Rosemary Hemp-Seed Turkey Bites and Sauteed Kale

hemp bites

Here's a super easy, delicious and awesome Fitness Food Dinner Idea. If you're a regular on my website or in my Instagram feed you've seen my Sesame Herbed Turkey Bites in other great recipes I make (like Fire-Roasted Awesome Tomato Soup, or Gluten-Free Pizza with Pesto). I wanted to make them the other night but I realized I forgot to get sesame seeds - oh no! - but I did have hemp seeds on hand(read more about the numerous health benefits of hemp seeds). To assemble this for dinner … [Read more...]

Blueberry Banana Green Smoothie

Blueberry Banana Green Smoothie

Try out this delicious green smoothie recipe I just made, featuring the amazing antioxidant power of blueberries! Blueberry-Banana Green Smoothie 4-5 stalks kale (and if you don't have a high-speed blender, definitely de-stem the kale) 1 stalk celery 1/4 cucumber 1/4 cup fresh parsley Fresh mint Chunk of fresh ginger 3 T hemp seeds (xtra protein) 1/2 cup blueberries (I had frozen) 1 banana 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp nutmeg 1/2 cup each: almond milk and water I feature several … [Read more...]

Betty Rocker’s Revive Green Smoothie

Revive!

No matter what you ate this weekend (or what you did last night haha) you can start today off right with the antioxidants, vitamins and phytonutrient POW-er of greens!! I drink a green smoothie every day - there's nothing better for staying lean and sexy than eating greens on a daily basis. It can be hard to eat as many servings as we're supposed to every day, that's why including a tasty blended green concoction makes it easy and efficient. I call this one the Revive Green Smoothie … [Read more...]

Open Faced Portobello Sandwiches with Quinoa-Apple Filling and Balsamic Fig Puree

Celery, carrots, quinoa, apples and sage.

The thing about inventing new and delicious food is that the my creativity muse goes into SUPER POWER ACTION MODE when I'm cooking for someone I care about. Ask any great song writer, author, painter anybody who creates ANYTHING and they will tell you, we do our best work when motivated by love (or pain - but that's usually because of love - so it's the same thing!). In this case, I was motivated by my awesome friend Kate, who happens to be vegan. Cooking vegan is always a … [Read more...]

Muscle-Building Food of the Day: Hemp Seeds

Just 3 T of hemp seeds....

Why are Hemp Seeds one of my favorite foods? 1. There are 16g of protein in just 3 Tablespoons. (!!!!! that's amazing!!!!) 2. Their nutrition profile is not only high in protein, but low in fat (3g per serving) and moderate in carbohydrates (7g). This particular combination makes them an excellent muscle-building food. 3. They contain 5g of fiber per serving (and a serving is 3 T). A bowl of oatmeal has about 4-5g of fiber as a comparison. 4. Hemp seeds contain all of the essential … [Read more...]