healthy foods

Enjoy the Spice of Life!

Enjoy the Spice of Life!

‘Tis the season of cinnamon, ginger and cloves (usually laden with sugar, fat and flour). Wouldn’t it be nice to revel in those flavors without the empty calories? Well, here are some tasty facts and an easy chai recipe to get you started!

Roasted Butternut Squash, Yam and Red Pepper Soup

Roasted Butternut Squash, Yam and Red Pepper Soup

As the air turns crisp, it’s natural to crave our favorite comfort foods. Instead of reaching for mac’n cheese, gather the ingredients to make this mouthwatering soup. Then, while you’re binge-watching your favorite show, you’ll feel guilt-less pleasure with a bowl of warm soup in hand. Be sure to make enough to freeze for those cold nights ahead when you’re too tired to cook!

Good Morning, Sunshine!

Good Morning, Sunshine!

Want to sail through the morning with solid energy, sustained focus and cruise into lunch without caving into the muffins someone left out?

Of course you do, and that’s why I’m sharing my favorite Savory, Protein-Powered Breakfasts that you can have ready in 15 minutes or less (while prepping school lunches and checking email)! 

Tomato Power: 5 Fab Reasons to Indulge in Tomatoes This Summer!

Tomato Power: 5 Fab Reasons to Indulge in Tomatoes This Summer!

One of the best ways to get the health benefits of tomatoes is Gazpacho, the chilled Spanish tomato soup. I think this is THE BEST Gazpacho recipe ever! 

 

 

Fragrant Cauliflower “Rice”

Fragrant Cauliflower “Rice”

VIDEO: One of the latest products to hit the produce aisle is cauliflower “rice”. This is just a head of cauliflower that’s been chopped into pea-size pieces. You can buy it precut, break it down with a knife or do it in small batches in a food processor. It’s the perfect stand-in for starchier carbs like grains, and it can be mashed, like potatoes or blended into a savory dip.