Food


Energizing, refreshing and full of potassium — this super smoothie rocked my world! 1 banana 1 palmful hemp, flax, chia seeds 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 tablespoon matcha powder 1 handful organic frozen spinach 1 handful organic fresh kale add coconut milk to consistency Place all ingredients into a blender and […]

Banana—Matcha Smoothie


Food Choice
FUEL: Stuff We Put In Our Body WHAT’S IN YOUR FRIDGE? Certainly, there is no need for it to look like the photo. Open up the door and take a good look. What’s in there? Is there anything “old and mold” you can get rid of? Any over processed and […]

FUEL: WHAT’S IN YOUR FRIDGE?


Yup, momma said don’t play with your food but I say go ahead. Take risks. Choose ingredients that are fun — food will call to you because that is your body telling you that you need it. I’m not talking about sugar foods, processed or fried cravings — no, they […]

PLAY WITH YOUR FOOD



TEA
MATCHA is premium green tea powder from Japan — a traditional Japanese tea ceremony staple for hundreds of years. MATCHA TEA, a rich and creamy whole leaf green tea powder, contains 20 times more antioxidants than blueberries according to a Tufts University study and is equal to 10 cups of […]

FUEL: MATCHA


tomato
Steamed bok choy and native tomato, a plain and simple favorite for me.  Bok Choy, a member of the cruciferous vegetable family, is chock full of vitamins and antioxidants. Benefits include Omega-3’s, Zinc, and Vitamin A. Bok Choy is included in many studies about cancer prevention. #FUEL #LetsGoUp #Yesrising

FUEL: Steamed Bok Choy and Tomato


juicing
Pineapple Chocolate Almond Smoothie 1/2 cup fresh pineapple 1 stick celery 1 swiss chard leaf 1 cup almond milk 1 handful raw almonds 1 tablespoon cocoa nibs 2 ice cubes Blend all together until desired consistency. Mine comes out with a little gritty feel – good because some chewing initiates […]

FUEL: Pineapple Chocolate Almond




Poached Salmon, Basmati and Wild Rice, Sauté Brussels Sprouts Poaching is easy and a clean way to eat salmon. First, I like to salt and pepper the water then add a little olive oil to help it stay moist. Depending on the size of your fillet, it won’t take but […]

FUEL: Salmon, Rice and Sprouts


vegetarian
Super easy Sauté Mushrooms, spinach, onion and tomato. A super easy side dish and wonderful in a grinder, sub, or hoagie. I love to mix this in with whole grain pasta or rice. Play around with your ingredients! Heat extra virgin olive oil in a salute pan, add all ingredients […]

FUEL: Super Easy Sauté



Green Food
It’s kinda like Taboule without the bulgar wheat. I purchased a couple large bunches of fresh parsley on sale, washed and chopped it up with some fresh diced tomato, onion, and cucumber. Mix well and add a few drops of olive oil and fresh squeezed lemon to taste. Salt and […]

Parsley Salad


Merry Christmas, happy what ever tradition you happen to celebrate. The only thing that matters is that we acknowledge the rise of Love. My contribution to “cookie making” today. Flourless peanut butter cookies. 1 cup sugar, 1 cup peanut butter, 1 egg, 1 teaspoon vanilla, a few chocolate chips and […]

Merry…


Food Options
Roasting peppers can be a good way to add to our go-to meals options for the week. Slicing them up and roasting on a cookie sheet in a 350 degree oven with a little olive oil and salt and pepper makes for great flavor additions to sandwiches, sides, eggs, or […]

Food Opts for the Week



fruit snack
Fruit is a great snack to replace chips, candy or other processed foods. Some days I cut up an apple with peanut butter for a afternoon pick-me-up or have some berries, nuts and yogurt for a night-time snack. Here is one of my favorites this time of year – fresh […]

You’re a Peach



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Sometimes we need simple reminders to keep ourselves in check. Summer brings outdoor fun, travel, vacations and sometimes long and busy days where we can easily slack off in the nutrition department. This is a dish I make in the summer with fresh ingredients from the local farmers market. Fresh […]

Food Prep: Summer Fare



explore food
MINDFUL EATING TIP: Permission to Explore: Don’t force yourself to eat things you don’t like. But – TRY NEW THINGS. Eliminate table salt, sugar and processed food – especially white flour. Give yourself permission to explore cleaner and greener foods like kale, spinach or arugula or good complex carbohydrates like sweet […]

MINDFUL EATING TIP: Permission to Explore



Gym Food 1
So, I got home from the gym tonight, looked in the fridge and this happened: Brown herbed rice with steamed shitake, steamed asparagus, smoked mozzarella, and cilantro…few drops of olive oil, Braggs Aminos and I had myself a really satisfying quick meal. Yum, I tell ya… 🙂

Fuel for the Gods



herbs
What I love about cilantro is both the flavor and the scent. People seem to either love it or hate it. Since I love it, I’ll rattle on why. Cilantro has about 8 different natural antibiotic properties and has been shown to be effective in treating Salmonella. These properties have […]

Food Prep: My Bro Cilantro


Kiwi-Fruit 4
I remove the skin, slice up and store in a glass container. Usually mine are consumed within a day or two because I prefer fresher fruit. You can use Kiwis on salads or in smoothies – though, I like to eat mine as a snack right from the container. The […]

Food Prep: Kiwi


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Here is something you can prepare for the week ahead. I take a whole garlic bulb, slice it in half, add a couple drops of olive oil and place in the oven on 350 until tender. Of course spreading warm roasted garlic on good bread is a fabulous treat, but […]

Food Prep: Roast Garlic



Roast-Veggie 2
I like to prepare foods that I can use throughout the week. This week found a container of cherry tomatoes for $1.29 at the local produce store along with a package of sliced baby bella mushrooms on sale for $1.68. You can roast them dry or toss them together in […]

Food Prep: Roasted Tomato and Mushroom


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You know I am all about easy-healthy. This would make a great platter to serve to your friends for lunch. Variety is endless, have fun! The first wrap is a roast chicken, carrot and pea shoot – with organic spicy whole grain mustard, lettuce, and baby bella mushroom on a […]

Run Wraps


Healthy-Meals 1
Some days when I am out and about and I know that I haven’t any prepared food at home, I will stop at the local market for what I call healthy takeout. You have to poke around a bit, but usually you can find something in the store, cooked and […]

Cheap Healthy Eats in Motion



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I know steaming is better and I do steam them, but these my friends are my most amazing ever roasted Brussels sprouts. Besides being loaded with nutritional value, this dish is vegetable candy! How I made them? Very easy – I bought them on the stalk at the farmer’s markets. […]

Steam Or Roast Brussels Sprouts