Recipes

Raw Spinach Wraps

Raw Spinach Wraps

These wraps are super healthy as there is a whole large package of spinach and 1/2 cup of flax for 8 wraps. I usually eat at least 2 wraps per serving. The wraps are filled with vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, iron, folate (vitamin B9), potassium, fiber and Omega-3 Fatty Acids. They are also a healthier alternative to corn or flour tortillas and contain no refined flour or sugars. The hands-on time is very minimal as everything is thrown in the blender at once. I like mine filled with homemade hummus, avocado, lettuce and tomatoes. They are also great...

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Cranberry Salsa

Cranberry Salsa

Need an appetizer for your holiday get together but don’t have the time for anything involved? This is your answer. Cranberry Salsa is sweet and tart and pairs perfectly with salty tortilla chips. Better yet, it only takes 6 ingredients and 5 minutes to make. Jalapenos add flavor and color, but not a lot of heat so this is perfect for everyone – even those who don’t like spicy salsas. This red-and-green salsa is perfect for the holiday season! It’s festive and easy – what more could you want? Jump to: Ingredients How to Make Tips More Recipe Ingredients 1...

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Finn’s Half Birthday + Recent Eats (You’ll Love These Lunch Bowls)

Finn’s Half Birthday + Recent Eats (You’ll Love These Lunch Bowls)

Happy Thursday. I have some exceptional lunch bowls to share with you today but first… (this photo is the current lock screen on my phone) Today is Finn’s half birthday so he’s officially hit 3.5! It’s funny how we go from sharing how many months our kids are to “almost three, just turned three, three and a half.” Here are 12 of his current favorite things in no particular order: Cars and dinosaurs Being outside (back yard, front yard, playground – doesn’t matter!) The dogs Reading books (loving Curious George right now) SNUGGLING! Taking showers Play-doh Helping in the kitchen...

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Roasted Cauliflower-lentils-tofu with cilantro pesto

Roasted Cauliflower-lentils-tofu with cilantro pesto

Ingredients: 2 cups brown or green lentils, rinsed 1 small head cauliflower, broken into florets 1 small bunch scallions chopped 1 small bunch cilantro, rinsed 1 lime 1 pound extra-firm tofu, chopped into cubes 1 jalapeno pepper, deseeded salt to taste olive oil – 5-6 Tbsp divided Method: Spread cauliflower florets and tofu cubes on a baking sheet, drizzle with 3-4 Tbsp olive oil. bake at 400 F for 30 minutes. Meanwhile bring 3 cups water to boil, add in rinsed lentils, bring to rolling boil on high heat, then lower heat to medium-low, simmer lentils until cooked, about 15-20...

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My Favorite Snacks

My Favorite Snacks

Grapes and cottage cheese Tomato-basil Wheat Thins with sliced cheese Trader Joe’s meatless meatballs with Trader Joe’s guacamole, and Cedar’s roasted red pepper hummus Peanut Butter and Triscuits Salted peanuts mixed with Cheese flavored Chex-Mix Frozen mixed berry/strawberry smoothie with milk, honey and a Tbsp of vanilla ice-cream Quick mini-meal on a busy day – peanut butter with Triscuits, banana, and Orgain protein shake Blue corn chips with shredded cheese, microwaved for 15 seconds, topped with salsa or ketchup Yogurt parfait with strawberries and home-made (or store-bought) granola

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