Recipes

Turmeric Cauliflower Rice

by in Recipes, Side Dishes October 17, 2021

The environment we live in promotes inflammation in our bodies. Any time you have chronic inflammation in the body, it is not a good thing. We need to be aware of this and be including foods in our daily diets that are anti-inflammatory. This dish is easy to make and delicious for lunch, dinner or […]

Anytime Oats!

by in Blog Posts, Breakfast, Food & Nutrition, Recipes August 9, 2021

Oatmeal, baked oats, homemade granola, oatmeal crumble, overnight oats… Oatmeal with chopped nuts, oatmeal with diced apples, peanut butter oatmeal, cinnamon oatmeal, peaches & cream oatmeal, pumpkin oats, oatmeal with berries and flax, savory oats, almond butter banana oatmeal, coconut chia oatmeal….you get the point, the options are endless! And on the right morning or […]

Cookie Dough Bowl

by in Recipes, Snacks July 14, 2021

**Inspired by the hungry.blonde on #Instagram and trainer Tom Rusling’s “take 5 Mug Cake Attempt” at Burn Bootcamp Denver, NC** A simple snack for those of us who love that nut butter/chocolate combination!! 1/4 cup almond flour2 T organic nut butter (almond, peanut, cashew) **I love the organic nut butter options at Costco**1 T 100% […]

Spinach Dip

by in Appetizers, Recipes January 25, 2021

1 cup frozen spinach 1/3 c plain Greek yogurt 2 green onions, finely sliced 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 c shredded mozzarella 1/4 c shredded Parmesan Salt, pepper, and a dash of cayenne (or chili powder for less heat) Thaw spinach & squeeze out water, combine all ingredients and mix well.  Transfer to a small baking […]

Nut Butter Dip

by in Recipes, Soups & Sauces January 25, 2021

Perfect to accompany your fruit snack or as an addition to your fruit tray at your next gathering. 1/4 cup of organic nut butter (peanut or almond)1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt1 tsp vanilla extract It’s that simple! Stir throughly and serve. TIP: for a bit of sweetness, add 2 tsp of 100% pure maple syrup

Thanksgiving Staple

by in Holiday, Recipes November 24, 2020

It is on everyone’s table at Thanksgiving, but if it comes in a pre-packaged bag or container, it might not be what you want to be eating. Especially if the label looks like this:Enriched Wheat Flour (Wheat Flour, Niacin, Reduced Iron, Thiamin Mononitrate [Vitamin B1], Riboflavin [Vitamin B2], Folic Acid), High Fructose Corn Syrup, Onions […]

7-Ingredient Protein Pancakes

by in Breakfast, Recipes November 20, 2020

2 eggs1 large ripe banana1/4 cup oats1 scoop vanilla protein powder 1 tbsp raw cacao powder1 tsp cinnamon1 tbsp coconut oilPinch of pink salt (really the 8th ingredient) Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor.In a cast iron skillet, add coconut oil and pour in batter.Watch for small bubbles to appear in pancakes and […]

Deeeelicious Greek Shrimp

by in Dinner, Recipes November 17, 2020

2 T extra-virgin olive oil3/4 cup finely chopped sweet onion4 garlic cloves, minced1 (28-oz) can organic crushed tomatoes w/ basilsea salt & pepper to taste1 tsp ground cumin3/4 teaspoon dried oregano1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes (optional)}1 T raw local honey1-1/2 pounds 16/20 count wild-caught shrimp, peeled and deveined6 ounces feta cheese2 T chopped fresh basil DIRECTIONS:Preheat oven to 400°F.. Heat the olive oil in a cast-iron […]

Dessert? Yes please!

by in Desserts, Recipes November 9, 2020

With no added sugar, can I still have dessert? Ummm…absolutely! In fact, I enjoy a small piece of 90% dark chocolate every day 🙂 Some other options are fruit and nuts, chia seed pudding, a small serving of plain Greek yogurt sprinkled with cinnamon OR mixed with PB2 (this makes a delicious creamy peanut butter […]