{Nourish} Summer Burger Round Up

Summer Burger Round Up Plus Grilling and Meal Prep Tips

It’s officially backyard BBQ season, but we don’t have to compromise our eating habits to have a good time. To kick off this festive weekend I’ve rounded up some of the best homemade burgers I could find. Each of these burgers are made with whole-food ingredients and are beaming with all the right summer flavors. Everything from traditional beef burgers, to salmon or turkey and even simple, delicious veggies burgers. No matter your preference, you’re sure to find a mouthwatering burger in this mix. So grab a refreshing beverage and find your favorite patty to grill up this weekend. Happy 4th of July!

 

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{Nourish} How to Roast Vegetables: A Cheat Sheet

A helpful cheat sheet for how to roast vegetablesI love my oven. You know this by now. Most of our weeknight meals consist of roasted chicken or fish and a vegetable of some sort. That veggie, it tends to be roasted as it’s fairly hands-free and I only do easy during the week. Now, to make my kitchen madness approachable and easy for all of you, I created this cheat sheet. How to roast vegetables. It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3. Continue reading “{Nourish} How to Roast Vegetables: A Cheat Sheet”

{Nourish} Mix and Match Simple, Healthy One-Pan Chicken Dinners

one pan chicken dinner, healthy chicken recipe, paleo chicken recipe, gluten free chicken recipe, easy chicken recipeA One Pan, No-Fuss, Healthy Dinner? Yes, Please! If I am going to make dinner, it needs to be fast and it needs to be simple like the Lemon and Za’atar Roasted Chicken I posted last week. Lucky us, that healthy chicken recipe can easily become a one-pan dinner; as in you cook all of the ingredients in the oven, on one pan! While I love to cook, like many of you, I don’t have hours to spend in the kitchen each night (like many of you!). That is why I am obsessed with one-pan recipes. Even better, all of the healthy recipe ideas in this post are naturally gluten-free and dairy-free to boot. Easy, healthy and delicious. What more could a girl want? Continue reading “{Nourish} Mix and Match Simple, Healthy One-Pan Chicken Dinners”

{Thrive} 5 Ways to Eat More Vegetables

5 Ways to Eat More Vegetables Eat more vegetables. This may be my favorite nutrition tip and it’s a positive wellness intention I focus on daily. I’m always encouraging myself to eat more vegetables. If you consider the risk to benefit ratio of this recommendation, it speaks for itself. Risk: minimal. Benefits: abundant. Plus, I love an intention that encourages me to have more versus less, especially when it comes to food. Enough of the deprivation people. Let’s be grateful for the food on our plate.  That being said, for most of us omnivores, the idea of planning a meal around carrots sounds, well, lackluster at best. Fortunately, the concept of creating a vegetable-centric plate can and often does include meat, fish and poultry. The key is mindfully rearranging your plate so that the veggies are the star and the animal proteins play a more supporting role. Eat more vegetables. One of my 5 Intentions for the New Year and a great mantra we can use to kick off the month. Here are five tips to make this feel more achievable.

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{Nourish} African Almond Butter and Root Vegetable Stew

African Peanut Stew: Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Vegan, One-Pot MealConsidering one of my Top 5 intentions for the New Year is to eat more vegetables I figure it’s the perfect time to share a meatless meal with all of you. This African Almond Butter and Root Vegetable Stew has been a winter staple in my house for years. Hearty and satisfying, the flavors are bold and interesting and it’s gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan to boot. Rest assured. If you are a meat-eater and you’re thinking this is not a recipe for you, I encourage you to give it a go as I have yet to meet an omnivore that didn’t love this soulful dish. Oh, it’s also worth noting that this stew tastes equally as delicious if not better the next day. Continue reading “{Nourish} African Almond Butter and Root Vegetable Stew”

{Nourish} Citrus Arugula Salad with Roasted Delicata, Pistachios, Grapes and Pomegranate

Citrus Arugula Salad With Roasted Delicata Squash, Pistachios, Grapes and PomegranatesOkay, I am obsessed with this Arugula Salad with Roasted Delicata, Pistachios, Grapes and Pomegranates. It is my go-to salad for entertaining and isn’t it beautiful? It’s a hearty, filling salad that is piled high with in-season goodies like Roasted Delicata Squash, Pistachios, Grapes and Pomegranate and while it looks all fancy and complicated I revel is the fact that it’s actual quite simple to create – but you knew it would be because I don’t do complicated. Are you ready to be the hero of the holiday table? Make this Arugula Salad with Roasted Delicata, Pistachios, Grapes and Pomegranates your friends and family will thank you. Continue reading “{Nourish} Citrus Arugula Salad with Roasted Delicata, Pistachios, Grapes and Pomegranate”