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Tag Archive | real food

Banana berry smoothie

I love starting my day with a smoothie! This is another one of my favorites made with almond milk. This one only has about 80 calories (made with vanilla almond milk…although I do prefer chocolate almond milk for smoothies).  It’s quick and easy….perfect to make on your way out the door in the morning. Ingredients: 8 oz […]

Pan Seared Salmon

This is a tasty, easy meal cooked in a cast iron skillet.  It only takes about 10 minutes to cook but tastes like you spent hours on it!  If you don’t already cook with a cast iron skillet, read about the benefits here. Ingredients: 2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil Sea salt Pepper 4 salmon filets […]

Not sure how to get started?

Some of the comments that I hear from people about why they don’t eat healthier foods is that they aren’t sure what to do with them.  This makes perfect sense to me – a box of mac and cheese has directions on it but a zucchini has nothing.  I’ll admit that Google is my friend […]

Slow cooker Lentil Soup

It’s no secret that I love, love, love my crock pot.  So any meal that has only a couple of real food ingredients that just get dumped in the crock pot is the meal for me!  This morning I spent about 15 minutes dicing carrots, onion, and garlic, threw a few more things in and […]

Quinoa and Sauteed Veggies

I’m sure I’ve mentioned it before, but quinoa is one of my favorite foods!  If you missed my post about quinoa and aren’t sure what the heck quinoa is, you can read about it here.  This is one of my favorite meals and can be prepared with a variety of different ingredients with whatever veggies […]

Mediterranean Baked Salmon

This salmon is quick and easy to prepare. Not only does it taste delicious, but it’s a beautiful dish loaded with chunky vegetables! Ingredients: Olive oil cooking spray 4 4-oz salmon fillets 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 1/2 cup grape tomatoes, halved 1 1/2 cup diced zucchini […]

Delicious Clean Blueberry Smoothie

I love starting my day with a smoothie! One of my favorites is a blueberry smoothie made with almond milk. This one only has about 80 calories (made with vanilla almond milk…although I do prefer chocolate almond milk for smoothies). You could easily add different types of fruit or even a scoop of protein powder. […]