- 1 tsp oil (like grapeseed or olive)
- 1 cup frozen corn
- 8 cups greens of choice
- 1Tbsp olive oil
- 1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
- salt & pepper
- 4 dates, sliced thinly
- 2 oz goat cheese
- 2 Tbsp toasted walnuts
- 8 oz chicken or turkey if desired
1 Cup chopped red onion
1 1/2 Cucumbers, diced (approx. 4 Cups)
2 red bell peppers (approx. 2-3 Cups)
1 Cup roughly chopped cilantro
2 Tablespoons olive oil
1 1/2 Cups cooked quinoa (recipe here)
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon freshly cracked pepper
1/4 Cup fresh lime juice (approx. 1 1/2 limes)
About the Author: I’m a California girl with her PhD. I love jeans, iced coffee, homemade food, and smart humor. Luci’s Morsels is about fashion, food, and frivolity – all from an approachable and fun perspective…
Independence Day inspires us to enjoy the outdoors, watch fireworks and, of course, celebrate with family and friends over yummy foods. This 4th of July why not impress your guests with some fun and festive foods that are actually healthy? We have rounded up some holiday themed recipes that will have you feeling good about what you’re serving. Your guests will be impressed by the taste and that these amazing dishes are healthy too!
These meatballs are entirely gluten-free, as I used crushed Glutino gluten-free bagel chips and quinoa, instead of traditional breadcrumbs.
1 poundGrass-fed Lean Ground Beef
1 teaspoonMinced Garlic
1 tablespoonTube Basil (sold in the produce section)
1 teaspoonSea Salt
1⁄2 cupCrushed Glutino Gluten-Free Bagel Chips (or sub regular breadcrumbs)
1⁄2 cupCooked Quinoa (I used red quinoa)
1 tablespoonPetite Sirah (optional)
2 tablespoonsOlive Oil (for the skillet)
About the Author: Kelly is the author, recipe creator, and food photographer behind the blog Nosh and Nourish. She incorporates nourishing superfoods into every meal for her husband, adorable toddler, and herself (think quinoa, Greek yogurt, chickpeas, kale, eggs, etc..) and manages to keep everything tasting absolutely delicious! Learn more by visiting her blog, at www.noshandnourish.com, or check out her new cookbook “Superfoods at Every Meal” here.
About the Author: Caroline is a food blogger and photographer, recipe developer, a new mom of two, and wife. She runs chocolate & carrots where she primarily focuses on healthier baking. She also runs crackers & carrots where she documents everything pregnancy and baby!
For the Roux:
About the Author: Marlene A. Baird was born and raised in San Francisco, California. Her cooking style was influenced by a Mediterranean heritage (the island of Malta). Her passion for making healthy versions of a variety of recipes from all over the world is what sparked her to create her blog. You can find more recipes at Nosh My Way. You can follow her on Twitter, @Marbaird.
The weather is warming up and we’re all looking for ways to cool off. A fun and tasty way to keep cool is by treating yourself to an ice pop. We’ve rounded up delicious popsicles that you can easily make at home, so you can skip the store bought ones full of sugar and artificial coloring. These pops rely on fresh fruits and other common, wholesome ingredients. With many healthy options to choose from, you are sure to find a new favorite or two, and save yourself a trip to the grocery store!
Guest post from Super Healthy Kids.
Cool off with these healthy pops!
About the Authors: Amy and Natalie, nutrition educators, love to share ideas on helping kids eat more fruits and vegetables! Check out their blog for new healthy recipes each week, Super Healthy Kids.
Orange Balsamic Dressing
About the Author: I’m Natalie, the writer, photographer and recipe developer behind the blog tastes lovely. I love to cook and develop simple and healthy recipes for delicious everyday meals, and am so glad to share them with you. I’m a happily married California girl and started this blog in August 2013 as a way to document and remember all of my favorite recipes, and to improve on my photography skills. Every recipe I post has been made by me several times to make sure all the kinks are worked out. I post photo’s and recipe videos to make it easy for you to duplicate and make at home.
About the author: Kristine is the author, photographer, and recipe developer behind the blog Kristine’s Kitchen. She’s a mom of three and believes life is all about balance! You can learn more and find recipes for healthy meals and snacks that you’ll crave at http://kristineskitchenblog.com/.