Oct 242014
Paleo-Friendly Gingerbread Protein Donuts with (optional) Dark Chocolate Maple Glaze

Paleo Friendly Gingerbread Protein Donuts with (optional) Dark Chocolate Maple Glaze YES. Fall is here and I am CRAVING gingerbread!! These protein donuts make a delicious family-pleasing treat that’s actually pretty darn good for us! I made these babies in our live Challenge Class Tuesday night – we did our fat burning, body sculpting challenge [continue reading]

Oct 262013
Mail-Order Primal Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough from Capello's

Gluten-free/Grain-free/Primal Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough I’m a big fan of Capello’s, a Denver-based gluten-free specialty foods company – their products are so well made, and their ingredients are all things I have or have had in my own kitchen. I have tried all their pastas (#awesome) and just came home to find that my chocolate [continue reading]

Apr 282013
Are Kelp Noodles All They're Cracked Up to Be?

Ancient man traveled for miles to obtain the medicinal benefits of sea vegetables (also known as seaweed), rich in minerals and antioxidants that alkalize the blood and strengthen the digestion. Sea vegetables contain virtually all of the minerals found in the ocean, and the broadest spectrum in any living plant. If you frequent Japanese restaurants, you [continue reading]

Apr 192013
Paleo Macadamia Nut Pesto Omelette Rolls

This Macadamia Nut Pesto is quick and easy blend of delicious, buttery macadamia nuts, fresh basil and spicy garlic. It’s great with any poultry dish, and you can even have it with your eggs like I did today, rolled up inside an omelette. Add a little avocado and/or fresh tomato for a beautiful, photo-worthy breakfast [continue reading]

Mar 092013
Sweet Potato Sliders

I saw the most amazing sweet potatoes the other day and I was thinking I should turn them into burger buns. You could easily create a vegetarian or vegan burger, even a breakfast burger with this fun idea! So many possibilities….here’s mine to get you started! Sweet Potato Sliders You will need: knife, cutting board, [continue reading]

Jan 042013
Healthy Dinner Quick Fix: Rosemary-Garlic Buffalo over Avocado Kale Salad

I made it to Austin! The first place I went was Whole Foods, right downtown. It’s one of the coolest Whole Foods I’ve ever been to – as it should be, it’s their flagship store! Even though I’m living out of a friend’s kitchen and won’t have all my own cookware for a few weeks, [continue reading]

Nov 182012
Pumpkin Parfait: A Perfectly Delicious and Healthy Thanksgiving Dessert by Whole Foods Healthy Eating Specialist Julie Magnussen

Dear Readers, We’re getting close to Thanksgiving! As you know, I teach healthy cooking classes at Whole Foods Market once a month, but did you know the store offers many other free classes and events? One of my favorite store presenters is Whole Foods’ own Healthy Eating Specialist, Julie Magnussen. Julie and I have become [continue reading]

Nov 032012
An Ode to Scotch Eggs: Savory Egg-in-a-Basket Breakfast Muffins (gluten-free)

Have you ever heard of “Scotch Eggs?” Also known as an “Egg Devil” (hahah), traditional Scotch Eggs are made up of an egg wrapped in sausage meat, breaded and deep fried. Well that pretty much sounds like a party. I had never heard of them until my good friend and fellow blogger Shareen (who has [continue reading]

Oct 242012
Gluten Free No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Bars

This is an updated remix of the No-Bake Peanut Butter Protein Bars I made a few months ago. Maybe you’ve tried this variation, but if not – you’re going to love it. Keep in mind that you could EASILY substitute another kind of nut in this recipe (I love it with almond butter, personally) for [continue reading]