Everything but the kitchen sink… and lentils too.

So today Im working from home.. a few reasons .. but the # 1 reason is weather related !  We are experiencing a nor’easter.. you know sideways snow,  heavy winds and a scattering of ice .. its a mess..  with that said, working from home was a no brainer. Sitting at my desk and looking …

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Im not a softie..

So when it comes to baked goods….. I have to say, I prefer crunchy over soft..  Im not a big fan of muffins, chewy cookies, cakes or cupcakes.. but put a scone, hard cookie or biscotti in front of me.. and Im a very happy girl. Im even happier if the baked good is gluten …

Not your momma’s spaghetti dinner..

So many people ask me how to make spaghetti squash.. and when I tell them.. they just laugh..  Why??   Theres nothing to it. Heres the “secret” to your veggie Sunday  Spaghetti Dinner First .. buy a nice size spaghetti squash (also known as winter squash).. one small squash can make two generous bowls of …

Go Bananas….for a frozen creamy healthy treat.

Cant get simpler or yummier… 2 Frozen Bananas  (cut up  and peel  before you freeze them ) 1/2 cup of  almond, soy, hemp, or whatever kind of milk you choose.. water would work too but less creamy..   FYI   I chose almond… (add more liquid if you want softer but only a little at …

Nutty Oats and Banana – Clean Protein Bars

My quest to find a low sugar ‘more’ natural protein snack /bar came up short… so .. I decided to make my own.. Here is what I came up with… 1 cup Gluten Free  Rolled Oats – Raw 1 cup  Nut Butter.. I used  Mara Natha Raw Almond Butter 1 cup  Vanila flavored protein powder.. I …

A big bowl of yummmm…. natural sorbet.

Did you know that juicer you have can make natural  whole fruit sorbet.. in less then a minute.. Its as simple as this… Freeze ( peeled)  fuit… see bowl of frozen mango chunks to left.. Take fruit as needed for serving.. and  run the  frozen fruit thru the juicer as you would for juice.. That’s it! …

Just right…. breakfast.

Tired of oatmeal and berries ,  want a change up from the green smoothie today?… try Quinoa Porridge for breakfast.. its JUST RIGHT ! So you made your big batch of Quinoa  on Sunday… and while you use it mostly for dinners as a side dish with a green and protein.. did you know you …

With a bullet…

As many know Im  a Health Counselor….( check out my fb page >>>>>) In general.. my lifestyle is healthy.. with moderation.. in moderation! Anyhow.. two of my go to lifestyle  appliances (used almost daily ) are the Vitamix and my Omega (juicer).. LOVE LOVE LOVE them both.. Its usual for me to make a green …

Snack on this…

Sure go ahead and have a snack..  Snacks can actually help you lose weight…. if you CHOOSE the right foods. Keep Snacks to 100/ 200 calories – If you go over board.. lighten up at  your next meal. Snacks should be nutrient rich foods like fruits and veggies – snack time is a good time …