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Five Pumpkin-Inspired, Healthy Breakfast Recipes

So my love for pumpkin everything continues since I posted my Peanut Butter-Pumpkin Protein Bites! Even though the temperatures aren’t quite reflecting the season here in Florida, Autumn is officially here which to me equates incorporating pumpkin in so many of my meals.  Pumpkin, being a cultivar of the squash plant, is loaded with vitamins such as A, C and K, minerals such as Magnesium …

Four Fabulous Mango Recipes

Mangoes, often referred to as “The  king of the fruits,” are typically in season from March through July, in other words – right now!  They are one of the most popular, nutritionally rich fruits,  are an excellent source of vitamin A, beta-carotene, alpha-carotene and beta-cryptoxanthin.  Fresh mango is also a good source of potassium, vitamin B6, vitamin C and vitamin E.  When I see them in my …

Coffee Protein Shake

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Have I mentioned I love coffee..and protein shakes? Well this clean  and nutritious shake encompasses it all! With around 30 grams of protein, potassium, antioxidants, probiotics – and of course caffeine- it proved to be just the fuel I needed for a strong workout today!   You don’t need to drive to your local coffee shop to get a fancy (and expensive) coffee beverage when you …