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Monday Motivation: Intermittent Fasting with Dr. Larson

  Dr. Tracy Larson discusses intermittent fasting and why we cycle through periods of fasting and eating. [embed]https://vimeo.com/317995901[/embed] [embed]https://vimeo.com/317994960[/embed] [maxbutton id="4" url="https://thrivecarolinas.com/category/monday-motivation/" text="Catch Up with Monday Motivations" ]...

Grilled Lemon Garlic Chicken Kabobs

These grilled lemon garlic chicken kabobs are a healthy and flavorful source of protein that have a tasty Greek flair! Pair it with a whole-grain pita, roasted potatoes, brown rice or with a nice salad for a refreshing and light meal that requires minimal prep and clean up {Gluten-free & Paleo}. There’s something about those flavors of lemon and garlic mixed with chicken on a skewer grilled to perfection that make for such an appetizing meal. Thanks to our friends Haute and Healthy Living for sharing this healthy recipe!   Ingredients: (Servings: 6, Calories: 130, Minutes: 45) 8 ounces chicken breasts 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 lemon 3 garlic cloves (minced) 1 teaspoon dried oregano ¼ teaspoon salt (each, and freshly ground pepper)   Directions: Cut chicken breasts into one-inch cubes. Place in a deep dish and add the...

Baked Acorn Squash with Chestnuts, Apples and Leeks

Thanks to our friends at Food and Wine for this perfect addition to our fall taste palette. Ingredients 4 acorn squash (about 1 pound each), halved lengthwise and seeded 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for brushing Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 1/2 cups diced celery 2 leeks, halved lengthwise and sliced crosswise 1/4 inch thick 2 Granny Smith apples, peeled and diced 2 teaspoons finely chopped thyme 10 ounces day-old rustic rye bread—crusts removed, bread cut into 1/2-inch dice (about 6 cups) 7 ounces vacuum-packed cooked chestnuts 1/2 cup chopped parsley 1/3 cup heavy cream 1/3 cup vegetable stock or low-sodium broth Directions Step 1 Preheat the oven to 350°. Brush the cut sides of the squash with olive oil and...

Big Game Black Bean Salsa

It's hard not to enjoy a salty snack while watching the Big Game. For me, it can be a problem finding healthy snacking options on game day, which is mostly my own doing. But that's ok because we have the perfect alternative for you. Our Game Day Black Bean Salsa is where it's at, and it's so good you won't be able to stop eating. Enjoy! Ingredients: two cans black beans, drained & rinsed two cans sweet corn, drained & roasted on the stovetop 4 - 5- Roma tomatoes, seeded diced one medium red onion, diced one jalapeno, seeded & diced Cilantro (to taste) julie of one lime (to taste) Directions: Combine all ingredients in large refrigerator safe bowl, let sit for 3 hours and serve cold with...

Mini Salmon Cakes

People raved about this Mini Salmon Cakes recipe at our Let's Cook: Fish event last week. So much so that we felt necessary to share it with the world. Serves 10 Ingredients: 2 Salmon Filets or 2 large cans of Salmon 1 1/2 t salt 1 1/2 t pepper One onion diced, sauteed 2/3 cup plain breadcrumbs (Almond Flour as a Vegan option) 1/3 cup light mayo (Avocado Mayo as a Vegan option) 1/4 cup Dijon mustard One egg 4 T lemon juice Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees Salt & Pepper the salmon and cook in preheated oven for 15 minutes. Let fish cool down and flake it apart with a fork. Mix ingredients and scoop into 1 1/2 inch scoops or roll and place on a parchment lined sheet pan. Bake in a 400-degree oven for...

Easy Mediterranean Salad Recipe

Enjoy this delicious, Easy Mediterranean Salad made with cherry tomatoes, cucumber, bell pepper, sundried tomatoes, and red onions. It is an excellent option for summer lunch. Thanks to our friends at Primavera Kitchen for sharing this tasty recipe with us. Ingredients Vegetarian, Gluten-free ∙ Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 cup cherry tomatoes, diced One yellow bell pepper, diced 1 cup red onions, sliced 1/2 cup black olives, sliced One cucumber, diced Three tablespoons feta, crumble (don’t use it if you are doing Whole30) Three tablespoon sun-dried tomatoes,  julienne cut Three tablespoon olive oil One teaspoon garlic, minced 1 tbsp lemon juice Salt and freshly ground black pepper One tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped Directions: In a large bowl, toss together cherry tomatoes, yellow bell pepper, red onions, black olives, cucumber, feta, and sundried tomato. In...