What better way to use up vegetables in your fridge than to add them to a breakfast dish. I had some veggies that I needed to use up so today I made a frittata. Now, typically frittatas can take a long time to prepare and bake. I decided I wanted my meal fast and I didn’t want to turn on the oven. I prepared and cooked mine on the stove-top in less than 30 minutes and it turned out very[Read more]
How many times have you woken up determined to incorporate (and stick to) a laundry list of new healthy habits only to fall off the wagon the very next day? It takes two weeks to form a new habit, yet most of us go for the all or nothing approach and we try to form too many new habits at once.
This is a healthy version of the taco without the carb-loaded shell. You won’t even miss it I promise! Now that Summer has arrived there are a plethora of squash at the Farmer’s Market. My absolute favorite is Zucchini with it’s beautiful dark green peel. Zucchini is a very low calorie vegetable with no saturated fats or cholesterol. It’s high in anti-oxidants and is a great source of potassium which helps with bringing electrolytes to the cells and with countering[Read more]
Lime is one of my absolute favorite essential oils! With its fresh, crisp, sweet aroma, Lime essential oil is so fun to cook with and has tons of physical and emotional health benefits too! This Rasberry Limeade recipe is perfect for your Summer barbeque. Invite some friends over and get cookin’! To add to your dinner party, here’s a great Summer salad dressing recipe with essential oils. Want to learn more about Lime essential oil? Rasberry Limeade Recipe Ingredients: Raspberry[Read more]
This past week I learned a valuable lesson in relationships. Did you know there is a golden rule to keeping balanced relationships at home, at work, and elsewhere. People respond better to positive praise and are more likely to want to do more things right in order to receive more positive praise. Unfortunately we tend to go straight for the negative or “constructive” criticism when dealing with people in our lives. Does it ever feel like the negative interactions outweigh[Read more]
Sometimes you just want a quick and easy dinner, am I right? But that doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice health for convenience. I love Mexican food, but that also doesn’t mean I have to sacrifice health for fried tostada goodness. I figured out you can bake soft corn tortillas to crisp them up and then add whatever toppings you want. I was able to have these delicious oven-baked tostadas in my belly in less than 25 minutes! The coconut[Read more]