Archive for Month: November 2017

Dirty Little Secret to Jumpstart your metabolism

Dirty Little Secret to Jumpstart your metabolism After six months of CrossFit, five days a week, my transformation wasn’t as dramatic or amazing as I had hoped. I didn’t get insanely ripped as planned – I still had extra weight around my stomach that I was hoping to ditch. So I was on […]

Meal Prep Tips for Clean Eating

How to Meal Prep for Clean Week (or Any Other Week) Your mission — should you choose to accept — is to eat clean and exercise for seven days in a row. It’s just a week; you can do anything for a week! Bonus: These healthy habits may stick around for much longer. But […]

Feel Good Kale Salad

Feel Good Kale Salad This kale salad is hearty, yet light — loaded with a combination of crunchy cabbage, broccoli, peppers and carrots along with creamy avocado and protein rich almonds.  Then it is topped with a citrus-based, low-calorie dressing to bring all the flavors together. Yum. This salad is […]

Thai Roasted Sweet Potato Soup

Thai Roasted Sweet Potato Soup The sweet, exotic flavor of this soup will make you want to sip it until the last drop is gone from your mug or bowl! With coconut milk and vegetable broth as its base, this soup recipe eases digestion and feels light and refreshing, even as it […]

Vegetarian Black Bean Lettuce Wraps

Vegetarian Black Bean Lettuce Wraps The cool crunch of the lettuce and the warmth of the rice and beans make these lettuce wraps a worthy alternative to Chipotle any day of the week. Add corn salsa for an extra kick of spice and go for Bibb lettuce over iceberg to […]

Blueberry Steel Cut Oats

Blueberry Steel Cut Oats This delicious blueberry oatmeal feeds a crowd, you can make it the day before you want to serve it. If you don’t have steel cut oats (also know as Irish Oats) handy that’s OK. Just be sure to use old-fashioned rolled oats. If you use those, adjust the amount […]

Homemade Coconut Granola

Homemade Coconut Granola (Gluten Free) Prepackaged granola (and granola bars) are often loaded with sugar, preservatives, and other unsavory ingredients that won’t exactly help you recharge after a decadent holiday season. The solution? Make your own! This easy recipe contains whole grains, a tiny bit of oil, a touch of […]

Cranberry Chutney

Cranberry Chutney This cranberry  chutney can be made days in advanced (as I do) and stored in a glass container in the fridge. It can last for a couple weeks if needed and be sure to use it with not only thanksgiving turkey, but with oven roasted chicken and it […]

Field Salad with Snow Peas, Grapes and Feta

Field Salad with Snow Peas, Grapes and Feta This salad is always a hit with my family and company.  It takes simple pantry staples to make but it tastes like it came from fancy restaurant.  You can make the dressing up to 2 days ahead. Toss the salad the day […]

Turkey Pad Thai

Turkey Pad Thai Ingredients: 1/2 C hot water 1/4 C brown sugar or honey 2 T rice vinegar 2 T low sodium soy sauce 1 T chili garlic sauce 1 lime, juiced or 1/4 c. lime juice 2 C leftover turkey, cubed 1 Tbls. sesame seed oil 3 C pre-mixed […]

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