Peanut Butter Balls – Snack Recipe

Peanut Butter Balls – Snack Recipe

I love protein bites for a quick snack on the go. This Peanut Butter Balls snack recipe is a very basic recipe with lots of room for variation. You can make it with an alternative nut butter, like almond or cashew, but you may need to add in a little water and olive oil to … Read More

Apple Chia Seed Pudding – Snack or Breakfast Recipe

Apple Chia Seed Pudding – Snack or Breakfast Recipe

This Apple Chia Seed Pudding recipe is full of mood boosting nutrients and fiber which makes it the perfect breakfast meal or snack on the go.  Makes 2 Servings INGREDIENTS 1 cup non-dairy unsweetened milk 1/4 cup unsweetened apple juice 1 teaspoon vanilla extract  1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/3 cup chia seeds Sliced apple (optional) DIRECTIONS … Read More

Salmon with Miso-Honey Glaze – Dinner Recipe

Salmon with Miso-Honey Glaze – Dinner Recipe

Salmon is full of Omega-3 fats and an excellent source of protein. The miso not only adds delicious flavor to the recipe but supports your gut health. This recipe cooks in no time so it’s perfect for an easy weeknight meal.  Makes 4 Servings  INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup yellow miso 2 tablespoons mirin (rice cooking wine)  … Read More

Spinach Orzo Risotto – Dinner Recipe

Spinach Orzo Risotto – Dinner Recipe

This Spinach Orzo Risotto dinner recipe is the perfect side for your summer BBQ or an easy weeknight meal with fish or chicken. You can also add longer-cooking vegetables to the base such as carrots, bell peppers, or cauliflower.  Makes 4 Servings INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup diced onion 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 teaspoon olive oil … Read More

Why Breakfast is Important Plus Healthy Breakfast Recipes

Why Breakfast is Important Plus Healthy Breakfast Recipes

Breakfast may be the most skipped meal of the day for various reasons. Some people are too busy to prepare something, while others may not feel hungry or may be trying to fast until lunch to lose weight. However, breakfast is important for many reasons and after reading this you may think twice about skipping … Read More

Chicken Pot Pie Soup Recipe

Chicken Pot Pie Soup Recipe

INGREDIENTS 4 chicken breasts Salt and pepper to taste 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 carrots, peeled and cut into medium dice 2 stalks celery, medium dice 1 medium-size onion, medium dice 1/4 cup all-purpose gluten-free flour 6 cups chicken stock 1 russet potato, medium dice 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut cream 1/2 cup frozen peas 1 … Read More

Chicken Fajitas Recipe

Chicken Fajitas Recipe

Makes 4 Servings INGREDIENTS 4 tablespoons avocado oil, divided Zest of 1 lime 2 cloves garlic, pressed 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander 1/2 teaspoon ground chipotle pepper Salt and pepper to taste 1 pound chicken breasts, boneless, skinless and lightly pounded until uniform in thickness 1 yellow pepper, cut into strips 1 … Read More

Lemony Greek Potatoes Recipe

Lemony Greek Potatoes Recipe

4 servings INGREDIENTS 3 medium-size russet potatoes, washed and cut into 1-inch wedges 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon dried oregano Salt and pepper to taste Lemon juice to taste DIRECTIONS Preheat the oven to 400º. Place the potatoes on a sheet tray and toss with the olive oil and oregano. Season with … Read More

Simple Pasta Bolognese Recipe

Simple Pasta Bolognese Recipe

Makes 4 Servings This is a simple meat sauce recipe that I learned from an Italian chef in Italy. Note that you can make a lighter version with ground turkey or chicken. INGREDIENTS ½ pound ground beef and ½ pound ground pork 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1/4 cup carrots, minced 1/4 cup celery, minced … Read More

Cobb Salad Recipe

Cobb Salad Recipe

Makes 2 Servings INGREDIENTS 1 head Romaine lettuce, chopped 6 ounces sliced turkey 2 hardboiled eggs, chopped 1/4 cup sunflower seeds 1/4 cup walnuts, chopped 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped 1/2 cup shaved brussels sprouts 2 tablespoons olive oil or avocado oil 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar Salt and pepper to … Read More