Author Archives: leangreennutritionfiend

Veggie Quinoa Maki

Nothing gets my mouth watering like a piece of sushi. I love all kinds of sushi, fish or vegetarian. There is something that gets me with┬áthe salty, chewy seaweed wrapped around the sweet and sour…

Raw Carrot “Pasta” with Spinach and Coconut Curry Sauce

Boy, did I need a clean healthy meal after all the junk food I ate during the holidays. Today was the first day that I did not allow myself to eat the leftover peppermint bark…

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.┬áThat 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…