green smoothie

Green Flaxy Smoothie

Green smoothies are a great way to get several servings of fruit and vegetables in one meal or snack. This is a great recipe from Blendtec, the high-powered blender that I use. This can be made with a traditional blender, but getting the consistency exactly right might require a little bit of pre-chopping, depending on […]

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Overnight Oats in a Jar

One of my consistent complaints from clients is that they are too busy for breakfast.  These oats take mere minutes to assemble and are a healthy breakfast waiting for you in the morning.  The jar can even be taken along to work, but please don’t eat and drive!  There are limitless different fruits and additions […]

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Coconut Cacao Chia Seed Pudding

Coconut and Cacao are one of my favorite flavor combinations.  Chia seeds are a nutritional powerhouse providing plant-based omega-3 fatty acids and a generous amount of fiber.  Use raw cacao, if you can find it, as it provides higher amounts of magnesium and antioxidants than traditional cocoa powder. Don’t be afraid of the fat in […]

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Turkish Red Lentil and Freekeh Soup

The layering of vegetables, lentils, freekeh and spices gives this dish excellent depth. It can be made ahead of time and easily reheated. Pair with a green salad and crusty bread for a wonderfully satisfying and nutritious meatless meal.   Turkish Red Lentil and Freekeh Soup   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 30 […]

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Intuitive Exercise

I was very excited to carve out a little time for a spinning class the other day. Cycling and sweating to fun music with the camaraderie of my gym buddies was just what I needed to beat the stress of the holidays. As I walked in to the cycling room, a very perky, smiley, bleach […]

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