Enjoy these crispy kale chips as an easy veggie with any meal. Kale contains a wealth of nutrients including vitamin C, A and K - vitamins that contribute to skin, eye, bones, and blood health. Enjoy!
Busy holiday weekend? Check out this healthy and refreshing holiday-themed salad. Using in-season ingredients, this side dish will lighten up any meal and is an easy go-to for any BBQ or family party.
Looking for a more filling breakfast option? This is one of my favorites! A banana bread that keeps you satisfied while delicious enough to keep you craving it. This easy recipe can also be baked then frozen, so you can stock up without constant baking.
Looking for a fresh summer salad that mixes it up? This is a delicious and healthy party pleaser that you must try! Pair it with a lean protein, like grilled chicken, fish, or white beans for a wholesome, filling meal!
There isn't much more effective at fueling a healthy diet than a well-balanced breakfast. Balanced with whole grains, veggies, and dried fruit, these muffins will make for a great on-the-go breakfast or snack. Made with wholesome ingredients, these muffins will keep you filled and fueled all the way until lunch.
Sweet potatoes are the best. Not only are they packed with nutrients, like fiber, vitamin A, and antioxidants, but they are both filling like a carbohydrate and nutritious like a vegetable. However, restaurant-fried sweet potato fries will often leave us feeling sluggish and full. For a lighter treat, make yourself as a side dish and barbecue addition.
Lets be honest, who doesn't love pasta? One of the benefits of staying active is that you have more flexibility when it comes to your favorite dishes. When it comes to pasta, a whole wheat or higher fiber/protein option is always the most nutritious, but regular white pasta can easily be part of a balanced diet when eaten in moderation.
It’s almost summer--that amazing time of year when fresh, delicious produce and the opportunity to make fresh, healthy food choices increases. This nutrient-packed dish is the perfect seasonal meal that will keep you at your best this summer, while giving you plenty of time to enjoy sun and fun!
When it comes to cooking and baking, there are healthy (and tasty) substitutions you can incorporate into your daily meal preparation. While substituting new foods for your traditional staples might feel foreign, the health benefits with last. Here are five heart-healthy substitutions to try:
If we’ve learned anything from our Instagram lately, it’s that smoothie bowls are one of the biggest breakfast trends out there --and for good reason. More satisfying than a regular smoothie, they’re topped with tons of healthy toppings and take longer to consume, which aids with satiety. Whether packed with leafy greens, tropical fruit, or creamy avocado, these super-bowls are filling, nutrient-packed, and delicious. Give my favorite recipe a try:
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I'm Lexi, a Certified Sports Dietitian and Yoga Instructor. I work with individuals to help them reach optimum health and performance through balanced nutrition.