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10 Lessons to Teach Children About Healthy Eating

As the author of several studies showing how we develop dietary habits, Dr. Kelley Scanlon once found that infants who don’t eat fruits and vegetables still won’t eat them as much as six years later. By then, the preference to avoid the foods is ingrained in them. It’s much easier to teach children healthy eating…

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Shredded Beef and Red Cabbage Jicama Tacos

Grain-free, low-carb tacos? Yes! Try sliced jicama for your shells and you might not ever go back. They add just the right amount of crispy crunch while also aiding digestion, boosting immunity, and helping maintain a healthy blood pressure. This recipe can be used with almost any leftover protein, so you can easily swap the…

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Chili Colorado

Over the years our chefs have become proficient it the artistry of slow cooking meat. The key is to find that perfect blend of sweet caramelization, subtle spice and a juicy flavor. However the true secret is patience. When it comes to creating that fork-tender texture, you need to let time work its magic. For…

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Fall Harvest Chicken Risotto

Trying to find an authentic risotto can be a hard feat to accomplish. Thankfully, Metabolic Meals has mastered the artistry behind this well-loved Italian dish with our Fall Harvest Chicken Risotto. To get that distinct flavor and creamy texture usually only found in a small village in rustic Northern Italy, our talented team of culinary…

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Lemon-Almond Zoodle Salad

Zucchini noodles or “zoodles” make the perfect base for a low-carb side that can be prepared quickly. A lemon-almond vinaigrette adds fresh flavor and heart-healthy monounsaturated fats. Combine this salad with your choice of protein and you’ve got an easy keto-friendly meal ready in just a few minutes!

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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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10 Foods to Pack on Muscle Mass

Packing on muscle mass is a simple — but not necessarily easy — process. Entire textbooks, websites, podcasts, and television shows are dedicated to the intricacies of enhancing body composition, but gaining muscle mass is ultimately about prioritizing and optimizing three important details: training hard, recovering properly, and making the right food choices. When it…

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Grilled Porcini Rubbed Chicken with Walnut and Sage Pesto Dressed Zucchini Noodles

At Metabolic Meals, our chefs are experts at creating elegant entrées inspired by the high-end gourmet cuisine found at the top restaurants around the world. Our Grilled Porcini-Rubbed Chicken Breast is the perfect showcase of their culinary mastery. The chicken starts with a unique marinade featuring dried porcini mushroom and a blend of herbs and…

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Avocado Egg Salad

Avocado makes everything better! We’ve taken a classic egg salad recipe and upgraded it by adding delicious avocado and swapping the traditional mayo with avocado oil-based mayonnaise. This recipe is perfect for a healthy lunch or use it for mini appetizers at your next dinner party.

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Bone Broth Latte

There’s no question that bone broth lives up to the hype. It aids in nutrient absorption, supplies important and beneficial amino acids, and promotes healthy, glowing skin and hair. Now that temperatures are dropping, a bone broth latte is the perfect way to warm up. Add healthy fats and anti-inflammatory turmeric and you have a…

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