Sweet Potato Sliders

Sweet Potato Sliders

I saw the most amazing sweet potatoes the other day and I was thinking I should turn them into burger buns. You could easily create a vegetarian or vegan burger, even a breakfast burger with this fun idea! So many possibilities....here's mine to get you started! Sweet Potato Sliders Yield: 2-3 servings You will need: knife, cutting board, baking sheet, grill or saute pan, spatula or tongs 1 large sweet potato 1 large yellow onion 1 lb ground buffalo (or beef) Fresh basil and … [Read more...]

Secrets to Success with Clean Eating: 10 Ways to Save Money on Quality Food on Any Budget

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"Success is the natural consequence of applying the fundamentals." -Jim Rohn Have you ever had this experience? Every time you're grocery shopping, one of two things happens at the register: You can't believe how much you spent. You can't believe how LITTLE you spent! Let me tell you, the first thing used to happen to me all the time. And not just at the nice health food store - it would happen at any grocery store I shopped in. Because I didn't have the … [Read more...]

Beauty Secret #357: Swiss Chard

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Beauty Secret #357: Swiss Chard Back in the day when I was a teenager (before I had status and before I had a pager) before I learned about how amazing all of the different greens were for me, I was kind of stuck on eating spinach. If it didn't come pre washed in a bag it seemed like a lot of work, and I think I was kind of just unsure of how to prepare other kinds of greens. If that's you, let's talk! Spinach is awesome, keep eating it. But greens like Chard are amazing and it's … [Read more...]

How to Eat Like Your Trainer: 5 of the Fittest Men I know Share their Personal Eating Strategies

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There's no question about it. When we see a really fit body, we want to know 2 things:   How do you workout?                      and What do you eat?   The question that affects body appearance the most is actually the second question - if you've ever heard anybody say "real abs are made in the kitchen" - they weren't lying. There is no such thing as the 'perfect diet' or a 'one size fits all' when it comes to food, which is what makes hearing different voices so … [Read more...]

Inspired Cuisine at Rioja from the talented Jennifer Jasinski

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Rioja A great gourmet dining experience any time of year, for lunch or dinner - check out Rioja located in the heart of Larimer Square in downtown Denver. Home to Denver's own very talented Jennifer Jasinski, who was one of the elite few finalists for this year's James Beard Best Chef Southwest award, I always enjoy dining at Rioja. Probably one of the better cocktail concoctions I have ever had, the Pome-ginger Martini is one I'm willing to bend my drinking policy on (I only have a … [Read more...]