Posts Tagged ‘Diet’

February 8th, 2014 - 3:07 pm § in RECIPES

Recipe: Vanilla Chai Protein Powder Chia Seed Pudding

Have you heard of chia seeds? You probably have and you don’t even know it – think “ch-ch-ch-chia.” Yep, crazy to believe, but the seeds behind your beloved Chia pet also have rockstar status in the superfood world. Nutrients found in chia seeds include omega fatty acids, fib[...]

May 8th, 2013 - 7:48 am § in RECIPES

Recipe: Vanilla Chai Berry Banana Smoothie

With the temperatures increasing, I’ve been craving smoothies again. There are so many ways to craft a delicious smoothie, but for me it’s typically a mix of frozen berries or bananas, spinach, non-dairy milk, coconut water and protein powder. For my most recent smoothie, I went with a c[...]

August 25th, 2012 - 3:44 pm § in ENTERTAINING, RECIPES, TRAVEL

Easy Entertaining: Three Colorful and Delicious Dinner Party Salads

Whether you’re hosting a dinner party, or planning a special at home dinner, a delicious salad can leave a lasting impression. To truly wow your dinner companions, think beyond the traditional “house salad” of lettuce, cucumber, tomatoes and carrots and seek inspiration from vibran[...]

December 15th, 2011 - 10:29 pm § in RECIPES

Home Cookin’: Butternut Squash and Apple Soup

Now that we’re having consistently cooler weather, I am craving homemade soup. I’ve never been a fan of brothy, chunky soups, but thick pureed soups are right up my alley. Featuring creamy butternut squash, broth, a mix of comforting spices and a hint of tart granny smith apple, this sou[...]

October 13th, 2011 - 8:25 pm § in ENTERTAINING, RECIPES

Easy Entertaining: Cucumber Water

Life’s about simple pleasures, right? Whether you entertain a lot, or are looking for a new way to ‘spice’ up your daily H2O, I’ve got an idea for you: cucumber water. Inspired by my former roommate Gabi, adding a few thin cucumber slices to a pitcher or glass of water genera[...]