spotlight on spinach

we have our eye on spinach for #MeatlessMonday!  it’s one of my GASP items. 🙂 (you know, those foods I literally GASP over) and  if you’re looking to add more greens to your diet, spinach is a great option, it’s low in calories, high in vitamins, and is an excellent source of multiple nutrients including fiber, calcium … More spotlight on spinach

a day in the red

show yourself some love and revisit our eat-in-color series with a day of red foods – perfect for #MeatlessMonday! (and here’s a friendly reminder about red foods via equinox): the color: red the picks: cranberries*, red bell peppers, radish, tomatoes, apples, cherries, pomegranates*, raspberries, aronia berries (also beets*, cayenne pepper, guava, red grapefruit, strawberries, rhubarb, watermelon) the payoff: red fruits and veggies contain … More a day in the red

5favs: citrus crush.

I’m a little under the weather this week, nothing drastic just a nagging cold.   but it always leads me to start upping my Vitamin C intake especially with citrus fruits (sliced oranges in the morning are delightful…).  and it’s perfect that a plethora of citrus is in-season during the winter, what a great way to help … More 5favs: citrus crush.

eat in color: all day, all colors

hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving! we have come to the end of our eat-in-color series, and now we share our full day, ALL color (g.r.o.p.y) daily meal plan.  I’ve compiled this #MeatlessMonday meal plan straight from our previous eat-in-color posts (please see previous posts orange, red, purple/blue, yellow and green foods). there’s enough meal options to have multiple days of eating in … More eat in color: all day, all colors

eat in color: green

it’s our eat-in-color series (finding ways to enjoy naturally colorful foods within our day) – and our task is to find a way to have a green food at every meal throughout the day.  have you been following our g.r.o.p.y* series? (please see our previous eat-in-color posts on orange, red, purple/blue and yellow foods) so here’s our green food recipes and meal options, (and best part – they … More eat in color: green

eat in color: yellow

continuing our series of eat-in-color (finding ways to enjoy naturally colorful foods within our day) – we now focus on yellow foods! our task is to find a way to have a yellow food at every meal throughout the day, eventually leading up to eating a rainbow of color foods all in one day.  have you been … More eat in color: yellow

eat in color: red

continuing the series of eat in color (finding ways to enjoy naturally colorful foods within our day), we focus on red foods for this post. our task is to find a way to have a red food at every meal throughout the day, eventually leading up to eating a rainbow of foods all in one day. and … More eat in color: red

eat in color: orange

do you ever consciously try to eat a rainbow of foods?  I’m trying to everyday, so I thought I’d start a series called “eat in color” to help me stay on track.  I’m going to focus on one specific color of the rainbow for each post, trying to better understand the foods in that group … More eat in color: orange