Lunch Bowls: Tons of combos for amazing flavors!

Lunch Bowls! Clients ask me all the time, “what should I eat for lunch?” I have found that if it isn’t easy to throw together, they won’t do it no matter how healthy it is! This is why I love lunch bowls! I often eat these myself using a variety of vegetables and leftovers that are already prepared in my refrigerator. Below are 4 different options and ideas to create your perfect lunch! You can follow the chart horizontally to stick with similar flavors, or you can mix and match…

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Savory Oatmeal

Who said oatmeal has to be sweet? This savory oatmeal will be the healthy highlight of your morning routine. With a little veggie prep the night before, you can whip up a serving of this delicious oatmeal in under 10 minutes! I don’t know about you, but I definitely need fast and filling ideas for my mornings. This recipe below is for 1 serving of savory oatmeal, but of course, you can double or quadruple it so it can feed the whole family! Let me know what you think! Makes…

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Black Bean Enchilada Casserole

Black Bean and Cheese Enchiladas

Black Bean Enchilada Casserole This black bean enchilada casserole is helping me lean a little more plant-based. Many of you know that I did a genetic test a few years ago showing my metabolism may benefit if I “lean more plant-based”. So, for the last 3 years I have worked to incorporate more meatless meals into my diet. I actually love eating this way! Don’t get me wrong, every once and a while I LOVE a good cheeseburger…BUT, I want to continue sharing with you some of these recipes that…

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Chicken and Veggie Fried Rice

Chicken and Veggie Fried Rice

Chicken and Veggie Fried Rice I love a good fried rice, but they can be so loaded with fats and sugars!  This recipe that tastes great, but is also pretty healthy.  It is a new twist on an old ethnic favorite which has more vegetables than usual! I love all kinds of food and this one really hits the spot if you love the flavors of Asia! If you like this recipe you might also like this Butter Chicken! Cooking and Prep time, about 40 minutes Makes 6 (pretty large)…

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Favorite Vegetable Recipes!

Caprese Salad

All through the month of January, we did a Veggie Challenge in my weekly newsletter!  We worked on increasing our vegetables, diversifying our vegetables, trying a new vegetable and trying a new recipe that included vegetables.  The last week, I asked if you would share some of the yummy vegetable recipes with all of us, and HERE THEY ARE!!! I hope you will try some of these and continue to work on all of your goals from last month! Turmeric Rice By: Myka K 1 cup Rice ¼ cup Diced…

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Cauliflower Rice with Green Chile

Cauliflower Rice with Corn and Green Chile

Cauliflower Rice with Corn and Green Chile This simple cauliflower rice with corn and green chile side dish truly exceeded all of my expectations!  We had been traveling for over two weeks and when we got home I was scrounging in the freezer for dinner.  I had a bag of cauliflower rice, some frozen corn and green chile.  So, this is what I made!  I added a little garlic powder and cracked black pepper and it tasted amazing! So I am sharing my success in this cauliflower rice with corn…

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Ground Turkey and Veggie Meatloaf

Turkey and Veggie Meatloaf

Ground Turkey and Veggie Meatloaf I have to admit that when I was growing up, when mom said we were having meatloaf, I did not have a happy heart!  Meatloaf was definitely not my favorite food.  I think mostly because many recipes for meatloaf don’t have very much flavor.  This ground turkey and veggie meatloaf is the opposite.  It smells amazing when it is baking, and it tastes just as good as it smells! Ground turkey is the main ingredient in the meatloaf, but you will love how the added…

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How to Improve Immunity During COVID-19

Antioxidants in berries can help immunity

What is happening? COVID-19 is spreading fast.  As I am writing this, over 140,000 people have died and there are over 2 million cases worldwide.  Everyone is wondering, “what is happening?”  Besides wondering about daily life, and how in the world am I going to teach both of my children, and work, and keep my house clean, and cook meals…???  I am also wondering, how can I reduce my risk of severe illness or even death from this deadly virus?  What are some easy (because let’s be real, I don’t…

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Mineral Broth

Mineral Broth This home made vegetable mineral broth is almost magical because it takes all of the wonderful nutrients from all of the amazing vegetables and puts it into a delicious broth that you can use in all of your cooking to help your body heal.  I truly believe in the power of good food to make the body well.  Using food to really nourish the body well is called functional nutrition.  Functional nutrition takes into account all of the systems in the body and formulates a plan for optimal…

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Roasted Parmesan Broccoli

Roasted Parmesan Broccoli

Roasted Parmesan Broccoli I absolutely LOVE roasting vegetables!  It is one of my favorite ways to prepare and eat fresh produce.  Roasting brings out some wonderful flavors and with broccoli, it reduces the bitterness.  Lastly, roasting vegetables helps to break down the cell walls of the veggies to make more nutrients available to your body! Broccoli is full of vitamins C, fiber, potassium, and iron.  It is also one of our vegetables with the highest amounts of protein.  Broccoli has been shown to help increase our immune systems and reduce…

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