Coconut Kale Salad with Pecans

Kale is such a fantastic green loaded with healthy benefits. The shredded coconut gives this salad a light sweetness, and the pecans lend a nice texture and crunch. Lightly sauteed the flavors meld,and smell delicious when cooking. This is my go to when I want a light lunch or dinner I’ll toss in some canned tuna for extra protein. Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 2 tbsp. … Continue reading Coconut Kale Salad with Pecans

cantaloupe, banana, and coconut smoothie

Cantaloupe, Banana, and Coconut Smoothie

    After a workout or when I’m on the go I love to make smoothies. Especially when its hot outside, I like cold drinks. This is packed with fruit, protein, and healthy coconut milk. You can mix any fruit or non-dairy milk you like. I also love using pineapple and strawberries in my smoothies. Yield: 1 smoothie Ingredients: 1 frozen banana 1/2 cup frozen … Continue reading Cantaloupe, Banana, and Coconut Smoothie

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Sweet Chili Chickpea Salad with Cashews and Snow Peas

There are so many wonderful flavors and textures in this salad. Chickpeas, snap peas, red pepper, coconut flakes, and cashews tossed in a sweet chili orange sauce compliments all the ingredients so well. I love making this for summer parties and gatherings with friends. Yield: 10 servings Ingredients:  2 cans Chickpeas 1/2 snow peas 1 red bell pepper 1/4 cup unsweetened coconut 1/3 cup raw … Continue reading Sweet Chili Chickpea Salad with Cashews and Snow Peas

Basil and Walnut Pesto Pasta Salad

I love making this in the Summertime.  Its fresh full of healthy ingredients, and so easy it’s ready in just a few minutes! I love to take this to friend’s barbecues, and lunches at work. I also love to toss in a can of tuna with this salad for a simple and satisfying dinner. Ingredients: 2 cups rotini pasta (add nutrients using whole wheat or … Continue reading Basil and Walnut Pesto Pasta Salad

Citrus Shrimp Salad Stuffed Peppers

The fresh citrus zest really brightens up this dish, and served in cute and colorful bell peppers it’s an all in one go to recipe! Note: To zest the lemon and lime, wash well and dry. Carefully using a micro plane, gently rub the fruit along the grater until you get to the white of the inner peel and stop. Continue all the way around until … Continue reading Citrus Shrimp Salad Stuffed Peppers

Banana Muffins with Whole Wheat and Rye Flour

Banana Muffins with Whole Wheat and Rye Banana muffins are so great in the morning or as a snack after a workout. Packed with flavor, moist, and sweet. These are on a regular rotation for me. I make a batch of these and have them for a treat with my lunches at work! Yield: 8 muffins Ingredients: 2 bananas 2 tbsp. honey 1 egg ½ … Continue reading Banana Muffins with Whole Wheat and Rye Flour

Sauteed Green Cabbage with Celery Seeds and Sesame Seeds

I love cabbage, its healthy and goes well in all types of cuisine. I love to make this and eat all week. I mix it with different grains, scrambled eggs, salads, roasted vegetables, tuna, and my favorite tacos! This is quick and easy, and ready in ten minutes! Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 1 cup green cabbage 2 tbsp. olive oil ¼ tsp. celery seed 1 … Continue reading Sauteed Green Cabbage with Celery Seeds and Sesame Seeds