Lime-Sriracha Popcorn with Brewer’s Yeast

March Maddness=parties and munchies everywhere. Avoid the fatty, high calorie finger foods that are being served at most March Madness parties. Eat this instead! Or, just enjoy as a yummy snack for movie watching or between meals 😉 Popcorn is considered a whole grain. Cooked without butter or much oil, this is an excellent low…

Lemon Roasted Cauliflower

I love simple vegetable side dishes! Having a meal with at least one vegetable helps ensure you’re getting that minimum of 5 servings of fruits and veggies in per day! The more vegetables you get in a day, the better, despite what anybody else says. Here’s a simple, yummy side dish for pretty much any meal!…

Rahlves’ Banzai Race — Rainbow Rocket Fuel

You take time to prepare yourself physically for events, why not take time to prepare your whole body from the inside?? This past weekend was the first stop of 3 The Rahlves’ Banzai Tour, an extreme ski/snowboard downhill race. If you haven’t heard of this event, it is GNARLY, to say the least. The conditions were exceptionally…

Roasted Balsamic Brussels Sprouts

I dont know about you, but I love brussels sprouts! (Yes, they are always brussels, even if you eat one). These mini cabbage looking guys are packed with nutrition. 10 sprouts have over 100% of your daily needs, vitamin K (which aids in blood clotting, and helps make proteins for you rblood, kidneys and bones), Plus, these guys are a great…

Rainbow Veggie Fajitas

I had some fun with fajitas last weekend! I went to my friends place to help make dinner, we’re getting into a thing of doing this quite often, and I’m loving it! Typical restaurant fajitas, although delicious, are super high in fat and can make you feel like crap the next day, literally. So, we…

Colorful Cucumber Salad

I love cucumbers, they are so versatile for salad making! They have a simple fresh flavor that matches pretty much any flavor you add to them. Cucumbers are oftentimes forgotten for their great nutritional value. One cup can boost your intake of vitamin K, B vitamins, copper, potassium, vitamin C, magnesium and manganese. These yummy…

Cinnamon Cranberry Spiralized Carrots

It’s been a crazy holiday season! With all of these parties and get togethers, it gets tough to stay on track with eating healthy. I had some fun with making a tasty spiralized carrot recipe. This low calorie recipe is a great side dish for meals, or a great addition for any holiday party spread. It…

Home Made Tomato-Veggie Sauce

I love making my own sauces. It’s really quite easy…you could even do this over a campfire. By making your own sauces you can control everything that goes into it! If you have any kinds of food allergies, this is something you should definitely do!  Plus, it’s a great way to add vegetables to your…

Zoodles = Zucchini Noodles

Have you heard of this zoodle craze?? I definitely have. I see it all over Instagram and Pintrest, however had never tried it, until tonight! My world will be forever changed. This delicious invention is SO low in calories and packed with vitamin A, vitamin C and potassium! These are are great for athletes–helping your…

Happy National Guacamole Day!

Make your own at home, it is pretty easy to make, really! Homemade guac only requires some chopping and mixing of these items (estimated amounts, may vary based on your liking;) -4 medium ripe avocados (mashed with a fork) -2 roma tomatoes (take out the seeds and dice) -1 lime (juiced) – ¼ C red…

Built Breakfast

Breakfast, the most important meal of the day, so they say… And, it is true!! Breakfast (breaking the fast), is extremely important to start your day off right, for kids, adults, athletes, those wanting to lose weight, and the list goes on. When you skip breakfast, your blood sugars are low from night, and continue…

Day-1 Gluten Free Challenge

Day one underway! First off, what is gluten? Gluten is a protein that is found in the grain of wheat, barley and rye. Gluten can be found in many products made with these grains, such as breads, pastas, crackers, cereals etc. It can also be hiding in other items, like gravy and sauces. 1-Celiac Disease:…