RECIPE: Delicata Squash

I have to admit, I didn’t even know what a delicata squash was a year ago.  The only squash I really knew was a gourd-shaped yellow squash. Thankfully I’ve now met spaghetti squash (LOVE but have never prepared myself), butternut (meh), acorn and these yummy ladies, The Delicata. They are easy to make, nutrient rich and super filling. A tip of the cap to Trader … Continue reading RECIPE: Delicata Squash

RECIPE: Sun Dried Tomato and Quinoa Veggie Burgers

 Sometimes, you just want a BURGER. But, other times you just a need a protein-acious, patty that will satisfy but keep you in the health zone.  Veggie patties are a stupendous way to start or finish your day. Sure you can buy the over-priced, bland, wheat-filled, hockey puck veggie burgers. Or you can make these lil ladies! Eat as a patty, pair with eggs, crumble over a … Continue reading RECIPE: Sun Dried Tomato and Quinoa Veggie Burgers

RECIPE: Salmon and Quinoa Salad

Whether Steelhead, Coho, or Sockeye, This Salmon Salad is a “MUST TRY”. Phenomenal Health benefits from leafy greens: Anti-aging, cancer-prevention and healthier spleens*! Savory seasoning to suit your palate, if you like-a da’ spice, up you can dial it! Quinoa (“keen-wah”) is a healthy grain, It’s good for your waistline and packed with protein! Let’s keep this simple: Grill, bake or buy a cooked piece of salmon … Continue reading RECIPE: Salmon and Quinoa Salad

RECIPE: Cocoa Nib Banana Pops

Simple, stylish, satisfying dessert. These frozen treats will curb any ice cream inkling! Healthy enough to have as a snack. Fewer grams a sugar than a LaraBar and full of flavor! YOU WILL NEED: 2 bananas ~ 1/2 cup almond butter ~ 1/2 cup cocoa nibs (could use chocolate chips if you are feeling naughty or coco powder with a dash of cayenne if you’re feeling spicy) … Continue reading RECIPE: Cocoa Nib Banana Pops

RECIPE: Summer Popsicle Smoothie

Save yourself a sliver of summer by freezing this season’s sweet treats! Making these homemade popsicles can also be a fun family activity to enjoy! The “fruits of your labor” are a refreshing snack, dessert, or just the thing for that sweet craving on a hot summer day. In a blender combine: 1 cup organic strawberries 2 cups chopped watermelon 1 orange (peeled, seeds ok) 1 cup … Continue reading RECIPE: Summer Popsicle Smoothie

RECIPE: Spinach and Cantaloupe Smoothie (Also a Healthy 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)

RECIPE: Garbanzo Bean Salad

Life is complicated.  It’s hard to prepare healthy recipes that honor your body when time and finances are a factor. That’s why I like simple, easy, lickidy-splt recipes.  Here’s one I threw together when my mother-in-law (who rocks) left a bag of romaine lettuce in the fridge, after her stay.  My husband, the recipient of several failed left-over mash up recipes, texted me to to … Continue reading RECIPE: Garbanzo Bean Salad