Homemade Vanilla Extract - This stuff is WAY better than the artificial stuff you can buy at the store. It makes a great gift, too!
Homemade Greek Yogurt Chocolate "Ice Cream" One cup almond milk 3/4 cup non fat greek yogourt 2 tbsp cocoa powder 2 tsp sweetener 1 tsp vanilla extract A pinch of salt
Feta, Red Pepper and Spinach Quinoa Balls
Feta & Parmesan Zucchini Bake - Wow! Perfect as a main dish or a side!
A Kale, Quinoa, and Blueberry Superfood Salad - this is yummy! I made a few substitutions (i.e. dried cherries for blueberries) but other than that, it's fabulous!
The Ultimate Guide to Nuts.... Almonds, and cashews and hazelnuts, oh my! Research evaluating the disease prevention and health promotion benefits of eating almonds shows that having a diet enriched with almonds could help improve insulin sensitivity as well as decrease cholesterol levels in people that have pre diabetes.
California Sandwich- tomato, avocado, cucumber, sprouts chive spread.
9 Recipes to Use Chia Seeds, plus a link to "What Can You Do With Chia Seeds? Plenty!" which gives nutrition info like: "Chia has*: ~more Omega-3's than salmon ~more dietary fiber than flax or oats ~more antioxidants than blueberries ~more magnesium than broccoli ~more antioxidants than oranges ~more calcium than milk ~more iron than spinach (*compared with an equal amount of the other foods listed)
9 Ways to Use Chia Seeds - chia seeds are great for detoxifying your system because as it travels down your digestive tract the gelatinous fibers grab onto things your body should get rid of
One of the most common questions I get as a health coach is what to eat for snacks. These low carb snacks are creative and look delicious. Try a couple that look good to you. Let these ideas inspire your own creative efforts with foods and favors you enjoy.
Clean Eating Garlic Spinach - No other spinach recipe necessary. This rocks! Quick & easy. This was the first to go at dinner & made seconds. Good eats.
Easy & Healthy Shrimp Scampi....No Butter (uses chicken broth, white wine, lemon juice)
Pineapple Kale Blueberry Smoothie, kids love it and they don't even realize how healthy it is for them!!