"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
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
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
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!
Just this past week, I've gotten lots of questions about protein. "Which protein shake should I buy?", "Whey or plant based?", "How do I get more protein in my diet?". With all of the "high protein" diets out there, and the thousands of protein shakes in every grocery store, it's easy to see why everyone is … Continue reading Protein Unpacked – Part 1
Meal prepping is something many of my clients struggle with. Even I've only become proficient at meal prep over this last year. It was hard to wrap my head around cooking for multiple meals and multiple days at one time. It seemed daunting and time consuming, but little by little I've developed habits and tricks … Continue reading Meal Prep 101
I love smoothies! There is no better "fast food", especially for breakfast. There's only one problem...they tend to be mostly fruit and therefore, LOT OF SUGAR and carbs! Luckily, there is an easy fix. To avoid spikes in the blood sugar (which causes the body to store fat) make sure that every meal, including breakfast … Continue reading All Smoothies are Green Smoothies