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Banana Chia Peanut Butter Smoothie

I tend to lean more towards savory breakfasts; runny eggs with crispy potatoes and thick cut bacon, vegetable stuffed frittatas and breakfast burritos. But after seriously craving pancakes while pregnant, and recently incorporating steel cut oats my morning regime, I also felt whipping up some healthy smoothies would be a nice addition. Ingredients: (Makes 1 16oz. smoothie) 1 banana 1 tablespoon chia seeds 1/2 cup of Kefir (or whatever yogurt you... Read More

Pineapple Jalape├▒o Popsicles

Popsicles sounded so good while I was in the “winter” of my summer pregnancy months. But so many packaged frozen treats are pumped with refined sugar and preservatives. I was craving something slightly sweet with a kick that I knew was made up of whole foods. With just a few ingredients and a blender you will have yourself a refreshing frozen treat. Whip up some of your own popsicle flavors and share with me! Hope everyone is having a... Read More

Roasted Carrots with Hazelnuts & Avocado

Roasted carrots always seem to find a soft spot in my edible heart. When roasted, ┬ádressed in a decorative array of spices and then tossed with nuts, avocado and herbs– this is an stellar dish (which can even be the foundation of a meal). These carrots bring brightness to both your table and your circulation of easy healthy dishes for any season! Ingredients: 1 pound carrots (multicolored if you can find them) – approximately 10 carrots,... Read More

Spiced Eggplant Chips

There is a whole world when it comes to veggie chips! So many flavor combinations and varieties. Sometimes I whip out my dehydrator. But often I just pick my vegetable, decide on the rub I want to dress with and go… I had a few eggplants in my refrigerator that I didn’t want to let go to waste…. And then they were chips. Ingredients: 2 eggplants, sliced thin with a mandoline or sharp knife 2 tablespoons of curry powder 2 teaspoons... Read More