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Light ‘n Fresh Sweet Pea Hummus

Anything green, fresh, and light is summer approved. Am I right? This summer Sweet Pea and Garlic Hummus is not your average hummus recipe and it’s absolutely perfect to dip any fresh veggie or pita chip into. Because pita chips are my weakness (especially the salty garlic ones!). The sweet peas add a nice flavor to the already perfect combination of chickpeas,...

High Protein Blood Sugar Balancing Smoothie!

This has always been my go to smoothie for myself as well as my clients. It includes whey, which is a quick absorbing protein that keeps you feeling satisfied and balances your blood sugar. The berries are full of antioxidants, carbs for energy and sweetness so you can avoid using sugar. A banana includes resistant starch, aiding in digestion and clearing the bowels...

Recipe: Brussels Sprout Pasta

If someone asked you to name your 5 least favorite vegetables, what would you say? For many people, like myself and my son, I bet brussels sprouts would definitely make that list. All that changed after eating dinner at my sister's house one night. She served a brussels sprout pasta that both me and my son gobbled up! Hope you will enjoy it too! Brussels Sprout Pasta...

My Paleo Experience

I had heard the buzz about the Paleo diet over the past couple years, but had not paid much attention until it become so popular among the CrossFit Community. Initially after doing some research I thought this is nuts! (no pun intended…you eat lots of em’ on once you go Paleo) The more research I did the more intrigued I became and decided to fully commit for one...

The Good Binge

  As part of a healthy lifestyle, we exercise but also watch what we eat.  For some of us, it is easier simply to set rigid boundaries:  you can eat all you want of this, but you can’t eat that.  So black and white.  It works for a while, and then…it’s just a matter of when…we start slipping.  Our boundary lines start blurring, blurring just like...