Tag Archives: lean and green

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…

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…

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…

Steamed Swiss Chard

Swiss Chard. That’s it. The pretty looking leaf that everyone always wonders what it is and how you cook it. It’s sooo damn colorful and really healthy. According to WebMD, swiss chard is a “nutritional…