Kale & Bacon Frittata

Did someone say bacon?  Is that allowed?  I say yes.  As long as it’s not with every meal, bacon can be part of a healthy eating plan.  Make sure to pick a brand that is sustainably farmed with no added nitrates.  My favorite is Applegate Organics Sunday bacon.  2 slices = 60 calories.  This frittata…

Rubbed the Right Way Kale

Looking for a simple and healthy side? Why not grab a bunch of kale tonight. It is Summer and hot and I am really too busy to do a lot of cooking. This recipe can make everyone happy, whether you are looking for a raw food, vegetarian or no-cook dish. I know, kale can be…

Millet Tabbouleh

Have you tried any new whole grains lately?  Why not give millet a try?  Millet is a gluten-free ancient grain, typically grown for bird seed in the United States.  With 6 grams of protein per cup and a versatile flavor, this grain is not just for the birds!  Millet looks like little round seeds and…

Get Unjunked Unreal Twitter Party

  What would your favorite sweet treats taste like if you could order them without the corn syrup, without the partially hydrogenated oil, without the artificial ingredients (yes, all of them), without genetically modified organisms (GMO’s), and without preservatives?  And what would you say if you could buy them at the same price point you’re…

Microwave Egg White Omelette

Time. Time in the mornings to put together a nutritious breakfast is something I lack. Herding my cats, (aka getting my 3 daughters dressed and out of the door) before work leaves me very little time to prepare breakfast never mind time to sit down and actually eat it. This is why one of my…

Greek Chicken Pitas

This past week I was exploring fresh flavors and simple meals that only took minutes to put together. This was by far one of our favorites. Prep the veggies and dressing ahead of time and enjoy this quick lunch or dinner idea outside or even on the go. Make it even easier by throwing a…

Slow Cooker Bison Stew

Yes I know, it’s officially summer so the last thing on your mind is stew.  But hang with me for a minute.  This is a meal that you can throw in the crockpot in the morning, set it on low all day while you’re out running around, swimming, crossing items off your summer bucket list,…

No-Bake Protein Energy Bites

Combat the mid, to late afternoon energy crash with these easy to make protein energy bites. These get a thumbs up from the kids and taste delish! The add-in options are endless, you can substitute, add, our omit ingredients as you wish! [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat”…

Beautifully Baked Ratatouille

This time of year the markets are full of beautiful vegetables just begging to be displayed and enjoyed for dinner. Tired of the usual stew of squash, tomatoes, eggplant and bell peppers, my friend turned me onto baking them for a little twist from traditional Ratatouille. Thinly sliced and steamed over your favorite tomato sauce…

Vegan Caprese Salad

Who doesn’t love the summery flavors bursting from a caprese salad? I know I do! If you are serving someone who is following a vegan or dairy-free diet, this version works perfectly. Simply substitute the typical mozzarella with fresh avocado. Try finding different brightly colored tomatoes at local farmers’ markets or grow your own. Happy…