Many people associate cooking with creating gourmet meals. And, slaving away in the kitchen is probably the last thing you feel like doing after a long, stressful day at the office. The good news is that cooking can be very simple. You don’t have to spend hours making dinner to… Continue reading
If you’re looking for a pick-me-up, this smoothie does the trick. It contains tons of protein and energy boosting ingredients. Try it first thing in the morning or after a workout. You’ll feel totally rejuvenated!
1 cup coconut milk
2 tbsp almond butter
1 handful spinach
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Smoothies continue to be my favorite way to eat a ton of nutrients in a quick and delicious way. And, the latest addition to my smoothie ingredient repertoire is mint. This flavorful herb helps with digestion, nausea, congestion, etc. Plus, it adds a refreshing kick to any smoothie.
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Everyone has a vice. Or, two. We all have things we reach for during those tougher, more stressful moments. These vices are always reliable and guarantee immediate pleasure. Most people think they need to give up these delicious foods in order to be healthy. And, assuming severe deprivation is inevitable,… Continue reading
Avocados are one of my favorite foods. They’re filled with tons of healthy fat and they’re so delicious. Spread some on an English muffin and you have the perfect breakfast. You’ll feel satiated for hours!
1 Ezekiel English muffin, halved
1 avocado, halved
extra virgin olive oil
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Online dating is all the rage these days. Singles create the virtual version of themselves in order to search for a date from their couch. While this is way more relaxing than bar hopping, the tricky part is getting your healthy, authentic self to resonate from the screen.
If you’re… Continue reading
There’s nothing more refreshing than watermelon on a hot summer day. This quinoa salad with watermelon is bursting with flavor and it makes for a great summertime dish. You will love it!!
1 cup quinoa, washed and drained
1 1/2 cup water
3/4 cup watermelon, cubed
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This is one of my fave desserts!! If you’re looking for a yummy, easy dessert for your dinner party, dark chocolate covered strawberries are a great option. They’re always a crowd pleaser as they’re healthy and delicious.
1 pound strawberries (about 20), washed and dried completely
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I’m always looking for quick and easy ways to get more veggies into my diet. Last night, I made green beans with toasted almonds and it was SO good. Green beans contain tons of antioxidants and have many health benefits. Almonds are packed with healthy fat, so they are super… Continue reading
This smoothie is super thick and creamy and it tastes like a dessert. By using almond butter, coconut oil and flaxseed, it contains tons of healthy fat so you’ll feel satiated for hours. I also threw in some cilantro to help detoxify my liver (and, because I loooove it!).