Tag Archives: superfoods

The Makings of a Delicious Anytime Smoothie

The Makings of a Delicious Anytime Smoothie

Stop drinking the same smoothie every day! I forbid it. I know smoothies are simple, but sometimes maybe so simple you get into a rut. Mix things up with these fresh ideas for a morning kick-start, post-workout muscle-builder or an anytime meal repla ...
Have You Met Your Matcha?

Have You Met Your Matcha?

Q: What is matcha? A: Matcha is made from green tea leaves that have been laid out to dry, de-stemmed and ground into an incredibly fine powder. The leaves are picked from shade-grown Camellia sinensis plants. The shade helps slow down the growth of ...
A Day of Clean Eating

A Day of Clean Eating

Myth: clean eating is not easy eating. When you get in the habit of shopping for healthy food, cooking a little more and ““ as a result ““ feeling more naturally energized, you won’t even bat an eye. For those who believe eating a & ...
Colorful Red Quinoa and Avocado Salad

Colorful Red Quinoa and Avocado Salad

My husband’s number one complaint about salads is that “they’re not filling!” Luckily, he was pretty pleased when I planted this one on the table — because the main ingredient, red quinoa, is a complete protein and is al ...
Cranberry-Cacao Coconut Butter Bark

Cranberry-Cacao Coconut Butter Bark

Coconut  flakes make a great snowy topping for holiday cupcakes. They’re also good for adding tropical taste to your favorite baked goods. But did you know that if you blend them long enough, those stringy little strands transform into somethin ...
3 Easy Ways to “Health-ify” Meals

3 Easy Ways to “Health-ify” Meals

Recipe books by the dozens have been written about how to sneak healthy ingredients into your recipes ““ undetected. I prefer a slightly different approach, in that I get true joy out of watching my kids’ faces turn purple when I tell the ...
Make School Snacks SUPER

Make School Snacks SUPER

Your kids are moving on up! With new subjects, more work load and maybe a tighter schedule, your young ones are going to need to be on their toes this school year. For these super-hero students, be sure to pack them snacks which are jam-packed with s ...