Recipes

Chocolate Bark

Chocolate Bark

Chocolate is a potent source of antioxidants.  The antioxidants found in chocolate can increase blood flow, reduce inflammation and feed the healthy...

Comfort Food

Comfort Food

There's something very satisfying about having a warm bowl of comfort food, especially in the winter.  This warm, tasty meal loaded with veggies has...

Recipe Roulette

Recipe Roulette

What’s for dinner?  I know many of us get tired of this daily question.  Coming up with new ideas and meal options can feel exhausting when coupled...

Repurposing Leftovers

Repurposing Leftovers

Towards the end of the week I start looking in the refrigerator for leftovers to repurpose into a new meal. Often I will cook extra meat that can be...

What's for Dinner?

What's for Dinner?

Whenever possible, I like to stay home on snow days. Yesterday was one of those days. So when it came time to think about dinner, I needed to use...

Paleo Chili

Paleo Chili

I've always said my son's happy place is skiing.  This is the second year that he's been doing ski team, which means every Sunday from December...

Mashed Parsnips

Mashed Parsnips

If you are following an AIP diet and starting to plan your Thanksgiving day menu, I recommend adding parsnips.  Mashed parsnips are a great...

Kale Chips

Kale Chips

Kale is a 'super food' due to its anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory and cancer prevention benefits.  Kale or other cruciferous veggies (e.g.,...

Holiday Treats

Holiday Treats

I recognize there is no shortage of sweet treats during this time of year.  I enjoy baking with my son and sharing our goodies with neighbors and...

Snow Day

Snow Day

A winter storm swept through Denver yesterday, changing my schedule for the day.  While I was disappointed to postpone the Healthy Holiday Eating...

Energy Balls

Energy Balls

Last week I had the pleasure of sharing nutritional and healthy eating tips with a local business as they kicked off their Wellness Challenge.  One...

Carrot Apple Skillet Hash

Carrot Apple Skillet Hash

I discovered this recipe the first time I participated in the 21 Day Sugar Detox Program.  While it is compliant for most detoxes, you will find...

Family-Approved Meatballs

Family-Approved Meatballs

Cleanses can be beneficial whether you are looking to improve your digestion, release toxins stored in your body, or slow down and rejuvenate...

Birthday Celebration

Birthday Celebration

We had a fun time celebrating my husband's birthday this weekend.  We enjoyed a low-key, festive night of dinner and games with family.  While some...

Beet Burgers

Beet Burgers

Something about winter snow storms makes me want to spend time in the kitchen cooking.  This past weekend was no different.  I have been wanting to...

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Did you know cooking cruciferous veggies (e.g., broccoli, cauliflower, kale, Brussel sprouts, cabbage, etc.) increases the amount of nutrients...