favorite Recipes: Italian Turkey Meatballs

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Wondering what’s for dinner tonight? This recipe is my “go to” and is always a crowd pleaser. They’re great as a stand-alone protein source or served with marinara sauce and a side of pasta. Kids love them too! Jacqui’s Italian Turkey Meatballs (makes 4 servings) Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray 1 lb lean ground turkey 3/4…

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Recipe Review: Spicy Peanut Chicken


Can I just say for the record I LOVE asian food? Well, really I just love food in general, but that’s not what this post is about.  Thai, Chinese, Vietnamese, Indian, you name it, I love it.   However, noodles, fried foods and copious amount of rice, fried or otherwise are not typically included in my…

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Recipe Review: Turkey Stuffed Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes

Turkey stuffed Twice baked sweet potatoes

Yes, I make New Year’s Resolutions, but they’re not of the traditional “ I resolve to lose weight” or “ I want to read more” variety. My resolutions have to do with enhancing my life and the lives of those around me. This year I’ve made two resolutions: 1). To be the “Captain of Fun”…

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