Archives for June 2015

Spicy Peanut Brittle

Have you ever noticed someone tasting wine? They swirl it in the glass. They smell the bouquet. They sip it slowly and savor it. Foodies do the same kind of thing with their meals. They pay attention to the flavors and enjoy the experience. The average, every day people don’t tend to do that. We […]

Compound Your Weight Loss Results With Small Changes

When I work with clients, I take what I call a habit based approach to their nutrition. There are four core habits that we work on first and master each one before adding on. Small changes add up, just like the pennies here or there in your savings account. The compound on each other and […]

Mango Jicama Salad

Have you ever noticed that people put a lot of effort into making things hard when the answer is sometimes much easier? We watch shows like The Biggest Loser or infomercials about being hardcore and insane with your workouts. We read magazines that tell you this is what warriors do to whip themselves into shape […]

Barley, Strawberry, and Kale Salad

Barley is one of those lesser known grains that people don’t even give a thought to. Poor barley, all alone in the grocery store with no one to love it. Well it’s time to expand your horizons beyond the standard oatmeal, quinoa, or rice. Barley is crunchy, full of protein, fiber and tastes pretty good. […]

Roasted Red Pepper Soup with Corn and Black Beans

One thing that I’ve found that makes life in the kitchen easier in addition to cooking as much as possible ahead of time is to pick a “theme”. This allows you to use what you already have on hand which saves time, but it also saves you from ending up with a bunch of odds […]