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: Healthy Breakfast Muffin Bars

Tired of spending heaps on “bars” that are packed with sugar? Need a quick treat that keeps you sated all morning long? Have a taste of these breakfast cups! Depending on the kind of oats you use, they can be gluten Free and oh so nutritious. Pump up the protein by adding nuts or seeds. You can also make them more dessert-ish by adding dark … Continue reading RECIPE: Healthy Breakfast Muffin Bars

RECIPE: Green Detox Smoothie

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

RECIPE: Pistachio and Spinach Smoothie

One of my coolest girl friends recently shared with me her favorite smoothie recipe. This is a girl who went heli-skiing on her honeymoon and stole Michael Jordan’s retired jersey from the Dean Dome rafters.  (Only one of these actually happened, but this girl would do happily do both, and then some). So if it’s a Pistachio Smoothie that is her daily tall-glass-o-Bad-Ass, then this is what’s going in … Continue reading RECIPE: Pistachio and Spinach Smoothie

RECIPE: Granola Crumble

All aboard the Coconut Oil-is-the-Greatest-New-Superfood-Good-Fat Train! What can’t coconut oil do? It can remove make-up, heal abrasions, moisturize skin, reduce wrinkles, fight infections and make food taste delicious! It’s a great oil to use cooking at high heat and it’s great in this Granola Crumble recipe. I dare you not to try it! In a bowl/blender/food processor combine: 1 cup Gluten Free Oats 6 Medjool … Continue reading RECIPE: Granola Crumble

Rants Rules and Recipes Resolutions:

As there New Year rolls in, and we all make promises to ourselves about how much healthier, kinder, thinner and more fabulous we will become, it helps to look back and see what has kept us from already being better friends, spouses, parents and people. For me, when I am stressed, over-booked, under-slept or stretched too thin, I cannot be the best version of myself. … Continue reading Rants Rules and Recipes Resolutions:

RECIPE: Grab and Go Gluten-Free Granola Bars

How many of you would like something healthy and delicious that you can grab on the go, that doesn’t have a ton of sugar AND doesn’t cost $2.00 a bar? These delicious energy-packing granola bars are great for a breakfast bite, a hike, a quick nibble, or crumbled over your granola. You can add dried fruit , coconut, or, if you want a chocolate fix, … Continue reading RECIPE: Grab and Go Gluten-Free Granola Bars