Pumpkin Pie Protein Smoothie!

Fall is nearly upon us and that means one thing…. PUMPKIN SEASON! (Although, I personally enjoy pumpkin year round) Here is a delicious (and secretly nutritious) shake that tastes like pumpkin pie! Try it and let me know how you like it!     A few tips: try taking your fresh (or canned) pumpkin and […]

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MInty Fresh Protein Smoothie

I made this mint shake often in March as a healthy substitute of that fast-food milkshake that is so popular for St. Patrick’s Day.  But really, one can never go wrong with a mint shake for dessert any time of the year, especially one that is nutrient packed! Check this out!   Ingredients: 1cup baby […]

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Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal

The temperatures are getting cooler and I am returning to morning oatmeal.  It is so simple to make a big batch of steel cut oats on the weekend, portion them out in mason jars, and add toppings each day! Some of my favorite add-ins are: walnuts, sliced almonds, PB2, banana, berries, cinnamon, chia seeds, and […]

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Quick, Mexican-Inspired Casserole

It was such a beautiful day today! I threw together this quick meal with odds and ends from my kitchen: Ingredients: Veggie chicken – cubed (or use ~6oz cooked chicken breast) 1/2 Cup cooked brown rice Salsa (as desired) Shredded cheese (or vegan alternative) Instructions: Layer in a glass baking dish and bake at 325 […]

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Chocolate Chip Protein Pancakes!

Did someone say chocolate?! Recently, I made some dairy free and egg free pancakes with extra protein.  They were so delicious, I just had to share!   Here is the recipe: 2 scoops Shaklee180 Vanilla smoothee powder 1/2 cup wheat flour (or GF flour) 6 tbsp rolled oats 1/2 tsp salt 2 tsp baking powder […]

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More Weekly Meal Preparation Ideas!

I am doing a 28 day Challenge with my Project Dream team and this is what my weeks look similar to right now I’m having 2 Shaklee 180 smoothies per day (They’re delicious, easy for summer, and taste like a treat on these hot summer days), Raw veggies for snacking (Rainbow carrots cut into sticks […]

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Weekly Food Preparation – Part 2

This is what my fridge looked like a couple weeks ago (but it’s not too different from what’s in it on a weekly basis) Top Shelf: I always have unsweetened vanilla almond milk on hand – it goes great in my Shaklee 180 Smoothies! Berries for snacking, overnight oats, vegan tortilla soup, and GoodBelly probiotic […]

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Mashed Cauliflower and Vegan Gravy

My intention was to share more about meal preparation, although I’m feeling a little stuck on what to share.  So instead, I think I’m going to just start sharing my favorite things to cook that last for several days! Mashed Caulifower Mashed cauliflower is one of my favorite side dishes.  For those of you that […]

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Meal Planning – Part 1

Meal planning and food preparation seems to be a big challenge for many people, and it is often an important component of living a healthy lifestyle.  I know that I make better choices when I have healthy choices easily available!  This is a process and skill that I have slowly developed over several years.  As […]

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