Tag Archive: Recipes

Dec 14

Recipe/Meal Idea: Christmas Brunch

I love cooking and my family loves it too. This year, I am in charge on brunch Christmas morning. What do I have up my sleeve? A meal that is savory, protein and nutrient-rich and satisfying. Happy Holidays! Sun Dried Tomato, Mushroom, Spinach Basil Crustless Quiche  Ingredients 12 organic eggs (pasture-raised preferred) 2 small cartons …

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Nov 03

Recipe: Sweet Potato & Asparagus Eggbake

Since I had Declan I have embraced the challenge of eating a healthy, protein-rich breakfast while trying to mend a waking, hungry baby. What’s my solution? I make some sort of vegetable-based eggbake on the weekend so I am ready to slice, reheat and eat each weekday. Use this recipe for inspiration – I change up the …

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Aug 01

Costco Inspired – Vineyard Chicken Salad

Strolling through Costco I was happy to find a chicken salad that wasn’t loaded with canola oil or soybean oil-filled mayo, and since they were sampling the product, I read the ingredients (looked pretty clean; not perfect) and really liked what I was tasting. This is indeed a great summer entree. I can have it …

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Jul 31

Snack Idea – Soaked Chia Seeds

Oh the many ways to enjoy this nutritious food. Have you ever tried them? If so, how? Lately, I have been soaking 1 tablespoon of chia seeds in 1/3-1/2 cup of almond milk, coconut milk or water (certainly make more if you want this to be your sole snack or meal, as I usually use …

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Jul 22

What I’ve Eaten So Far Today – 7/22/13 – 36 wks Pregnant

One thing about logging my food during pregnancy is that I need to plan a bit more on what I am going to eat. Just with the slightest increase in hunger, I find myself more likely to reach and crave foods that I don’t usually snack on, or build in my meals. Indeed, I have …

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Jun 15

Eating Right Sans Chef Skills or CEO Paycheck

Eating a balanced diet doesn’t need to be labor-intensive or costly. With proper planning, savvy shopping and smart choices, you can save your mola and feel good. Here I am highlighting some how-tos on eating healthy on a budget, catered to those looking after blood sugar control, which in a way, relates to everyone. What …

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May 19

Smoothies!

If you have never tried a green smoothie, this recipe will be a good one to start with. Enjoy the flavor and more so, enjoy the health benefits. Use organic ingredients whenever possible. 2 large handfuls spinach leaves (2-3 cups) 3-4 large romaine lettuce leaves 1/2 avocado, peeled and pitted 1/2-1/3 peeled banana, you can …

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May 09

Taco Time

Have you ever looked at the ingredient list on pre-made taco seasoning? If you have, you are aware of the unnecessary fillers such as corn starch and wheat. And these are the ingredients we can pronounce! My point being, is instead of buying a taco seasoning packet, simply use your spice rack for the Mexican dinner. This is …

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Apr 11

Springtime Chicken Salad Recipe

Tis the season of great produce. Everything is sprouting up and more and more fruits and vegetables are approaching their peak season. It’s time to put aside the slow-cooker and pull out new recipes such as this Springtime Chicken Salad. Enjoy! Ingredients: 3 chicken breast, organic, free range 1 1/2 cups celery, organic 4 mandarin oranges, diced …

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Apr 09

5 Ways to Build a Better Salad

Salads can get boring and if we do not rotate our ingredients, we can ambush the success of enjoying such healthy nutrients. If you are guilty, like me, I used to buy the exact same ingredients, week after week. Not only did this put me at risk for nutritional gaps, but my taste-buds got bored …

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