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Grilled Shrimp with Lemon Ginger Marinade

Lemon Ginger Shrimp on the Bar-B

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Tasty meal from the grill, with a hint of the Caribbean.

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sriracha brussel sprouts

Sriracha Brussel Sprouts

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One of my favorite healthy grocery stores makes these, but they are flash fried (deep fried).  I re-created it without the fried part.  I hope you enjoy this sweet and ...

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pumpkin custard

Pumpkin pie custard

5 of 5 Cook Time : 45

This delicious pumpkin pie custard is crust-less, gluten free and dairy free, and full of flavor.  It makes me love fall!   You can even make a little home made ...

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Cauliflower Pop-Corn

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This delicious vegetable can be served as a side dish, or a delicious snack while watching your favorite show!  You can even omit the fat if you’re trying to lose ...

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chicken avocado burger

Avocado Chicken Burger

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This delicious burgers are so full of flavor they require no bun, cheese or condiments, but feel free to enjoy them any way you like.  Very quick and easy to ...

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buffalo chicken

Buffalo chicken

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This recipe is packed with flavor.  The spicy and sweet complement each other perfectly, and thanks to the crock pot, it’s one of the easiest recipes to make.  If you ...

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easter potato salad

Easter Potato Salad

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This salad is called Salatka in Poland. I have grown up eating this every Easter of my life. I wanted to share the recipe with you as it is gluten ...

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pork lo mein

Turkey Lo Mein

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This recipe is very versatile and can me modified in many ways to make sure you and your family can’t get enough.  It’s very easy to make and tasty too. ...

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Mini Meatloaf

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I’ve never been a big fan of meatloaf, because it just seemed bland without covering it with some type of sauce, but these little guys are full of flavor because ...

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Sweet Potato Fries

4 of 5 Cook Time : 15

These sweet potato fries literally taste “fried” and are very fast and easy to make.  I don’t even like sweet potatoes and I can’t stop eating these.  They are SO ...

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No Bake Energy Bars

No Bake Energy Bars

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These energy bars are a good Paleo based recipe. A great way to gather energy for the start of the New Year, this recipe can be modified to your tastes.

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Brussels Sprouts

Thanksgiving Brussels Sprouts

5 of 5 Cook Time : 20

This is a beautiful, healthful and flavorful side dish for any holiday meal. Sprouts are a hearty vegetable that are in season in the fall, so you can enjoy them ...

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Grilled Steak and Asparagus

Steak Wrapped Asparagus

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A lovely presentation and very tasty too.

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Mexican Spaghetti with Zucchini Noodles

Mexican Spaghetti

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If you don't have a spiralizer to create the "noodles" for this dish, use a mandolin slicer to julienne the zucchini.

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Quinoa Tabbouleh

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Supper healthy Mediterranean based recipe that works well for a variety of occasions.

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Honey Grilled Shrimp

5 of 5 Cook Time : 30

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Healthy Breakfast Cookies

Breakfast Cookies

3 of 5 Cook Time : 25

These gluten and dairy free breakfast cookies are kid friendly and are free of any added sugar.

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Stuffed Zucchini Boats

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Cooked a variety of ways Zucchini is delicious, versatile and of course, nutritious.

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Healthy Butternut Squash

Roasted Butternut Squash

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This squash makes a delicious side dish. Your house will literally smell like you are baking cookies and this dish tastes so sinful you will forget you are eating healthy ...

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Turkey Sausage-Brown-Rice Pilaf

Turkey Sausage Pilaf in the Slow Cooker

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This is an easy and delicious one pot meal using few ingredients.

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Healthy Pumpkin Pancakes

Pumpkin Pancakes

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I like to heat real maple syrup and add the chopped pecans the hot syrup. YUM!

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Roasted Spaghetti Squash

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Roasted Spaghetti Squash can be served as a side dish or under a meat sauce instead of pasta noodles. I also serve gularz and stews over these noodles.  They are ...

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Cauliflower Pilaf

Cauliflower Rice Pilaf

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There are a variety of ways you can modify this basic recipe. You can make this a non-vegetarian dish by turning this into potato free mashed potatoes and use chives ...

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Grain Free Chocolate Cookies

Grain Free Chocolate Coconut Cookies

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You can make these egg free by using EnerG egg replacer. Many people also use ground Chia seeds, soaked in water as an egg replacer.

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Summer Salad

Summer Salad

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This salad great leftovers and is a great alternative to traditional lettuce salads. This recipe will serve about 4-5 people as a side. Be sure to double your recipe if ...

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What is Functional Medicine??

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Peanut Butter Brussel Sprouts

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Peanut Butter Brussel Sprouts 1 bag of brussel sprouts. Trim the core off, and quarter each sprout. 1 Tablespoon of sesame oil 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1/4 teaspoon of pepper 1 Tablespoon of raw honey 1 Tablespoon of Sriracha 1 lime 1 Tablespoon of organic unsweetened peanut butter (you can also use sun-butter or cashew […]

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Lemon Kale Salad

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Ingredients: One container of baby kale 1/4 cup of fresh squeezed lemon juice 1/4 of extra virgin olive oil 1 garlic clove, peeled 1/2 cups of raw slivered almonds optional: 1/4 cup of fresh grated parmesan or romano cheese Chop baby kale and add to bowl. (I chop it into about 1/3 it’s original size. […]

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Scrambled Zucchini

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Scrambled Zucchini (Egg Free breakfast scramble) 2 zucchini or squash 1/2 pound of ground grass fed beef 1/2 onion diced 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1/4 teaspoon of pepper 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon Brown ground grass fed beef with onion. While that is cooking, cut each zucchini in half, and scoop out the insides with a […]

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Shape Reclaimed

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Thank you for your interest in SHAPE ReClaimed. Our goal is to help you make an educated decision regarding SHAPE and whether it is a program that will help transform your health. Though many are drawn to this practitioner-monitored program for it’s weight loss benefits, we set ourselves apart from typical weight loss programs, as […]

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Dr. Olivia talks about women's weight gain

Great Video For All You Sassy Sisters

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I recently was asked to create a video article for a new national online women’s magazine, call Still Sassy Sisters.  It was fun to do and the video contains lots of great information for women of all ages. The Editor-In-Chief and Publisher, Judy DiVincenzo created a quick introduction to her readers/viewers on the video. Check […]

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Bust Belly Fat…Fast!

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Abdominal weight gain can be dangerous to your health.  Studies show abdominal fat is different then fat you gain in other parts of your body.  It’s yellow fat, and it is inflammatory.  That’s why belly fat increases your risk for heart disease more than just a high fat mass or high cholesterol.  However, most people […]

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The Gluten Free…SCAM???

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Hello fellow Dr. Oz lovers! I am including a link to a recent Dr. Oz interview, which he reveals that gluten free is a total scam! What?! Before we become cynical about gluten free, let me make crystal clear the point which he is trying to make, and it’s this…. Gluten free foods are not […]

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Do I really need a Multivitamin? – Watch This Video!

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Recently, there has been some negative media attention and multivitamins.  This has left many people wondering whether or not a multivitamin improves health, or has any benefit at all.  First let me start by telling you the “research” was done on a commonly sold over the counter multivitamin.  I’m not here to put down or […]

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Airport Dietary Disasters

Avoiding Airport Dietary Disasters

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Here are my tips for flying and traveling at any time of year, including the hectic holiday season.   A Cooking With Dr. Olivia blog reader sent this article with great tips for the holiday travel season over to share with you. Thank you Cole Mill for this great post. Whether you’re traveling for pleasure […]

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Prevention is the cure for cancer

Prevention is the Cure!

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As breast cancer prevention month comes to an end, I would like to share some basic facts that most people do not know about preventing breast cancer.  I believe the billions of dollars spent on a “cure” and “treatment” could help a lot of women actually prevent breast cancer with proper education.  I am here […]

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Stop obesity in America

Obesity… Stop treating the symptom, treat the cause!

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The American Medical Association has most recently determined obesity to be a diagnosable disease.  The problem with this is it is estimated that only 6% of healthy professionals are trained to treat obesity.  The biggest concern and fear is that the decision “will prompt people to further identify obesity as a purely medical problem, and one […]

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Statins Used for Cholesterol Increase Risk for Injury and Arthritis

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Below you will find the summary from recent research published in JAMA (journal of the american medical association), the premier resource for medical research.  We’ve known for years that statins can cause fatigue and muscle pain, but recent research proves it can do far more than that.  If you are taking a statin, I’ve posted […]

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Dr. Olivia talks about allergy free pantries

Allergy Free Pantry – Gluten, Dairy and Egg Replacements

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I know how overwhelming it can be to find out that you, or someone in your family has food sensitivities. You may not believe it, because you’ve eaten these foods daily without noticing any effect. However “how you feel” does not necessarily tell you how your body is “functioning.” People with food sensitivities experience an […]

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Overfed & Undernourished

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  Yup, that’s us America, fat…overfed…and under nourished.  There are 3rd world countries that are dying of hunger that are rated healthier than the United States.  We also have some of the highest rates of nutritional deficiencies in the world, which makes absolutely no sense, when we are the most overfed.  The problem is our […]

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Dr. Olivia discusses Iodine and your health

Iodine, The Forgotten Mineral

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Iodine is one of the most forgotten nutrients in daily supplements, and is also becoming one of the hardest nutrients to get in your diet.  So first, let’s talk about RDI’s.  RDI stands for recommended daily intake and this is defined as the minimum amount you need to get of a certain nutrient in order to […]

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Eat healthy through the holidays

In 9 Months…

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Bikini season is only 9 months away.  It seems like a long time, but if you can make a body in 9 months during pregnancy, imagine what is possible for creating lasting changes to your body in the next 9 months.  Keep this thought in mind when you approach the “Holiday Season.”  As the weather […]

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Dr. Olivia tells how to use Agave nectar

The TRUTH about Agave

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Agave has become a taboo subject in the world of health and nutrition.  May experts recommend it as an all natural and low glycemic sweetener, and many experts discredit it’s claim to be natural, raw or organic.  So I am here to give you the FACTS on Agave, instead of my OPINION. FACTS: Agave nectar […]

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