Need to give your salad some girth without bulking up? Wild Rice is the perfect grain to making your salad more filling without packing on pounds in the process. Wild rice has twice the protein of brown rice, is high in fiber and essential minerals and vitamins. The arugula bring the benefits of leafy greens. It’s alkalinic and detoxifying, high in chlorophyll and antioxidants, and … Continue reading RECIPE: Wild Rice and Arugula Salad
Need a delicious high protein snack, a fabulous hors d’oeuvre, or a unique and decadent dessert? Well, I’ve got ALL 3 in one stylish sphere. These lil’ balls are blow-your-mind good and so simple, even your ex-boyfriend could make them. And by the way, don’t be afraid of cheese! We’ve been taught it’s high in fat and therefore “unhealthy”, but we need healthy fats to absorbs vitamins, … Continue reading RECIPE: Apricot and Goat Cheese Balls
I can get a little “salad fatigue”, especially in the winter months. A bowl of leafy greens, which I know I need, just doesn’t tempt me they was it does in the Spring. So I’ve created this warm, savory salad to deliver greens to my my bod, while tempting my (taste)buds! Farro (rhymes with “tomorrow”) is a super healthy, ancient, Italian whole grain with lots of … Continue reading RECIPE: Simple Farro Salad
Mac N’ Cheese (MnCh) used to be my comfort foods of choice. But over the years, I’ve been disappointed by most of the Mac N’ cheeses I’ve ordered (except for my cousin, Kacki’s recipe, of course!) Yeah, they had a delicious appearing crispy, cheesy crust, but ultimately what lie beneath, was never as savory as I’d remembered. Now that I know refined white pastas are … Continue reading RECIPE: Healthy Grain Dish that tastes like Mac & Cheese!
Remember we talked about good fats and bad fats? Fat around your waist, BAD. Fat from walnuts, GOOD. Fat from a bacon-cheese burger, BAD. Fat from an avocado and fish oil, GOOD. So fear not the good fat! It keeps you full longer, makes your skin glow and your hair shiny. Now, don’t go all Joey Chesnut on the fat intake, but enjoy small amounts … Continue reading RECIPE: Easy Lunch: Avocado, Cream Cheese and Salmon Toast
This dish is easy to make and the ingredients all keep for weeks (except for spinach, but you could sub broccoli, zucchini or asparagus, whatever green veggie you have): whole wheat organic Penne pasta ~1/3 box Goat cheese about 1/2 of 1 small packet Dried basil ~2 Tbsp Olive oil ~3 Tbsp Walnuts ~1/2 cup, toasted Spinach (or green vegetable of your choice) ~ 1-2 … Continue reading RECIPE: Walnut and Goat Cheese Pasta