Tag Archives: Veggies

Turkey Sloppy Joes

I have to share this recipe with you.  Why?  Because my son LIVES for it.  He literally gives me the biggest “YES!!!!” when I tell him that we are having it for dinner.  And for me, there are few things more satisfying than having my children love the food I cook!

I also like this recipe because it has carrots in it, and as you know, I am a HUGE fan of including vegetables in your diet….LOTS OF EM!

I usually serve this with a side of broccoli, and I actually serve the meat on TOP of the broccoli for myself if I’m in a ‘not eating bread’ mode. (Or I’ll have half a bun with the meat and then have some more on top of the broccoli.)

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Vegetables for Breakfast

For those of you who don’t know, I am obsessed with vegetables. Why? Because there is nothing nutritionally more beneficial for you to eat than vegetables. Sadly, many people aren’t even close to getting in the daily amount recommended for a healthy diet.

(By the way, I have put together an incredible info guide on how to get yourself out of an unhealthy eating rut and you better believe that vegetables play a big part! Click here if you would like to receive the guide.)

Enter GREEN smoothies.

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Frozen Vegetables: To Eat or Not To Eat

Until recently, I never gave frozen vegetables a second thought.  For some reason they just didn’t seem as nutritious as those fresh, colorful, vibrant ones sitting in the produce section.   But I’d heard that frozen veggies can be just as healthy as fresh ones, so there really wasn’t a valid reason NOT to consider including them in my diet.

Last week I was in Whole Foods in the freezer section and there they were – frozen ORGANIC broccoli, cauliflower, peas, spinach, and kale and I thought, how nice would it be to have these on hand for days when I’m flat out of fresh vegetables or am just not in the mood to deal with the cleaning and preparation?

It was at that moment I decided to find out once and for all if frozen veggies were just as nutritious as fresh ones so I pulled out my phone and googled “Are frozen vegetables healthy?”.

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