Simple Kale Salad

For the kale, remove the fibrous stems, leaving you with just the greens. On your cutting board, pile all the leaves on top of each other and massage with your hands for about three to five minutes, until the leaves are no longer bitter. You use a similar motion as you would kneading bread! Move […]

Red, White and Blue Frozen Cocktail

Combine all red layer ingredients and blend just until smooth in a high-speed blender. Pour into a container and place in the freezer while you make the other layers. Rinse out the blender. Combine all white layer ingredients and blend just until smooth in a high-speed blender. Pour into a container and place in the […]

Golden Coconut Lentil Soup

Add the olive oil to a large pot. Dice the onion, mince the garlic, and grate or mince the ginger. Sauté the onion, garlic, and ginger in the olive oil over medium heat for 2-3 minutes, or until the onions are soft and transparent. While the onions, garlic, and ginger are sautéing, peel and slice […]

Raspberry Cheesecake Cups

Cups Base Soak the Pitted Dates for at least 5 hours, preferably overnight. Drain well when ready but make sure to keep some of the soaking water. Place all the ingredients in a powerful Blender or Food Processor and blend in small pulses until a sticky dough forms. Line a Cupcake/Muffin Tray with cupcake Liners, […]

Carrot Apple Muffins

  Pre heat oven to 375f and prepare muffin tin with liners. Melt coconut oil and add to the mashed banana, stir to combine. Add the apple puree, apple, carrot, eggs, milk and combine. Mix the flour, ground almonds, cinnamon, ginger, baking soda and salt together Combine the wet and dry ingredients and stir. Fill […]

Tuscan White Bean Skillet

One pan, one meal, easy clean up. Enjoy! xoxo, Kristin 1) Warm olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat until shimmering. Add onions and cook for 3-4 minutes, until slightly softened. Add sun-dried tomatoes and garlic and cook for an additional 60 seconds, until fragrant. 2) Add beans, diced tomatoes, artichoke hearts, oregano, […]

Bacon Wrapped Brussels Sprouts

The grill isn’t only for protein. Veggies taste great on the grill. Can’t go wrong with bacon! Enjoy. xoxo, Kristin 1) In a small bowl whisk together the olive oil, soy sauce, pepper and garlic powder. 2) Slice Brussels sprouts in half lengthwise. Place in marinade and let sit for 20 minutes, covered. 3) Next […]

Roasted Herb Mustard Potatoes

Sometimes we need to switch up our side dishes. You can also drizzle this on top of chicken or some sort of lean protein or tofu and roast in the oven with the potatoes. Enjoy! xoxo, Kristin 1) Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. and spray a baking sheet with oil or line with parchment […]

Three Ingredient Brownies

Sometimes we all need some chocolate and these brownies will satisfy that chocolate craving! Enjoy! xoxo, Kristin 1) Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare a 9-in. x 9-in. square baking dish by spraying it with cooking spray or rubbing coconut oil around the sides and bottom so the brownies do not stick. 2) […]

Sweet Potato Chicken Poppers

Veggies and protein mixed into one dish! Enjoy! xoxo, Kristin 1) Preheat the oven to 400 F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper lightly greased with oil Combine all of the ingredients in a large mixing bowl and thoroughly mix. 2) Begin rolling the mixture into small, slightly flattened poppers about one inch […]

Grilled Cilantro Lime Chicken

I miss grilling and this chicken recipe will give me a reason to grill! Enjoy! xoxo, Kristin Trim any fat from the chicken thighs and place in a large freezer bag. To the bowl of a food processor, add the lime juice, lime zest, cilantro, olive oil, honey, cumin, salt and pepper and whiz to […]

Lentil Quinoa Bowl

Hearty veggie bowl with plant based protein. If you are used to eating meat, switch it up with a plant based protein. Enjoy! xoxo, Kristin     Pre-heat the oven to 425 degrees F. Add the peeled and cubed butternut squash and chopped carrot to a roasting tray. Add  1 tsp olive oil and a […]