Recipe: Healthy Mashed Potatoes

Your new FAVE Thanksgiving dish! Don’t tell your husband, your kids or your guests that these aren’t real mashed potatoes — because these are better, healthier and they will never know the difference! This will serve 8-10.  Leftovers keep in the fridge! Cube 3 parsnips (1 lb) Cut 1 small head of cauliflower Boil cauliflower and parsnips for 10-15 min until soft (in a HUGE pot or do each … Continue reading Recipe: Healthy Mashed Potatoes

RECIPE: Hemp Seed Pesto

Love Pesto? Is it weird to want to rub fresh basil leaves all over me? That fragrance, so crisp and clean.  I can’t help but pause and sniff it in once I’ve plucked off a fresh leaf.  But, I digress… Pesto…it’s not just for pasta!  Make some to smear on sandwiches instead of mustard or mayo, scramble it in eggs, add a dollop to a cracker with a … Continue reading RECIPE: Hemp Seed Pesto

RECIPE: Simple Mushroom Risotto

Looking for a simple, savory, filling winter dish? This number makes a great side item to pair with steak, pork or chicken, but it’s hardy enough to be served as the main course! Easy to make and serves ~ 6 people. Keeps in the fridge all week long.  INGREDIENTS: 1 cup cooked farro (can also use bulgur, brown rice, quinoa or orzo) 1 cup chopped mushrooms 1 … Continue reading RECIPE: Simple Mushroom Risotto

RECIPE: Wild Rice and Arugula Salad

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

RECIPE: Apricot and Goat Cheese Balls

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

RECIPE: Simple Farro Salad

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

RECIPE: Sweet Potato Mashies

It doesn’t get much better than a healthy, savory, comfort food like these Blue Cheese Mashed Sweet Potatoes! These are sure to be a hit and make a great side dish for any holiday gathering!  I like to keep a batch in my fridge and warm a little portion when I need a sweet, savory or hardy treat! If you’re not in to blue, choose … Continue reading RECIPE: Sweet Potato Mashies