Farm Fresh Butter Lettuce Tacos

  Farm Fresh Butter Lettuce Tacos w/ Portobello and Pecans I keep forgetting to post this recipe! I had it last fall when visiting Travaasa and it’s still one of my favorite go-to vegan dishes that will please everyone. Chef Benjamin Baker created this dish in one of the culinary demonstrations I attended. We all got to […]

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Sweet Treats for the 4th!

  Happy 4th! I hope you guys are all having a fit and healthy holiday week! In case you are looking for some sweet treats or a cocktail – here are a few that won’t wreck your clean diet.    In this post: Revolutionary Berries Watermelon and Cucumber Tonic Watermelon Salad

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Healthy Sweet Potato Recipes For Fall

It’s been awhile since I posted any recipes, but I came across these today on Fitsugar. I love sweet potatoes and they are perfect if you are looking for a new recipe with fall flavors. Yes, sweet potatoes (or you can use any variety of yam) are carbs -but good carbs. They are “complex” carbs with more […]

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Recipe of the Month!

This month, I wanted to share this great recipe I found in Women’s Health Magazine. It’s actually their cover girl, Olivia Wilde’s, recipe for a Bolognese sauce. I made it last week and it turned out great. This is one of Olivia’s favorite vegan recipes. “Eat this with any kind of pasta you love or […]

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Recipe of the Month

Sauté Legumes from the 2010 NYC Marathon Eve Dinner This month’s recipe is from the NYC Marathon Eve dinner that I attended last month, the night before I ran the race. The dinner was surprisingly good with a mix of lasagna, vegetables, salad and bread. My favorite was this amazing vegetable dish! So, when I […]

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Bonus Recipe of the Month!

I wanted to share this recipe that I’m making this week for Thanksgiving. I saw Giada make it on her show last week it’s so colorful and has a great fall twist with pumpkin seeds. Bibb and Arugula Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette Ingredients Vinaigrette: 1/2 cup unsweetened frozen raspberries, thawed 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil […]

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Recipe of the Month – Turkey!

I know this is a little last minute, but if you are looking for a new way to do your turkey this week…here is one of my favorites. It’s a great way to add flavor with extra herbs and spices instead of fat and calories. Plus, it takes less time to prepare and cook! *For […]

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Recipe of the Month

I found this in Muscle and Fitness Hers magazine and made it over the weekend. I used Quorn Meatless Grounds (one of Carrie Underwood’s favorites!) and it turned out great. You can also use ground turkey (that the recipe calls for), lean beef, etc. Chile Rellenos (serves 4 but you can make just 1 or 2) 1 […]

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Recipe of the Month!

Grilled Baby Eggplant With Raisins, Pine Nuts and Rosemary This recipe is perfect for summer! You could use regular eggplant and cut into smaller pieces. But, you should be able to find “baby” or “mini” eggplants at your local grocery store or even farmers market. Cari’s Suggestions: My only problem with the recipe is that […]

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Giada and Yoga!

I just wanted to follow up with my last post about Giada’s book signing here in Houston. Her publicist told me she was too busy to fit in an interview : ( BUT, I was able to ask her about yoga when I went to the book signing yesterday. Of course, I didn’t get to […]

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