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5 Easy Steps to Building the Perfect Salad

I don't know about you, but I always crave salads in the summertime. They are light, yet filling, can be full of flavor, and just taste better when all that great summer produce is in season. In this video, I share my simple 5-step formula for building a perfectly balanced, delicious salad. I also share 4 of my favorite salad combinations. Enjoy!

3 Super Easy On-the-Go Breakfasts

It's long been said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Yet many people don't get enough nourishment in the morning or just skip breakfast altogether. The biggest reason why? Lack of time in the morning. Between oversleeping, morning routines, and trying to get to school or work on time, making a wholesome morning meal can be challenging. But it doesn't have to be.

Energy Boosting Foods

We could all use more energy from time to time. In this video, I share 4 energy boosting foods and some easy snacks to make using them to get you through that midday slump in a healthy way. Enjoy!

Raw vs. Cooked Veggies

Ever wonder whether raw or cooked veggies are superior, nutritionally speaking? Well, the truth is that it varies based on the individual vegetable! In this video, I share which veggies pack a bigger nutrient punch when consumed raw, and which ones reign supreme when served cooked. Plus, I give you a variety of ideas on how to enjoy these veggies in fun, unique ways!

Recipe: Mini Meatloaves

Anything that is mini-sized is cute, don't you think? In cooking, making miniature versions of foods is also a great way to keep portions in check. As an added bonus, it often speeds up the cooking time. Those are just a few of the benefits of these mini meatloaves. Cooked in a muffin tin, they come together in less than half the time of a traditional meat loaf, are sized-just-right so you get to have 2 of them in a serving, and are cute and fun to boot, if I do say so myself!

Breakfast Quinoa with Cherries and Pecans

By now, you probably already know what a superfood quinoa is, from being the only grain that is a complete protein to providing a filling 6 grams of fiber per cooked cup. It's also easier than ever to find quinoa in your grocery store, and I am loving the new frozen microwave-in-the-bag versions that make cooking quinoa quicker and easier than ever!

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