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Healthy Fruit Dip Recipe

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Healthy Fruit Dip I made this fruit dip for my Local Summer Slim Down weigh in clients to sample this week. Everyone that tried it, loved it! When I teach clients about healthy snacking, I always say to pair a protein and a veggie or fruit. For example, the natural sugars in fruit will give a quick burst of energy and the fiber and protein will help sustain it by keeping blood sugars regulated. Examples would be apples paired with this Healthy Fruit Dip,  Hand-full of walnuts and berries, string cheese and an orange. Other examples of healthy snack pairings would be things like carrots, celery with hummus or banana and Natural Almond butter. More healthy snack ideas can be found HERE. Now on to this super simple recipe! 1/2 cup Plain greek yogurt 1 T Natural Peanut Butter (the oil on top kind, my fav is Schmuckers) 1 tsp Raw…

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Chocolate, Raspberry Delight

Chocolate, Raspberry Delight

Chocolate, Raspberry Delight Recipe This is another “Eat Your Smoothie” Recipe. Ingredients: Siggs Raspberry Greek Yogurt – 1 Container 1 scoop Shaklee 180 Chocolate Smoothee Mix 1 TBS Milk (Cashew, Rice, Almond…whichever is your favorite) Several Frozen Red Raspberries 6 Chopped Pecans Directions: Mix Yogurt, Smoothee Mix and Milk in bowl. Sprinkle Frozen Raspberries and Pecans on top. Optional: You can add a drop or two of chocolate Stevia for a richer, chocolate flavor. Calories: 250 Protein: 23 grams Great for a breakfast or light lunch! Add a salad for more of a meal.

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Zucchini Pizza Recipe

Zucchini Pizza Recipe

I love summer because we eat so many fresh veggies from our garden! It seems like we always have tons of zucchini. In the past I have always made lots of bread with it…since I have gone gluten free this past year I had to come up with other recipes to keep up with my over abundance of this awesome green veggie!  I made this Saturday morning for my Weekly Weigh In Group and it was a big hit!  I made more for my family and they loved it too! Try it and let me know how you liked it! Zucchini Pizza Recipe Ingredients: Zucchini Olive Oil Salt and Pepper Fresh basil leaves Pizza sauce OR a thin sliced tomato Mozzarella cheese-shredded  Choice of toppings- like banana peppers, pepperoni, olives, mushrooms Directions: Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Place slices of zucchini on a cookie sheet. Drizzle olive oil on each zucchini slice….