When my husband and I lived / worked in New Zealand, we thought it funny when the Kiwi’s described their foods, especially desserts, as “gorgeous”. We’d only used that term to describe appearance, not taste. Well world, have I got a gorgeous (looking and testing) simple, summer salad for you! Bring it to any and all social gatherings! It will be the most beautiful dish … Continue reading Gorgeous Fruit Salad
Still haven’t tried Matcha? Or maybe you’re a major Matcha lover? Either way, this is a great smoothie to experience all the health benefits of this magic green dust. Quick catch up. What is Matcha? It’s a specially grown and processed green tea powder that has a perking but calming effect. I could use both more perk and more calm. Check. Matcha has 137 x … Continue reading Coconut Matcha Smoothie
If you’ve ever had a 12 month old, you know they want what you have. They want your phone, your keys, your coffee. The same is true at meal time. If you’re eating chips, they’ll want chips. If you’re eating salad, they are 100% more likely to explore the texture of your salad, than if they’ve never seen you eating greens. I’m not saying broccoli … Continue reading RANT: Your Kids Will Eat What You Do
Well, hello there! I’m your new favorite smoothie! This jar of nutrition is incredibly delicious! It’s a quick but healthy breakfast and makes enough for two, so share with your favorite morning time buddy or enjoy some as a snack later in the day. This morning I offered a spoon of it my 1 year old, who then enjoyed more than her share! Recipe is inspired by Barre3, my fave workout … Continue reading RECIPE: Green Detox Smoothie
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
If you had asked me 5 years ago whether I’d be making my own baby food, I woulda’ thought you Nutzo! A) because I didn’t have a baby 5 years ago and B) because who the heck makes their own baby food? Actually a lot of people…and it’s easier than you think, especially when you make something healthy that you yourself would eat and feed … Continue reading RANT: Free Baby Food!
Simple, sweet (ish), crisp and clean. What’s not to love about this 3 ingredient nutrient rich smoothie? INGREDIENTS 1 cup organic spinach 1 slice of canteloupe 1/2 cup filtered water 3 cubes of ice In a blender combine all of the above and enjoy! Parents, save some for your kids or baby! Continue reading RECIPE: Spinach and Cantaloupe Smoothie (Also a Healthy Baby Food)