Sweet Potato Sliders

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 Yield: 2-3 servings You will need: knife, cutting board, baking sheet, grill or saute pan, spatula or tongs 1 large sweet potato 1 large yellow onion 1 lb ground buffalo (or beef) Fresh basil and … [Read more...]

How to Travel Healthy, Avoid Getting Sick, and Mastermind Your Midsection to Shredded

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How many of you travel regularly for work? As someone who used to run a traveling business I can really I appreciate the challenge it is to stick to your clean eating when you're on the road. Probably the number one reason I got so good at food prep was because every other week I had to plan for 3-4 days at the racetrack, living between my truck and a hotel. I would pack up a giant cooler with things like oatmeal, quinoa, my special gluten-free bread, hardboiled eggs, pre-cooked turkey and … [Read more...]

Bok Choy Burritos with Creamy Avocado Pesto: Fitness Food at its Finest

Bok Choy Burritos

What to do with leftover burgers? Turn them into Bok Choy Burritos, of course! To make these healthy, delicious wraps you'll just need some fresh, leafy bok choy, a leftover burger or two (I had some Colorado grass-fed burgers leftover from the other night), a few tablespoons of my Creamy Avocado Pesto (it's dairy-free, just creamy from the avocado!) and an assortment of whatever veggies you have on hand. I used cherry tomatoes, shallots and the ends of the bok choy. Here's how to … [Read more...]

Coconut Molasses Brussels Sprouts

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How to Make the Best Brussels Sprouts Ever Brussels sprouts are an incredible vegetable, they are 25% protein (awesome), high in fiber, vitamin A, potassium and calcium and are one of the cruciferous, sulfur-rich vegetables it is so important to include in our diets. They contain very high levels of vitamin C - about 4 times as much as an orange - and their anti-oxidant benefits will help clean up free-radicals and detoxify your body. As for the importance of sulfur-rich vegetables in our … [Read more...]

Sesame Zucchini-Cucumber Salad

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Sesame Zucchini-Cucumber Salad This yummy recipe came about as I was leaving for San Francisco this morning. I had to use as much of the produce in my fridge as possible, and I had a cucumber, a zuccini and a few other things. I had it with some avocado, and a couple eggs - it was great! I think it would also be delicious with some spicy chili powder, mint, or cilantro. You could do a lot of different flavor combinations. Of couse you can always substitute a different kind of oil … [Read more...]