Strawberry Banana Bread

Ingredients: 1 stick butter ( 1/2 cup), softened 1 cup granulated sugar2 large eggs ( room temperature)3 ripe bananas, mashed 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon salt1 1/2 cups fresh strawberries chopped and tossed in 1 tablespoon of flour Instructions: Preheat oven to 350F degrees. Spray two 9x5 loaf pan with nonstick spray. … Continue reading Strawberry Banana Bread

Quinoa Salad

Quinoa is one of the world's most popular health foods. It is gluten-free, high in protein and one of the few plant foods that contain sufficient amounts of all nine essential amino acids.It is also high in fiber, magnesium, B vitamins, iron, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, vitamin E and various beneficial antioxidants. Indulge into one of … Continue reading Quinoa Salad

Best Yogurt Parfait Ever

Ingredients: One 17 1/2-ounce container plain Greek yogurt 1/2 cup heavy cream 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup brown sugar Assorted berries (or other fruit of your choice) Directions: Pour the yogurt into a bowl.  Then add the cream and vanilla. With a whisk, carefully stir until combined. It should be nice and thick. Sprinkle the … Continue reading Best Yogurt Parfait Ever

Reach for a Peach

Ingredients 1/4 cup chia seeds 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup 3/4 cup almond milk 2/3 cup rolled oats gluten-free 1/3 cup raw pecans 6 Medjool dates, pitted 2 teaspoons cinnamon divided 3 medium peaches Instructions Chia pudding: combine the chia seeds, syrup, and almond milk in a bowl. Mix together, then refrigerate to set for … Continue reading Reach for a Peach

Light Lunch

Ingredients: For 4 wild salmon filets (6 oz each) 1/4 tsp Himalayan salt (as desired) 1/4 tsp black pepper 2 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 Parchment Paper sheet For the basil bruschetta: (makes 2 1/4 cups) 1/4 cup chopped red onion 1 tbsp extra virgin oil 1 tbsp  balsamic vinegar Himalayan salt and fresh cracked … Continue reading Light Lunch

Make it Healthy

Here’s my favorite healthy mashed thyme-potatoes recipe: Ingredients: 2 cups organic Russet potatoes (skin on) 2 cups veggie stock/broth.  Directions for Veggie Broth 2 tbsp grass-fed ghee 2 tbsp chopped fresh thyme or rosemary 2 cloves garlic, minced ( used 1tbsp garlic paste) 1 tsp ginger paste 1 tsp Himalayan salt ( as desired) 1/4 … Continue reading Make it Healthy

Parfait for Breakfast

Bottom Layer Ingredients: Almond Banana Mousse 1 large banana 1 tablespoon raw cacao powder 1 tablespoon almond butter 1 tablespoon almond milk unsweetened Middle Layer Ingredients: Chia Mix 1/4 c chia seeds 3/4 c Almondmilk Unsweetened 1 tablespoon maple syrup or honey Top Layer Ingredients: Mashed Raspberries 1 cup fresh raspberries Mix together middle ingredients in … Continue reading Parfait for Breakfast

A Glimpse of our Spring Break

... I don't wanna close my eyes. I'm feeling so alive. I try to find the words, but no words can say what my heart is feeling. I just wanna stop the world from spinning, Slow it all down for a minute so that I can take it in.