Chia Pudding

A perfect snack in between meals.  Great energy that lasts a few hours and it doesn’t confuse your blood sugar levels like other snacks that lack balance.

What’s more Healthy than: Quinoa Primavera

Originally posted on Balanced Modern Mom:
So as you know I love Meatless Mondays and an All Vegetarian meal whenever I can….??!! I especially love Quinoa, for me it’s the best substitution to heavy carbs and it marries so well with vegetables (really anything, in this case I am focusing on vegetables 😉 ), I…

Baked Potato Soup

Originally posted on annie's cooking lab:
I know winter is almost over and soon it will be time to put hearty soups on hold until next fall. However, this soup is so good that you need to fit it into your meal planning before the weather gets too warm! This creamy soup is very…

Green Juice and Egg Cups

This weekend was low-key in the kitchen.  We made some green juice: apples, chard, spinach, lemon, orange, carrots.  I have to make room for the new fruits I will buy at the producers market on Monday.

Black Bean & Soy Protein Vegetarian Chili

It is still winter and I am still making mostly soup for dinner.  My friend Pat introduced me to the dehydrated bits of soy protein this week.  I also found black beans, which I have not seen before in France.  I thought chili seemed like the natural route to take with these new found ingredients. … Continue reading

jar lunch: deconstructed sushi

Originally posted on krista and jess:
I want to introduce a new feature on the blog: the Jar Lunch! It’s like a bag lunch or a bento lunch, but the next big thing is lunch packed in a good ol’ mason jar. I have to microwave my lunch at work, so metal containers won’t work…