Smoothies!

June 12, 2015

A green smoothie that you actually want to drink?  Try this version with Mango and Lime! Mango Lime Smoothie Ingredients: 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 2 cups stemmed and chopped collard greens, spinach, or kale 1 1/2 cups mango, frozen (The freezer section of your supermarket is your best friend!) 1 cup green grapes, frozen […]

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Mango Oatmeal Breakfast Bake

May 15, 2015

Need a new idea for breakfast? This isn’t your Mama’s oatmeal! Ingredients: 1 cup almond milk 1/2 cup greek yogurt 1/4 cup maple syrup 2 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 tsp sea salt 2 eggs 2 cups rolled oats 1 cup toasted nuts 2 twasp baking powder 2 ripe mangos, chopped Directions: Preheat the oven to […]

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Sausage and Peppers

April 24, 2015

Quick, easy, flavorful- that’s the great thing about the summer, food doesn’t have to be complicated to be delicious.  There’s such an abundance of fresh fruit and veg coming into season that you don’t have to fancy things up with a lot of spices or sauces.  Simple can be delicious. Ingredients: 3-4 sausages of your […]

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Kale Chips

March 27, 2015

The first time I made Kale Chips they were a revelation. They were so simple and delicious I was kicking myself for having written them off before. They’re also super adaptable so if garlic powder and parmesan isn’t your thing try cayenne, onion powder, or nutritional yeast. Also, if that’s not enough to convinve you […]

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Beet Salad

March 6, 2015

Doing our 8-week 5K training? Enjoy Friday’s Happy Hour Hills? Are you eating enough beets? “Runners may want to make a habit of consuming beets. A study published in the “Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics” (Published April 2012) found that runners who increased their nitrate consumption by consuming beets before a run […]

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Philly Cheesesteak Peppers

February 27, 2015

We all have our guilty pleasures, the comfort foods we can’t live without.  But, if we’re trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle, it’s often hard to fit them into our meal plan.  Here’s a take on one of my guilty pleasures- Philly Cheesesteaks- that allows them to still be an occasional part of my diet […]

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