Watermelon Cucumber Cooler

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Here’s another great smoothie that can also be enjoyed by diabetics and non diabetics alike. It contains a great mix of nutrients from watermelon, cucumber, strawberries and greens.

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Tex-Mex Chicken Soup

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Nothing tastes better than a bowl of homemade chicken soup and if you haven’t made the attempt yourself, this recipe is definitely the one to try. With the protein you need, the chicken and broth help create a comforting feel and add to the nutritional advantage this recipe contains. As does the included pico de gallo, which is an excellent source of iron and vitamins C and E. All together, this soup produces a powerhouse of health benefits that you just don’t want to miss out on.

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Pico de Gallo Salsa

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Here’s a simple and quick recipe that makes a great snack with crackers. Although it’s simple, it is has many health benefits. The tomatoes contain many important nutrients such as Vitamins C and E, and iron. Lime juice and onions, among many other things, help the body cleanse itself. All the ingredients aid in boosting immune system strength. All that from this quick recipe. Enjoy!

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Strawberry Cloud Crepes

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If you’ve never tried using chickpea flour, this recipe is a great one to start out with. Chickpea flour is made by grinding dry chickpeas into a fine flour. The result is a gluten-free option that has more protein than traditional flour. You can find chickpea flour under a few different names including gram flour, besan or garbanzo bean flour. You can find this flour in the health food section of your grocery store or in the gluten free section. If you have a heavy duty wheat grinder you can also make this flour yourself by grinding dry chickpeas.

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Mixed Berries and Spinach Smoothie

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This simple smoothie packs a strong nutritional punch. Filled with essential micronutrients such as antioxidants, this smoothie is an excellent snack option. It’s also a great recipe to begin with if you’re wanting to incorporate more greens into your diet. Enjoy!

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Black Bean Salad with Grilled Cilantro Chicken

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This salad is fresh and citrusy while the chicken is flavorful and savory. This takes a bit of preparation to make sure you give the chicken enough time to marinate, but the results are wonderful. This chicken would also be great over a green salad. Enjoy!

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Greek Chicken Salad

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This salad is made using our Zesty Greek Salad Dressing on the blog as a marinade for the chicken. It’s a great way to use up leftover dressing and helps keep the chicken tender while grilling without using oil. Feel free to be creative with the veggies in the salad. Enjoy!

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