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Healthy Breakfast Cookies

Healthy Breakfast Cookies

If we want to have energy and focus on our daily tasks, we need to eat breakfast. Having breakfast gives you the energy you need to get things done and helps you focus on our callings. Breakfast also kick-starts your metabolism, helping you burn calories throughout the day.   These Breakfast Cookies are full of nutritious ingredients, perfect to get your day going! If you are tempted to skip breakfast, grab one of these. I make them ahead and keep them in the fridge or freezer. Breakfast Cookies 1½ cups gluten-free oats 1 c. coconut flakes ½ tsp. Himalayan pink salt 1½ tsp.

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The Perfect & Powerful Purple Potato

The Perfect & Powerful Purple Potato

If you’re a potato lover but stopped eating potatoes due to their reputation for causing weight gain, I have good news for you! Potatoes have gotten a bad rap, but I personally enjoy them regularly. Here’s one reason I do: A baked potato can have a number of important benefits but if you cut them into strips and deep fry them in unhealthy oils at super high temperatures you are eating (toxic) french fries with next to zero nutrients. Dr. Axe states, “The health benefits (of purple potatoes) are similar to what the popular nutrient-rich providers broccoli, spinach and Brussels

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Summer Barley Salad

Summer Barley Salad

Barley is a wonderfully versatile whole grain with a rich nutlike flavor and an appealing chewy, pasta-like consistency. Ingredients for Dressing: ½ cup extra virgin olive oil ¼ cup raw apple cider vinegar 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning 1 garlic clove, minced ½ tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon raw honey ¼ teaspoon sea salt Ingredients for Salad: ¾ cup hulled barley ½ cup frozen petite peas, thawed1⁄2 cup celery, diced ½ cup zucchini, diced ½ cup carrot, diced 12 small cherry tomatoes, halved ½ cup frozen corn, thawed ½ cup red onion, diced 2 tablespoons minced fresh dill (or dried)

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