I can’t believe I’m telling you this!

So I celebrated my birthday last Tuesday, April 7th and for anyone who knows me knows I LOVE my birthday! Not so much because it’s MY birthday, but I love all birthdays. I love that it gives permission to have ONE day to indulge in the sweetness of life. So often I hear clients saying, “I can’t have that” or “Oh I’d better not” or “That’s just ...[Read More]

Homemade Almond Milk

Have you made the shift from cows milk to plant based milk yet? If so, GREAT! Here’s a quick and simple recipe that will save you money and heal your body.   Ingredients 1 cup of almonds 4 cups of filtered water (Optional: Add fresh vanilla bean for flavor)   Directions: 1. Blend until all almonds are ground. 2. Pour liquid through a cheese cloth or nut milk bag to capture all the ...[Read More]

Veggie Packed Cauliflower Stir-Fry

Ingredients 1 head of cauliflower 2 tbsp of organic coconut oil 4 cloves of garlic (minced) 1/2 red onion (chopped) 1 bunch of asparagus 1 cup of mushrooms (chopped) 2 carrots (chopped) 1 knuckle of ginger (chopped) 3 tbsp of soy sauce *Can add chicken or shrimp for more protein Directions 1. Wash and chop cauliflower, then add to a blender and pulse until rice like. 2. Saute coconut oil, garlic a ...[Read More]

An easy way to increase your dark leafy greens

Greens are the most under-consumed food in America. Green smoothies are an excellent way to increase your consumption of dark leafy greens which provide us with numerous health benefits. Greens gently cleanse our blood and liver and add oxygen to our system giving us more energy. As a result of adding more greens to your diet, you will notice your body start to crave more and more greens. HereR ...[Read More]

5 Ways to Jumpstart Your Healthy Diet

Happy National Nutrition Month! In honor of this special month, lets get healthier! (I’m singing that line in my head to the tune of ‘let’s get physical’!) Healthy eating is a subjective term which means something different to everyone. Some people swear by a raw food diet and won’t go near cooked foods, others will be Paleo until the day they die, while some thrive on only ...[Read More]

Chicken Salad Salad (no, that’s not a typo!)

It’s my chicken salad salad — yep, two salads! Easy to assemble and have on the go. Ingredients: Chicken: 2 organic chicken breasts 2 cloves of garlic (minced) 2-3 tbsp of olive oil sea salt and pepper Chicken Salad: 2 organic chicken breasts (chopped) 2 organic celery stalks (chopped) 1 organic apple (chopped) 2 tbsp of red onion (chopped) 1 tbsp of organic dried cranberries or raisin ...[Read More]

Christa’s Warming Oatmeal

This is a great meal any time of day! On those colder mornings, I will choose this for breakfast since it’s more warming and has lots of healthy fats and fiber to keep me fueled all morning. Then, I will have my green smoothie as a post workout meal/snack. Give it a whirl and let me know what you think! Ingredients: 1 packet of organic instant oatmeal 1 tbsp of almond butter 1 tbsp of organi ...[Read More]

Simple Smoked Salmon Salad (say that 10x fast!)

Delicious, nutritious, and quick — this salad hits the trifecta! Ingredients: 1-2 cups of fresh organic greens (I use arugula) 1-2 oz of smoked salmon 1 tbsp of goat cheese (crumbled) 1 tsp of capers 1 slice of red onion sea salt and fresh ground pepper Dressing: 1 tbsp of Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 lemon (juiced) Directions: Whisk dressing and pour over salad. Enjoy!

Ancient Grains + Greens

Some nights ya just don’t feel like making a big meal and that’s when this recipe comes in handy! It’s so simple, yet so satisfying. Quinoa is a complete protein which provides us with all the amino acids we need to fuel our muscles and give us energy. Plus, it’s a grain, so it contains lots of fiber to fill us up! I love adding greens to my quinoa as an added nutritional b ...[Read More]

Tuscan Tuna Salad

Our favorite way to eat this tuscan tuna salad is over greens whether it’s in a salad or in a lettuce wrap. You can use romaine hearts, collard greens or iceberg lettuce as your wraps. You can also top arugula, spring mix or spinach with a scoop of tuna for some added protein to help keep you fuller longer. Enjoy! Tuscan Tuna Salad 2 cans of albacore tuna (in water) 1/4 red onion (chopped) 2 ...[Read More]