Author Archives: leangreennutritionfiend

Baked Honey Garlic Cauliflower

Cauliflower seems to be the new “it” vegetable. You can make it into a mash as a substitute for mashed potatoes, you can make it into a sauce as an alternative to alfredo, or like…

Thai Quinoa Salad with Peanut Sauce

  I first fell in love with Thai food the summer after eighth grade. That summer, I started and finished all seasons of the show “The OC.” In that show, the family always ordered Pad…

Shrimp, Avocado, and Grapefruit Mason Jar Salad

This fall has been my first semester working at an internship.¬†That being said, my days have been very busy balancing days at the office. I have not been able to be at home to cook…

Tofu Tacos with Spinach, Avocado, and Pepper Jack

For some reason, I have had a weird craving for tacos lately. Tacos of all sorts. Fish tacos, chickpea tacos, veggie tacos, shrimp tacos, mushroom tacos, and of course, tofu tacos. So naturally I invested…

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie Bowl

‘Tis the season for pumpkin! And I am ohh soo excited. Pumpkin is one of my favorite seasonal foods. I love how you can have it sweet or savory! So far this season, I have…

Tropical Popsicles

I made these smoothie pops about two weeks ago when it was a beautiful summer-like day in early September. I was trying to hold on to summer for as long as I could. Even though…

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…