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Roasted Zucchini Burgers with Garlic Whipped Feta

Who said eating healthy has to be boring? One of the beautiful aspects of a healthy lifestyle is the newfound freedom you have to be creative in the kitchen! This recipe for Roasted Zucchini Burgers with Garlic Whipped Feta is no exception. First off, if you’ve never enjoyed roasted zucchini you’re truly missing out. But, don’t stop there! Enjoy your roasted zucchini atop a bun, or sans if you’re limiting your grains, and top with whipped feta! Yum! Happy Cooking and Enjoy!

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Roasted Zucchini Burgers with Garlic Whipped Feta

Ingredients

  • 3 medium zucchini, cut into 2 inch chunks
  • 3 medium yellow summer squash, cut into 2 inch chunks
  • 4 cloves garlic, left whole (1 clove for the burger and 3 for the whipped feta)
  • olive oil, for drizzling
  • kosher salt + pepper
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper, more or less to your taste
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil
  • 4 hamburger buns, toasted
  • lettuce, tomatoes and or sliced avocado, for serving

For the Whipped Feta:

  • 6 ounces feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped
  • zest from 1/2 a lemon
  • milk, to thin, if needed

To find full preparation instructions, visit the original recipe on Half Baked Harvest. Want more healthy recipes from Half Baked Harvest?  You can follow Half Baked Harvest on social media: FacebookTwitter, and  Instagram.


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Power Food Fruit Smoothies

Here’s to 2017! What changes do you plan to make in the next year? Some of the best advice I’ve received is to focus on changing my daily habits. Over time, these daily changes will add up to a lifestyle change! This said, a great way to make an attainable change is to start the year off with healthy choices. For you, this may look like replacing your grab and go granola bar in the mornings with a  power food filled Fruit Smoothie. Half Baked Harvest has compiled an excellent guide to smoothie making that will jumpstart your resolutions. Happy New Year!

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Strawberry Acai Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1/2 red beet (1 small), peeled and roughly chopped (or grated if you have a weak blender)
  • 1 cup frozen (or fresh) strawberries
  • 1/2 cup frozen (or fresh) raspberries
  • 1 ripe fresh (or frozen) banana
  • 1 teaspoon acai berry powder*
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 cup milk of choice (I use coconut, almond or goat milk)
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt (use coconut yogurt if vegan)
  • 1 tablespoon dried goji berries (optional)

Optional Toppings:

  • plain Greek yogurt
  • bee pollen, chia seeds, hemp seeds or ground flax
  • granola
  • fresh fruit and or goji berries
  • almond butter or other nut butter

To find full preparation instructions, visit the original recipe on Half Baked Harvest. Want more healthy recipes from Half Baked Harvest?  You can follow Half Baked Harvest on social media: FacebookTwitter, and  Instagram.


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In her quest to “healthify” the nation, Debra K believes there are valuable stories needing to be told.

“We have to do something right now to empower and educate our older population to keep them healthy and in their homes for as long as possible. ‘Senior Moments’ will help older adults and their caretakers set a path toward wellness and stop the crisis we are heading toward as our older population pressures our healthcare system.”   Debra K

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New Year’s Detox: Rice Noodle Salad With Pickled Vegetables

Who said eating clean can’t be fun? Getting a jump on your New Year’s Health goals is a great way to kick off 2016. Starting with a detox is a great way to cement those habits you desire for the new year. Change can happen! If you’re new to detoxing, it may be a great idea to start with a Gluten Free or Paleo based cleanse – this recipe works for both. You’ll be surprised at how eating clean can effect your overall health. Here’s to a new year and a recommitment to your Journey into Wellbeing. Happy Cooking and Happy New Year!

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Vietnamese Rice Noodle Bowl with Pickled Vegetables

  • 6 ounces rice noodles
  • 1 garlic clove, finely grated
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated ginger
  • ¼ cup fish sauce
  • 2 T olive or vegetable oil
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar (or honey)
  • 1 teaspoon sriracha chili sauce ( optional)4-5 cups your choice of thinly sliced or match stick cut vegetables- carrots, bell peppers, daikon radish, turnips, cucumber., zucchini ribbons,
  • ¼ C sliced scallions
  • 1 cup chopped cilantro, basil or mint, or a mix.
  • 4-8 ounces cooked, chilled shrimp, or cubed tofu ( both optional)

This recipe was originally published on Feasting at Home, visit their website for detailed directions. Love this recipe? Follow Feasting at Home on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest for more.