Summertime cooking should be relaxed and groovy. Especially if you are on vacation. I wish that we could all whisk away together to one of my favorite foodie spots - the Italian region of Tuscany. Unfortunately, it is not 100% safe to travel yet. What if we just bring Tuscany to us? Now you can with my favorite Tuscan Lentil stew. Anyone can do this. Basically it's a small bit of prep, then simmer till dinner! Dust off the Dutch oven, and let's eat al Fresco. This dish is
Hi there friends! Spring is out in full force. The sun is shining, the air is warm, and the sky is so blue. However, if where you are is not so full of sunshine, I am sharing my "sunshine in a bowl" Lemony Spring Greens and Quinoa salad to lighten up your day. Enjoy! Ingredients: 3 cups chopped spring greens 1/3 cup Yellow Split Peas or lentils ½ cup Quinoa ¼ cup Chopped Cucumber ½ cup fresh chopped tomatoes 4 artichoke hearts from the jar ½ lemon (for zest and juice) 2 t
Tip #6: Buy Beans and Go MEATLESS Inexpensive, vegetarian protein source - CHEAP veggie that is also a complex carb and plant-based protein that fights off hunger for hours Add to any meal, salad, easy to cook -Cook up a large batch or prep right out of the can Low in fat & no cholesterol - Part of both the heart healthy & diabetic diets #6spendingtips #lunchbox #healthynibbles #healthymunchies #2017 #health #mindfuleating #tipoftheweek #livingwell #wellness #eatyourveggies
Tip #5 : Batch Cooking Make A Big Meal On The Weekends - Prep and cook Chili, Chicken Soup, Stew, Tomato Sauce, and Grilled Chicken for the whole week Freeze part of your prep to be "reimagined" later in the week -Cook up a large batch of plain ground chicken that can be added to stretch your chili, lasagna, tacos or lettuce wraps another day Avoid "food fatigue" if you hate leftovers - Think in small batches and plan make enough dinner for one extra day to take as a lunch.
I've been "rolling" around this idea for weeks. (Haha) I wanted to tackle creating one of my favorite take-away foods without the added nonsense that can derail a healthy diet. My main questions were: How can I lower my sodium intake, nix the white rice obsession, and control exactly what goes in my sushi roll? Would it be easy? Surprisingly, YES. There were so many flavors packed into the brown rice and salmon. I didn't even need soy sauce. Adding tangy greek yogurt bou
Busy day? Don't let a hectic schedule derail your health and wellness. Stress less and plan ahead by packing a lunch box. Save $$ by re-using glass jars and containers when buying full size snack options Up cycle: Use an old makeup case as a glam lunch box Count every morsel that goes in there: portion control is key to staying trim and healthy when you put all your goodies into snack containers. Pack a bit of everything: Stay on top of daily nutrition to insure you are getti
This whole grain salad bowl can kick start your morning, make a light lunch, or a wonderful "el fresco" dinner. Serve with grilled chicken, cold bean salad, or any other lean protein. I love tabouleh over a bed of fresh chopped spinach, diced mozzarella pearls, and topped with homemade Hummus and Tzatiki Sauce(pictured here). This was my breakfast today! Enjoy and share. Tabouleh Recipe: Ingredients 1 cup water 1 cup fine cracked wheat 1 cup minced fresh parsley leaves 1/2
Fresh is best! #lightlunch for keeping productivity up even when you #workfromhome. Empty the crisper drawer with this light and healthy snack. Here is one suggestion. Ingredients: Flour Tortilla, 2 tablespoons hummus, 2 tablespoons of shredded cheese, fresh roquette, fresh basil, cherry tomatoes, sun-dried tomatoes, and cracked pepper. Steps: Smear hummus onto tortilla Sprinkle cheese Layer veggies Add black pepper Broil low for 3 minutes Bake on 350 for 6 minutes #newyear #