Pesto. A classic sauce originated in Italy. Did you know it is considered a wholesome food? The basil and the pine nuts are nutrient dense ingredients, the olive oil offers needed healthy fats and the garlic provides compounds with various health benefits. One of my husband’s co-workers (her name is Kelly and she is a
Month: July 2012
Don’t eat in a rush! It may help you make that next appointment or commitment, but it can cost you in the long run. Researchers at the University of Rhode Island tested this by instructing their participants to eat a large plate of pasta quickly. Those who did, consumed 646 calories in nine minutes! Those
There is this one salsa at our city’s Co-Op that is amazing! It comes in three varieties: mild, medium and hot. I like hot. My husband likes medium. It’s made locally, which I love; got to support my local folks! When you read its label, you get a list of all its ingredients, ingredients you
This is going to be an out-of-this-world experience for your taste buds, so I hope they are ready for this fabulous Paleo Banana Bread Topped With Paleo Nutella recipe! How many of you like Nutella? If you have never heard of it…I am sorry, but you haven’t lived yet. If you don’t like it, then we
I think we all need to know how to make homemade Paleo Nutella. It is a chocolate lover’s necessity. And you can top cakes, breads and fruits with this creamy spread…or…just eat by the spoonful, really. It is decadent, rich, creamy and oh-so satisfying. And the best part? It is very easy to make! Here
My friend Monica is getting married this month! I am thrilled! Welcome to the club, my friend! Monica and I met during our college years…in the dorms to be exact. She was my R.A. for a while, which meant I saw Monica ALL the time. Halls, cafeteria, dorm meetings/events, you name it. She was an
Today, we are going to make homemade almond BUTTER this also might be considered a raw almond butter recipe! Are you excited?! I am! It’s such a delicious type of nut butter. I adore it. I spread it on my Paleo waffles/pancakes/bread, fruits and even vegetables (ants on a stick…celery, almond butter, and organic raisins…heaven).
Growing up, I never really was a fan of watermelon. I actually got disappointed when I was given a watermelon slice as a snack before lunch or dinner. I think a big reason for that was because I would way much rather indulge in creamier, richer, and thicker (crunchier) foods. I like to chew things.
Happy Monday everyone! I had a great weekend, despite my stressful Friday morning/afternoon. My husband and I spent lots of time together, which is my favorite thing ever. Spending a lot of time with my all time best friend? Nothing beats that! We spent these last two days going to the gym, working on various
The start of this past Friday was a very interesting one. It started with one of the most stressful mornings I’ve had in awhile. I then had to deal with a “running around like crazy” sort of afternoon. The stress was eased by a much appreciated visit from my friends. However, their presence at the