Looking for a healthy recipe for your picnic during this hot weather? Try a zesty quinoa salad! It tastes good right away and even better after the flavors can meld together overnight in the fridge. This could be served as a side or over lettuce or spinach as a meal! Delicious! ZESTY QUINOA SALAD: 1…

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We all have a go-to salad of veggies that are easy to keep in the pantry.  It is time to mix it up and start introducing new salads to your repertoire so you never get sick of a healthy lunch.  This salad has a simple homemade vinaigrette, I used lime to mix it up from…

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I have seen these great little tips for jar salads and thought I would share the tips.  All of us are busy and I am constantly encouraging prep time.  Prepare for your week ahead of time and you are less likely to make unhealthy choices during the week.  Here is a link for more information…

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Tomatoes are naturally low in sodium, saturated fat, cholesterol, and calories. They have a relatively high water content, which helps fill you up! But they are more than an excellent diet food, they are  packed with nutrition! One serving (150 g) of raw tomatoes is a great source of Vitamins A, C, K,  B6, magnesium, copper, folate, potassium…

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Here’s a great recipe perfect for a holiday party or for your Christmas dinner! It’s made with healthy vegetables and has a wonderful Italian flavor. I used gluten free quinoa pata to make it extra healthy 🙂 Although completely optional, totally yummy with shrimp or bacon. 1-8 oz. package of pasta 1/4 c. red onion, chopped…

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Quinoa is one of the most healthiest foods we can consume. The word Quinoa (pronounced “keen wah”) means “mother grain.” Which may be why some think it is a grain, or it could be because it’s commonly used as a rice substitute  or as pasta. But it’s not a grain! it’s actually closer to a leafy green vegetables like spinach…

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