The 12 day Shake Off the Blues Tool Box – Day 5 Veggie Time

VEGGIE TIME One of the most common things that comes up when I’m working with new clients about their diet is played out in the little scenario below: me – “so, how many vegetables are you eating daily?” super excited new client – “I eat a ton of veggies every day!” me – “okay great! Read more about The 12 day Shake Off the Blues Tool Box – Day 5 Veggie Time[…]

White Bean and Kale Soup

Soup makes us feel good. It’s warm. Filling. Easy to make. This soup especially is extra healthy as well, so you are basically firing on all cylinders. Don’t let the kale scare you either – you aren’t going to notice the taste and if a pair of young kids will eat it… you should be Read more about White Bean and Kale Soup[…]

Bean and Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed peppers. A great comfort food that is both healthy and high and protein, this vegetarian alternative does a wonderful job of filling out a similar taste, texture, and nutritional profile. Your salsa choice makes a big impact of the flavor in these, so make sure to try different kinds. Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa 2 Read more about Bean and Quinoa Stuffed Peppers[…]

Overnight Quinoa Oatmeal

We are going to supercharge your normal overnight steel cut oat recipe with extra protein and nutrients! This is a great recipe that has a variety of options that allow you to drastically change the flavor profile. Also are included are directions to cook and eat instantly, ’cause ain’t nobody got time to wait all Read more about Overnight Quinoa Oatmeal[…]

Vegetarian Chickpea Caeser Salad

Everyone always thinks SALAD when they think vegetarian meals. Well, this time we are actually gonna prove ’em right and eat some salad! Basically what you are doing is supplementing chickpeas in place of chicken and croutons. And replacing the cheese with nuts. You are going to have a very similar taste profile, but in Read more about Vegetarian Chickpea Caeser Salad[…]

Strawberry Poppy Seed Chicken Salad

This is a great spring inspired salad that has delicious sweet and savory flavor profile from the fruit and chicken. This recipe is a knockoff of the popular Panera Salad, for that “I want to go out to Panera” taste, without the “I just spent 14 bucks for a salad and a drink at Panera” Read more about Strawberry Poppy Seed Chicken Salad[…]

Chicken Nugget w/ Spicy Dipping Sauce

Chicken and veggies. The bastion of everyone when they start eating healthy, and for many of us, a regular menu item as our healthy eating journey continues. Variety is the spice of life, and this chicken nugget recipe is a great compromise between healthy and naughty food and one that your entire family will love. Read more about Chicken Nugget w/ Spicy Dipping Sauce[…]

sloppy joes with carrot noodles

I loooove sloppy joes. Definitely one of my big comfort foods and something I’ve loved ever since I was a shorty. These days I eat very little grain, so no buns (but you could definitely toss this on a bun for disagreeable spouses or children), but with all the added veggies this really makes a Read more about sloppy joes with carrot noodles[…]

Crock Pot Salsa Chicken

David’s note – don’t let the length of this recipe intimidate you! It is AMAZING and easy for ANYONE to prepare. This recipe is essentially a healthier version of a Chipotle burrito bowl that uses cauliflower rice instead of rice or a wrapper. Nearly everyone who has tried this recipe loves it and rotates it Read more about Crock Pot Salsa Chicken[…]

Frozen Banana Dark Chocolate Drizzle

If you’re like me, sometimes you really, REALLY,  miss having ice cream every night as a snack. I mean, ice cream in all it’s forms is amazing. But you’re eating healthy now, so that stuff is a no go! These dark chocolate banana slices will go a long way to satisfy your sweet tooth, are Read more about Frozen Banana Dark Chocolate Drizzle[…]