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3 Ingredient Protein Shake

If you are looking for a quick and filling after-workout, after-work, or after-school shake, then this is the recipe for you. With only three ingredients ( I didn’t include ice as an ingredient but it is needed!) you can whip this tasty drink up in no time. I also find this drink especially tasty at breakfast before classes.

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Simple Chia Seed Pudding

If you have never had chia seed pudding before…you need to have it as soon as possible.  It is that good. And one of the best parts of having chia seed pudding is that it is VERY quick and easy to make. This dessert is light, sweet and a nice substitute for ice cream or packaged pudding- I’ve even had it for breakfast before.

WebMD states chia seeds “contain healthy omega-3 fatty acids, carbohydrates, protein, fiber, antioxidants, and calcium.” So this little pudding will be packing quite a bit of a nutritious value when consumed! Once you try this recipe, I would love to hear any variation suggestions you have in the comments below. 🙂

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Perfect Fall Oatmeal

Since the temperature is still at a steady 85 degrees, I thought I would try to bring some “fall atmosphere” into my kitchen this morning. With that in mind, I whipped up a quick bowl of some good old-fashioned oatmeal with fresh apples and spices. And though I may be uncomfortably hot when I try to wear a long sleeve flannel outside, this recipe hits the right spot in terms of feeling like it’s actually fall (even though there are just a few more days until it is officially fall).
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Healthy Frozen Treat

I’m always looking for  a healthy dessert. My desire for sugar unfortunately never wavers, so every day I feel like I am constantly craving some form of dessert. And since most desserts are not healthy, I am finding ways to satisfy my sweet tooth without all of the sugar, calories, and artificial (flavors, preservatives, colors).

I recently found this recipe in the Seventeen Magazine as a simple snack to make that’s filled with protein. And indeed, it is extremely simple and requires only two ingredients. You can enjoy this after a long day at school, or just as a cool treat to beat the heat.
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