Recipes | Holly Legare
Chiara and Holly-208Hi, I'm Holly! Certified Nutrition Coach & Personal Trainer, and welcome to my blog! If you’re looking to get fit & healthy you’ve come to the right place! This blog is all about sharing my best strategies, recipes and workouts for healthy living.

I believe that healthy living is a choice and we have the power and responsibility to choose healthy habits every day. My mission is to provide useful, and practical information to promote healthy living. I work to teach my clients eating and exercise habits that are sustainable for life.
"Every day do something that will inch you closer to a better tomorrow."

Category : Recipes

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Simple Smoked Salmon Appetizer

Last week I had the honor of hosting my Grandmothers and my mother for a cocktail hour in my new home. Since this was my first time officially having guests over, I wanted to make it special- but I didn’t have a whole lot of time to dedicate to it. A few years back my

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Paleo Fish Sticks

Healthy Recipe: Pecan-Crusted Fish Fingers

Not sure what to cook for dinner tonight? Emeals offers the perfect solution to that dilemma. The recipe below is from the Emeals Paleo dinner plan and is a great way to satisfy the craving for fried food in a healthy way. Pecan-Crusted Fish Fingers Ingredients 2 grouper fillets (or catfish) 1 large egg 1/4

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Grass Fed Beef Burgers

Grass Fed Beef-Chorizo Burgers

Sweet summertime is here and the back yard barbecues are in full swing. If you’re looking to eat healthier without feeling like you have to give up the weekend activities you love- you’ll love this Ground Beef- Chorizo Burger recipe from the Paleo meal plan by eMeals. The thing that makes this recipe healthier than

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Salmon Burger

Salmon-Spinach Mushroom ‘Burgers’

Salmon is a well known for it’s healthy omega 3 fatty acids, burgers on the other hand are typically thought of as one of the worst foods you could possibly eat. That’s why I love this Paleo friendly, Salmon Burger recipe by eMeals. This recipe is loaded with high quality protein, healthy omega 3 fats,

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Steak Kabobs

Healthy Recipe: Hawaiian Sirloin Kabobs

Do you think that beef isn’t part of a healthy lifestyle? Think again! Lean beef is a great way to get protein and vitamins in your diet. Six ounces of lean beef contains about 50 grams of protein, iron, B12, coenzyme Q-10, zinc, phosphorous, conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), niacin, and selenium which all help you

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Healthy Entertaining the Mediterranean Way

The Mediterranean Diet has long been praised for helping to decrease the risk of heart disease, depression and dementia when compared to the standard American diet. In recent years it has taken a backseat in the media to the new kids on the block like the Paleo Diet but it still offers a great option

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Pineapple tomato mahi mahi

Taste the Caribbean with this Mahi Mahi Recipe

Last week I was lucky enough to be able to take time for a little rest & relaxation in the caribbean. We visited Hondorus, Belize and Cozumel Mexico. As native a Floridan, I have an appetite for fresh seafood and it was so nice to enjoy fresh fish and lobster while away. This mahi mahi

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Paleo Recipe: Southwest Turkey Taco Salad

Healthy Recipe: Southwest Turkey Taco Salad

Not sure what to cook tonight? Check out this Paleo friendly Southwest Turkey Taco Salad recipe by Emeals. Emeals is an amazing company takes the stress out of meal planning by offering weekly menus to match your diet. Whether you prefer a Paleo lifestyle, Mediterranean diet, or classic home cooked meals, Emeals provides a new

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Sautéed Grouper with Tomato-Avocado Salsa

Sautéed Grouper with Tomato-Avocado Salsa by Emeals

Are you bored of your own cooking? I can relate, I was so bored of my own cooking a few months ago. Luckily, I came across Emeals, a meal planning service that will provide you with a new weekly meal plan and grocery shopping list according to your chosen diet for as little as $5

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Cinnamon Bacon Bites

Cinnamon Bacon Bites

Today I was craving a treat. This happens a lot on the weekends for many of the clients I work with. During the week we have a plan, we have our schedule and for the most part- we can stick to it. On the weekends though it’s easy to overindulge and undo all of the

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Healthy Homemade Soups

Healthy Homemade Soups to Keep You Warm

Looking for something easy to prepare to keep you warm this week? Soups are a great option because you can prepare a large batch & freeze the leftovers to have on hand for a quick meal anytime. Below is a great infographic by SHAPE.com to get you inspired. Enjoy! Featured image photo credit: lelivingandco.blogspot.ca

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Healthy Donut

The Healthy Donut Option

Think eating healthy means giving up donuts? Think again! Below I share a fantastic video from Quest Nutrition’s 15 second recipe youtube series that is super easy to make & will keep you full, focused and ready to take on the day. What makes a real donut so bad? Great question! Donuts are surprisingly low

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healthy hot chocolate

3 Guilt Free Holiday Drinks

Christmas week is finally here (!!!) …Chestnuts are roasting on the open fire, Jack Frost nipping at your nose & all of that other good stuff. 🙂 Today I have decided to share with you 3 delicious and healthy alternatives to the traditional holiday drinks. Hot Apple Cider Enjoy this apple cider spiked with rum

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