Post Workout

{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…

{oatmeal raisin muffins}

{oatmeal raisin muffins}

I love making two or three batches of these muffins on a Sunday night so my family can enjoy them for breakfast during the week. There is no added sugar and the fiber from the oats along with protein from…

{4 ingredient breakfast bars}

{4 ingredient breakfast bars}

Banana is the new sugar! I’ve been looking for a healthy sugar alternative for years and it finally hit me…use fruit to sweeten baked goods! The inspiration for this banana-sweetened breakfast bar came from the popular “banana ice cream” recipes…

{simply perfect appetizer-pesto & veggie tart}

{simply perfect appetizer-pesto & veggie tart}

[headline_georgia_small_left color="#FF6600"]Perfect Thanksgiving appetizer! This one is a huge hit![/headline_georgia_small_left] So I made this veggie tart for a pot luck at work last week…correction, I made 3 tarts for the gals in the office (about 6 of us) and we…

{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….

{4 ingredient protein ice cream}

{4 ingredient protein ice cream}

[headline_georgia_small_left color="#FF6600"]I just had ice cream for breakfast…and you can too! Try this healthy, yummy, super simple, ice cream recipe. You don’t even need an ice cream machine![/headline_georgia_small_left] A healthy ice cream alternative that you can easily make at home…

{chocolate protein truffles}

{chocolate protein truffles}

[headline_georgia_small_left color="#FF6600"]Are you a health nut who loves chocolate? Are you sick of paying an arm and a leg for packaged protein bars? This recipe is for you![/headline_georgia_small_left] I realize the headline sounds like an infomercial, but I can’t help…

{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…

{apricot oatmeal cookie shake} revised!

{apricot oatmeal cookie shake} revised!

[headline_georgia_small_left color="#FF6600"]Dessert in a cup! This shake really tastes like a cookie without the guilt…what could be better?[/headline_georgia_small_left] On a recent visit to Monterey with my family, I stumbled across this quaint little cafe downtown. At 55 degrees, a strong…