COOK: rosemary mushroom quinoa ‘risotto’ with kale, chicken meatballs, dried cranberries and golden raisins

COOK: rosemary mushroom quinoa ‘risotto’ with kale, chicken meatballs, dried cranberries and golden raisins After over-using salmon as the main protein in our weeknight meals, I believe even my friends on Instagram were relieved when I found Aidells ready-to-go meatballs! Their chicken meatballs are all-natural and antibiotic-free, plus they come in many different flavors from Spicy … More COOK: rosemary mushroom quinoa ‘risotto’ with kale, chicken meatballs, dried cranberries and golden raisins

COOK: amazing grass smoothie // my breakfast every single day

  Green breakfast smoothies {M1 if you follow a 5-6 meal nutrition plan} have been a part of my routine for over 3 years – they taste great, are easy to digest in the morning, simple to create and easy to drink in the car on my way to work. I’ve been through many different recipes {see … More COOK: amazing grass smoothie // my breakfast every single day

guilt-free sweet treat | Mexican Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding Recipe

Lately I have had my fill of failed healthy recipes found on Pinterest. Bland, mushy sweet potato fries followed by utterly disgusting buffalo cauliflower. Both promised to be life-changing and both proved to be just plain bad.  Third time must be a charm because the popularly pinned ‘Mexican Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding‘ actually tastes quite … More guilt-free sweet treat | Mexican Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding Recipe

slow cooker clean eating salsa chicken: review & recipe

Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken Clean Eating recipe from He and She Eat Clean {Full recipe from HSEC here} This recipe is intended to be made once a week and should make 5 lunches for 2 people. So far, so true. Ingredients:5-7 Chicken Breasts, Organic, Preservative Free, Perfect Chicks1 can Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes, with juice1.5 Cups … More slow cooker clean eating salsa chicken: review & recipe

Slow Cooker Steel Cut Oatmeal: review & recipe

Gelato for Breakfast!  I wish… that Talenti stuff is the bomb {pistachio!!!}! Slow Cooker Steel Cut Oatmeal First you should know that I love oatmeal. Any kind really- Mom grew us up with Cream of Wheat or Quaker Oatmeal in the morning {and homemade egg mcmuffins, french toast, pancakes, fruit salad…I was spoiled, sooo good!}. … More Slow Cooker Steel Cut Oatmeal: review & recipe

Eat Clean Meatballs

You don’t have to have pasta to enjoy meatballs. And you don’t have to host a party to enjoy meatballs. They make a great lunch or dinner on their own, and with this recipe they are packed with flavor but clean and lean.  Eat Clean Meatballs To make your  meatballs combine: 1 pound lean ground … More Eat Clean Meatballs

Power Balls!

What is better than a homemade uber healthy green drink? homemade uber healthy power ball snacks!  The goods: 1 cup whole wheat oats 2 T honey 2 Cups chopped dates 1 cup raisins  2 T coconut oil Using a food processor combine the raisins and dates. Then add in the remaining ingredients until you have … More Power Balls!

the green 411

The green love is catching on. Turns out there are some tricks and tips that I have picked up along the way that I have not yet shared. I’m so rude. FAQ:1. “My drink tastes ‘too green/healthy’” Add fruit! The taste of half a banana {frozen or fresh} and/or 3 strawberries can trick your tongue like no … More the green 411

sweet attack

Sweet Attack I’ve never had a strong sweet tooth, but I can’t say that I don’t crave some sugar from time to time. When the late night sugar surge strikes…I combat with this #EatClean tasty treat: Fig & Almond Cottage Cheese 2 Scoops of cottage cheese 3 quartered dried figs Pinch of sliced almonds Shake of … More sweet attack

read up

I’m turning into a hippie… an educated hippie though Click for a wonderful list of food books from NourishLife.org  Currently reading: I know I already told you this… But it is really great! Josh is currently reading Michael Pollan’s latest title Food Rules.  On our/my summer reading list: I am sure it is racy, I … More read up

7 new thoughts

Thanks to a wonderful friend, this afternoon I have been hooked on two websites: “Eve Was Partially Right” and “Food Matters.”I just came across a post on EWPR that reminds me so much of the daily conversations that the girls and I have throughout the day at work. Had to share:{but I changed the pics…the others … More 7 new thoughts

halfway there

If you’re like me and the majority of Americans…you probably woke up this morning with a tiny headache and a bloated belly. Don’t let that ruin your day or week. Let’s get back on track!  Rosemary Sweet Potato Fries would make a great afternoon snack {via Clean Eating Magazine} Tofu Pad Thai for a quick … More halfway there

superbowl sustenance

I hear it is Superbowl time… I know this for one reason only: my inbox has been flooded with TV promotions and party recipes. Pre #EatClean this post would have been filled with pictures and recipes for tasty treats like these: drool.  But now…not so much.  It’s Market weekend and we haven’t gotten around to thinking … More superbowl sustenance