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Christmas Salad Recipe

Sooo many things to love about this pretty Christmas 🎄 salad 🥗: 1: it’s raw, so the nutrients are able to work at their peak! 2: it’s super-immune-boosting, so it will help protect you from catching that cold that’s going around (and if you’re sick, it’s a very potent healer!). You have raw lemon, tomato, kale and spinach… Continue reading Christmas Salad Recipe

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Peppermint Patty Shakeology Recipe

Refreshing peppermint, creamy vanilla, and craveable chocolate come together in this smoothie version of a Peppermint Patty.  The classic candy is a favorite of mint-lovers, but is loaded with sugar, corn syrup, and artificial colors and flavors.  Ick! This Peppermint Patty smoothie?  Even though it tastes like a dessert, it boasts 18 grams of protein… Continue reading Peppermint Patty Shakeology Recipe

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Baked Lemon Pepper Salmon and Vegetable Rice Pilaf Recipe

There are so many health benefits to eating fish, and the Gillis family enjoys fish 2-3 times a week. This recipe is my favorite because it’s simple, flavorful, and it only takes 30 minutes from start to finish!  In my book, it’s a WIN!  Hope you love it, too 🙂 Ingredients: (all from Costco!) For the… Continue reading Baked Lemon Pepper Salmon and Vegetable Rice Pilaf Recipe

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Make Your Own Organic Cold Brew Coffee (so easy!)

Eat your heart out, Starbucks 😂 We can make our own cold brew, and it’s healthy, dark, and absolutely amazing! You’ll need: 1.5 cups ground organic coffee. 7 cups pure water. Directions: Place coffee in large glass container – I use a large, 8 cup glass measuring cup with a rubber lid. Stir. Cover and… Continue reading Make Your Own Organic Cold Brew Coffee (so easy!)

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Healthy School Lunch Ideas (for parents who pack lunches!)

This blog is perfect for you if you like to feed your children healthy foods and pack their school lunches and snacks, like I do for my three little ones 🙂 At the Gillis home, we eat a 100% all-natural diet, which means nothing artificial, harmful, or fake.  (I also “opt-out” of all birthday parties… Continue reading Healthy School Lunch Ideas (for parents who pack lunches!)