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    Summertime Fish Tacos

    These tacos are great for a hot summer evening, they don’t require very much cooking and best of all, most of this recipe can be made ahead of time. All you need is a margarita and some cute summertime cocktail napkins and you’re good to go!  Fish: 1 1/2 lbs cod or white fish 2 tablespoons taco seasoning 1 lime, juice and zest Place fish in a ziplock bag, sprinkle with taco seasoning and add lime zest and juice, let marinate for at least 4 hours or more.  Salsa:  2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved 3 cloves garlic, crushed in a garlic press 1 cup frozen fire-roasted corn or regular frozen…

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    Rainbow Smoothie

    Lately, we have been trying to “eat the rainbow” everyday! Focusing on healthy food choices and eating as many fruits and veggies as possible. This smoothie contains all the colors, Red berries, Orange zest, Yellow banana and mango, green spinach, and Blueberries! Not only is it nutritious but it tastes great too! Makes 4, 1 cup servings 1/2 cup greek yogurt 1 1/4 cups almond milk 1 cup frozen blueberries 1/2 cup frozen fruit medley (we used mango, banana, strawberry medley, you can use any berry assortment that you like) 3 tablespoons oats 2 big handfuls spinach (definitely an official measurement!) 1/4 teaspoon orange zest 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon (really good…

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    Perfect Easter “Quarantini”

    Easter is one of my most favorite holidays, which is why it warrants a specialty cocktail! This Easter specialty cocktail is so festive, yummy and pairs well with pretty much any food! Here’s a fun tip too, since you may not be able to celebrate today with your family today, send them this recipe, call them up and have a virtual Easter Martini aka: Quarantini together! Recipe: 4 oz. Empress gin (hailing from Victoria, BC, this gin is made with 8 different botanicals but gets its color from butterfly pea blossoms!) 1 oz. dry vermouth Lemon for garnish. Start by cutting a wedge of lemon, squirt a bit of the fresh…

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    Superfood Breakfast Cookies

    This is the perfect ‘grab and go’ cookie. They are not only nutritious and loaded with superfoods like pumpkin, flax seeds, cinnamon and of course some chocolate but they’re also really durable, I like to pop one into a baggy and toss it into my purse to curb my afternoon “hangriness”! Preheat oven to 325 1 cup oats 1 cup flour 1/2 cup chocolate chips 1/2 cup walnuts 1/2 cup pepitas 1/2 cup rasins 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 2 tablespoon flax seeds 1/2 teaspoon baking powder Pinch salt (about 1/4 teaspoon)  1 cup canned pumpkin 2 tablespoons butter, melted  1 teaspoon vanilla 3 tablespoons agave nectar  1 tablespoon milk Combine dry…

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    Healthy Coffee Breakfast Smoothie

    Smoothies are a great way to start the day, especially if one contains coffee and an entire banana! It’s a great way to get some good protein to kick start your day and be the best version of you! 😉 1 cup of coffee- cold One banana  1/2 Greek Yogurt (I used plain but vanilla would be awesome too) 1/4 cup quick-cooking rolled oats 2 tablespoons peanut butter 1 tablespoon half and half 1 tablespoon collagen or vanilla protein powder Place all ingredients in the blender. Mix on high until completelty blended. Pour into 2 glasses and serve. If you like it a little sweeter just add some agave nectar.…

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    Salmon “Nicoise” Salad

    I’m a HUGE fan of ‘main course’ salads, Nicoise Salad definitely fits that bill. Since I love salmon I decided to mix it up a bit and use salmon for the fish! I also opted to use asparagus, another springtime staple in my house and when I walk by it at the grocery store, I just can’t resist it! This salad will be your new favorite way to get your greens!  1.5 lbs Wild Caught Salmon (For purchasing tips check out this website)  Salt  Pepper 2 tablespoons butter 2 lemon slices Preheat oven to 425. Rinse and pat dry salmon, line a cookie sheet with foil. Cook salmon at 425 for 15…

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    Smashed Potatoes

    A great alternative to mashed potatoes and your family’s new favorite side! Enjoy these as an awesome appetizer or a killer side. I used truffle oil to make them extra special. They might also be delish for breakfast too!  15 small dutch baby potatoes (2 bags)  Olive oil- drizzle Truffle oil- generous drizzle Rosemary Kosher Salt Fresh cracked pepper 3 tablespoons Pamesan cheese Preheat oven to 450. Boil potatoes 15-20 minutes. Once boiled lay on cookie sheet and smash! Drizzle the olive oil and truffle olive oil over the potatoes, sprinkle with salt and fresh cracked pepper, finish by sprinkling with parmesan cheese.  Bake for 25 minutes or until cheese…

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    Monster Cookies

    Monster cookies are truly the perfect cookie. Once you make the 'base' dough, you can really add anything you'd like. Have fun and make these cookies your own. They're the perfect companion for you afternoon cup of coffee or tea!

  • Fab Food & Drinks,  Fitness & Wellness

    Turkey Chili

    This chili is a staple in our house. It’s quick to make and bonus, tastes even better the second or third day! We always take it with us when we go skiing and have it ready after a long day on the slopes! This is a make ahead dinner that is sure to please! Serves 8 people Ingredients 1 lb. lean ground turkey 3 cups ( 1 large) Onion chopped 2 cups (5 large) Carrots chopped 2 cups (1 large) Red Bell Pepper chopped 3 cloves garlic 1 cup chicken broth  1 can diced tomatoes 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1/3 cup red wine 2 tablespoons chili powder  1 teaspoon dried…