I Heart Cilantro

You’ll probably notice that a lot of my recipes over the summer involve cilantro and lime flavors.  What can I say, there is just something about this combo in the summer months…it just tastes right. I learned this recipe from my aunt who is great in the kitchen.  I modified it a bit.  She makes…

Homemade Energy

Make your own energy drink with chia seeds! Yes, that’s chia seeds as in the chia pets with the crazy plant hair.  In the realm of nutrition these little seeds pack quite a large punch.  Chia was valued by the Aztecs as a “superfood.”  The seeds contain protein, fiber, and omega-3 fatty acids—including high amounts…

Quinoa Salsa

I call this dish quinoa salsa and it is a favorite of mine.  I usually make a large batch and split it into storage containers to bring for work lunches.  Sometimes I just eat it plain with a spoon, sometimes I splurge with some tortilla chips, and I’ve even eaten it using lettuce leaves as…

Let’s Talk Food…

I don’t know about you, but I find nutrition to be a tricky thing.  Just when I start to feel like I’m doing the right thing new research comes out that suggests otherwise.  I could go in depth here about numerous minute details to keep in mind when making choices about food, but that kind…