Category: Recipes

Healthy Paleo Chicken Soup Recipe

Paleo Chicken Soup Recipe
How comforting and cozy does a warm bowl of homemade chicken soup sound ?  With zucchini, tomatoes, mushroom and some delicious herbs, this Healthy Paleo Chicken Soup will warm your soul and boost your immune-system if you are feeling a little cold coming on. Make this for lunch or dinner now especially since the weather is chilly and if the forecast...
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Easy, No-Bake S’mores Bars

NO-BAKE S'mores Bars
My No-Bake S’mores bars are the perfect holiday treat! Having friends and family over for a holiday party?  Need the perfect treat for Santa on Christmas Eve?  Love no-bake desserts? Everyone and I mean everyone loves these No-Bake S’mores Bars.  They are gluten-free and vegan. I use coconut oil instead of butter, don’t add any other form of sugar and...
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Roasted Chickpeas with Turmeric

roasted chickpeas
Roasted chickpeas are one of my favorite snacks to make at home.  Not only are chickpeas loaded with plant-based protein, but they are actually an ideal food for weight loss. Chickpeas (garbanzo beans) rank very low on the glycemic index.  They have a glycemic index ranking of 33! That’s way lower than kidney beans or other beans in general. Chickpeas could...
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Skinny Version of Lemon Butter Chicken

Lemon Butter Chicken
A skinny version of Lemon Butter Chicken? Oh Yes!!!!  So this happened by accident.  Don’t the best recipes always do?  Even as a nutrition coach, I don’t always know what to cook.  Anyone else with me? Many times, I like to get to the grocery store and start with a blank canvas.  I’ll go to the produce isle and see which vegetable...
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Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe

Pumpkin Spice Latte
I‘m sharing this pumpkin spice latte recipe with you because I know many of you go to Starbucks for your daily coffee fix.  But, Starbucks is getting a lot of heat lately! Don’t get me wrong, I drink Starbucks coffee every now and then. When I do, I order black coffee, no sugar.  As of recently, I either get their...
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Baked Tofu Recipe – My Tofu Croutons

If croutons are your thing, you must try my baked tofu croutons.  They will help dress up any salad with texture, flavor and crunch.  Have you paid attention to the ingredients of a  “regular” bag of store-bought croutons?  Don’t be surprised if you find high fructose corn syrup listed along with added preservatives and “natural flavors”.  Why?  To increase the taste and shelf life...
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Best Hot Wings With Sriracha

Best Hot Wings With Sriracha
This one’s for the wing lovers out there!  I personally love to cook more vegetarian dishes but wanted to treat hubby to something simple and satisfying last week since it was Super Bowl week and Sriracha hot wings are obvi a favorite for many. We invited a small group of friends to our place last minute for the game and I...
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Best Edamame With Turmeric and Cayenne

Best Edamame With Turmeric and Cayenne
Today I was on the hunt for a healthy, quick snack before dinner.  I normally don’t buy pre-packaged “junk” food so when you want a snack, you really have to work for it at my house. When I coach my clients, I always emphasize healthy snacking.  From a nutritional standpoint, a snack should always be balanced.   A good balanced...
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Cacao Superfood Smoothie

Cacao Superfood Smoothie
  My cacao superfood smoothie is a winner, trust me!  This is my favorite protein smoothie for when the weather starts to get colder and you crave something more grounding to the body.  Now, I’m not saying that it’s cold here because frankly summer hasn’t left California yet.  It would be nice to post this later on a colder day but,...
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4 Tips for Making Your Coffee or Tea More Nutritious

Who doesn’t love their morning cup of coffee or tea.  There are so many health benefits to both — improves focus, revs up metabolism, increases antioxidants and boosts memory. But too much caffeine isn’t good for your health.   If you’re going to indulge in coffee or tea, might as well maximize the health benefits while you’re at it.  I’m...
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