RECIPE: Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken

Let your slow cooker do all the work for this super easy recipe! Perfect for those busy weekdays and nights. Ingredients – Makes 8 servings 2 pounds (32 ounces) chicken breasts, boneless and skinless1 cup salsa, homemade or purchased1 cup petite diced canned tomatoes (choose low-sodium)2 tablespoons Taco Seasoning 1 cup onions, diced fine1/2 cup celeryContinue reading “RECIPE: Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken”

April Workshop Recap – Sleep Hygiene and Energy!

So, What is Sleep Hygiene anyway?Sleep hygiene is just a term used to describe good sleep habits. Statistics show that at least 40% of American adults are sleep deprived. Now that work days are extended and we carry our work in our pockets and look at it 24/7, sleep issues have gotten worse for aContinue reading “April Workshop Recap – Sleep Hygiene and Energy!”

RECIPE: Cold Quinoa Salad

Cold Quinoa Salad Ingredients:1 cup (uncooked) quinoa of your choiceChopped veggies (I like cucumbers, sweet pepper, onion and cherry tomatoes)1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil1/4 cup Balsamic Vinegar1/2 Fresh LemonSalt Pepper Directions:Cook quinoa according to package directions, drain well.In a large bowl add quinoa, chopped veggies and mix well.In a small bowl: mix together oliveContinue reading “RECIPE: Cold Quinoa Salad”

RECIPE: Avocado Snow Pea Slaw

Prep Time: 15 minutesServes 4 1 tsp. grated lime zest, plus Tbsp. fresh lime juice1 tsp. Dijon mustard1 tsp. honey1/2 tsp. kosher salt1/4 tsp. black pepper1/4 cup olive oil1 Tbsp. thinly sliced fresh basil1 (8 oz.) pkg. fresh snow peas, trimmed and thinly sliced diagonally1 large avocado, chopped1 cup thinly sliced (half-moons) seedless cucumber2 Tbsp.Continue reading “RECIPE: Avocado Snow Pea Slaw”

National Nutrition Month® AND Giveaway!

Hello friends! Welcome to National Nutrition Month®. National Nutrition Month® is an annual nutrition education and information campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics®. The campaign, celebrated each year during the month of March, focuses on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. In addition, NationalContinue reading “National Nutrition Month® AND Giveaway!”

The Power of Zinc

Hello Healthy Friends! Did you know that a healthy amount of zinc in your diet has been linked to an improved immune system and faster wound healing?  Some studies have linked proper amounts of zinc to reduced severity and duration of the common cold, may improve thyroid function, more effective blood clotting, and even decreasedContinue reading “The Power of Zinc”