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What Exactly is a Superfood?

Superfoods; the buzz word that makes some foods seem like a magic little pill of wonder. But what about these foods make them super? Why some foods and not others? What’s the criteria a food has to have to be a superfood?  Let’s first look at the definition of a superfood: “a nutrient-rich food considered […]

Crockpot Meatballs & Ravioli

Serving size: Makes 6 servings 1 lb ground turkey 1 egg 3/4c whole wheat panko breadcrumbs 2 tbsp chia seeds salt & pepper 1 tbsp onion powder 1 tbsp garlic powder 1 tbsp italian seasoning 1 bag fresh or frozen ravioli 26oz (1 jar) sauce of choice In large bowl, mix all ingredients except for […]

Instant Pot Spaghetti Squash & Meat Sauce

Serving size: Makes 6 servings ​1 spaghetti squash 3 tbsp olive oil Salt and pepper Garlic powder Onion powder Italian seasoning Red pepper flakes 1/2 onion, chopped 1 lb ground beef 2lbs hot italian sausage (or sausage of choice) 1 cup tomato sauce 1 jar diced tomatoes Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Stab the squash […]

The Scoop on Protein Powders

Protein powders are always a topic of conversation and this blog is going to help break down what they are, what types may be more beneficial for you, and if you should even be taking one. Let’s first talk about what types of protein powders are out there and why they’re different.  Whey – One […]

Edible No-Bake Cookie Dough

Serving size: 1 piece; Makes about 15 pieces ​1 cup oat flour (process oats in food processer until ground to a powder) 1 cup protein powder of choice (I used chocolate plant-based powder) 1 cup creamy peanut butter 1/2 cup honey 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted 1/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips (and 1-2 tbsp for […]

Good vs. Bad Foods

I hear it ALL the time, “this food’s good for you” or “this food is bad for you”. But where do these definitions come from and why do we feel the need to place them in categories to make us feel a certain way about eating them? Defining a food as good or bad only […]

Banana Sushi

Serves 1 1 whole wheat wrap 1 banana 2 tbsp natural peanut butter 1 tbsp chocolate chips Place wrap on a cutting board and spread wrap with peanut butter, spreading on only the left or right side of the wrap. Use a small dab of peanut butter on the opposite side of the wrap to […]