Spiralized Veggies Recipe Roundup

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You can never have too many veggies. Chock full of vitamins and micronutrients, vegetables are low calories, low carb and deliciously healthy. But since you can only eat so much steamed broccoli, we wanted to find a way to get a healthy helping of veggies with every meal and still deliver on flavor. The answer: […]

Apple Cider Vinegar Uses and Recipes

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It’s been awhile since one pantry staple has created such a buzz in the health and wellness community. Apple Cider Vinegar has captured the hearts of many with it’s delightfully tangy flavor and host of health benefits. In fact- it’s become known as a member of the superfood (and drink) family. Read more about how it’s […]

Clean (and Affordable!) Coffee Creamer

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It’s Monday, which calls for coffee. And lots of it. Unfortunately, If you’re like me and you like your coffee sweet and creamy, it can mean drinking more calories and chemicals than it’s worth. Store-bought creamers might contain ingredients you don’t recognize, and at an average of 35 calories per tablespoon, that daily treat might be […]

14 Fresh Salsa Recipes

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Collage Photo credit: Lexis Clean Kitchen, The Fit Fork, Food Faith Fitness, Food, Fitness & Family, Uproot from Oregon Move over casseroles, hot soups and chili. The thermometer has moved from freezing to fabulous and our palates have changed as well. Out with the hot and heavy dishes, and in with lighter fare that’s loaded […]

Single Serving Healthy Desserts

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The sweet tooth is strong with this one. Savory foods I can pass by – but when it comes to dessert, I’m a lost cause. I can’t get enough of that sweet, sugary goodness. It’s not good for me, I know – but you can’t help who you love. And I love me some sweets. […]

25 Delicious Salad Recipes

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Looking to amp up your nutrition? Salads are an ideal way to get your daily serving of greens and veggies. Plus you won’t end up having to wash a bunch of dishes or heat up the kitchen with a hot oven. During the warmer months, just grab a bowl and throw in your colorful ingredients. […]

Greek Yogurt recipes

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Greek yogurt has been a game changer in my house. I don’t even buy sour cream or mayo anymore.  A one cup serving of plain, zero percent fat Greek Yogurt averages around just 130 calories, but has over 20 grams of protein. Find out how to substitute it in your favorite recipes here.  Your favorite […]

How to Build the Perfect Salad

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  Salads are my go-to lunch during the week. How about you? I love whipping up fresh tossed salads at home, and I find if I go too long without them, I crave those fresh, vitamin packed greens. I’ve been told by some friends and family that they LOVE to order salads at restaurants, but […]

12 Quinoa recipes to try

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Today I’m sharing 12 recipes featuring Quinoa. Quinoa (pronounced: keen-wah!) is known as a superfood due to its powerful nutrition benefits. A great source of fiber and protein, it has a host of other nutritional benefits.  A few tips to prepare your quinoa so that is has the light and fluffy texture: Rinse the quinoa before cooking it […]

Cilantro Lime Salad Dressing Recipe

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Today I’m sharing a fresh salad dressing recipe you can make at home. Most likely you already have most of the ingredients in your kitchen. Do you usually keep fresh cilantro on hand? If you love fresh guacamole and tacos, the answer is probably yes.  Word to the wise on storing your fresh cilantro – […]

How to Sub Greek Yogurt in Baking

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A simple substitution can make a world of difference. By using Greek yogurt in place of some less-reputable ingredients like oil and butter, you can cut fat and boost protein, all with a simple swap. Your favorite baked goods and entrees made healthier- from cookies and cakes to pasta alfredo. Totally awesome. Totally going to do […]

What the Experts Eat: Top 3 Foods

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  If you could peek into the shopping cart of personal trainers and elite athletes, what would you find? These guys know a thing or two about nutrition. These experts know which foods to keep stocked in their kitchens each week, in order to maintain healthy and strong bodies. We put the question to our […]

Healthy Muffin Recipes

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Muffins are delicious. They’re easy to grab and eat on the run, and even better warmed up and dressed with a lovely pat of butter. Unfortunately,  they also aren’t that good for you (especially with that beloved melty butter). The average blueberry muffins packs a whopping 460 calories, 15 grams of fat and 76 grams […]

Make Your Own Protein Bars

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 Sponsored by About Time #TryAboutTime I’ve been loving the difference in my hair, nails and energy level since I started adding more protein to my diet. I’m not a vegan or a vegetarian, but when I looked at my diet during the week, I realized that I was rarely eating meat. I wasn’t meeting my […]

Snack on These Superfoods

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Sponsored by NOW Foods #GetFitNOW Have you had your superfoods today? If you’re trying to eat healthier, your best bet is to start with superfoods, nutrient-rich foods considered to be especially beneficial for health and well-being.  Typically plant-based (but some dairy and fish), these foods can give you more bang for your buck with every […]

10 Uses for Coconut Butter

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Sponsored by Essentially Coconut #EssentiallyCoconut You may be familiar with coconut oil— a healthy staple of paleo diets that takes the place of olive oil or vegetable oil in recipes, as it is high in medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs), good-for-you fats readily used for energy. While coconut oil is simply the oil pressed from coconut, coconut […]