Delicious Nutritious Green Smoothie!

This Green Smoothie is chock full of nutrients to fuel your body! One of the easiest ways I get all the daily veggies my body needs is by enjoying a green smoothie or two. There are so many benefits of drinking green smoothies, including: weight loss/maintenance, increased fiber intake for colon health, antioxidents for optimal health and fitness, mental clarity and focus, increased energy, clearer skin, and minerals for healthy bones.  This smoothie is so quick and easy to make. I just {Read More}

Pesto Zucchini Pasta with Chicken, Tomatoes, Mushrooms & Olives

Oh, zoodles, how I love you!  Yes. Really, I do.  Lately I’ve been a bit lazy about pulling out my spiralizer. However, yesterday reminded me of just how much time it takes. Which is barely any! Honestly, the time it takes you wash the zucchini, get out the spiralizer, and spiralize your perfect zucchini noodles is less than five minutes!  No longer will I be lazy because I like zoodles as much as I do pasta. I’m not sure how that {Read More}

Grilled Flank Steak Salad

This recipe is the perfect solution for the leftover meat next time you grill flank steak! Don’t you just LOVE a perfectly grilled, juicy flank steak? I could easily eat it once a week! One of my favorite things about making a flank steak is that there are always ample leftovers, and it tastes even better on day two! So I typically make stir fry, fajitas or a delicious salad the day after. This particular salad recipe is hands-down my fave because I {Read More}

Super Yummy Jalapeno Cilantro Cole Slaw

I’m all about tasty, healthy salads all summer long. I love combining flavors and textures. I don’t know about you, but I usually prefer old favorites with some twist to them like this one. Keeps things more interesting! Plus it’s easier to create meals that are good for you. BTW, if you want to watch me make this, check out this Periscope replay on! This Jalapeño Cilantro Cole Slaw recipe is a twist on the old favorite — light and refreshing (no mayo) {Read More}

Spicy, Grilled, Watermelon, Jicama, and Cucumber Salad

I’m such a salad fan. Especially salads that are different. Today’s recipe certainly fits the bill! Spicy, Grilled, Watermelon, Jicama and Cucumber Salad. It’s the perfect blend of sweet, spicy and refreshing for summer. And Lord knows, I certainly need refreshing during the day here in the desert. We see triple digits before 9:30 a.m. many days in the summer! INGREDIENTS Salad: 1 seedless watermelon olive oil  1 cup jicama, peeled and diced 1 cup cucumber, thinly sliced 1/2 cup {Read More}

Watermelon Mango Pico de Gallo

Watermelon Mango Pico de Gallo is the perfect blend refreshing, spicy, sweetness on a hot summer day! I bought a couple of personal, seedless watermelons over the weekend and, by yesterday, hadn’t cut into them yet. I wanted to do something a bit different than usual and settled upon apico degallo for one of them (another yummy watermelon recipe is coming soon!) Watermelon, mango, jalapeño, red onion, cilantro, lime juice, and salt. Doesn’t it sound simply mouth-watering? It’s so flavorful {Read More}