Brandi Sentz CDE, MA, RDN, LD

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November 30, 2019

We had some leftover turkey again this year, thankfully not nearly as much as last year though!  I wrote an article in 2018 about my 3 favorite leftover turkey recipes and you can find that here, but I've created a new favorite!  I love creating healthy dinner bowls - they can be modified based on what you have in the fridge or pantry and combinations are endless!  This turkey black bean bowl is full of protein, fiber, and healthy fat.  And did I mention the burst of flavor from the dairy-free dressing is unbelievable???  


Turkey Black Bean Bowl with Dairy-Free Avocado Ranch Dressing:

Serves: 4

To make the turkey and beans:


1 pound leftover turkey, chunked or ground

1 (15 ounce) can of black beans, drained and rinsed

Homemade taco seasoning:  (chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder, crushed red pepper flakes, dried oregano, paprika, ground cumin, salt and pepper)


1. Brown the turkey in a medium skillet, sprinkle half the taco seasoning to season the...

November 23, 2019

Coffee isn't just a pick-me-up morning beverage!  While I love drinking my iced decaf Purity coffee every day, there are so many other ways to incorporate coffee into your daily routine to gain the health benefits of the coffee bean.  If you don't already know, coffee provides a wonderful health boost!  Check out this post on how coffee can improve your overall health along with some non-traditional recipes using coffee.

I love Purity coffee because it's high in antioxidants and free of the impurities often found in the average coffee.  From the high quality beans to the special smokeless roasting process that preserves all the health benefits of the coffee bean, Purity coffee has you covered!

Check out my Coconut Coffee Bite recipe:


3/4 cup coconut flour

1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut

1 teaspoon sea salt

2 tablespoons honey

2 tablespoons melted coconut oil

1 teaspoon vanilla

2 tablespoons cacao powder

1 teaspoon finely ground Purity coffee


1. In a food proc...


     November is National Diabetes Month and with one-third of Americans having diabetes or pre-diabetes, we've got some work to do.  Diabetes is a serious disease that can lead to many complications including blindness, amputation, kidney failure, dementia, stroke, heart disease and death.  We've been under the impression that diabetes is just something you will automatically develop if you have a genetic pre-disposition and that once you develop diabetes, you'll be on medication for the rest of your life.  The truth is this:  most cases of type 2 diabetes are completely avoidable and even if you already have type 2 diabetes, chances are it's reversible with personalized lifestyle and nutrition-related changes.  [Type 1 diabetes is caused by an autoimmune process and is a different story, but lifestyle and nutrition still remain very important in its treatment].

     Type 2 diabetes prevention and reversal requires change, which is hard....

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