Protein Fiesta Bowl

Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner, which, in my language means all the best foods make a grand reappearance onto the plate. Mexican cuisine has so much to offer in the taste profile. Even in the nutrition profile most of the meals are busting with fresh produce, protein, fats and enough herbs to…

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The Top 5 Most Important Nutrients During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is such a wonderful time during a woman’s life but it’s not always a cruise driving down nausea lane. During pregnancy there are 101 things to remember in just a short amount of time. Remembering what foods to avoid, which to consume, making sure exercise is maintained daily, all while hot flashes and dizzy…

Lemon Orzo with Almond Crusted Chicken

This is another great dish to meal prep for lunch or dinners throughout the week. This recipe makes enough for about 4-5 people and if you add a salad or something else on the side it can stretch even further. The orzo can be eaten cold or reheated, which makes it perfect for dinner-on-the-go or…

“Winter Citrus Salmon Salad”

In case you haven’t heard it enough already, Happy New Years! After the hectic Holidays, January comes flying in at full speed. In my opinion, January is one of the best months of the year because it screams, ‘fresh beginning’ for me. January allows you to start a brand new book, writing one page at a…

Simply Brined & Roasted Chicken

If you are looking for a simple yet delicious recipe, one that leaves everybody around the table happy and healthy, this should be one of the first recipes you pull from the recipe box. It uses simple ingredients, simple prep time, and simple cooking methods for an out-of-this-world taste. Pull it out of the oven…

Greek Chicken Kale Salad

Learn how to re-love your boring salad! Does anybody else have the problem of redundancy when making a salad at home? I seem to make the same salads over and over again, using the same ingredients, the same dressing, even in the same bowl with the same type of lettuce. No wonder I was bored…

Butter Lettuce Fish Tacos

Fish Tacos are among my favorite dishes to make because they are so versatile during the summer months. I take that back, I make fish tacos year round because Justin and I love them so much. The trick to making a good fish taco lies in the filling, and a good fish taco shouldn’t need…

Sustainable Living With Plant Proteins

  Within the last five to ten years, plant proteins have gained an escalating interest with consumers. It’s been considered to be one of the hottest and newest trends on the market, allowing plant-based vegetarians, vegans, and others alike an easy way to receive more protein in their diets. Some studies have shown the benefits…

Fiesta Shrimp and Farro Salad

Alright guys, you asked for it, so here it is. Can I get a drum roll please…. The protein packed, whole grain goodness, veggie lovers delight, whopper of a salad that uses avocado as a dressing! Can I get an amen to this beautiful masterpiece? This recipe happened by accident this past week when Justin…

“Chicken Turmeric Curry with Jasmine Rice”

Okay so I have a funny story to tell you about where I found my inspiration for this post. I’ll be honest, I promise. Last week, during my foodservice rotation in my Dietetic Internship I was helping out in public school kitchens. I worked three days alongside the foodservice workers to get a better understanding…