Month: February 2016

Featured Ingredient: Mushrooms

Featured Ingredient: Mushrooms

This week I am helping you eat more veggies, rather fungi… Did you know that mushrooms were technically classified as a fungi? Even still mushrooms contain lots of vitamins and minerals and are low in calories. Mushrooms have a “meaty” texture which makes them a […]

Butternut Squash & Pear Pizza

Butternut Squash & Pear Pizza

Is there anything worse than buying what you think is a “healthy” frozen pizza from grocery store only to get home and realize that the serving size is ¼ of the pizza. Let’s face it, there is no way you are eating ¼ of that […]

Almond Pear Oatmeal Bake

Almond Pear Oatmeal Bake

Today I am sharing another naturally sweet breakfast recipe. With the frigid temperatures we have been experiencing in the Northeast, I really need a warm breakfast to help me get out of bed. An oatmeal bake is a great option to eat warm out of […]

Green Pear Smoothie

Green Pear Smoothie

Looking to detox after a sugar overload this weekend? Start your morning with this delicious and sweet green pear smoothie. This smoothie is naturally sweetened with pears and figs. This green drink is a smoothie and not a juice. Smoothie’s blend whole ingredient whereas juice […]

Featured Ingredient: Pears

Featured Ingredient: Pears

After showcasing the tart (and somewhat bitter) grapefruit, this week is all about the super sweet pear! Pears are in season during the winter and like apples there are so many varieties to choose from. Seckel Red D’Anjou Bosc Green D’Anjou Bartlett Less Sweet Medium […]

Raspberry Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Raspberry Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Pancakes are another Valentine’s Day essential in my book. Is there anything better than waking up to the smell of warm pancakes on the weekend! (honestly, I wouldn’t know because I am always the one making them). I first made these raspberry chocolate chip pancakes […]

Chocolate Raspberry Cupcakes with Cocoa Almond Buttercream

Chocolate Raspberry Cupcakes with Cocoa Almond Buttercream

So this is one of those recipes that does NOT fit into my nutrition criteria. It’s most definitely a once in a while treat. But Valentine’s day is a good enough excuse for me! I think these cupcakes cover all things Valentine’s Day: chocolate, hearts […]

Watermelon Heart Fruit Kabob

Watermelon Heart Fruit Kabob

The Superbowl ended less than 12 hours ago but its time to move on to the next holiday! Valentines Day! I am taking a break from ingredient of the week to share a few Valentines Day inspired recipes. Just because I am not sharing an […]

Spiralized Sweet Potato Hash with Eggs

Spiralized Sweet Potato Hash with Eggs

I can’t believe I still haven’t shared an egg and avocado recipe with you. I jumped on the avocado toast bandwagon and I am still along for the ride. There is simply nothing better than avocado on toast for breakfast lunch dinner and a snack. […]

Cheesy Cauliflower Bread

Cheesy Cauliflower Bread

Have you heard… it’s the Superbowl this weekend! I am sure your Facebook, Instagram and every blog you follow has shared with you hundreds of recipes to make for the big game. Well I don’t want to miss out on the fun either… so I […]