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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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Chickpea pasta with roasted red peppers and kale

Chickpea pasta with kale and roasted red peppers

I was experimenting with a new pasta (Barilla Chickpea Pasta) and designed this yummy recipe. To be honest, I like the taste and texture of the chickpea pasta but I don’t love it. Definitely serve it hot to help keep the texture soft. Ingredients: 1 box of Chickpea Casarecce Pasta (8.8 oz or 250 g) […]

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