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[…]

Pineapple Banana Green Protein Smoothie

This is a variation on my favorite smoothie of all time – David’s Green Smoothie. Using the pineapple instead of berries will give you you a different flavor profile and another tool in your green smoothie arsenal. Ingredients: 1 handful fresh spinach or kale 6 baby carrots or 1 full size carrot 1/2 half cup frozen Read more about Pineapple Banana Green Protein Smoothie[…]

Garlic (Quinoa) Noodles

Hope you like garlic! Me? I love garlic… which means I love this recipe. I don’t eat too much pasta these days, but the noodles in this recipe are made from Quinoa! They aren’t available everywhere (we get our from Trader Joe’s), and I strongly recommend them for this recipe! If you don’t have any, Read more about Garlic (Quinoa) Noodles[…]

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[…]

Mango Peach Cinnamon Green Smoothie

I love fruit and I love veggies. Blended together in an ice cold smoothie is about my perfect healthy breakfast choice. So here we have a tasty green smoothie with a bit of a cinnamon kick. Don’t like cinnamon? Thats okay! It’s still a perfectly edible green drink without the spicy after shot. Ingredients: 1 Read more about Mango Peach Cinnamon Green Smoothie[…]

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[…]

Peanut Butter Banana Protein Smoothie

I always have SOME kind of green smoothie for my breakfast. The ability to get a shot of veggies and protein first thing, in an easy to drink shaker bottle, that is ready (including clean up) in less than five minutes is too hard to beat. This green smoothie looks NOTHING like it tastes – Read more about Peanut Butter Banana Protein Smoothie[…]

Banana Oatmeal Protein Muffins

Want a delicious snack that even your kids and spouse will eat? These amazing, protein packed, MOIST muffins are a sweet alternative to store bought and preservative filled snack bars. Ingredients:  2 cups oats (quick cooking or old fashioned) 2 large very ripe bananas 2 large eggs 1 cup plain Greek yogurt 2 to 3 Read more about Banana Oatmeal Protein Muffins[…]

Chicken Tortilla less Crock Pot Soup

It’s wet n’ stormy weather outside. There’s a spicy salsa beat pumping from the speakers. A delicious and healthy chicken tortilla crock pot soup cooking in the kitchen. This is exactly what is happening in my life right now… well, everything except for the salsa music part. We have a recipe here that lets you Read more about Chicken Tortilla less Crock Pot Soup[…]