Lunch

{easy summer gazpacho}

{easy summer gazpacho}

Taste all the bright flavors of summer with this easy and delicious Gazpacho recipe. The best part? You don’t need to heat up the house because there’s no cooking required. Just gather a few fresh ingredients and your blender and…

{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…

{crispy eggplant pizza dippers}

One of the easiest ways to lose weight and get healthy is to eat more vegetables. One of the hardest things to do (for many people) is to find vegetables that appeal to them and make them easy to eat…

{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…

{cauliflower crust pizza}

{cauliflower crust pizza}

I have tried to make a cauliflower crust several times before and failed miserably. The recipes I used either called for a ton of ingredients or the result was a soggy mess that didn’t resemble pizza crust in any way,…

{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…

{cauliflower mac ‘n cheese}

{cauliflower mac ‘n cheese}

[headline_georgia_small_left color="#FF6600"]Roasted cauliflower replaces half the carbs in this recipe to make a win-win! [/headline_georgia_small_left] I’ve really fudged up this time! It’s been nearly a month since my last post and I’m ashamed to say I haven’t done any real…

{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…

{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…

{baked veggie chimichangas}

{baked veggie chimichangas}

[headline_georgia_small_left color="#FF6600"]Veggie filled chimichangas baked crisp to perfection[/headline_georgia_small_left] Working full time definitely makes it challenging to get enough veggies in my diet. That’s what inspired me to cook up these bad boys. I used canned refried beans for a quick,…

{pumpkin pasta carbonara with shrimp}

{pumpkin pasta carbonara with shrimp}

[headline_georgia_small_left color="#FF6600"]Fall is in the air! Celebrate with this quick, yummy post workout meal.[/headline_georgia_small_left] Everyone knows that autumn is upon us when Starbucks brings back their Pumpkin Spice Latte…and iiiitttt’sss baaaaaaaccccckkkkk! There’s nothing I don’t love about this season. The…

{turkey bacon and veggie breakfast quesadilla}

{turkey bacon and veggie breakfast quesadilla}

[headline_georgia_small_left color="#FF6600"]I’m going GREEN…recycling recipes that is![/headline_georgia_small_left] Okay, so I’m cheating a little. This past weekend was my sister’s birthday and I also started a new job yesterday, which means, like many of you out there I’ve been super busy….

{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…

{eggplant lasagna roll ups}

{eggplant lasagna roll ups}

[headline_georgia_large_left color="#FF6600"]My childhood favorite made gluten free and delicious![/headline_georgia_large_left] As a child, family gatherings always meant Persian Food. Although I love and appreciate the food of my homeland as an adult, when I was a kid I wanted what the…