This healthy spinach pesto tastes so unhealthy, you'll seriously doubt the nutrition in it!
The sun is out; the breeze is warm — it’s definitely Summer out there! My favorite breakfast on a warm Summer morning is a nice, brain-freeze-inducing smoothie packed with spinach and berries. There’s just something about getting a green veggie in the a.m. that makes my day 100 percent better!
Summer Solstice Smoothie
- 2 handfuls of raw spinach
- 1/2 cup frozen blackberries
- 1/2 cup frozen raspberries
- 1/2 frozen banana
- 1-2 cups So Delicious unsweetened coconut milk
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This tasty dish is a great healthy side for your next cookout. Filled with protein and fiber, simple beans, and some garden fresh herbs, the recipe is simple, delicious, and versatile. Add this salad to wraps, veggies, or pasta for a complete meal.
I used to be addicted to peanut butter. I ate it on apples, on bread, on pretzels, on ice cream, and even straight-up on a spoon drizzled with a little honey. I thought it was OK to devour gobs and gobs of the peanut buttery goodness because it was made from all natural peanuts. Then I realized there are over 200 calories in a two-tablespoon serving. No wonder I was gaining weight way back in college.
If you're a huge fan of peanut butter, here's a healthier version you can spread on your crackers and bananas till your heart's delight. The consistency is smooth, yet a little chewy, and the flavor is phenomenal. Since it's made with peanut butter it's not low in calories or fat, but it's lower than regular peanut butter for sure. To see my simple recipe, keep reading.
This ahi tuna and watermelon ceviche is the perfect refreshing treat for these hot Summer days.
Summer is here, which means strawberries are at their peak ripeness. Crumbles and cobblers are a delicious and easy way to enjoy Summer's bounty. However, it's tough to find gluten-free options that actually taste good. The combination of brown rice flour, flax, and oatmeal gives this version of a strawberry crumble a crunchiness that complements the melt-in-your-mouth strawberries. This recipe is also high in fiber and vitamin C and low in sugar.Learn how to make this recipe after the break.
The berries I bought at the beginning of the week were soft by the weekend, so I used them to make these whole wheat pancakes. The fruit adds natural sweetness, so you don't need much sugar in the batter. And instead of dousing them in a river of maple syrup, I increased the protein by making my own creamy maple-flavored yogurt sauce. They were outstanding and a huge hit with the fam.