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Breakfast July 24, 2011

Whole-Wheat English Muffin with Egg & Salsa

Whole-Wheat English Muffin with Egg & Salsa

My new favorite breakfast is a deliciously savory alternative to sweet morning meals. Paired with a mango, blueberry smoothie this breakfast packs protein and flavor for a smooth morning ahead.


-Whole-wheat English muffin
-1 Egg (From Cage-Free Hens)
– Fresh Salsa
– Fresh Goat Cheese


Toast the English muffin halves. Whisk egg in small bowl along with a dash of cayenne pepper and turmeric (this gives the egg its bright color). Pour the egg mixture onto small pan on medium heat (adjust heat as needed). I prefer the egg to be fully cooked (not runny) but you can cook it however you normally like it.

Add about 1/2 tsp crumbled goat cheese to each English muffin half. Heat if desired for 15 seconds to melt. Add cooked egg, salsa, and hummus. Enjoy!


Dinner: Stuffed Tomato, Grilled Chicken, Roasted Fingerlings July 23, 2011


Happy 4th of July! July 4, 2011

Red, white & blueberries

Healthy 4th of July Snack Ideas

Celebrate with these colorful snacks that are ripe with flavor and nutrition!

1. Red, White, & Blueberries

Ingredients: Non-fat plain yogurt (FAGE 0% plain Greek is my favorite), organic strawberries, organic frozen blueberries.

2. Blue Corn Chips & Zesty Salsa

Ingredients: Blue corn chips (no salt added) and your favorite salsa.

3.  Watermelon & Feta Salad

Ingredients: Watermelon, feta cheese, red wine vinegar, sweet onion, fresh mint, olive oil, salt & pepper

4. Roasted Tomatoes with Blue Cheese & Bulgar

Ingredients: Fresh tomatoes, bulgar (cracked wheat), blue cheese, chopped shallot. Cut off tops of the tomatoes and roast with shallot slices on top in the oven at 475° for 5 to 7 minutes. Top with cooked bulgar and blue cheese crumbles.

5. Blackberry Sorbet with Fresh Raspberries & Whipped Cream

Ingredients: Blackberry sorbet, raspberries (fresh or frozen), 1 small portion of real whipped cream (about 1 tablespoon). Top whipped cream with a dash of cinnamon.