Category: Food & Nutrition

Side Dish – Acorn Squash Sweet or Savory


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Need a last minute side dish for Thanksgiving?  Try one of these 2 acorn squash recipes…or make both.  I made a sweet dish & a savory dish.  I can’t choose which one I like better. Direction for cooking acorn squash: Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F. Cut acorn squach in halves and scoop out seeds. … Continue reading Side Dish – Acorn Squash Sweet or Savory

5 Minute Protein Packed Banana Pancakes


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Sunday mornings call for panacakes!  These 5 minute, 5 ingredient pancakes are so easy and delicious. Ingredients: -2 medium ripe bananas -3 eggs -1/2 cup oats -1/4 tsp. cinnamon -*1/4 cup –Amazing Grass Protein Superfood, peanut butter flavor -Dark chocolate chips optional (my kids love chocolate chip pancakes and this is a healthy version you … Continue reading 5 Minute Protein Packed Banana Pancakes

Greek Inspired Meatballs & Tzatziki


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I make meatballs a lot!  One, because they are super easy to make and two, because my kids LOVE them.  I wanted to make them a little different from my usual meatballs so I decided to pick up some fresh ground lamb and go with a Mediterranean theme.  I had a ton of cucumbers  in … Continue reading Greek Inspired Meatballs & Tzatziki

Avocado Chicken Salad


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Yummy and nutritious lunch today! Only 4 ingredients: leftover chicken from dinner (chop or shred it up), , avocado (great substitute for mayo), cilantro and fresh squeezed lime. Mix together and eat . You can put it on top of fresh spinach leaves, on a a piece of whole grain @daveskillerbread or on a GG … Continue reading Avocado Chicken Salad

Flourless Banana Pancakes


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I LOVE pancakes, but they aren’t always the healthiest option. My kids love them too, so my husband came up with a healthier version allowing us to eat what we love without the guilt! They are SO delicious! Ingredients: -2 medium size bananas, chopped -2 eggs -2 tablespoons PB2 -1/2 cup rolled oats -1/2 teaspoon … Continue reading Flourless Banana Pancakes

Fuel Your Body Pre and Post Workout – Cardio


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What you eat pre and post workout can directly affect your performance during and recovery after. Cardio workouts, such as spin classes, are no joke; so don’t let all of your hard work go to waste by eating the wrong foods or by not eating at all. Your body needs fuel to function, especially if … Continue reading Fuel Your Body Pre and Post Workout – Cardio

Delicious and Healthy Dessert


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What if I told you those three ingredients pictured above, when combined together make a delicious and healthy dessert. Would you believe me? When talking about dessert, delicious AND healthy aren’t usually used in the same sentence, we often sacrifice one or the other. I used 3 ingredients, purple sweet potato, frozen banana and unsweetened … Continue reading Delicious and Healthy Dessert