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Healthy Pumpkin Spice Latte

Everyone is excited because “pumpkin spice latte” is back!  Luckily it’s just a seasonal thing because the ingredients that come with a Grande Pumpkin Spice Latte are not something you want to put into your body on a regular basis. Did you know it has 50 grams of sugar?  Get this…there isn’t any real pumpkin […]

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College Food Hacks

Some of my clients tell me how difficult it can be finding healthy options when being a busy college student. It can be hard to find healthier options that are affordable and easy to prepare. Instead of buying McD’s and drinking a couple of beers whenever you get HANGRY, focus on eating more frequently and […]

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Acai Bowls and Hidden Sugar

There is a huge difference between homemade acai bowls and restaurant prepared acai bowls. For example, Jamba Juice makes acai bowls packed with honey, fruits, and sweetened soymilk.  These ingredients sound healthy until you learn that one serving contains 67 grams of sugar and 99 grams of carbohydrates! That is a blood sugar crash waiting […]

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Avocado Toast Recipes

Avocado toast is such a simple concept (avocado + toast).  It’s fulfilling and yummy.  Have fun and take it to the next level by topping it with tasty additions. ½ Hass avocado 2 Slices of whole grain (Ezeckial) or gluten free bread Dash of sea salt and black pepper for taste Toast bread until golden brown. While […]

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Sweet Potato, Sausage and Spinach Egg Bake

This is one of my favorite egg bakes.  It’s a very satisfying breakfast and lasts well so you’ll have leftovers for a few days. INGREDIENTS: 1 Tbsp of oil (I prefer unscented or refined coconut oil) 1 medium sweet potato, cubed ½ lb. turkey sausage or 1 cup cubed ham ½-1 small red onion, chopped […]

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Chia Banana Overnight Oats

Overnight Oats are a breakfast staple in our family! My kids even request them as an afternoon snack.  I like the simplicity of this recipe – no cooking, only a few ingredients, and you can make it in bulk for the week.  Some people enjoy them cold but I prefer them warm. Ingredients: 2 cups oats (uncooked, old fashioned) […]

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Carrot Cake Overnight Oats

Many of you are addicted to my easy overnight oats recipe so I thought I’d offer you a different flavor.  Enjoy! Prep Time: 5-10 mins Soak Time: Overnight Serves: 2-3 Ingredients: 1 cup gluten free old fashioned oats 1 cup of milk (unsweetened almond & coconut milk are my favorites) 1 large carrot, peeled and grated (use blender […]

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Easiest healthiest egg scramble

This is the perfect breakfast to start out your day with protein, veggies, complex carbs and healthy fat. All you need is one pan and 5 minutes. Ingredients (1 serving): 2 eggs unscented coconut oil or olive oil large handful of raw spinach and/or other veggies (I love onions, peppers, and mushrooms) 1/2 cup canned/cooked beans (I […]

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5 Balanced Breakfasts that Rock

Breakfast is such an important meal because it starts your day and puts your metabolism back into gear. A lot of times people either go way overboard on carbs by having a big bowl of cereal or fruited yogurt with no protein or having eggs with no healthy carb. Here are a few ideas that are balanced […]

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Sweet Potato Pancakes

Tired of the same snacks day in & day out? These sweet potato pancakes are versatile and perfect for on-the-go snacking or a fun new side dish! You can have them with some almond butter for a sweet treat or go savory with some chicken salad. Ingredients: (makes 6-8 pancakes) 1-1.5 large sweet potatoes 1/2 onion […]

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