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Glee Gum Sweepstakes

With the abundance of food and beverages offered in stores, we are hit with a barrage of products containing ingredients we cannot even pronounce.  Most of these unpronounceable ingredients are chemical substitutes that are not meant to be ingested, yet the world of unnatural ingredient manufacturing continues to grow rapidly. On the flip side, consumers […]

Roasted Beets with Feta and Thyme

By Shannon Franz Please note that the prep for this dish can take a solid 30 minutes with all of the washing, peeling and chopping plus 20 to 25 minutes bake time… but it’s worth the work and wait. Roasted Beets with Feta and Thyme (Serves 2 as large side dishes) Ingredients 5 medium sized beets, […]

Smoked Gouda and Apple Quesadillas Recipe

Hello GGIL Team! These quirky slices of deliciousness may sound odd to some people, but as long as you like the individual ingredients, you’ll probably like these crazy quesadillas.  I always use plain yogurt in place of sour cream, so feel free to use sr. cream instead. These are kinda hard to flip, so if you […]

Blueberry Oat Smoothie/Bowl

Hello #GoGetItLIFER’s! I originally made this recipe as an idea for a fulfilling smoothie (for a quick, healthy on the go “meal”). However, I realized it also serves as a great bowl to add delicious toppings to… so, make whatever time allows for.  Tastes so delish, especially on a hot summer’s day. Blueberry Oat Smoothie/Bowl (Makes one large serving) […]

Coco-Strawberry-Banana Smoothie

By Shannon Franz I put together a smoothie today that I thought was worth sharing. I rarely make pink smoothies, mostly because they seem more like a dessert for some reason. However, this one has a decent balance of macros (I wish it wasn’t quite so carb-y). Coco-Strawberry-Banana Smoothie 8 to 12 ounces coconut water (depends on desired […]