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Eating Healthy! Grow Your Own!

April 22, 2013

Veggie planting season is HERE! I am so excited about my own veggie garden, I figured I would post pictures to inspire anyone who is thinking about planting their own crops this season. I cannot wait until I can harvest these!!

Healthy Salmon Dinner with Collard Greens and Quinoa-Based Tabouleh Salad

January 8, 2012

Salmon: A protein source high in omega-3 fatty acids and high in vitamin D. Collard greens:¬†a good source of vitamin C and soluble fiber, and contains multiple nutrients with potent anticancer properties. Quinoa: a sprouted seed high in protein, containing essential amino acids and dietary fiber. Quinoa is also gluten free. The dinner I made […]

Annalena Eats Clean (so can you)!

December 3, 2011

One of my all-time favorite clients in NYC is a self-proclaimed (major) foodie/wino who writes an awesome, little blog about cooking. The writing style is completely entertaining and charismatic and the prelude to the actual recipe will undoubtedly suck you in! You can just hear the NYC attitude of Annalena coming out of your computer […]

Hot Summer (and Hungry) Night? Ceviche to the Rescue!

August 15, 2011

The very first time I ate ceviche was while in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico¬†watching Green Bay rock the Steelers’ world during the Super Bowl this past February. Of course ceviche is a super bowl snack! I was in Mexico! I really enjoyed it that night and as soon as summer hit in Napa Valley, I […]

Vegetarian Paella

August 8, 2011

I have found that many clients aren’t really sure what “healthy eating” is. Frozen fish sticks for dinner do not take the place of salmon from your local fish market. A Taco Bell burrito is not healthier for you than your own cooked beans rolled up in a whole wheat tortilla with some veggies and […]

Quinoa on the Rise!

August 3, 2011

The first time I heard of quinoa was in 2008. I was going on a 7-day cleanse (not any of the starve-yourself kind) and quinoa was listed as one of the clean, preservative-free foods on the menu. Hmm! I wonder where I can get me some of that quinoa? It took me forever to finally […]