quick recipes

Mediterranean Roasted Artichokes

Roasted Artichokes

While I am not vegetarian, I always like to have some vegetarian options for guests when I am hosting dinner. This artichoke recipe is flavorful, filling, and perfect for my vegetarian friends, so they aren’t stuck with just eating salad for dinner! Kelapo ghee allows the garlic clove to become soft and tender to give the dish that mouthwatering flavor. I hope you and your vegetarian friends enjoy! Ingredients: 3 large artichokes 3 teaspoons lemon juice salt black pepper Kelapo ghee 6 garlic cloves, peeled 1 small shallot, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon capers crumbled feta cheese, to taste For the Vinaigrette: same 6 garlic cloves, roasted earlier with the artichokes ½ cup fresh […]

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Save the Planet! #InternationalEarthDay

While Earth Day in the U.S. is April 22nd, today people celebrate International Earth Day. Since the 1970’s we’ve had both days to celebrate the earth and how lucky are we! Take time today to be mindful and maybe even create a routine where you can do simple things that can help the planet. For example, 4 years ago I use to always leave the faucet running while brushing my teeth, but I was completely wasting one of our natural resources. Since then, I always leave the faucet closed until I’m ready to rinse my mouth. Little things like this […]

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Quick and Simple Recipes to Keep you Going!

Summer has come to an end, which means the kids are back in school and parents are back to their regular routines. Between dropping off, picking up, and after school activities, there is little time left over to plan out healthy meals. But “fast food” does not have to be unhealthy! Here are my 3 “go-to” meals that will keep you energized and will take you less than 10 minutes to make!   1)     Power Smoothie: Ingredients: –          1 cup of almond milk –          1 cup of ice –          1 scoop whey isolate protein powder –          ½ banana –          a […]

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