• Recipe

    Guacamole

    This recipe is not from me, it’s from my husband. He’s become the guacamole making pro in the house. I love when someone else cooks for me, so I welcome this healthy dish any day of the week. Guacamole 2 Avocados 1/2 Onion, diced 1 Tomato, diced 2 Cloves garlic, minced Juice of 1 Lime Cayenne pepper, to taste Salt, pinch Method: Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Mash with fork or potato masher until desired consistency is achieved. Add a bit of salt, a pinch at a time until you like it. Keep in mind that tortilla chips are often salty. You can also add half a jalapeno pepper…

  • Bruschetta Recipe
    Recipe

    Bruschetta

    One of my favorite appetizers to get at a restaurant is bruschetta. Fresh tomatoes and basil are a great combination. This is a simple recipe to make this dish at home. 6 Plum tomatoes, chopped 4 Garlic cloves, minced 1/4 Cup fresh basil, chopped 1/4 Teaspoon salt 1/8 Teaspoon fresh ground pepper 2 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1/4 Cup olive oil Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Allow to sit and flavors to combine Serve with sliced bread.

  • Recipe

    Baked Tortilla Chips

    Make your own healthy version of tortilla chips in the oven. Bake corn, white, or whole-wheat tortillas for a quick and fresh side to your next dinner. Ingredients: Tortillas – corn, white, or whole wheat Method: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Using a pizza cutter and slice the tortillas into equal pieces. As you would with a pizza. Place on a cookie sheet and bake for 10-15 minutes until tortillas begin to brown. Serve with salsa and guacamole.

  • Fitness

    5 Pre-Workout Snacks

    If I workout on an empty stomach I wilt like a flower on a hot day. The workout is a draaaaaaaaaaag and I know I’m not giving it my all. I hate that, why waste your time!? Here are 5 snacks to have a half an hour before your workout to keep you going. I try to have something fresh with protein. If you’d like to add an extra edge, consume a bit of caffeine with your snack like a cup of coffee or tea (iced or hot) a half an hour before your workout. Follow your snack with a tall glass of water. Greek yogurt and granola – Pineapple…

  • Recipe

    Kale Chips

    Today is a guest post/recipe from my friend, Laura. She’s one of the healthiest people I know! She raved about her latest cooking adventure in making Kale Chips. Here’s what she has to say. 🙂 I had been hearing good things about the mysterious Kale Chips- about how great they taste, and how healthy kale is. For those of you who don’t know, I will save you some googling, and just tell you a couple of simple facts about kale. Kale Superfact #1– SUPER high in vitamin K (1 cup = over 1300% of your recommended daily intake!!), which is good for strengthening bones, preventing stroke, and supports our immune…

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