Greens

{paleo zucchini fritters}

{paleo zucchini fritters}

For the passed few weeks I’ve been a part of an amazing fitness class, held by one of the talented PE teachers who instructs at the school I work for.  The commraderie, accountability, and team work has been super fun…

{broccoli pesto soup}

{broccoli pesto soup}

Inspiration for my recipes usually comes from cook books, restaurants, and seasons. Sometimes inspiration  hits simply because I happen to have a certain ingredient on hand and I start to feel adventurous.  During a routine freezer clean out, I noticed…

{mint chip ice cream}

{mint chip ice cream}

I whipped up a healthy “mint chip ice cream” in honor of St. Patrick’s day. The secret ingredient is green, has tons of nutrients, and….it’s a vegetable! Don’t let the spinach stop you from trying this simple and delicious treat….

{tropical detox smoothie}

Happy 2014! We are already a couple weeks into the glorious new year and if you’ve stuck to your resolutions so far, congrats! If you starting to fall of the health wagon, don’t give up! This smoothie is a perfect…

{sep’s go-to green drink}

Green drinks are my favorite way to sneak some veggies into my breakfast! I know many people might be turned off by a bright green drink, but the fruit and Stevia add a really pleasant flavor, making it easy to…

{mexican veggie casserole}

{mexican veggie casserole}

Sauteed onions, mushrooms, and zucchini “hidden” in a delicious casserole that even the kids will gobble up! In the mood for lasagna but not willing to go to two separate stores to pick up the whole wheat noodles and the…

{glowing skin juice}

{glowing skin juice}

We all know dark, leafy greens are good for us but did you know they can make you prettier too! Rich in antioxidants and micronutrients, kale, spinach, and other greens help repair your skin cells, clear your complexion, and give…

{perfect day meal plan}

{perfect day meal plan}

Life is hard. Living a healthy life can be even harder, unless you have a game plan…well here is your game plan! I’ve put together a simple plan you can print out and follow to a T if you want…

{spinach & kale frittata}

{spinach & kale frittata}

[headline_georgia_small_left color="#FF6600"]So this is pretty much a healthy pizza for breakfast! Get your greens and protein with this super simple frittata recipe! [/headline_georgia_small_left] My favorite meal to cook and eat has always been breakfast. There’s nothing I enjoy more on…

{5 quick fat busting breakfasts}

{5 quick fat busting breakfasts}

[headline_georgia_small_left color="#FF6600"]If you want to lose weight and dramatically increase your metabolism throughout each day there’s one thing you need to do…EAT! [/headline_georgia_small_left] That’s right…there is one meal in particular that directly influences you waist size. Yup, breakfast! I know…

{curry lettuce wraps}

{curry lettuce wraps}

[headline_georgia_small_left color="#FF6600"]Delicious high protein, low carb meal in quince![/headline_georgia_small_left] One of the fastest ways to start losing weight or fine tune your diet is to limit  your grains. I don’t preach “low Carb” because people tend to cut fresh produce…

{ribbon salad with shallot vinagarrette}

{ribbon salad with shallot vinagarrette}

[headline_georgia_small_left color="#FF6600"]Use up the last of your summer squash with this delicious salad and do something great for your body![/headline_georgia_small_left]   My boyfriend, Kenny, is famous for chomping on raw zucchini at every opportunity. No matter how many benefits raw…

{kale & crimini pita pizzas}

{kale & crimini pita pizzas}

[headline_georgia_medium_left color="#FF6600"]You have to try this! The perfect post workout meal and a great way to get more pizza…uh, I mean, veggies in your diet =)[/headline_georgia_medium_left] Like most great recipes, this one was created out of necessity. I had just…

{Hidden Greens Smoothie}

{Hidden Greens Smoothie}

[headline_georgia_large_left color="#FF6600"]A delicious berry smoothie with cleverly disguised spinach…for the picky eater in every family![/headline_georgia_large_left]     My mom owns an in-home daycare so I am constantly surrounded by kids {I actually have one of the rug rats on my…