I am obsessed with quinoa!  You can do so many things with it.  From side dishes, to main dishes, to appetizers, to dessert and even breakfast. Quinoa is an ancient grain and used in the south American diet.  It is packed with nutrients and offers many benefits for the body. It’s health benefits include high [...]


Skinny Egg Nog

During the holiday season EGGNOG is a holiday must have in my house!  The day after thanksgiving I was heading to the store and one of my boys yelled out don’t forget the EGGNOG!!! Check out this skinnier version. SKINNY EGG NOG INGREDIENTS: 2 1/2 C on sweetened almond milk 2 whole eggs + 1 [...]


Rosemary Lemon Roasted Chicken Breast

During this busy time of year extra pounds easily creep on to our bodies.  WHY??? We often don’t have time to meal plan.  Each day make a game plan with what you are going to eat so you don’t sabotage your diet!  Check out this quick and easy dinner! Rosemary lemon Roasted Chicken BreastServes 4 [...]


Clean and Green Superfood Pesto Pizza

Clean and Green Superfood Pizza Pesto A quinoa crust pizza is topped with supereed pesto, arugula, Cherry tomatoes, and pepitas.  This pizza is clean, packed with flavor, and pretty to look at.INGREDIENTS: 1 C white quinoa 2 1/8 C water, divided 1 T olive oil 1  T white wine vinegar 1 T fresh lemon juice [...]


What are superseeds?

What are super seeds?   The saying goes, “good things come in small packages”.  In the kitchen, seeds are no exception. These tiny seeds are a staple in a healthy pantry: nutrient-dense and packed with disease-fighting minerals and enzymes, they can be used in just about any recipe.   This recipe includes hemp seeds and  [...]


Healthy Festive Holiday Appetizers

    Being creative with food is fun to do with the kids, but I isn’t it true that adults love it just as much!  Let’s be honest, I get just as entertained as my kids when we find cute things to do with food.    Fruits and vegetables are so colorful and make really [...]


Frozen Berry Granola Squares

    A fun festive healthy holiday treat! FROZEN BERRY GRANOLA SQUARES INGREDIENTS: 1 C whole grain granola 2 C fresh strawberries or raspberries or combination 3 C Fage vanilla Greek non fat yogurt 1/3 C agave nectar 1 tsp vanilla extract   INSTRUCTIONS: Line an 8 in square baking pan with foil.  Sprinkle granola [...]