Kale-Beet Salad

Ingredients Half of 1 beet shredded 1 small bunch of lacinato (dinosaur) kale, chopped small 1 small bunch of curly leave kale, chopped small 2 mini cucumbers or 1 large cucumber diced 1/2 red onion minced (can use yellow but use 1/3) Dressing juice from one lemon 3 TBS honey 1/2 cup olive oil 2…

Have a Healthier Thanksgiving Meal From Your Garden

Gardening is one of the most rewarding activities that one can engage in. It’s an activity where your labors are rewarded with bountiful harvests that can be turned in tasty meals for your family. Thanksgiving is just around the corner and besides the opportunity to count our blessings, it is also an opportunity to utilize…

Healthy Gut Breakfast Smoothie

1 cup skim milk kefir1/2 cup non-fat plain Greek yogurt1 -2 cups spinach or kale1 cup mixed fruit1/2 Tbs flax seed1 Tbs chia seeds1/2 Tbs hemp seeds Directions Blend until smooth and enjoy! Provides: 341 calories, 31 grams protein, 10 grams of fiber.

Nutty Oatmeal

1 cup oatmeal cooked2TBS raisins1TBS unsalted unroasted Pumpkin seeds1 TBS unsalted raw sunflower seeds2TBS shredded coconut1 TBS walnuts1 TBS chia seeds1 apple shredded Combine in a bowl of your choice and top with your favorite fruit.  Taste best when eaten warm.  Provides:  524 calores, 15 grams protein, 17 grams fiber

Carrots and Pomegranates with Honey Maple Glaze

2 -3 pounds carrots cut into fry size piecesarils (seeds) from 2 pomegranates2 TBS fresh thyme leaves2 TBS chives cut at an anglecayenne pepper to tastesalt to taste2 TBS honey2 TBS maple syrup2 TBS canola oil Directions Preheat oven to 425 degrees.Peel and cut carrots.Place on a large cookie sheet.In a bowl mix together maple…

Tex Mex Quinoa Black Bean Burgers

1 cup black beans3-4 cups cooked quinoa1 1/4 cup oats (3/4 cup rolled and 1/2 cup cooked)1/3 cup bell peppers diced1/3 of one large onion diced1 tsp onion powder1/2 tsp garlic powder1/4 cup nutritional yeast2 TBS oil1/2 tsp cumin2 TBS cilantro mincedjuice of one lemon1 carrot shreddedsalt and pepper to taste1/2 cup corn Directions Preheat…


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Hi, I’m Claudia. I was working as a corporate trainer when I realized that I enjoyed teaching people how to make healthy lifestyle changes so becoming a dietitian was a natural transition. I love all things related to food, how its grown, how to prepare it and how it affects your health. This blog is a collection of tried and true recipes as well as current nutrition topics and trends. Thanks for following along!

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