June 17, 2017

Veggies - It's Versatility and Seasonality

Where are all of my parents? This one is for you! Sitting down for dinner and having your kids willingly eat their veggies is on the horizon.  We all know that eating veggies is good for you, that's a no-brainer. But do we even understand how easy it is to get kids to eat it once we embrace the fact that veggies are ver...

June 12, 2017

Pull over that meal is too FAT!

Is fat necessarily a bad thing? Why does fat get such a bad rep? If it wasn’t for fat our bodies wouldn’t be able to develop properly and our cells wouldn’t function as well as they could. Fats also help transport fat soluble vitamins throughout the bloodstream (Vitamin A, D, E and K).

So what’s all the fat fuss about? Well there a...

June 2, 2017

Now we all know the story – Popeye begins as a scrawny sailor and every time Olive Oyl needs saving, he pops open a can of spinach and…. GUNS FOR DAYS!!!!

Well truth be told, spinach is 49% protein! So maybe he is on to something. Society has always been curious about how vegetarians and vegans get enough protein.

I challenge you to search the hashtag #veganbod...

May 19, 2017

I am a huge fan of the egg omelet but hate having to watch it carefully on the stove every morning.

Well the stars aligned on a Saturday morning as I watched one of my faves cheffin' it up in the kitchen - Bobby Flay. He was making dishes perfect for a family brunch and the frittata was one of them. I watched in awe as he whisked all of my favorite omelet filli...

March 26, 2017

Well not literally but in the spirit of St. Patrick's Day and the ongoing festivities happening this weekend!

Green is going to be our color of choice!

Now in the spirit of all things magical, I am going to switch it up a bit. Instead of focusing on green foods lets focus on green SUPER foods/supplements. These magical entities can do your body a world of good a...

March 13, 2017

I can't give you up!

Fries glorious fries! It's lent and I refuse to give you up! But alas we must part! If you are in this same predicament don't lose heart! There are some amazing substitutes that taste fabulous and are great for you and you won't miss the real thing (too much).

In third place ringing in at 24 calories per 100g is the lovely suede aka rutabaga....

February 28, 2017


PANCAKES that is! Tuesday February 28th marks Pancake Tuesday and I definitely will be indulging in pancakes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Pancakes can be very hearty and calorie laden so here is my breakfast go to recipe for some guilt free indulging! Each pancake is approximately 140 calories, don't mind if I eat three lol!

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February 24, 2017

Quinoa (pronounced keen-wa) is a miraculous food item. It is a great substitute for rice, oatmeal and most flours in baked goods. Being able to replace it for grains in dishes is a great thing especially knowing that it fits into the same group as beets, chard and spinach.

Not only does quinoa have twice the amount of protein than rice it is also a complete prot...

February 12, 2017

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There’s a multitude of so-called “nutrition bars” out there, but the truth is, a lot of them are chock-full of refined sugars, hydrogenated oils, and artificial ingredients. Don't fret, a healthy alternative is here, and it’s just as tasty! Primal Kitchen Coconut Cashew Bars—full of wholesome ingredients—will fuel your mornings and midday...

February 10, 2017

Skittles definitely know what they are talking about when it came to fruit flavor varieties. However not something I would recommend for breakfast and this post is going to be all about my favorite meal of the day. You guessed it BREAKFAST!!! But not just any breakfast meal, the ones packed with my favorite food group- fruits! 

One of my on the go breakfast...

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