Recipes

Clean Eating Tuna Salad

Clean Eating Tuna Salad

Clean Eating Tuna Salad 1/2 red or orange bell pepper, chopped finely 2 green onions, minced 2 cans tuna in water, drained 1 1/2 Tbsp. dijon mustard 1 Tbsp. Greek yogurt 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil Black pepper and Himalayan salt to taste Serve over […]

Greek Chickpea Artichoke Salad

Greek Chickpea Artichoke Salad

Greek Chickpea Artichoke Salad 1 15-oz. can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained 1 14-oz. can artichoke hearts, drained and chopped 1 red bell pepper, diced 1/2 red onion, diced 1/2 C. Kalamata olives, chopped 1/4 C. fresh parsley (I used parsley flakes) 2 Tbsp. olive oil […]

Super Quick Vegan Pizza

Super Quick Vegan Pizza

Since I’ve been trying to incorporate more plant-based foods and less meat and dairy, cheese has been my nemesis.  Vegan cheeses often don’t cut it, and leave me feeling unsatisfied.   This vegan cheese spread is actually pretty good, if you don’t think of it was […]

Fall Detox + Reset 7-Day Elimination Challenge

Fall Detox + Reset 7-Day Elimination Challenge

Are you up for a challenge?  Here’s how it works:  I’ll provide you with a menu plan.  Phase One you’ll be “weaning” yourself off meat and dairy.  Phase Two is entirely vegan.  I mean, you can do anything for a few days, right?!  This just […]

Superfood Energy Bites

Superfood Energy Bites

1 1/4 C. pitted dates, packed 1 C. walnuts 1/2 C. goji berries 1/4 C. cacao nibs 1/4 C. peanut butter 1/3 C. vanilla protein powder or 1 packet vanilla Shakeology 1/4 C. chia seed These energy bites are packed with SO MUCH superfood goodness!  […]

Chickpea Curry with Cashew Milk

Chickpea Curry with Cashew Milk

Giving up meat in favor of a whole-food, plant-based diet is a good strategy — not just for eating more healthy foods, but saving money as well. You don’t have to become vegetarian or vegan entirely. A Meatless Monday is a great start for those just […]

Vegan “Cheese” Spread

Vegan “Cheese” Spread

Cashew cheese spread is a vegan alternative to “real” cheese and it’s pretty easy to make! Here’s how. In a food processor, blend: 1 C. unsalted cashews (soak in warm water 1+ hour) 2 Tbsp. lemon juice 2 cloves garlic 1/4 C. nutritional yeast 3-4 […]

Work it OFF!

Work it OFF!

  Don’t beat yourself up over the Halloween Candies you ate.  Instead, get to work!  You Ate It. Now Negate It. Credit:  beachreadynow.com

5 Skinny Cocktail Recipes

5 Skinny Cocktail Recipes

  This time of year the “Holiday Cheer” is often of the alcoholic kind.  Even if you’re sticking to a clean eating plan, you don’t have to deprive yourself to have fun at parties.  Here are a few cocktail ideas that are light on calories: […]

Southwestern Veggie Vegan Taco

Southwestern Veggie Vegan Taco

  Southwestern Veggie Vegan Taco 1/4 medium avocado 1 1/4 C. black beans and rice 1/4 C. pico de gallo 1 (6-inch) corn tortilla Makes one serving.  When I made this, I also prepared chicken breast for my family – but I went with the beans and […]