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Want to reduce stress? Eat these foods! Life can be stressful. Work, kids, emails, and countless activities- it’s easy to reach for “comfort foods” that are high in fat and calories. Pizza, fried foods, and sugary desserts are often more appealing when we’re anxious or overwhelmed and we just want food! Unfortunately, these foods are probably...

Anyone can do a fruit bowl. Gather up some fresh fruit and put it in a bowl. BORING! Instead, why not get creative and make a fresh fruit rainbow? WOW! This fresh fruit rainbow is not only healthy and delicious, but also incredibly beautiful to look at! You can customize it with many different kinds of fruit. Just follow the colors of the rainbow! Here are Some Ideas...

Best Fall Salad: Harvest Salad with Kale, Farro, & Roasted Acorn Squash It’s mid-October and Fall is in full swing. Temperatures are cooling down (well maybe not for those of us in SoCal), leaves are falling, it’s getting darker earlier, and stores are selling pumpkin everything- so stock up before it’s too late! I’ve been wanting to make...

Summer is flying by! How is it August already?! Don’t worry, there’s still time to make this most of the rest of the season by incorporating some fresh summer flavors into your food. This healthy and delicious combination of fresh watermelon and cucumber tastes like summer in a bowl. So crisp, juicy, and refreshing! Make this your summer go-to for a...

What do you get if you combine quinoa, chicken, veggies, and buffalo sauce? Pure DELICIOUSNESS! This week’s Salad of Week is the very healthy & delicious Buffalo Chicken Quinoa Salad. As I’ve mentioned before, quinoa is a popular superfood that is high in protein and important minerals such as magnesium, iron, and calcium, plus it’s gluten free...

This healthy and delicious Quinoa Power Salad is one of my new favorites! By adding quinoa to any salad, you are adding protein and healthy carbs, which will make it a more satisfying meal that won’t leave you feeling hungry. This quinoa salad includes additional superfoods like spinach and tomatoes to make it full of healthy nutrients and antioxidants. This...

I’ve been wanting to make baked zucchini fries for a while now, and finally got around to it. Wow! I did not expect them to be so good. Since they are baked, not fried, I was really surprised by how crispy and delicious they were, hot out of the oven. At just 135 calories per serving, these fries are a game changer, especially if you can get your kids to eat...

Salad of the Week: Tropical Quinoa Salad  Who says that salads have to contain lettuce? When people hear the word “salad” they almost immediately think of a garden salad, which uses a base of leafy greens. While I do enjoy a good garden salad, salads can be based around a wide variety of foods including vegetables, fruits, and cooked meats, eggs, and...

Salad of the Week: Asian Chicken Salad with Citrus-Basil Vinaigrette I like my salads full of delicious ingredients, yet still healthy because after all it is a salad and salads are supposed to be healthy, right? This Asian Chicken Salad with Citrus-Basil Vinaigrette is exactly that- healthy & delicious, and also one of the BEST tasting salads I have ever made!...

Easy Meal-Prep with Make-Ahead Cooked Chicken! It is so great having freshly cooked chicken in your fridge ready to go for the week ahead. It can be added to any meal- so easy to throw it on top of a salad, add it to your pasta or rice dish, or make a quick sandwich for lunch! Each serving contains only 120 calories, 3 gram fat, and packs 22 grams protein! I usually...

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