Minimalist Nutrition. Minimal living for Maximum life.

I've tweaked my diet, again. Many years ago I eliminated gluten and dairy.  A few years ago, I eliminated most animal products.  On very rare occasions, bread, cheese or chicken, would sneak onto my plate, but I was "mostly" a gluten free, pescetarian.  So I still ate a lot of eggs and some seafood, but … Continue reading Minimalist Nutrition. Minimal living for Maximum life.

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5 Strength Training Mistakes You Are Probably Making…

Everyday I work with dozens of clients, all at varying experience and fitness levels.  And everyday, I correct these 5 things with most, if not all, of my clients, regardless of experience, strength or body awareness.  I even have to check myself on these things when fatigue sets in. Momentum.  Momentum is great when your trying … Continue reading 5 Strength Training Mistakes You Are Probably Making…

Veg Out With This Easy Summer Snack

"Mom, I'm hungry", "Mom, I'm bored", "Mom, there's nothing to eat", "Mom, can I have ice cream, cookies, chips, __________, etc.". Ahhhh, the familiar sounds of summer.  As a working mom, even I could be tempted to stock the pantry with quick packaged snacks that the kids can grab themselves or can be unwrapped and served … Continue reading Veg Out With This Easy Summer Snack

Grilled Veggie Chili

I have been making this recipe for years.  Every time I make it, it comes out a little different, but is always a crowd pleas-er.  Try it instead of a traditional chili for a healthy, yummy twist.   Ingredients 2 T. Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 Large Red Onion (chopped) 1 Large White Onion (chopped) … Continue reading Grilled Veggie Chili

Sweep The Kitchen, One Pot Meal

I'm a busy girl, but I love good food.  This one pot meal is so yummy, very forgiving, and calls for lots of veggies.  It's my go-to comfort and convenience food. I'm not sure what to call this recipe... it reminds me of a traditional pasta e fagioli (without the pasta), or a southern goulash. … Continue reading Sweep The Kitchen, One Pot Meal

Irish Vegetable Stew

In the spirit of St. Patrick's Day, here's a delicious vegetable stew chocked full of root veggies, herbs and BEER! Ingredients 4 tablespoons olive oil 2 medium onions 1 cup cup parsnips, sliced 1 cup carrots, sliced 1 cup potatoes, sliced into chunks 1 cup turnips or rutabagas, peeled and sliced into chunks 1 cup celery, diced … Continue reading Irish Vegetable Stew

Super Spring Salads

Say "Bye-Bye" to boring salads and "Hello!" to these three protein packed salads that you can make in advance and enjoy all week long. Join my Email List to get a downloadable version of these recipes and more!