Sabaidee! Hello from Laos

Hi friends! I am all settled in and had the opportunity to explore the city of Vientiane yesterday (Sunday) before I started my first day of work here. Of course I went to check out the fresh food markets, many temples, and the Vientiane famous night market. Fresh fruit is at every corner wherever IContinue reading “Sabaidee! Hello from Laos”

Sweet Potato Pita Triangles

So, I happened to have some left over cooked sweet potato in the fridge and decided I wanted to try something new! These are super easy to make, use little ingredients, and taste great with dips or can be used as a crust for homemade mini pizzas 😉 What you will need (makes ~2 smallContinue reading “Sweet Potato Pita Triangles”

Coconut Crunch Bark

Making your own chocolate bark is so simple and fun because you can make it with whatever you like! For this bark I used OneDegree Foods Veganic Sprouted Ancient Maize Flakes cereal and coconut smiles…aka dehydrate coconut pieces (you can find these at Farmboy, Whole Foods, bulk food stores, etc). Directions: Melt desired amount ofContinue reading “Coconut Crunch Bark”

Greek Quinoa Salad

Ingredients (Serves 4-6)   1.5 cup COOKED red/white quinoa 1 large cucumber, peeled, chopped/diced 1/2 cup chopped tomatoes 1/3 cup black olives 1 small red onion, chopped/diced finely 1/3 cup crumbed feta (add more if you are a feta lover!) Pinch ground pepper 1 tsp lemon juice Add FarmBoys Greek dressing to taste. Directions: 1.Continue reading “Greek Quinoa Salad”

Quick & Easy Spiced Sweet Potato Fries

Serves 2: Ingredients: 1 large sweet potato 1 tbsp olive oil 2 tsp chili powder 1 tsp paprika 1/2 tsp ground pepper 1/4 tsp garlic salt Pinch ground sea salt Directions: 1. Preheat the oven to 375F 2. Poke fork holes in the potato. Microwave the sweet potato to soften it for 4 minutes onContinue reading “Quick & Easy Spiced Sweet Potato Fries”

A tid bit about Tuna!

I love tuna! Tuna is a great source of protein to provide you with satiety throughout your work day. It is also a great source of iron. Iron is extremely important to our bodies as it is a mineral that carries oxygen throughout your body. The iron found in animal sources (fish, meat, poultry) likeContinue reading “A tid bit about Tuna!”

World Food Day – Celebrate Food & Make a Difference on October 16th

This Friday, October 16th, is World Food Day. Celebrate food however you like! – go out for dinner, make dinner with family, have a potluck! Whatever you do… double it. Make a difference with me and work towards creating a #HungerFree World. What ever the amount is that you spend on your meal – doubleContinue reading “World Food Day – Celebrate Food & Make a Difference on October 16th”

Kale-Crust Mini Pizzas (Gluten-Free & Nut Free)

I came up with this yesterday as I was looking for an appetizer recipe yesterday! I think I might like the kale crust more than the cauliflower crust pizza!!! Kale has such a mild taste.. you hardly even know that it is in there…except for the green color 😉 This takes the quilt out ofContinue reading “Kale-Crust Mini Pizzas (Gluten-Free & Nut Free)”

RunSafe App & A Teaspoon of Bliss

Hello there followers…and HAPPY FRIDAY! I had the opportunity to connect with RunSafe, an app and business designed to better the running community this past week. If you have never heard of this app, it is definitely something you should check out. Whether you are an outdoor runner, biker, hiker, etc, it is an amazingContinue reading “RunSafe App & A Teaspoon of Bliss”

Spicy Root Veg French Fries

This is an AWESOME side to have with dinner. They also have a spicy bite to them 😉 Fry Ingredients (Serves 3-4 people as a side dish): 4 parsnips 1 small sweet potato 1 small white sweet potato 1/2 beet 2 large carrots 2 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp crushed ground pepper 1/4 tsp cayenneContinue reading “Spicy Root Veg French Fries”