Who knew you could multiply the number of nutrients you are getting with one simple ingredient? Microgreens are perfect for boosting the nutrients in a salad. Microgreens are edible greens, harvested with scissors less than a month after sprouting (so they are not fully grown). It is said that microgreens have a much higher concentration of nutrients than the fully grown plant, some more than others, depending on the type of microgreen. I decided to use kale microgreens in this salad but you could also use micro broccoli, red cabbage microgreens, cilantro micros etc. Continue reading
I am HUGE Fan of Cesar Salad. However, unlike most salads, it doesn’t have quite as many health benefits because there are no added veggies and usually the only source of nutrition is the lettuce. This three greens cesar is the ultimate solution. It has the benefits of kale, spinach, and lettuce with some added quinoa. Quinoa is great because it is a full protein and it contains all the amino acids. Basically, it is REALLY good for you. Continue reading
This is one of the best snacks to make because it is filling and super tasty. It looks like a gourmet appetizer when really it only takes a couple of ingredients and a few minutes to put together. This is definitely a comfort food in my house because of its warm soft flavors. Unlike most comfort foods this is 100% healthy and made with the simplest ingredients. The recipe is packed with flavors both sweet and savory. Continue reading
This is my new go-to green smoothie! It is the perfect recipe for an energy boost in the morning or after a long day. I have tasted multiple green smoothies but this one is definitely my favorite. This is the best way to get all those healthy green foods in because you can get them in straight away in the morning. The health benefits of this smoothie are extraordinary, with anti-inflammatory pineapple and kiwi wich is high in vitamin c. This smoothie is refreshing and very tasty, plus it is super easy to make.
I recently tried this amazing lunch idea….and it’s in an adorable mason jar. Being able to layer foods and see the different layers, makes this lunch so much more appealing! Because of its appeal and creative container, this is a great lunch for eating outdoors or while on the go. The cool part about these lunches in a jar is the fact that you are not limited to any ingredients; you can make all kinds of salads, pasta, and other lunch dishes,