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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 […]

Greek Quinoa Salad

Greek Quinoa Salad

  Greek Quinoa Salad 1/2 C. cooked quinoa (I used a tri-color quinoa blend) 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil Himalayan sea salt to taste Bragg Liquid Aminos to taste 1 Tbsp. lemon juice 1/2 medium tomato, diced 1/2 medium cucumber, diced 2 Tbsp. pitted kalamata […]

Greek Salad

Greek Salad

  Greek Salad Spinach or other leafy greens 1 medium cucumber, peeled and sliced 1 medium tomato, cut in wedges 5 kalamata olives, sliced 1 Tbsp. pine nuts Red onion 3 oz. grilled chicken breast (optional) Greek Dressing 1/2 C. extra virgin olive oil 1/4 […]

Quinoa-Lentil Pilaf

Quinoa-Lentil Pilaf

Quinoa-Lentil Pilaf 1 1/2 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 medium carrot, diced 1/2 medium stalk celery, diced 1/4 medium onion, diced 1/4 medium red bell pepper, diced 1/4 tsp. paprika 1/2 tsp. cumin 1/4 tsp. turmeric 3/4 C. cooked quinoa 1/4 C. cooked green lentils […]

Pinto Beans and Rice

Pinto Beans and Rice

  Pinto Beans and Rice 1/2 C. canned pinto beans, with liquid 1 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1 tsp. paprika dash cumin 1/4 tsp. ground coriander 1 tsp. Bragg Liquid Aminos Himalayan sea salt to taste 1 C. cooked brown rice Heat beans in a […]

Peanut Butter Chia Energy Bites

Peanut Butter Chia Energy Bites

  Peanut Butter Chia Energy Balls 1 1/2 C. oatmeal 1/2 C. vanilla Shakeology or protein powder (vegan, if desired) 1/2 C. natural peanut butter 1/3 cup raisins (give ’em a rough chop) or chocolate chips 4 T liquid (I used unsweetened almond milk) 3 T honey […]

Steel-Cut Oats with Apples and Flaxseed in the Instant Pot

Steel-Cut Oats with Apples and Flaxseed in the Instant Pot

  Steel Cut Oatmeal for the Instant Pot 2 cups water 1 cup unsweetened almond milk pinch of sea salt 1 cup steel cut oats 1/4 cup flaxseed (ground flaxseed has more nutritive benefits, but whole flax adds more crunch and insoluble fiber.  The choice […]

Vanilla-Maple Chia Pudding

Vanilla-Maple Chia Pudding

  Ch-ch-ch-chia!!  Those little seeds that grow… are also really good for you!  They’re packed with fiber, protein, Omega-3 fatty acids and micronutrients.  Not only that, they’re low in calories so you get a huge nutritional bang for your buck. Vanilla-Maple Chia Pudding 2 C. light […]

7-Day Clean Eating Workshop

7-Day Clean Eating Workshop

CLEAN WEEK – This 7-Day Workshop will be great for NEW Clean Eaters and those looking to go over the basics and get back on track. Let’s do this together! Next week, we’ll cover: –> Clean Eating Basics –> SMART Goal-Setting with your eating –> […]