Healthy Holiday Recipe: Butternut Squash & Quinoa Dressing

I'm known these days for my healthy-ish holiday meals. They are far from traditional, usually filled with veggies, but always get raving reviews. This year, I decided to forego baked sweet potatoes, and went with a few of my favorite things all mixed together. Butternut Squash & Quinoa Dressing Serves 8 Calories: 200 kCal Fat: …

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Holiday Survival Guide – Finding Ways to avoid the Holiday Gain

The holidays are synonymous with overeating, over indulging, and just generally overdoing it. Between sweets around the office, holiday parties, big dinners filled with family and laughter, and the fact that there seems to be less than 24 hours in each day in December, it's easy to find yourself gaining weight over the holidays. The …

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Unleashing my Kitchen Creativity: True Citrus Review, Recipes and a Giveaway

A few months ago I saw this little box in the juice aisle at Whole Foods, and decided to buy it. Little did I know this was not going to be just a little natural flavor for my water. I quickly started using it on salads, especially at work, instead of dressing. The bright lemon …

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Healthy Recipe: Green Saffron Cauliflower “Risotto” with Roasted Vegetables

After the WDW Marathon last weekend, I gave myself two days to eat whatever I wanted, and then, made some big changes to my eating. Since my training will be slim to none for at least another week, I saw this as an opportunity to try to kick some of the sugar habit I'd regained …

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It’s official: I love shredding with Bobbi McCormick

A few weeks ago, I decided to take my "get stronger" goal seriously, and joined Bobbi McCormick's Summer Shred Fall Edition. I think everyone in my social media life knew about it, but I didn't tell anyone until after it was too late to sign up. I've been excited about the changes I've seen in …

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Healthy Saturday Supper: Shrimp & Roasted Veggie Quinoa Risotto

After a sun-filled day, and some evening yoga, I wanted something fairly quick, but healthy and a little different. One of my favorite go-to meals when I also want some good carbs is to use quinoa as a base for "risotto", and throw some roasted veggies and a protein into it. Tonight, as usual, it …

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