Summer Mango Salsa

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The month of summer is HERE!  I don’t know about you all but I could not be more excited.  One of my many favorite parts about summer is all the in season fresh produce that comes our way.  I am currently down in Florida taking a few days for myself and could not help but pick up fresh mango’s at a local farmers market.   This is the definition of natures candy!

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Nutritious Acai Bowl

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Four years ago I was lucky enough to visit the country of Brazil.  I loved everything about the country, the people, and the culture.  But, my most favorite part was the discovery of acai.

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Chia Chocolate Pudding

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One fun fact about me: I have the biggest sweet tooth!  Yup, just because I am a nutritionist doesn’t mean I don’t love sweets!  You’ll notice that a chunk of my food blog is based around pancakes and chocolate-y things and that’s the reason why!  However, I am constantly finding new and innovative ways to fill my sweet tooth, the HEALTHY way!  Here is a great snack or dessert that does just that!

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Yellow Squash Ravioli

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I was fortunate enough to be raised by parents who had a huge love and appreciation for GOOD food.  My Mom is 1/2 Italian and every Sunday night my family and I would have an Italian feast.  Now a days, we only really get that on Christmas and my brothers and I always look forward to Momma Diehl’s homemade sauce and Italian cooking.   It is one of the only days of the year that I will consume processed white flour ingredients.  However, that doesn’t mean I don’t crave it the other 364 days of the year!

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Avocado Chocolate Milk Shake

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Do not let the pictures fool you! I don’t think it’s possible to capture a picture good enough to explain how DELICIOUS this smoothie is!  Generally, I’m not a big smoothie fan. I mostly believe in getting your nutrients through solid foods – HOWEVER – when it comes finding healthy alternatives to cater to those chocolate craving moments (we all have them!), this does the trick!

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Autumn Power Bowl – Easy Roasted Butternut Squash & Brussel Sprouts

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This time of year jump starts cravings for ‘comfort’ foods with earlier sunsets, Fall foliage, chilly evening temperatures.   This dish is Autumn in a bowl!  We all know I am a summer baby but I won’t deny that I love Fall seasonal foods!  This delicious power bowl includes a perfect blend of protein, complex carbohydrates, healthy fats, vitamins and minerals! Giving you all your nutrients in one delicious meal!
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