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One Minute Flaxseed Muffin

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There is a lot of room for alterations with this muffin. So far, I have tried adding chocolate chips (kid approved) and fruit (Mike approved, although you may need to microwave a little longer if using frozen fruit). You can also change this from a sweet muffin to one with more substance by adding meats and cheeses instead of honey and cinnamon.

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A Delicious Protein, No Sugar Cookie

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Looking for a quick, easy and filling snack? This protein cookie is simple to make and delicious to eat. This recipe makes 5 cookies, approximately 151 calories each. Store any you don’t eat in the refrigerator to preserve and enjoy at a later date.  You can vary the recipe by making the cookies smaller, using […]

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Flaxseed Recipe Ideas

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Flax seeds, with their high concentration of omega-3 fatty acids and fiber, have been widely touted as a health food.  Because of the potential health benefits and their unique nutty flavor, Mike’s Mix has added finely ground flax seed to its product line.  Mike and I try daily to creatively include flax seed in our […]

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Avocado-Spinach Smoothie

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It’s like mission impossible in my house when trying to get my children to eat anything green, or vegetables of any color for that matter. Unfortunately, I’m often not the best role model and rely on Mike for the nutrition management of our household. Even though I know the health benefits of consuming vegetables, especially […]

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Butternut Squash Soup with Flaxseed

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This fall our family was given a butternut squash. Unlike some vegetables, such as the eggplant I was given this summer, I have some experience with this squash and have previously prepared it by roasting it in the oven with a little butter.  Although I enjoy squash prepared this way, I wanted to try something […]

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A simple, healthy, and easy sandwich: Garbanzo Bean and Avocado

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I enjoy cooking and experimenting with different foods with the caveat that recipes are not overly time intensive or too complicated.  Recipe books and cards handed down through families can be the source of quality recipes, but I find they often tend to use foods I’ve never heard of or consist of so many ingredients […]

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