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Berta’s Protein Bites


Saturday, August 29, 2020

Quick and easy post or pre-workout snacks. I needed an easier way to get my protein in besides smoothies so I whipped up these delicious filling bites to grab and go. *Just one bite goes ...

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5 rituals to begin your day 🌅🌅🌅


Thursday, August 27, 2020

Give Thanks This one is easy, the moment you wake up - give thanks for another day. Even easier than that, thank yourself for having the courage to face another day. Have a Little Peace The best way ...

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Berta Baked Coconut Chips 🥥🥥🥥


Friday, August 21, 2020

  I bought a coconut and something amazing happened. I don't see coconuts on sale often, so when I do I make sure to grab at least one.  I had a forgotten coconut sitting on my counter ...

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Naturally Sweetened Kiwi-sicles 🥝🥝🥝


Friday, August 14, 2020

I like dessert after filling myself with fresh green things for dinner. After all these years I still crave sweets. On the occasion, I give in to a tbs of delicious but boring peanut butter ...

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Simply Roasted Tomato & Basil Pasta


Sunday, August 9, 2020

I wanted pasta. Light pasta, but pasta just the same. A sauceless meal with fresh veggies seemed like a great compromise for midsummer meal prep. I keep cherry tomatoes on hand and I'm always growing ...

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I am OK, but it’s ok to not be ok


Saturday, August 1, 2020

In these uncertain times, there has been an abundance of heartbreaking news, fear, and anxiety. For me, the hardest part of self-quarantine is the dissolution of choices. I have found ways to keep busy, and ...

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Mango-Jicama Summer Slaw


Thursday, July 30, 2020

Somehow, 2020 has become the summer of slaw for me. I have never been a fan of this drippy, seemingly pointless side. Coleslaw has always seemed like a BBQ afterthought, the side you skip over ...

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Pink Grapefruit-Feta Salad


Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Looking to spruce up lunch or dinner with an interestingly flavorful salad? Try this delicious grapefruit featured creation. I'm a huge fan of grapefruits, I like the bold citrus flavor and the tartness. I also ...

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Keep what you have CONTROL of


Sunday, July 26, 2020

I admit I feel most unsafe when I feel like I don't have control. Maybe that makes me a control freak but I have built my life around creating a safe environment for myself. I ...

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Golden Beet Salad


Sunday, July 26, 2020

A quick and easy salad inspired by ingredients found in my biweekly produce box. Beets are always interesting vegetable to work with but can be a bit intimidating. Fresh or cooked they are bursting with ...

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Perfect Picnicking + Blistered Shishitos🌱


Sunday, July 12, 2020

Summer weather is finally here and it's time for some picnicking! I love a good picnic, paired with fresh foods, chilled prosecco, and warm sun. Forget prepackaged foods that may be a little easier to ...

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Shop Black Owned #BOB 🖤🖤🖤


Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Black-Owned businesses deserve your support. Currently, there is a wave of support for black-owned businesses, but I try to support black at all times. Whether it be small business started by old school mates or ...

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Ricotta & Spinach Stuffed Peppers


Monday, June 8, 2020

  I wanted gooey, cheesy PASTA and with a little inspiration from my latest produce box, I decided to stuff some peppers instead! Baking stuffed things is an easy favorite of mine, but never before had ...

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Strawberry Summer Hand Pies🍓🍓🍓


Friday, May 29, 2020

Though most of us are still in self-quarantine, we can't stop the seasons from changing. The unofficial start to the summer is here and the weather has finally broken. This year I wasn't able to ...

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Simple Little Date Dessert


Saturday, May 16, 2020

By now you should know that I have a serious sweet tooth. A few time s a year I TRY to give up any foods that  contain processed sugars. I have done a good job ...

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