Maple Vanilla Breakfast Quinoa

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Gluten-Free, Vegan

Never thought quinoa had a sweet side? Let me introduce you to my seriously awesome, healthy, sweet, filling, and flavorful Maple Vanilla Breakfast Quinoa!

Even though I really love oats in every form, I wanted to try another grain for breakfast. Quinoa, and ancient grain, is very high in protein, and contains antioxidants and heart-healthy fats. This breakfast quinoa will definitely keep you full for longer, and give you plenty if energy to get through a tough workout!

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Less Than 5 Minute Mason Jar Whipped Cream

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Get ready to be amazed.

I first heard about the less-than-5-minute-mason-jar-whipped-cream trick from www.thekitchn.com (love that site!). I usually make whipped cream with a cold bowl and an electric hand beater, but I once I saw thekitchn post about a new quick and easy way to make whipped cream, I had to try it.

Pour your desired amount of cream into a cold mason jar (stick in freeze 15-20 minutes before).

Before you shake it up, you can add in vanilla or cinnamon extract and powdered sugar if wanted.

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Favorite Gluten Free Pie Crust

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There are some things that just can’t be make “healthier”, and pie crust is one of them. Pie crust needs a lot of butter and shortening to make it extra flaky and buttery, the taste we all love in a pie crust. Pie crust can be a very tricky things, especially when you’re trying to make it gluten-free. I have tried many recipes and many gluten-free all purpose flours, and many have fell short. Too dense, not buttery or flaky enough, too crumbly, etc.

BUT after trying this recipe, I will never have to search for another pie crust recipe again! This pie crust recipe is simply the BEST and quite simple to make.

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5 Move Kettlebell Workout

Work you total body, and get your heart rate up, with this kettlebell workout. With only five moves, this workout is quick, but effective!

*You only need one kettlebell for these exercises, 10-25 lbs.  

*Preform each move 10-20 times, then repeat sequence 2-3 times. 

1. Single-Arm Kettlebell Swings- A great total body warm up. Start by standing with feet hip width a part. Hold kettlebell in right hand, bend knees, thrust your hips forward while you swing the kettlebell to shoulder height. Lower kettlebell back to ground and repeat 10-20x. Switch sides.

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