Product Review: Dave's Killer Bread

A big thank you to the folks over at Dave’s Killer Bread for sending me a delicious loaf of KILLER bread. I have been eager to tell each of you about the delicious breads over at Dave’s Killer Bread. Dave offers a vast array of delicious and healthy breads: 21 Whole Grains Bread Powderseed Bread … Continued

Product Review: French Meadow Bakery

Thank you to French Meadow Bakery for sending me a wonderful package of baked good for my clients to sample.  These products are out-of-this world and absolutely delicious.  Be sure to take a look at their website for Organic, Vegan, Gluten-Free, Casein-Free, Lactose-Free, Peanut-Free and Yeast Free products. We loved the Hemp Bagels—if you have … Continued

Tasty, Tangy Taco Supreme

I made these tangy soft tacos last night and I couldn’t resist sharing them with all of you.  The touch of cilantro and lime juice tops these babies off with a pungent kick that will have your taste buds dancin’…(the secret that makes this dish so fantastic is the crushed peanuts cooked with your choice of protein)…Let me … Continued

Simply Satisfying Swaps

Here are a few tricks of the trade from my healthy kitchen to yours…read on for some great alternatives to your pantry staples.   Swap your traditional mayo for plain Greek yogurt.  My favorite brands are Chobiani, Fage and Siggi’s.  These yogurts are a perfect substitution to mix into your typical tuna salad or spread onto your sandwich.  Moreover, Greek yogurt is … Continued

Sardine Melt

Now, don’t get grossed out by this recipe because I assure you, if you give these little canned babies a try—you’ll be thanking me, not only because of their amazing taste but because of the nutritional punch that they pack, as well.  I have recently been purchasing sardines for their rich Omega 3’s, which helps … Continued

TLT (Tofu, Lettuce n' Tomato) Sandwich

I just made this divine TLT sandwich for my lunch today and I cannot stop raving over it! I will definitely be making this my lunch staple a few times each week! Ingredients 1 medium tomato 2 pieces Kale (or your green “a.k.a. lettuce” of choice) 14 ounces water packed extra-firm tofu, drained 1 Tablespoon Dijon … Continued

Wheat or Whole-Wheat: Who's the Imposter?

So, here’s a typical scenario for you…you walk into the food store and head over to the bread and cereal isle.  First thought: “YIKES”.   Hundreds of products line the shelves claiming Whole Grains, Wheat, Whole Wheat, Whole Grains…the list could go on forever.  So, how do you know you’re buying a minimally processed product? Whole grain breads … Continued

Heart Healthy Chili

This protein-packed chili is perfect for a cold, winter day.  It fills you up and warms you from head to toe! Ingredients Desired Protein of Choice (Ground Turkey, Ground Chicken, Ground Bison, Tofu, Seitan, Tempeh, etc.) 1 onion, chopped 1 Tbsp. olive oil 1 pinch Nu-Salt (Salt free alternative) 1 1/2 Tsp Chili Powder 1/2 … Continued

Hummus…

I love hummus. There are so many different ways to incorporate this delicious spread into your everyday meals and snacks.  Not only does hummus add great flavor- but it packs a nutritional punch, as well.  Hummus contains protein, complex carbohydrates and unsaturated fats, which are all essential to fuel us throughout our day.   Moreover, hummus is often made with olive … Continued

Protein

Protein is a component of food made up of amino acids (building blocks for major parts of a lean human body).  Amino Acids are crucial to the maintenance and daily regulation of our bodies.  Our bodies make our supply of amino acids, however, we also must get some from food.  As we all know, Protein comes in many different forms.  … Continued