Author Archives: leangreennutritionfiend

Summer Squash Spaghetti with Mushrooms, Broccolini, and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

  About a month ago, it was my birthday. I asked my dad for a vegetable noodle maker because I kept seeing recipes around for vegetable noodles and they all looked so delicious. Well, when…

Detox Smoothie

This was the first thing I made after getting home from backpacking throughout Europe for 3 months. A green smoothie. How I missed green smoothies. There were certainly some places in Europe that sold green…

Peach and Mozzarella Balsamic Salad

  Over the summer I was in Athens, Greece. While we were in Athens, we went to this cute beach bar and got some lunch. I ordered a arugula salad topped with grilled peaches and…

Banana, Peach, & Mango Overnight Oats

  This past summer, I was in Europe for about 3 months. Europe is a magical place with tons to offer, including its cuisine. But as many of you know, European cuisine is not the…

Peanut Butter-Banana-Dilla

Whoever discovered the combination of peanut butter and banana is just plain genius. It is great in this recipe, in oatmeal, in a quinoa bowl, in a sandwich, or just plain good on its own.…

Peanut Sauce Soba Noodles

Yummmm. I’ve always wanted to make peanut sauce noodles! I finally did and it is so easy! It contains things that I almost always have stocked in my kitchen at any time. And it is…

Banana Pancake

These pancakes are delicious and gluten-free! It is so easy and makes just enough to fill you up. And these pancakes only require two ingredients! Can it get easier than that?…Nope. I don’t think I…

Golden Beet and Kale Salad

This golden beet salad was made after a golden beet salad I had at a local restaurant near where I live outside of Boston. I love golden beet salads. Whenever I see a golden beet…

Quinoa and Black Beans with Avocado and Tomato Salsa

I mentioned earlier that I went to Costa Rica for my spring break. It was great. Lots of sunshine, flowers, fresh food, beach time, great company. One thing that I missed the most, besides the…

Coconut Berry Chia Arugula Salad

After hibernating inside my apartment for a few days, due to all the snow we’ve been getting in Boston this winter, I decided I needed to have a summery lunch. I was craving tropical flavors…