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Carter’s Crunchy Winter Slaw

My sweet nephew Carter grew up as a guinea pig for the principles I wrote about in my book Great Expectations: Best Food for Your Baby and Toddler. As a result, he has a killer palate and enjoys a very broad range of whole foods. When he was around 4 years old and visiting, I made up this salad and he couldn't get enough of it. When his mom asked him what his favorite thing about the trip was, he said "Auntie Lee's salad!" (That's what all the littles in my family call me.) So he got to name it :)

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Cheater Autumn Chili

All kinds of chili make great fall meals, but this sweet and spicy version has a few secret seasonal ingredients and, unlike most chilies, it can be on the table in just a few minutes. Happy fall!

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Cheater Huevos Rancheros

Most Huevos Rancheros include some type of cheese, but the creamy avocado more than makes up for it, with a lot more fiber to boot. This easy meal gives me staying power for hours, plus it tastes so good, you’ll forget you’re eating beans for breakfast

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Cherry-Berry-Pom Cocktail (or Mocktail)

Choose this light, fresh and antioxidant-rich cocktail as a healthier alcoholic option for your holiday celebration. The distinctive juniper notes of good gin work really well with the sweet tang of the berries and cherries, but the drink is just as delicious served alcohol-free, if desired. Look for the notes following to make it a mocktail.

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Chia Pudding Base

The carb content of chia seed (5 grams per tablespoon) is all fiber: 80% insoluble, but 20% soluble. It’s the soluble fiber that lends the seeds their special magic: When you suspend them in a liquid, they quickly swell and become gelatinous, just like tapioca, but no cooking required

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Chia Pudding Snack Paks

Chia pudding is a great clean food staple and this base recipe allows you to make a few "snack pudding" recipes of different flavors to have on hand for quick treats all week long!

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Chicken with Creamy Almond Sauce

This concept comes from my good friend, the Rogue Nutritionist Dr. Jonny Bowden. It is easy to prepare and has a delicious richness that belies the simple ingredients. The almond sauce also works well over steamed veggies or cooked grains.

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Chilled Strawberry Soup

This lovely chilled fruit "soup" is a perfect complement to a summer meal. Yogurt—a featured ingredient—is loaded with probiotics, the beneficial bacteria that help keep your gut healthy and your digestive processes running smoothly. And raw honey, unlike that imposter that comes in the cute little squeezy bear, is a real food. It hasn’t been heated, so the enzymes are intact, and it tastes worlds better than the homogenized, pasteurized imitators.

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Chocolate Chai Mug Cake

Another amazing mug cake in the grain-and-dairy-free line with very low total sugars. The chai spices are the key to this cake's delights. It tastes, rich, sweet and satisfying with warm fall spices, but it's totally guilt-free! This is my favorite mug cake.

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Hummus

This one is similar to the peanut butter version, but has the added bonus of oats and chips for more toothiness and a slightly sweeter treat. Enjoy!

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