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Easy Plan Ahead Snacks

Most of us struggle with planning ahead on a regular basis, especially when it comes to nutrition. We are on top of our kid’s sports obligations. We are reliable with work commitments. So why can’t we stay on top of our daily nutrition needs?It’s not rocket science and in fact, we are predictable creatures… Our […]

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Want to try more PLANT BASED meals?

Have you ever wondered if a plant based diet could help you?If I was a betting person, my money is on YES.  There’s no need to go to extremes and change your diet completely.  Today, I just want to introduce you to some simple tools to go in the right direction. As a Registered Dietitian and a Certified Personal […]

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Zucchini Bread (Healthy)

Since this recipe is balanced with protein and does not have too much sugar, it is a perfect mini breakfast or snack. It’s soooo good! Ingredients: 1 cup Almond Flour1/2 cup Coconut Flour1 tsp Baking Soda1/4 tsp Sea Salt1 tsp Cinnamon2 Tbsp Ground Flax Seed (flaxmeal)1 Medium Banana (ripe and mashed)1 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive […]

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Greek Turkey Burgers

Ingredients: 1-2 tsps olive oil 1/2 Red Bell Pepper (diced) 1/4 cup Red Onion (diced) 2 cups Baby Spinach 1/2 cup Almond Flour 1 lb Extra Lean Ground Turkey (or Chicken) 1/4 cup Black Olives (chopped) 1/4 cup Feta Cheese (crumbled) Sea Salt & Black Pepper (to taste) Directions: Heat olive oil in a large […]

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Pumpkin Breakfast Cookies

2 cups Oats (quick or rolled) 1/4 cup Ground Flax Seed 2 tsps Cinnamon 1 tsp Nutmeg 1/4 tsp Sea Salt 1/2 cup Pumpkin Seeds 1/2 cup Sunflower Seeds 1/2 cup Dried Unsweetened Cranberries 2 Egg (beaten) 1/2 cup Pureed Pumpkin 1/4 cup Raw Honey 1/4 cup Coconut Oil (melted) Preheat oven to 350ºF (177ºC) […]

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Turkey Pineapple Quinoa

1/2 cup Quinoa 1 cup Water 1 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 lb Extra Lean Ground Turkey 1 tbsp Curry Powder 1/8 tsp Cayenne Pepper Sea Salt & Black Pepper (to taste) 1 tbsp Ginger (peeled and grated) 1 cup Pineapple (cored and sliced into chunks) 1 Carrot (grated) 1 Zucchini (grated) 1 tbsp […]

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Berry Oatmeal Bake

A new twist on oatmeal. So easy and tasty! 2 cups oats (quick or old fashioned) 2 cups unsweetened almond milk 2 Tbsp maple syrup or honey 1/2 cup unsweetened apple sauce 1 tsp cinnamon 2 Tbsp chia seeds 2 cups frozen berries 1/2 cup sliced almonds Preheat oven to 350. Grease 8×8 or 8×10 […]

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Apple Spice Muffins

These muffins are so yummy and I love that they are well balanced. My kids were amazed that they are “healthy”. 1 1/4 cups Almond Flour 1/4 cup Coconut Flour 1/4 cup Ground Flax Seed 1 tsp Cinnamon 1/2 tsp Nutmeg 1/2 tsp Baking Soda 1/4 tsp Sea Salt 2 Apple (cored and finely diced) […]

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Zucchini Carrot Breakfast Muffins

These muffins are sweet, but not too sweet. To me, they are the perfect combo of protein, carbs, veggies and healthy fat for a balanced breakfast or snack. 4 eggs 1/4 cup coconut oil (melted) 3 Tbsp maple syrup or honey 1 Tbsp vanilla extract 1 cup almond flour 1/4 cup coconut flour 1.5 tsp […]

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Thai Veggie Zoodle Bowl

I love Pad Thai and peanut noodle dishes. I’ve been craving a healthier version for a while. This one turned out beautifully. It does require a lot of chopping and prepping but cooking is quick. To be honest, my kids did not like it. Probably too many veggies and flavor. It’s still a keeper recipe! […]

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