Bean Meatballs

SERVING SIZE: 5 each SERVINGS PER RECIPE: 4 INGREDIENTS 2 8oz cans White Kidney Beans 2 each Eggs, whole 1 ¼ cup All Purpose Flour 2 tsp. Dried Basil 2 tsp. Dried Oregano Pinch Salt, Kosher DIRECTIONS Rinse kidney beans and then push through a colander. Whisk together eggs, all purpose, salt, spices, and beans […]

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Quinoa Salad with Beans

SERVING SIZE: 4oz SERVINGS PER RECIPE: 3 Servings INGREDIENTS 1 ½ cups Quinoa 2 cups Vegetable Stock ½ cup Black Beans, canned and rinsed 4 oz Raisins 1/3 cup Almonds, slivered and toasted 3 each Scallions, thinly sliced 1 each Lime, zested 3 tbsp. Red Wine Vinegar To taste Salt, Kosher 5-7 sprigs Cilantro, minced [...]
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Three Quick Dishes: Mexican-inspired, heart protection recipes

Do you love Mexican food as much as I do? I’m not talking Taco Bell- Mexican or even Chipotle-Mexican; I’m talking authentic Mexican food. I’ve taken some heart healthy foods like beans (hello fiber) and quinoa (as a rice substitute) and avocado (hello heart-healthy fat) to make three quick dishes this week. Enjoy them on [...]
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Fill up on Fiber!

As part of the NO WHITE FLOUR Challenge, I want to pass along some info. about fiber. When you consume fiber, your body is so happy! Fiber helps prevent so many ailments. Here are just a few of the positive effects of flour: it can help reduce your LDL (BAD) cholesterol; it can help prevent […]

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Busting the myth that eating healthy is expensive

A frequent concern that many of my clients express is the fear that eating healthy is expensive. In honor of National Nutrition Month, I am going to set the record straight and share with you five ways that you can cut your healthy eating budget down big-time! Plan what you are going to shop for. […]

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