Banana—Matcha Smoothie

Energizing, refreshing and full of potassium — this super smoothie rocked my world! 1 banana 1 palmful hemp, flax, chia seeds 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 tablespoon matcha powder 1 handful organic frozen spinach 1 handful organic fresh kale add coconut milk to consistency Place all ingredients into a blender and whip it good. I haveContinue reading “Banana—Matcha Smoothie”

FUEL: WHAT’S IN YOUR FRIDGE?

FUEL: Stuff We Put In Our Body WHAT’S IN YOUR FRIDGE? Certainly, there is no need for it to look like the photo. Open up the door and take a good look. What’s in there? Is there anything “old and mold” you can get rid of? Any over processed and heavy sodium items you wantContinue reading “FUEL: WHAT’S IN YOUR FRIDGE?”

PLAY WITH YOUR FOOD

Yup, momma said don’t play with your food but I say go ahead. Take risks. Choose ingredients that are fun — food will call to you because that is your body telling you that you need it. I’m not talking about sugar foods, processed or fried cravings — no, they just mask what your bodyContinue reading “PLAY WITH YOUR FOOD”

FUEL: MATCHA

MATCHA is premium green tea powder from Japan — a traditional Japanese tea ceremony staple for hundreds of years. MATCHA TEA, a rich and creamy whole leaf green tea powder, contains 20 times more antioxidants than blueberries according to a Tufts University study and is equal to 10 cups of regularly brewed green tea. TheContinue reading “FUEL: MATCHA”

FUEL: Steamed Bok Choy and Tomato

Steamed bok choy and native tomato, a plain and simple favorite for me.  Bok Choy, a member of the cruciferous vegetable family, is chock full of vitamins and antioxidants. Benefits include Omega-3’s, Zinc, and Vitamin A. Bok Choy is included in many studies about cancer prevention. #FUEL #LetsGoUp #Yesrising

FUEL: Pineapple Chocolate Almond

Pineapple Chocolate Almond Smoothie 1/2 cup fresh pineapple 1 stick celery 1 swiss chard leaf 1 cup almond milk 1 handful raw almonds 1 tablespoon cocoa nibs 2 ice cubes Blend all together until desired consistency. Mine comes out with a little gritty feel – good because some chewing initiates our digestive system allowing usContinue reading “FUEL: Pineapple Chocolate Almond”

FUEL: MISO

I made miso soup the other day because it was chilly and I wanted to hunker down for an evening of writing. It was a choice of comfort for me. Using a teaspoon of some miso paste I had in the fridge, I added some diced tomato and dried kelp and a couple grinds ofContinue reading “FUEL: MISO”

FUEL: Salmon, Rice and Sprouts

Poached Salmon, Basmati and Wild Rice, Sauté Brussels Sprouts Poaching is easy and a clean way to eat salmon. First, I like to salt and pepper the water then add a little olive oil to help it stay moist. Depending on the size of your fillet, it won’t take but a few minutes to cook.Continue reading “FUEL: Salmon, Rice and Sprouts”

FUEL: Super Easy Sauté

Super easy Sauté Mushrooms, spinach, onion and tomato. A super easy side dish and wonderful in a grinder, sub, or hoagie. I love to mix this in with whole grain pasta or rice. Play around with your ingredients! Heat extra virgin olive oil in a salute pan, add all ingredients and cook until desired tenderness.

Parsley Salad

It’s kinda like Taboule without the bulgar wheat. I purchased a couple large bunches of fresh parsley on sale, washed and chopped it up with some fresh diced tomato, onion, and cucumber. Mix well and add a few drops of olive oil and fresh squeezed lemon to taste. Salt and pepper. This is a greatContinue reading “Parsley Salad”