Pacific Salad Roll

pacific salad roll

Last week I was on the road to teach a Whole Foods cooking class, and an Anatomy lecture Saturday at my favorite Denver gym, Qi. Traveling present some unique challenges, especially when we're sticking to our clean-eating lifestyle - which is why I always look for healthy grocery stores to pick up a few clean eats. Sticking to the Fuel System travel guidelines, I ate these delicious Pacific Salad Rolls for lunch at Whole Foods. They're so delicious - and easy to make at home. Here is … [Read more...]

Zucchini Pasta with Maple Almond-Crusted Sea Bass

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I got to stay at my good friend Maddy's house in Denver last weekend on my little trip to snow country and she happened to have a julienne blade in her drawer. Yes!! Zucchini Pasta happened! To make dinner complete, I marinated a piece of Sea Bass in a little maple syrup, some slivered almonds,  grapeseed oil, gluten free breadcrumbs and salt and pepper. It was delicious, but the real star of the show was the zuchhini! You could top your noodles with guacamole, a little fresh lemon, … [Read more...]

Shrimp with Pesto, Asparagus and Fresh Tomatoes

Shrimp, Asparagus, Tomatoes and Basil Pesto

Healthy & Fresh It's that time of year when the tomatoes look so good you could eat them like apples...so tonight's dinner was a very simple melange of shrimp, organic vine-ripened tomatoes and steamed asparagus, tossed in my Dairy-Free Basil Pesto.   Health Benefits of Tomatoes Tomatoes are an incredibly high-antioxidant food that contain the carotid pigment lycopene, an antioxidant that plays an important role in our bone health, as well as having many anti-inflammatory … [Read more...]

Baked Salmon with Grainy Mustard, Parsley and Sliced Shallots

Wild Alaskan Salmon with Grainy Mustard

Baked Salmon with Grainy Mustard When I'm hungry I don't have time to make elaborate dishes. I like simple, flavorful foods enhanced with herbs and freshly squeezed lemon or elements that bring out the food's natural flavors - and it's nice to know that the food I'm eating has major health benefits as well as being a tasty way to satisfy my appetite! My Favorite Fish... Wild-caught Alaskan salmon is high in vitamin D, vitamin B12 and protein and is an excellent source of healthy … [Read more...]

Pomegranate-Blueberry Baked Cod

Pomegranate-Blueberry Baked Cod

Light and Delicious Fish and Fruit  If you're looking for some inspiration for dinner that's high in protein, fiber - includes healthy fat - AND satisfies your sweet tooth, this is your season! With an abundance of fresh fish, berries and vegetables, coming up with delicious and light concoctions that are packed with health benefits is as breezy as a Spring day. Pomegranate-Blueberry Baked Cod serves 2 2/3-1 lb Cod Coconut Oil 1 lemon 1/2 cup fresh blueberries 1/3 cup … [Read more...]