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Stuffed Jalapeños

No pain, no pain! Capsaicin is the chemical that makes jalapeño peppers spicy and has been linked to natural pain relieving qualities. This is in addition to the high levels of vitamin C and Vitamin A that are present in jalapeños and truly make them a healthy choice for your next culinary endeavor. Including lean…

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Grass-Fed Steak Stroganoff over Super Grain Rotini Pasta

When it comes to comfort food, there are very few dishes that are more iconic than Beef Stroganoff. That intricately seasoned beef, generously placed upon a bed of al dente pasta and bathed in that distinctive sauce, is the perfect meal to help the stress of your day melt away. This Eastern European dish was…

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Grass-Fed Bison, Black Bean and Sweet Potato Skillet

Our Grass-Fed Bison, Black Bean and Sweet Potato Skillet starts with a balanced mixture of ground grass-fed bison and beef, slow-simmered in a rich tomato sauce infused with a flavorful blend of fresh herbs and fragrant spices like thyme and smoky paprika. Second, our chefs fold in farm-fresh, diced sweet potatoes to add texture and…

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Chocolate Pistachio Dipped Strawberries

Making chocolate covered strawberries from scratch is way sexier (and more nutritious) than buying them pre-made! Impress your Valentine with these indulgent and antioxidant-packed treats. They are super easy to prepare and the extra effort might lead to a Valentine’s Day you’ll never forget. Ingredients 2 dozen organic strawberries 1 c dark chocolate 2 tsp…

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Carbs: Time Them Right for Amazing Results

Carbs aren’t exactly an essential macronutrient — your body can function fine without them. But when used correctly, carbs can play a role in helping you meet your fitness goals. For instance, carbs replenish the glycogen that your body needs to store and use energy. They also promote serotonin release in the brain, which is essential for recovering from…

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Hickory-Smoked Chicken with Oven-Baked Root Vegetable Cottage Fries

There are two cornerstones in creating a full-bodied, hickory smoked flavor: rich hickory wood and time. For our Hickory Smoked Chicken, we can check off both of these requirements, putting us in the same league as award winning smokehouse masters. We start with hickory-smoked Pacific sea salt – yes, the sea salt has been smoked…

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Wild Blueberry and Cashew Smoothie Bowl

In a blue mood? Try this perfect antioxidant, mineral, and protien-packed start to your day! The main ingredient, wild blueberries, are known to increase the antioxidant levels in your body. In fact, blueberries are believed to contain more antioxidants than any other commonly consumed fruits. Enter raw cashews, which supply protien, fiber and several important…

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Hummus Dip

Dip your Gluten-Free pretzel rod in this dip and call it a night! Who doesn’t love the salty sweetness of chocolate covered pretzels? Here is a healthy alternative your friends will love at your next dinner party. Where else can you find a dessert snack that’s loaded with healthy protein, high in fiber, and can…

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Grass-Fed Beef Enchilada Casserole

When trying to eat healthier, Mexican food may not be the first thing that comes to mind. At Metabolic Meals, we enjoy putting our own spin on dishes that traditionally are not the best for you. Mexican food tends to have poor meat quality, while being high in refined carbohydrates, gluten and additives. Our Enchilada…

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Longevity Secrets: Taking Care of Your Mitochondria

Every cell in your body requires energy to function properly, and that energy is provided by tiny organelles called mitochondria. The number of these organelles varies among types of cells; for instance, your skin and red blood cells don’t have any, but the healthy microbes in your body can have as many as 100,000. Most…

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