Nibbles of Nutrition
April 24, 2014
A lazy Saturday morning, Sunday brunch or even a fun weeknight dinner, waffles are a love of mine, and can absolutely fit into a healthy lifestyle. It’s always about the ingredients used, and today I’m sharing how to make Whole-Grain Blueberry Waffles!
You may also notice something a little different, a little more snazzy with our recipe videos! We are thrilled to roll out our “Grocery Made Meals”, a new term we have coined for all of our Healthy Grocery Girl recipes moving forward. We believe that eating healthy can be easy when you combine healthy grocery finds with real whole foods. Of course, plant-based, whole-foods are always top notch!
1 cup Bob’s Red Mill 7 Grain Pancake and Waffle Mix
1 cup cold unsweetened non-dairy milk
2 tablespoons organic unrefined coconut oil
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April 21, 2014
It can difficult for everyone to consume all of the greens we need in a day to thrive and be healthy! If you’re a mom hoping your little one will eat more greens, or just a busy guy or gal on the go looking for a quick way to boost nutrition, you’ll love these sneaky spinach smoothie recipes! These smoothies are designed to be a snack, however I’ve include options to boost the protein to make them a satisfying meal.
Watch as I make the following healthy smoothies for a group of six year olds to taste test! For more healthy kid approved recipes, tune in every Sunday morning to KATU Channel 2 Portland!
Strawberry Peanut Butter Smoothie
Makes One Serving
1 cup fresh spinach
1 medium banana
1 cup coconut water
1 cup frozen strawberries
1 tablespoon peanut butter
Directions: Combine all ingredients into a high…Continue Reading >
April 19, 2014
These truffles are one of my absolute favorite desserts. They are quick to make, delicious and satisfy any chocolate lover’s craving. They are gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, raw, vegan, plant-based and super yummy. This recipe makes 8-10 truffles.
Coconut Cacao Truffles
Recipe From: “Superfoods for Life, Coconut” by Megan Roosevelt, RD, LD, Healthy Grocery Girl
¾ cup raw unsweetened cacao powder
2 cups raw almonds
¼ cup raw cashews
½ cup pure maple syrup
¼ cup water
1 heaping tablespoon organic, raw, unrefined coconut oil
Pinch of sea salt
In a food processor or high-speed blender, combine all of the ingredients and blend until you have a thick batter.
Roll into small balls about 1 inch (2.5 cm) in diameter and place on a plate. Cover and keep in the freezer until ready to eat. The truffles will keep for up to 2 weeks…Continue Reading >
April 17, 2014
We have BIG BIG NEWS!!!
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Hello my lovely friends! I have exciting news to share with you!!
As you may know, I have been providing nutrition coaching, content and education to my personal coaching clients, corporate workshop clients and through media such as television, for years. As our business Healthy Grocery Girl has grown, I have become inspired by the friendships made online and through clients. I have learned what it is that people truly want and need to be successful with losing weight, maintaing a healthy weight, and living a life that is healthy, fun and delicious! I was inspired by my clients and by you to create something that I truly believe would be an amazing resource, guide and tool for everyone….Continue Reading >
April 10, 2014
Today’s interview is with Edouard Rollet, co-founder and president of Alter Eco. This video is one of many for our Natural Products Expo West interview series. Alter Eco makes a line of sustainable foods from around the world such as quinoa, rice, chocolate and sugar. Their products are USDA Organic and Fair-trade.
One of my favorite Alter Eco products is their Dark Chocolate Quinoa Bar!
For more information on Alter Eco and where to buy visit: http://www.alterecofoods.com
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