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Zucchini Lasagna

This veggie zucchini lasagna recipe is so good you won’t even miss the meat or the pasta! And it’s much healthier than regular lasagna because it’s pasta-free (lower carbs!), and includes fat-free ricotta cheese and part-skim mozzarella cheese. Great for vegetarians or those on a gluten-free diet. I like to add fresh tomatoes to my sauce, [...]

By | July 10th, 2016|Recipes|1 Comment

Quinoa & Oats Breakfast Bowl

For this breakfast bowl, you can use either rolled oats or steel-cut oats. Steel cut oats sit lower on the glycemic index, but they take longer to cook, at least 30 minutes. (Those on a gluten-free diet will want to make sure to use pure oats that don't contain wheat.) For the granola, I recommend [...]

By | June 4th, 2016|Recipes|1 Comment

Frozen Berry Sangria

I never realized how easy it was to make frozen sangria until I was stranded by the pool one day with nothing but a bottle of red wine, a few bags of frozen fruit. Turns out, that's all you need! It's entirely up to you which fruit you want to add. Personally I like to [...]

By | June 1st, 2016|cocktails, Recipes|0 Comments

The Health Benefits of Ginger

Ginger seems to be gaining increasing popularity, and rightfully so. In addition to its spicy flavor kick, it's also known to help with numerous health conditions - relieving muscle pain, burning fat cells, increasing circulation, reducing inflammation and fighting nausea. But one of my favorite health benefits of ginger is the significant impact it has [...]

By | November 10th, 2015|Blog|3 Comments

Berry Breakfast Smoothie Bowl

For this breakfast smoothie bowl, I recommend using plain non-fat Greek yogurt, as it has only 120 calories per cup, 6 grams of sugar, and 22 grams of protein! I like Trader Joe’s brand, but Sage and Chobani are also good brands. The yogurt itself tends to be too bitter for me, so I like to blend it [...]

By | July 12th, 2015|Recipes|1 Comment