Cauliflower Power Smoothie

2020-01-08T16:50:44-07:00May 2nd, 2019|

Fuel your body with nutritious plant-protein smoothies! Recipes to help fuel you after a workout that will help your mind and body to perform well. Cauliflower Power Smoothie - - boiled cauliflower, chilled, frozen banana, almond milk, soaked dates, vanilla extract, chai spice, SeedFiber (optional), Vanilla Protein Powder, , Place all ingredients in a high-speed [...]

BLT Pasta Salad with Creamy Avocado Ranch Dressing

2020-01-08T20:42:53-07:00April 27th, 2019|

BLT Pasta Salad with Creamy Avocado Ranch Dressing - - 100% whole grain rotini pasta, frozen corn, thawed and drained, frozen peas, thawed and drained, pre-cooked nitrate-free bacon, crumbled, medium tomatoes, diced, heads of romaine, washed and chopped, shredded carrots (from a bag), crumbled feta cheese or shredded cheddar cheese, Creamy Avocado Ranch Dressing (see [...]

Creamy Avocado Ranch Dressing

2020-01-08T21:16:11-07:00April 27th, 2019|

Creamy Avocado Ranch Dressing - This is the best homemade ranch I've ever had! You're going to love it and only takes a short minute to make! - plain yogurt (we use Stonyfield Plain Yogurt), avocado, mashed until creamy, Homemade Ranch Seasoning (see recipe link below), , Combine all ingredients in a medium size bowl [...]

The Gut-Brain Axis: What It Is and How It Works

2020-01-13T14:26:29-07:00March 4th, 2019|

It seems like everyone is learning about the importance of probiotics and balancing out the gut for improved overall health. This is a great step forward! Over the last 5 years, scientists have dug even deeper in learning about the importance of having a healthy microbiome full of good, diverse bacteria. Scientists are also learning [...]

Blueberry Bliss Smoothie

2020-01-08T21:33:58-07:00February 26th, 2019|

Fuel your body with nutritious plant-protein smoothies! Recipes to help fuel you after a workout that will help your mind and body to perform well. Blueberry Bliss Smoothie - So creamy, this smoothie could be a custard! So good, it could be dessert. Blueberries and vanilla make the perfect pair in this high protein, naturally [...]

Chocolate Berry Smoothie

2020-01-08T21:37:46-07:00February 25th, 2019|

Fuel your body with nutritious plant-protein smoothies! Recipes to help fuel you after a workout that will help your mind and body to perform well. Chocolate Berry Smoothie - - baby spinach, frozen berry mix, banana, unsweetened almond milk, Chocolate Protein powder, , Place all ingredients in a high-speed blender. Blend until smooth. Serve and [...]

Healthy Fettuccine Alfredo

2020-01-09T13:09:23-07:00January 8th, 2019|

Healthy Fettuccine Alfredo - - garlic, minced, butter, or coconut oil if dairy-free, garlic powder, cauliflower florets, cut into 5 or 6 large chunks, carton chicken broth, salt, black pepper, milk of choice (we use almond), shredded parmesan cheese (optional), package of 100% whole wheat linguine pasta, large bunch of broccoli (cut into florets), , [...]

The Best Homemade Taco Seasoning

2020-01-30T21:45:48-07:00October 20th, 2018|

[recipe]   After several tries, this homemade taco seasoning has deemed itself to be our favorite!The Best Homemade Taco Seasoning - - salt, black pepper, paprika, chili powder, cumin, onion powder, garlic powder, dried oregano, , Combine all ingredients except water into a snack size zip lock baggie or baby food jar. Shake to combine. [...]

5 Low Sugar, Whole Grain Cereal Ideas

2020-01-09T11:21:50-07:00June 16th, 2017|

The health claims on cereal boxes can make us feel like they are healthy, nutritious, and "help us start the day off right". However, these highly processed cereals have a lot of concerning ingredients, one of which is added sugar. One of the secrets behind boxed cereals is the excessive amounts of hidden and added [...]

Delicious Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Bars

2020-01-08T22:01:23-07:00March 28th, 2017|

[recipe] Like I've said before, I have a weird obsession with anything that has peanut butter in it. Oatmeal is a close second. SO...you can expect to see lots of recipes with it because it's just what we prefer around here. :) We had these for the first time last week, made by by daughter, [...]

How to Pick Healthy Eggs for Your Family

2020-01-09T12:03:06-07:00February 27th, 2017|

  Over the last couple of years I've learned that not all eggs are equal. I've done some side by side comparisons and research and there are some striking differences...specifically between factory-farmed eggs (mass production of eggs within a warehouse) and pasture-raised eggs (birds that spend their days out in fresh pastures). I'm going to [...]

15 Healthy Foods to Buy From Costco

2020-01-09T11:28:22-07:00August 10th, 2016|

Looking for a place to add more variety to your healthy food options without breaking the bank? Over the last 2 years, I have fallen head over heels with Costco. Not only because I can buy in bulk for our big-ish family, but also because of its great prices, healthy food items, and variety. I’ve done some [...]