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: 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”

Yogurt and Berry

This is a favorite go-to-snack for me — greek yogurt with raw local honey, fresh berry and chocolate shards. It’s a great snack or dessert. Greek yogurt is thicker and richer than regular yogurt plus it has between 12 and 23 grams of protein depending on the brand you buy, so it’s really a goodContinue reading “Yogurt and Berry”

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”

Food Opts for the Week

Roasting peppers can be a good way to add to our go-to meals options for the week. Slicing them up and roasting on a cookie sheet in a 350 degree oven with a little olive oil and salt and pepper makes for great flavor additions to sandwiches, sides, eggs, or rice and potato dishes. AndContinue reading “Food Opts for the Week”

You’re a Peach

Fruit is a great snack to replace chips, candy or other processed foods. Some days I cut up an apple with peanut butter for a afternoon pick-me-up or have some berries, nuts and yogurt for a night-time snack. Here is one of my favorites this time of year – fresh peaches from the local farmersContinue reading “You’re a Peach”

Eggplant and Olive Oil

Enjoy roasting eggplant with a little olive oil…I keep it in the fridge after preparing and it lasts a few days. This is a good quick addition for me to use on a salad or in sandwiches or with some brown rice. It’s easy to roast just about anything and it’s fun! Namaste – the roasterContinue reading “Eggplant and Olive Oil”

Quick Summer Night Salad

It’s been so hot and humid the last few weeks, this has been a great go-to meal. Last night’s dinner: Egg, wilted kale, cherry tomato with basil, and cucumber – with lemon and olive oil. Mmmmmmm. I find all of these items at the local farmer’s market and vary what’s on the plate to whatContinue reading “Quick Summer Night Salad”

Farmer’s Market Tomato Fest

Love this time of year because the tomato’s found at the local farmer are wonderful. The colour’s are striking and the taste is what you can only savor during the peak season. I’m not sure what the name of these are but they are awesome in sandwiches or salads. Often, you will find me eating slicedContinue reading “Farmer’s Market Tomato Fest”

Simple Sandwich

This was my dinner tonight – Poached chicken, Olivia’s Organic Power Greens, sun dried tomato spread, and raw organic sauerkraut with a sprinkle of grated cheese on multi grain bread! Simple and full of good things – I like simple. Eat well! 🙂