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  • Mediterranean Parsley Salad

    Mediterranean Parsley Salad

    If you’re not a fan of leafy greens, try this Mediterranean parsley salad for light, fresh, and fragrant twist! Ingredients ½ cup parsley, roughly chopped 2-3 Tbsp red onion, chopped ½ cup cherry tomatoes, halved 2-3 Tbsp Kalamata olives, sliced 1 lemon, juiced pinch of salt drizzle of extra-virgin olive oil Instructions In a large mixing bowl, combine all ingredients and toss to coat. Top with sliced avocado (if desired) serve and enjoy! Yields 2 servings Mediterranean parsley salad. Nutrition Information: Calories: 122, carbohydrates: 6g, protein: 1g, fat: 12g, fiber: 2g, sugar: 2g ....

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  • Prune & Kalamata Olive Tapenade

    Prune & Kalamata Olive Tapenade

    1)Serve this salty-sweet prune & kalamata olive tapenade with your favorite dippers for a satisfying snack! Ingredients 1 cup (5oz or 135g) Sunsweet Amaz!n™ Prunes ½ cup (90g) kalamata olives, pitted & drained 2 Tbsp green onion 1 Tbsp walnuts 1 clove garlic 2 tsp balsamic 2 tsp extra-virgin olive oil 2 tsp orange or lemon juice Instructions Add all ingredients to a food processor and pulse until finely chopped. Serve immediately or transfer to an airtight container to store in the fridge. (This can be made ahead of time and refrigerated to use later!) Store up to 1 week in the fridge. Yields ~2 cups tapenade. ....

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  • Watermelon Mint Lemonade Recipe

    Watermelon Mint Lemonade Recipe

    This easy watermelon mint lemonade recipe is made for summer sipping! Ingredients 4 cups watermelon, chopped 5 fresh mint leaves 3 cups homemade lemonade, (or store-bought) Instructions Add watermelon and fresh mint leaves to blender with 1 cup lemonade (and optional sweetener, if desired). Blend until extremely pureed and smooth. Let it go for at least 1-2 minutes to get it as fine as possible. Pour mixture through a fine-mesh sieve to remove pulp. Add to a pitcher and combine with 2 cups lemonade, stirring to integrate. Chill in the fridge for an hour before serving. Serve over ice and enjoy! Yields ~6½ cups (52oz) watermelon ....

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  • No Bake Peanut Butter Granola Cups Recipe

    No Bake Peanut Butter Granola Cups Recipe

    A quick and healthy recipe for both kids and adults. Can be used as an easy on the go breakfast or dessert to replace a beloved Reese’s peanut butter cup. Great for an energy boost or to cure that sweet tooth. Ingredients 2 ½ cups granola 1 cup peanuts-chopped 3 tablespoons honey (more if needed) 1 cup peanut butter melted 12oz Dark/Milk chocolate 1 tablespoon coconut oil (optional) Instructions: In a bowl combine granola, chopped peanuts, peanut butter, and honey. If the mixture is too dry add more honey to get the mixture a sticky consistency. Grease a cupcake pan and divide the mixture in 12 cups. Press the mixture well to hold together and make a dent in the ....

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  • Granola Recipe

    Granola Recipe

    Here is a healthy Granola Recipe that is perfect for a Post Workout Snack. Ingredients 1/2 cup Oats 1/3 Cup Sliced Almonds 1 TBSP fLAX SEEDS (OPTIONAL) 2 tbsp Sunflower seeds 2 tbsp shredded coconut 2 tbsp honey (OR maple syrup) 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp coconut oil Directions Mix all ingredients well in a bowl. Toast this mixture in a non-stick pan on the stove at medium heat, stirring constantly for 3-5 minutes Let the granola cool off and serve with fruit and yogurt/milk of your choice. NOTES: TO MAKE IT CHUNKIER USE ½ OATS AND ADD MORE HONEY (ABT. ½ TBSP). ONCE THE MIXTURE IS HEATED, IT WILL CARAMELIZE AND FORM MORE CLUSTERS. ....

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  • Stuffed Peppers

    Stuffed Peppers

    Fall is in the air! Here is a great recipe for the whole family. You can use extras for your lunches during the week. Ingredients 5 bell peppers (I use a variety of red, orange, yellow, green) 1lb ground turkey or grass-fed beef 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes, drained ½ cup chicken broth Italian seasoning to taste garlic powder to taste salt and pepper to taste Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Brown meat; drain grease. While meat is cooking, cut peppers in half and remove seeds. Place in a greased 9×13 pan. Add tomatoes, chicken broth, Italian seasoning, garlic powder, salt, and pepper to meat mixture. Cook until warm Scoop meat mixture into peppers ....

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  • Grilled Pineapple Salsa

    Grilled Pineapple Salsa

    Ingredients Got the grill going? Grilling pineapple rounds is quick and easy, and they make a fantastic salsa, A little sweet, a little tart, and a bit smoky. And if you prefer an indoor grill pan recipe, you can do that, too. Cook time: 8- 10 Minutes Makes about 2 ½ cups: 2 Tablespoon per servings: 20 Servings 1-pound (455 g) cored, pineapple rounds, about ½-inch (12 mm) thick 2 tablespoons Olive Oil 1 red bell pepper, cored and diced ¼ cup (8 g) chopped cilantro ¼ cup (60 ml) lime juice ¼ cup (16 g) finely chopped scallion greens 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon minced jalapeno Kosher salt Instructions Clean your grill grates and prepare a ....

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  • Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

    Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

    Ingredients 1-pound lean ground chicken ● 1 egg ● 1 carrot ● 1 stalk celery ● 2 green onions ● 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder ● 1/4 teaspoon salt ● 1-ounce crumbled blue cheese ● 1/2 cup Frank’s Hot Sauce (or your favorite), divided ● 1 tablespoon butter Instructions ● Preheat the oven to 350F. ● Line a cookie sheet with foil and coat with nonstick spray. ● Cut the celery, carrot and green onion into large chunks and throw into a food processor. ● Pulse to chop into small bits. ● In a large bowl, combine the vegetable mixture, chicken, egg, garlic powder, salt, 1/2 the hot sauce and the blue cheese. ● Gently fold together to combine, but do not overmix. ● Form the mixture into small ....

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  • Asian Lettuce Wrap Chicken Chopped Salad

    Asian Lettuce Wrap Chicken Chopped Salad

    Ingredients Salad Dressing Ingredients ● 3 tablespoons rice vinegar ● 1 1/2 tablespoons grapeseed or canola oil ● 1 teaspoon sesame oil ● 1 teaspoon honey ● 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger ● 1 clove garlic, minced ● 1/8 tsp kosher salt and pepper For the chicken: ● 1/4 cup hoisin sauce* ● 1 tablespoon rice vinegar ● 2 teaspoons Sriracha sauce ● 2 tablespoons less sodium soy sauce* ● 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger Remaining Ingredients: ● 1lb ground chicken ● 8oz can water chestnuts, drained and diced ● 2 tbsp. chopped unsalted cashews ● 2 scallions, thinly sliced ● 1 head Boston or Bibb lettuce, chopped ● 1 romaine lettuce heart, chopped ● 2 carrots, grated Instructions For the ....

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  • Grocery Shopping Tips

    Grocery Shopping Tips

    Grocery shopping can sometimes feel like a burden. Our hope is that these tips can help make your shopping experience easier and more time efficient. These tips have helped me and now I hope they can help you! These tips are very simple and a great foundation to creating new shopping habits. Optimize your time and money by going to the store less and not spending more than you need to. Think about what oil you cook with most often and have on hand/buy in bulk Olive Oil Coconut Oil Avocado Oil Plan your groceries before you arrive to the store Think about the meals you typically eat (breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks) Think about how many people eat the groceries you buy Think at ....

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