Italian Quinoa Protein Patties

Quinoa is loaded with protein, fiber and minerals and doesn’t have any gluten, which is a win-win for those with any gluten intolerances.  These Italian Quinoa Protein Patties are full of flavor and easy to cook! Ingredients 3 eggs 1 tsp Italian seasoning ½ tsp salt 2 cups cooked quinoa 1 cup panko bread crumbs […]

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Mason Jar Carrot Noodle Salad w/Sweet Chili Vinaigrette

The key to a great mason jar salad is the layering and packing it in tight, so things don’t move around. Ingredients: 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil 1 tablespoon Thai sweet red chili sauce 1⁄2 teaspoon Garlic Powder 1 teaspoon rice vinegar 1 teaspoon Soy Sauce 1 teaspoon Dark Amber Maple Syrup 1 tablespoon toasted […]

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Popeye Risotto – Gluten Free

Popeye Risotto: Spinach Stock Olive oil 2 teaspoon Garlic 2 tablespoons Baby Spinach 9 oz (1 Bag) Grey Salt 1/4 teaspoon Black Pepper 1/8 teaspoon White Wine 1/4 cup Cardamom 2 Whole – crushed and seeds removed Vegetable Stock 2 1/2 cups  Risotto: Olive Oil 1 tablespoon Butter 1 tablespoon Bamboo Rice 1 cup Ground […]

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How to Make Your Own Green Smoothie

After indulging in the holidays, it’s a great time to eat lighter and detox your body. If you are new to detoxing, one easy thing you can do is to start drinking green smoothies. They are healthy, easy, fast and great in place of breakfast, lunch or your highly processed sugary, full of fat afternoon […]

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Spinach Artichoke Dip Makeover

Here is a healthier version of one of my favorites – Spinach Artichoke Dip. This recipe cuts down on the cheese but keeps the creamy taste by using white beans. (And you get some added protein from the beans!)  My only critique is that next time, I will puree the beans.  It tastes great but […]

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