Pineapple Power!

Who doesn’t love pineapple during the summer?!  Cut it up into chunks (83 calories per cup) and enjoy alone or paired up with other fruits, nuts or meats.  It’s considered an excellent source of vitamin C for your immune health, so eat up!

A Healthy Snack: Sautéed Apple

  Here’s a sweet treat you can whip up that’s less than 200 calories and considered a good source of fiber and vitamin C… Use any organic variety apple you have on hand with skin on to increase your fiber intake. A tablespoon of frozen vanilla greek yogurt would be a nice contrast to top this off (and roughly 35…

Meatless Monday: Caprese Quinoa Salad

Caprese Quinoa Salad Original recipe:  here. This is a perfect light and healthy summer salad to kick off the first day of June!  It’s so easy to make, takes no time at all, and tastes fresh and light.  Pair with a side of fruit and sliced almonds for an added nutrient boost! Servings: 4  Calories: 225  Fat: 9g  Carbs: 25g  Protein:…

Add In The Micro Greens!

Micro greens (young veggie seedlings) are up to 40% more nutrient-packed than their mature counterparts. It depends on the vegetable to determine which nutrients you are getting. The darker the color, typically the more nutrient dense the vegetable. Add micro greens to salads and sandwiches for a nutrient dense punch!  

Immune Booster

Our family has been fighting a chest cold this week. It SUCKS!  I haven’t done a real cardio workout since Friday, but I’ve done some light weight/more reps for strength and restorative yoga to keep my sanity. *Here’s an immune booster juice you will want to drink so you guys don’t get it.  It tastes like a…

Lightened Up Chicken & Veggie Lasagna

Lightened Up Chicken Veggie Lasagna You don’t need to load up extra cheese and noodles to enjoy this flavorful lasagna.  This recipe gives you just enough of both to feel satisfied. Your portion size will be nice and big with this one!  Best part (besides being low fat, low calorie, and packed with protein) is that it was…