Lighter Self

Recipes

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Bunless turkey/Zucchini Burgers

If you are looking for a delicious way of satisfying your hunger and nurture your body with finger licking food without worrying about weight loss, you are in the right place! This...

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Gluten-Free Homemade Fruit Parfait

  With the warm weather arriving, there is nothing better than a refreshing, delicious and quick to make breakfast to go! Unlike most store-bought fruit parfaits out there, this one...

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Brown Rice Quinoa Fusilli, Vegetables & Beans Medley

Who doesn’t love pasta? I know I do, and even though I eat mostly whole grains, fresh fruit, vegetables, and lean meat, noodles are definitely part of my diet. However, I chose not to eat white, semolina or...

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Black Bean Brazilian Feijoada

  Did you know that besides being delicious, black beans are a key food to optimize health? They support your digestive system, lower the risk of chronic diseases such as...

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Guacamole Dip

There is nothing better than combining delicious crunchy veggies, such as cucumber, bell peppers and carrots with homemade guacamole dip for a delicious snack. Avocadoes contain high amounts of carotenoid...

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Homemade Gluten Free Chicken Tenders

Who doesn’t like to devour some crunchy and finger licking homemade chicken nuggets? These are super lean, and they are gluten-free, for those of us sensitive or intolerant to gluten....

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Creamy Cod

Adding fish into your diet could be extremely important! Not only it has high amounts of omega 3 fatty acids, but it may also improve mental health, such as depression,...

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Broccoli Beets Salad

Nothing better than a colorful and tasty salad for lunch to satiate my cravings for crunchiness and sweets! Raw beets’ sweetness and crunchiness are just perfect to alleviate your sweet...

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Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Nothing better than a guilt-free mouthwatering dessert that is super fast to make to satisfy your cravings. Strawberries are not only delicious, but filled with antioxidants, such as vitamin c....

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Rainbow Scrambled Eggs

Who’s up for some creamy and savory scrambled eggs loaded with vegetables for breakfast? I am! I guess I have another confession to make…I am addicted to eggs too! Especially...