Author: Mackenzie Burgess

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Mexican Quinoa Stuffed Peppers with Creamy Yogurt Avocado Sauce

This recipe is my entry for the Food & Nutrition Magazine Test Kitchen Recipe Contest featuring Siggi’s Icelandic-style yogurt. All opinions are my own, I never feature a brand that I don’t love! Stuffed peppers have been my go-to meal lately. It’s so easy to whip up the filling, throw them in the oven, and […]

Nutrition

Intuitive Eating

We live in a nation obsessed with physical appearance, weight loss, and dieting. $33 billion dollars are spent on dieting products each year, yet over two-thirds of American adults are overweight or obese. These dieting patterns are a huge issue because they are typically unsuccessful, physically and emotionally damaging, and ultimately promote unhealthy eating behaviors. […]

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Coconut Matcha Energy Bites

These protein and fiber packed energy bites are filled with nuts, seeds, coconut, and matcha. Naturally dairy-free, vegan, and gluten-free! Disclosure: I received free samples of Coconut Cloud mentioned in this post. I was not compensated for my time. All opinions are my own, I never feature a brand that I don’t love! Do you […]

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Energy Bites Recipe Template

These energy bites are the perfect snack to grab and go! Completely customizable and take 5 minutes or less! I always have these bites on hand to grab-and-go because if I don’t pack snacks with me for the day, I get serious “hangrxiety”. Hungry, angry, and anxious. Never a good combo. Avoid the hunger with […]

This homemade Tomato Basil Soup is juicy, flavorful, and simple to blend up. The perfect soup recipe to enjoy with seasonal or canned tomatoes! Serve with avocados, parmesan cheese, and whole grain bread.
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Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

Sometimes the most comforting thing on a cold day is a delicious bowl of soup, especially when it’s this homemade Roasted Tomato Basil Soup! I even love soup in the summertime because it’s a great way to utilize fresh produce in an easy way. This recipe is great because it works for all seasons. You […]

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Protein-Packed Collagen Banana Bread

Banana bread is a classic treat I grew up eating often whenever we had a few browned bananas left. Although nothing can quite top my mom’s made-with-love banana bread, I decided to develop this banana bread recipe to create a healthier, protein-packed twist on the classic loaf. Disclosure: I received free samples of Further Food […]