healthy recipes

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!

Lox Crisps with Avocado, Cucumbers, Shallots, Tomatoes and Capers

Lox Crisps with Avocado, Cucumbers, Shallots, Tomatoes and Capers

Move over bagel, there’s a new schmear in town. This low-carb twist on the traditional “lox and bagel with cream cheese” has all the flavor, with none of the allergens and empty carbs. Just trade the bagel and cream cheese for crisp rice crackers and creamy avocado. The smoked salmon delivers ~15 grams of protein with a dose of essential fatty acids to reduce inflammation and create soft skin.

Eggs with Avocado and Pico de Gallo Salsa on Arugula

Eggs with Avocado and Pico de Gallo Salsa on Arugula

In this ideal breakfast for busy workday morning, two perfect “6-minute” soft-boiled eggs mingle with creamy avocado and chunky salsa on a bed of arugula. While you’re making tea and checking email, the eggs are boiling and in less than 15 minutes, you’ll devour 12 grams of protein and 2 servings of vegetables before you’re out the door!

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)! 

Peach Power: 5 Ways Peaches Produce Radiant Skin, Clearer Vision and Memory

Peach Power:  5 Ways Peaches Produce Radiant Skin, Clearer Vision and Memory

Peaches are a summer delight, rich in juicy flavor, succulent texture and key nutrients. Just check out how the vitamins, minerals and lutein (that bright yellow pigment in peaches…pronounced loo-teen) protect your health!