What am I Eating? Trader Joe’s Cauliflower Rice Stir Fry

I’m always looking for ways to make a quick dinner. Trader Joe’s cauliflower rice stir fry is one of my favorite go-to’s for a fast meal or side-dish. As a substitute for regular rice, cauliflower rice has quite a few benefits as a side or a meal. First, cauliflower rice has significantly less calories and carbohydrates than traditional white rice. So for someone watching their carb intake this is a great choice. Swapping your rice out for cauliflower also provides your meal with more vitamins such as vitamin C, vitamins K and B6. It is also rich in certain antioxidants
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How to Make Healthy Choices with Halloween Treats & Leftovers

  With the pandemic and the need for social distancing still in effect, Halloween celebrations for many of us will be a little different this year. What will remain the same is the abundance of candy and the temptation to overindulge in leftovers, especially with less trick-or-treating activities. Whether you’re safely handing out candy, the kids are bringing it in, or both, here are some tips to stay on track with your weight loss goals and avoid overconsumption of the tempting leftovers.   Buying Candy When purchasing candy to hand out, buy candy you do NOT like.  This helps prevent
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Quarantine Cooking Recipe: Take-Out Style Cauliflower “Fried Rice”

  With many of our favorite restaurants closed during the coronavirus quarantine, it’s not always easy to decide what to cook. This veggie packed “fried rice” is perfect for nights when take-out food is all you’re craving. Low in carbs but high in nutrients, this recipe is perfect for the whole family. You can also customize this by adding in your favorite protein like shrimp, chicken or beef!    Ingredients: 3 carrots, chopped 1 cup broccoli, chopped ½ cup peas ½ cup corn olive oil salt, pepper to taste Coconut aminos to taste 1 cup cauliflower rice 3 eggs Instructions:
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NJBC Eats: Karen’s Low Carb Chicken Cutlets

Looking to make your favorite weeknight dinner a little healthier? Low-carb chicken cutlets are a simple and delicious recipe that the whole family can enjoy. Most chicken cutlet recipes call for bread crumbs which can be high in carbohydrates, sodium and more. A suitable replacement for breadcrumbs is almond meal which is higher in protein and lower in carbs.  Almond meal is typically confused with almond flour. Although almond meal and almond flour are both made from ground almonds, almond meal is made from almonds that still contain the skin and it has more of a coarse grind. When looking
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NJBC Eats: Karen’s Chicken Sausage and Peppers

    As a busy mom with three sons all going in different directions, I rely on recipes that I can prepare earlier in the day. That way, I can take it out of the fridge and pop it in the oven for dinner. One recipe that is a big hit with my family is Chicken Sausage and Peppers. It can be served as a standalone dish or over cauliflower rice or even with your favorite pasta-alternative.    Serves: 5  Ingredients: 1 package of Premio chicken sausage 2 bell peppers (sliced) 1 onion 1 clove of garlic (diced)  2 tbsp
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