5 Salad Mistakes You Might Be Making

Salad mistakes go way beyond drowning veggies in processed salad dressings. A salad seems like such a simple dish right? Yet these mistakes are so common, salads often get a bad rap. Here’s how you fix them. Mistake #1: Not Branching Out Green food is beautiful! Beyond the usual romaine and butter leaf, there is… Continue reading 5 Salad Mistakes You Might Be Making

What’s Clean from Costco (A LOT)

Beverages Proteins Greens More Fresh Produce Frozen Greens Frozen Fruit Grains  Breads Nuts and Seeds   Staples Snacks Bonus Items   A Few Notes Costco carries a lot of organic items that you will not see on this list such as organic cane sugar and organic vodka. These items didn’t make my cut for obvious… Continue reading What’s Clean from Costco (A LOT)

How to Use Collagen

Collagen is so fun to play with in the the kitchen. When used regularly it not only is an excellent way to get more protein in your day but it is very effective at building stronger hair, skin, and nails. High quality grass-fed beef collagen or marine collagen is a superior upgrade to protein powders. It… Continue reading How to Use Collagen

A GF Doughnut Recipe That Really is as Good as it Gets

These babies take 20 minutes to make, are gluten free and offer about 2 grams each protein and sugar. A perfect gluten free snack and weekend breakfast treat. Be sure to click on the ingredients to find out more about their health benefits. Gluten Free Coconut Doughnut Holes Servings: 2 dozen doughnut holes 1/2 cup… Continue reading A GF Doughnut Recipe That Really is as Good as it Gets

Pumpkin Yogurt Cheesecake

      1 ½ cups plain Greek Yogurt (organic whole milk)* 4 ounce log goat cheese* 1 cup pumpkin or butternut squash puree 4 organic eggs 1/2 cup unrefined raw coconut sugar or any other dark brown sugar such as demerara sugar, brown sugar, or turbinado. 1/2 teaspoon stevia extract 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract 1… Continue reading Pumpkin Yogurt Cheesecake

Horsey-Beets

Roasted Beets and Horseradish Cream Serves 4 2 large beet bulbs, scrubbed and trimmed 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish 1 tablespoon of creamed yogurt 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard Fresh lemon juice to taste (about ½ a teaspoon) Unrefined sea salt to taste Fresh arugula for garnish Preheat oven to 400⁰. Wrap beets in aluminum foil and… Continue reading Horsey-Beets