Easy Veggie Chili

Easy Vegan Chili Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 45 minutes, or slow cooked up to 4 hours Tools ◦ Large stock pot ◦ Sharp chef knife ◦ Cutting board ◦ Long-handled spatula or spoon ◦ Colander or strainer Ingredients 1 large carrot, peeled and roughly diced 1 small onion, roughly diced (red, white, or... Continue Reading →

Go Green at Every Meal

During my clean eating challenge groups, I focus a lot on getting in more veggies.  During the first few weeks of the group I always challenge them to eat a vegetable with every meal.  "Even at breakfast?!" is usually the response I get.  🙂 YES! Breakfast IS the most important meal of the day. #clichebutTRUE... Continue Reading →

Trick or Treat?

As halloween approaches, I've been thinking about the phrase "trick or treat". It's a great metaphore for our current state of health in America! We have been tricked into believing we deserve treats all day, every day. I may be showing my age with this post, but I don't mind sounding a little old for... Continue Reading →

Peanut Butter Honey Oat Bars

Peanut Butter Honey Oat Bars Ingredients: natural peanut butter - 1 cup honey - 1 cup *gluten free oats - 3 cups  Instructions: Put peanut butter and honey in a heavy saucepan and heat on low until thoroughly combined and becomes a liquid consistency. Mix in oats and stir. Press into a 9 x 9 inch pan. Cover and put in... Continue Reading →

Power Date Balls

After posting pictures of my kid's lunches this week, I was asked multiple times for this recipe. 🙂  Let me start off by saying I do NOT like dates, but these are amazing!  So if you're like me, and can't stand dates, this is a great way to still eat this nutritious food but only taste chocolate.... Continue Reading →

Clean Bill of Health

I always tell you that eating clean, and exercising will promote optimal health. Well, I was able to see that first hand yesterday. I went in for some minor surgery, and the hospital staff was all shocked at how healthy I am! My blood work was flawless, blood pressure normal, and they were amazed that... Continue Reading →

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