Cravings are often the cause of why we fail on a healthy eating plan. We have good intentions, but then we find ourselves giving into our cravings. A friend of mine recently told me a story of how mac and cheese dish was "calling out" to her. Can you relate? I can. Food can call out to me too. The chocolate in the fridge says: "You deserve it, it's just a little treat." Cookies in the cupboard softly whisper, “Come get me!” But then my friend was reminded of how the mac and cheese would be and how it would sabotage her diet, so she went to the fridge, pulled it out and tossed it. But in order … [Read more...] about Crave This … Not That!
If you’re a potato lover but stopped eating potatoes due to their reputation for causing weight gain, We have good news for you! A baked potato can have a number of important benefits but if you cut them into strips and deep fry them in unhealthy oils at super high temperatures you are eating (toxic) french fries with next to zero nutrients. Dr. Axe states, "The health benefits (of purple potatoes) are similar to what the popular nutrient-rich providers broccoli, spinach and Brussels sprouts provide." Enjoying purple potatoes are similar to eating broccoli, spinach and Brussels … [Read more...] about Roasted Garlic Purple Potatoes
Sometimes, it is fun to play around with some tried and true dishes and spice them up! This is a recipe that is healthy and easy to make! Using brown rice or some type of sprouted rice is the best choice! Consider using bone broth in the place of regular water to cook your rice. It cooks in all the additional benefits of bone broth. Spiced Rice Recipe 2 C. brown or sprouted rice (Lundberg is a good brand) 3-1/2 C. water or broth 2-3 tsp. Little Choices Matter Golden Spice blend green onions, chopped, for garnish Place all ingredients into rice maker and stir. Cook on brown rice … [Read more...] about Golden Spice Rice
This Spaghetti Squash recipe is not only easy and delicious, it helps with weight loss. It's a great low-calorie, low-carb replacement to traditional spaghetti noodles. Spaghetti squash is also nutritious. It contains 9% of the recommended daily intake of dietary fiber, as well delivering a range of nutrients, including vitamins A and C, potassium, and calcium. It also contains omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids to help prevent heart diseases, inflammation, arthritis, and different types of cancers. The Omega-6 fatty acids are also ideal for promoting proper brain function, which is perfect … [Read more...] about Twice-Baked Spaghetti Squash
Super Side Dish that is delicious and healthy!! A mix of gold and red small potatoes, cut into halves/quarters 1 1/4 tsp Garlic powder 1 tsp onion powder 1/3 tsp chili powder 1 1/2 tsp paprika 1/4 tsp pepper 1 tsp sea salt 1/4 cup Olive oil 1 tsp Cumin Preheat the oven to 450 degrees. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper or baking mat. Peel and dice the potatoes and place inside a large bowl. Set aside. In a smaller bowl, combine the oil and spices and stir well. Pour the olive oil mixture over the potatoes and stir to coat. Spread the potatoes on the baking … [Read more...] about Simple Roasted Potatoes
Searching for some new food ideas? This is a great and easy way to make a snack the whole family will enjoy!! It is best to get full to medium-sized, plump peppers as they are easier to stuff. Stuffed Sweet Peppers 10-12 Sweet Peppers of various colors 1 lb of ground beef or hot pork sausage 1 container of cream cheese Shredded cheddar cheese (optional) Signature Blend Seasoning Himalayan Pink Salt MCT oil Brown the meat with MCT oil, onion, Signature Blend, Himalayan salt, and fresh, crushed pepper. Soften the cream cheese before adding the meat mixture and stir together to … [Read more...] about Pick Some Pepper Poppers if you Please!!