zucchini patties

Zucchini Patties

My mom used to make these zucchini patties when I was growing up and I remember just loving them. I can’t remember the last time I had them – probably when…

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red potatoes in a foil packet

Easy Red Potatoes In A Foil Packet

Around this time of year, I can’t wait to grill out… We moved down to Florida and the end of last summer and we absolutely love our apartment and the…

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garden fresh bruschetta

Garden Fresh Bruschetta

Throughout the summer you will most likely see a lot of fresh recipes… Any opportunity to have really fresh and delicious food, I’m all about it – especially living down in…

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sweet corn and zucchini

Sweet Corn and Zucchini

I love this time of year… Everything is warming up, we’re spending more time outside, and of course there are the fresh fruit and vegetables. There is something about some…

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Greek yogurt veggie dip

Greek Yogurt Veggie Dip

This is a lightened-up version of my stepmom’s veggie dill dip – which is out of this world! Everytime my husband and I go over to my Dad and stepmom’s…

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homemade black bean burgers

Homemade Black Bean Burgers

  I absolutely love black bean burgers and I never really thought about making homemade black bean burgers until I came across this recipe. Other than how amazing they taste…

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Grilled Asparagus and Mushroom Salad With Goat Cheese

Grilled Asparagus and Mushroom Salad with Goat Cheese

If you would have asked a few years ago if I would be eating goat cheese I would say you were crazy! But over the last few years I have…

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grilled vegetable salad

Grilled Vegetable Salad

I have always had a love for cooking, but what really inspired me to cook more at home and was watching cooking shows on TV. When I first started watching them I…

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Emily Ness

Sharing a passion for food and fitness to live a healthy lifestyle - with the occasional hint of chocolate.

new cookbook!


The Testosterone Chef is a cookbook all about eating in a way that supports your hormones. With 90+ recipes for both men and women, there's something for everyone in here...
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Kino Chef, the Kinobody cookbook, is full of healthy recipes that are easy to make, very satiating and make dieting and weight loss easier than ever before. 
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