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Carb-less Tortillas

Ingredients:
1 head cauliflower
2 eggs
Salt and Pepper

Directions:
1. In a food processor, grind up cauliflower to a flour-like consistency.  Put in kitchen cloth and squeeze out extra water.  Heat cauliflower for 30 seconds in microwave and squeeze out the rest of the water.
2.  Mix together cauliflower and eggs.  Sprinkle salt and pepper.
3. Pour mix in circles on to bake sheet with parchment…

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Quinoa Spinach Burgers

It’s finally warming up outside! Try these Quinoa Spinach Burgers in preparation of grilling out this summer!

Ingredients:
1 3/4 cup cooked quinoa
1 can chickpeas
2 cups frozen spinach
2 tbsp ground flax
2 tsp italian seasoning
2 tbsp olive oil

Directions:
1. Defrost spinach and mash together with chickpeas.  I used a zip lock bag to do this.
2. In a bowl mix together the flax, oil, quinoa, and seasoning with the mashed chickpeas and spinach.
3. Make patties and cook in a skillet until brown/crisp on…

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Enchilada Bake

Craving Enchiladas?? Try this healthy quinoa enchilada bake to satisfy your craving!

Ingredients:
2 cups cooked quinoa
2 (15 oz) cans black beans, drained and rinsed
1 can (10 oz) enchilada sauce
1 cup shredded Mexican cheese
1/2 sweet onion, diced
1 jalapeño,diced
1 red pepper, diced
1 orange pepper, diced
1 cup corn kernels
1/3 cup chopped cilantro
1 lime
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon chili powder
3 garlic cloves, crushed
Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions:
1.  Preheat oven to…

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Stuffed Green Peppers

For dinner tonight try Mallory’s healthy stuffed peppers!

Ingredients:
1-2 lb ground turkey
4 green peppers
2 cups cooked brown rice
1/2 sweet onion
16 oz canned diced tomatoes
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
1/4 head of broccoli
1 tbsp italian seasoning
1 tbsp olive oil
salt and pepper to taste

Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Cut off tops of peppers.  You can use one whole pepper, or if large enough you can cut peppers in half as I did.
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Meet Our Pop Chips Winner Gabby!

Last week I asked people what their goal was for eating healthy (since it’s spring break time and summer is around the corner) and for answering, I entered followers in a drawing to win a months worth of Pop Chips!

Our winner for the Pop Chips is GABBY!  I asked  Gabby what motivates her and she even left me with a great healthy recipe to share!

What Motivates You? “Training for races!  The best…

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Tell gM Your Nutrition Goals

Tell gM Your Nutrition Goals to WIN A MONTHS WORTH OF POP CHIPS!!!

As Spring Break nears and summer is just around the corner, gMotivate wants to know what goals you have to eat more healthy!  Pop Chips has been generous to gM and will be sending us a months worth of chips for one of our followers!  To get these Pop Chips all YOU need to do is post a comment below, tag us on Instagram, or email/send a private message on Facebook of what your nutrition goals are

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Be Prepared for the Morning With Your Crockpot

Be Prepared for the Morning With Your Crockpot

Breakfast is a meal you should NEVER miss.  I understand that mornings can be rushed, but there are ways to prep your breakfast the night before.

So what are the benefits of eating breakfast?!!?….
1. Increases metabolism = burns extra calories.
2. Increases energy by stabilizing blood sugar.
3. Decreases the chance to make unhealthy choices later in the day.
4. Decreases daily caloric intake
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Break Free from the Winter Blues with Your Crock Pot

Break out of your winter blues with your crockpot! No fuss recipes to try this month!

I’m sure everyone agrees that our winter in Chicago is a bit too cold and needs to end now….actually, I wish it never came.  But if you live in Chicago, you can’t get away from the cold winters.  To help make this cold a little more bearable and break through my winter blues, I’ve started to use my crock pot more.  I feel like every winter I start out eating right but by the end, I find myself…

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Must-Haves for Spring 2014

Check Out These Essential Spring Must-Haves:

After being cooped up for what feels like an eternity this past winter, there is no better way than to prepare for warmer days than revamping my wardrobe. Above are some staples and on-trend pieces for the spring/summer seasons.

Karen Walker The Number One Sunglasses: These sunnies definitely caught my eye with their angled frame & tortoise design.

Alexander Wang Brown Diego Lambskin Bucket Bag:…

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BucketFeet Artist Designed Footwear

Find out why Gabby loves BucketFeet Artist Designed Footwear so much!

 

A very windy and 40 degree day in Chicago brought three major things: a lot of funny and awkward photo ops, leaving my puffer jacket at home for the first time in weeks, and sporting these baller Bucketfeet Artist Designed Footwear slide on shoes. The only thing I love more than fashion is when I am able to support an artist WHILST wearing their designed pieces. Pretty awesome?…

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