Keri Glassman’s Nutritious Life Recipes

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Sweet Potato Carrot Mask

DIRECTIONS Blend in food processor for 20 seconds. Apply to face and leave on for 10-15 minutes. Rinse face with warm water and pat dry with a towel. WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE Sweet potatoes and carrots both contain carotenoids, which protect the skin from sun damage and free radicals. The creamy yogurt base makes… Get the Recipe »

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Coffee Yogurt Face Mask

  DIRECTIONS Mix yogurt and coffee until blended. Apply to face and leave on for 15 minutes. Rinse face with warm water and pat dry with a towel. WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE Coffee, another great exfoliant, has the additional benefit of caffeine, which has been shown to improve fine lines, wrinkles, and discoloration of… Get the Recipe »

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Pink Dairy Cleanser

  DIRECTIONS Mix ingredients until blended WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE Milk, yogurt, and sour cream contain lactic acid, which gently exfoliates skin and stimulates collagen, the protein that keeps skin firm and supple. The pink grapefruit pulp in this cleanser protects skin from sun damage and the formation of free radicals. Get the Recipe »

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Avocado Face Mask

DIRECTIONS Blend all ingredients in food processor for 20 seconds. Apply to face and leave on for 15-20 minutes. Rinse face with warm water and pat dry with a towel. WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE In this scrub, parsley contains vitamin C for antioxidant protection, and the coarse salt removes the dull outer layer of… Get the Recipe »

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Honey Oat Facial Mask

  DIRECTIONS Stir together all ingredients until blended. Apply to face with hands or a brush and leave on for 10-15 minutes. Rinse off with warm water and pat face dry with a towel. WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE The soothing properties of all three ingredients will leave you with a cool, calm glow. Get the Recipe »

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Spicy Potato Salad

  DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit. Cut potatoes into quarters and place into medium dish. Pour 2 tablespoons of olive oil,  cayenne, paprika, ground black pepper, and sea salt over the potatoes; and toss. On a baking tray, evenly distribute the coated potatoes, and place in a pre-heated oven to cook for approximately 30 minutes,… Get the Recipe »

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Party Punch

  DIRECTIONS Mix tea, wine, and cranberry juice in a large pitcher or punch bowl. Slice limes, grapefruit, and oranges into thin wedges. Reserve one sliced orange for garnishing glasses. Toss remaining fruit into tea mixture and stir. Chill until ready to serve.   WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE: There’s nothing better than mingling with… Get the Recipe »

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Lemon Walnut Chicken

DIRECTIONS 1. Preheat oven to 400°F. 2. Sprinkle chicken breast with pepper. In large, non-stick sauté pan, heat 1 teaspoon olive oil over high heat and pan-sear chicken for 2 minutes on each side until golden brown. Then, roast chicken in oven for 25 minutes until cooked. 3. In same sauté pan, heat remaining 1 teaspoon canola… Get the Recipe »

rosemary-spiced-nuts Recipe

Rosemary Spiced Nuts

  DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat nonstick baking sheet with cooking spray. Whisk egg white and water until foamy in medium bowl. Add walnuts and mix gently until coated. Combine rosemary and sea salt in another bowl. Stir rosemary and sea salt mixture into bowl with nuts until evenly coated. Spread onto prepared baking… Get the Recipe »

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Ginger Cinnamon Hot Chocolate

DIRECTIONS Combine milk, ginger and cinnamon in saucepan over medium-low heat until almost boiling. Add chocolate, stirring until fully melted. Whisk until frothy and serve immediately. WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE Ginger adds a zing that cannot be ignored–not to mention it fills your cup with antioxidants! The spice helps to reduce inflammation and treats… Get the Recipe »

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Sweet Potato Latkes

DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 425°F. Coat bottom of baking pan with oil. Combine grated onion and potatoes in colander and use paper towels to squeeze out excess moisture. Sift flour and baking powder into onion-potato mixture. Add eggs, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Toss with hands to mix thoroughly. Shape into 8 evenly divided 1/4-inch thick… Get the Recipe »

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Mini Pumpkin Pie Bites

DIRECTIONS 1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Coat nonstick mini muffin pan with coconut oil cooking spray. 2. Mix wheat germ, flax seed, chia seeds and ginger snaps in bowl. Add heaping teaspoon of mixture to each muffin cup. Set aside. 3. Whisk eggs in another bowl. Add pumpkin puree, coconut milk, brown sugar, pumpkin pie spice,… Get the Recipe »

spiced-relish Recipe

Spiced Cranberry Relish

  DIRECTIONS Place half of cranberries, orange, and 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon in food processor fitted with metal blade. Chop remaining cranberries, orange, and cinnamon in food processor and add to bowl. Add honey and stir to combine. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.   WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE What makes cranberries so… Get the Recipe »

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Whey to Go Smoothie

  DIRECTIONS 1. Put ingredients into blender and enjoy!   WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE Whether you’re looking to pack in some high quality protein as a post-workout snack or to help with weight management, whey protein may be just the answer. Whey protein (which comes from milk) is loaded with branched chain amino acids and… Get the Recipe »

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Roasted Beet Chips

  DIRECTIONS 1. Preheat oven to 350°F. 2. Place veggies on baking sheet. Brush with olive oil and sprinkle with sea salt. 3. Bake 8 to 12 minutes or to desired crispness, turning once halfway through.   WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE If you only know beets from a can, it is time to broaden… Get the Recipe »

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Quinoa Granola

DIRECTIONS 1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper. 2. Mix oats, quinoa, nuts, and cinnamon in large bowl and set aside. 3. Combine the applesauce, agave syrup, and vanilla extract in small saucepan over low heat until heated through. 4. Pour applesauce mixture into reserved oat mixture. Stir evenly to coat…. Get the Recipe »

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Baked Napoleon-style Cod

  DIRECTIONS 1. Bring saucepan of water to boil. Cook potatoes until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain and let cool. Cut into ¼ inch-thick slices. 2. Preheat oven to 400°F. 3. Coat baking dish with 1 tablespoon of olive oil. 4. Lay fillets, skin side down, in baking dish. Evenly rub surface of fillets with… Get the Recipe »

healthy soups Recipe

Kale and White Bean Soup with Spicy Chorizo

DIRECTIONS 1. Heat oil in heavy pot over medium heat. Add onion and garlic, stirring frequently until softened, about 5 minutes. 2. Add sausage and sauté 2 minutes or until warmed through and slightly browned. 3. Add squash, kale, broth, and 2 cups water. Cook, partially covered, 15 to 20 minutes, or until squash is… Get the Recipe »

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Sweet Potato and Sausage Bake

  DIRECTIONS 1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly coat small baking dish with olive oil cooking spray. 2. Combine sweet potato and chicken sausage in medium bowl. Toss with minced garlic, chopped oregano, and oil. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste. 3. Place potato mixture in prepared dish and bake 30… Get the Recipe »

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Antioxidant Smoothie

DIRECTIONS Put all ingredients into blender. Blend until smooth. Enjoy! Click here to learn more about Life’s Abundance Protein Powder.   WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE The name says it all. This recipe is filled with some of the most antioxidant-rich foods available: green tea, blueberries, and dark, leafy greens. You’ll also get fiber from the… Get the Recipe »

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Chocolate Cherry Buttermilk Scones

  DIRECTIONS 1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper. 2. Combine flour, almond meal, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cardamom in large bowl. Add buttermilk, almond extract, and oil. Mix well, until dry ingredients are completely incorporated. 3. Using a spatula, fold in chocolate chips, then very gently fold… Get the Recipe »

quinoa yogurt parfait Recipe

Berry Creamy Quinoa Parfait

DIRECTIONS 1. Mix quinoa, yogurt, honey (if using), vanilla extract, and cinnamon in small bowl. 2. Fold blueberries gently into acai pulp in another small bowl, stirring to coat. 3. Spoon 1/3 of quinoa mixture into glass, then 1⁄3 of blueberry mixture and 1⁄3 of walnuts. 4. Repeat layers twice, ending with walnuts on top…. Get the Recipe »

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Caramelized Pear and Pecan French Toast

    DIRECTIONS 1. Place nonstick skillet over medium heat and coat with canola oil cooking spray. 2. Combine vanilla, pear, pecans, cinnamon, and 1⁄2 teaspoon of honey in small bowl and stir to coat. Add mixture to skillet and cook, stirring 3 to 5 minutes, or until lightly browned. Remove from skillet and set… Get the Recipe »

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Crunchy Chicken Salad Boats

  DIRECTIONS 1. Combine yogurt, vinegar, honey, and gingerroot in medium bowl. 2. Add chicken, walnuts, and apple. Mix well. Gently stir in grapes until just combined. 3. Seed and scoop out some of flesh from cucumber halves using a rounded teaspoon or melon baller. Divide chicken salad among cucumber boats.   WHY WE LOVE… Get the Recipe »

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Black-Eyed Pea Salad with Pesto

  DIRECTIONS Toss the black-eyed peas, artichoke hearts, tomatoes, and olives with the pesto in a bowl. Garnish with the pine nuts.   WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE If you regularly indulge in meat-free meals, you may be aware that beans are a fantastic way to get your protein and fiber in.  Each serving of… Get the Recipe »

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Plum and Pecan Spinach Salad with Pomegranate Dressing

DIRECTIONS 1. Combine pomegranate juice, oil, vinegar, and mint in small bowl. Set aside. 2. Place spinach, plum, cheese, pecans, raisins, and onion in medium bowl; toss with reserved dressing. WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE Everyone knows spinach is a dark, leafy nutrient powerhouse, and pomegranate juice and pecans add even more antioxidant power. And… Get the Recipe »

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Sage-Crusted Chicken Tenders and Crispy Kale Chips

  DIRECTIONS 1. Preheat oven to 400˚F. Coat baking sheet with canola oil cooking spray. 2. Place egg white in shallow bowl. Combine sesame seeds, sunflower seeds, sage, and black pepper in another small bowl. 3. Using a fork, dip tenders in egg white to coat both sides, then dip in sesame seed mixture, coating… Get the Recipe »

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Sesame Tuna with Jicama-Cabbage Slaw

DIRECTIONS 1. Combine soy sauce, vinegar (if using), black pepper, and 1⁄2 teaspoon of oil in small bowl. Add cabbage, jicama, oranges, bell pepper, scallion, and sesame seeds. Stir to combine and set aside. 2. Preheat nonstick grill pan over high heat. Rub tuna on both sides with remaining 1⁄2 teaspoon oil. 3. Cook tuna… Get the Recipe »

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Oatmeal Pancake

  DIRECTIONS 1. Beat egg whites with fork. 2. Add oats and cinnamon and blend well. Pour into small non stick pan that has been coated with cooking spray and cook until almost set, approximately 2 ½ minutes, then flip and cook for approximately 30 seconds. 3. Top with cottage cheese and sprinkle with cinnamon…. Get the Recipe »

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Western Omelette

DIRECTIONS 1. Combine eggs with mushrooms and red peppers. 2. Add to preheated nonstick pan. 3. Cook until eggs are set. 4. Transfer omelette to serving plate, add cottage cheese to one half of omelette, and fold over remaining half. 5. Add hot sauce and serve with toast.   WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE The… Get the Recipe »

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Lite Cobb Salad

  DIRECTIONS 1. Cook bacon in microwave by placing stripes on doubled paper towel and cooking on high for 1 minute. 2. Check and arrange bacon for uniform cooking and continue for another minute (Or place bacon in cold fraying pan and cook over low heat; turn often, remove grease, and cook until desired crispness.)… Get the Recipe »

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Roasted Chicken Lettuce Wrap

  DIRECTIONS 1. Spread mustard on two lettuce leaves. Evenly distribute chicken between lettuce leaves. 2. Sprinkle cheese on chopped vegetables and evenly distribute on top of chicken. 3. Roll up lettuce wrap. WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE Say goodbye to boring, soggy sandwiches.  Bite into this crisp, tender and exploding with flavor lettuce wrap!… Get the Recipe »

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Shrimp Salad

  DIRECTIONS 1. In serving bowl, toss greens with shrimp, avocado, and hearts of palm. 2. Squeeze lemon juice on top and season with salt.   WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE  Make this recipe. Usually you dine on these delicious flavors only at a restaurant, but it could not be simpler to make your very… Get the Recipe »

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Grilled Shrimp Kebabs

    DIRECTIONS 1. Thread shrimp on skewers and lightly brush with olive oil. 2. Season with salt and pepper. 3. Broil 3 to 5 minutes per side, turning once.   WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE When we think of protein, we often think of meat or eggs and often neglect these little crustaceans, which… Get the Recipe »

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Lemon Caper Chicken

  DIRECTIONS 1. Place nonstick skillet on medium-high heat. 2. Add chicken and brown on both sides, about 4 minutes per side. Transfer chicken to plate. 3. Add lemon juice and capers to pan, swirl around to heat, and pour over chicken. 4. Top with parsley.   WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE Honestly, there is… Get the Recipe »

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Turkey Taco Salad

  DIRECTIONS 1. Lightly spray nonstick skillet with olive oil cooking spray. 2. Preheat pan and sauté onion until translucent, about 3 minutes. 3. Add turkey, cumin, chili powder, and cinnamon. Season to taste with salt. 4. Cook, stirring constantly, until turkey is browned, 4 to 5 minutes. Place lettuce on plate and add cooked… Get the Recipe »

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Breakfast Burrito

DIRECTIONS 1. Spray frying pan with nonstick cooking spray and heat over medium heat. 2. Pour in beaten eggs and scramble until cooked. 3. Add beans, peppers, garlic, and salsa to pan and cook until heated through. 4. Remove mixture from heat and place in center of tortilla, and top with cheese. 5. Wrap up… Get the Recipe »

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Healthy Bran Muffins

  DIRECTIONS 1. Preheat oven to 400°F. 2. Stir together flour, sugar, flaxseeds, baking powder, and salt. 3. In separate large bowl, combine cereal and milk; let stand for 2-3 minutes. 4. Add egg whites and applesauce and mix well. 5. Add flour mixture and stir until combined. 6. Spoon into 12, 2 ½ inch… Get the Recipe »

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Egg Crepe

  DIRECTIONS 1. Blend all ingredients together (except berries) until thickness of crème. 2. Heat pan, spray with cooking spray and then pour batter. 3. Flip when brown. 4. Serve with 1 cup fresh berries.   WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE By combining just a few ingredients, this recipe will take you straight to a… Get the Recipe »

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Noodle-free Turkey Lasagna

  DIRECTIONS 1. Preheat oven to 350°F. 2. Preheat grill or grill pan. 3. Wash zucchini and remove both ends. 4. Cut zucchini into thin, diagonal slices. 5. Brush both sides of the slices lightly with olive oil and sprinkle with garlic salt. 6. Grill slices for 2-3 minutes per side until grill marks appear… Get the Recipe »

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Sautéed Chicken Breasts and Tomatoes

DIRECTIONS 1. Cut chicken breasts into bite size pieces. 2. Heat skillet over medium heat and add olive oil. 3. Sauté chicken and garlic until lightly browned, stirring occasionally. 4. Add stewed tomatoes, basil, salt and pepper. 5. Cover and simmer over low flame until chicken is tender, 20 minutes or less.   WHY WE… Get the Recipe »

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Banana Ice Cream

  DIRECTIONS 1. Peel banana, place in freezer safe container or Ziploc and freeze (about 3 hours.) 2. Once frozen, puree banana in food processor until smooth, place in small bowl and top with chopped peanuts. Get the Recipe »

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Baked Sweet Potato Fries

  DIRECTIONS 1. Peel and slice sweet potatoes into thin circles. 2. Spread in thin layer on cooking sheet. 3. Spray with cooking spray (generously) and sprinkle with salt and pepper. 4. Bake at 400°F for 30 minutes or until crisp!   WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE With just one main ingredient and a dash… Get the Recipe »

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Strawberry Rhubarb Soup

  DIRECTIONS 1. Pour water into pot (just enough to coat bottom). 2. Pour in strawberries and rhubarb. 3. Cook on low flame until fruit softens (30-40 minutes). 4. Add orange juice and agave. 5. Mash fruit with spoon and mix. 6. Use immersion blender to puree. 7. Serve cold with spoonful of yogurt and… Get the Recipe »

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Summer Vegetable Salad

  DIRECTIONS 1. Toss all ingredients together. 2. Drizzle with red wine vinegar and fresh lemon juice.   WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE A light, crunchy, refreshing, and colorful salad topped with delicious seafood is the perfect summer meal.  Shrimp is very high in protein and low in fat, so it’s a fabulous way to… Get the Recipe »

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Spicy Marinade (for chicken, fish or tofu)

  DIRECTIONS 1. Mix all ingredients together until combined.   WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE How impressed would all your guests be at your next BBQ if you told them you made everything from scratch, even down to the marinade? After trying this recipe you, why would you ever want to buy commercially bottled marinade… Get the Recipe »

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Whole Wheat Animal Pancakes

  DIRECTIONS 1. Mix all ingredients together. 2. Heat frying pan and use canola oil cooking spray to cover pan. 3. Ladle batter onto pan. 4. Before serving, use cookie cutter to cut pancakes in animal shapes. 5. Serve with fresh berries.   WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE This quickie recipe is a fun way… Get the Recipe »

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Turkey Grilled Cheese

DIRECTIONS 1. Make sandwich using 2 slices turkey and 1 slice cheese and grill together in pan with small amount of butter. 2. Serve with steamed peas, carrots, corn or Cascadian Farms Organic grapes. WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE Believe it or not, a classic grilled cheese sandwich just got better. Adding turkey to this… Get the Recipe »