Recipe: Avocado Egg Salad Cup

Cooking Light INGREDIENTS 1/2 small avocado 1 hard boiled egg, chopped 1/8 teaspoon salt, divided 1 sprig dill, chopped 1/2 teaspoon Greek yogurt 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice PREPARATION In a small bowl, stir together half of the salt, dill, Greek yogurt and lemon juice. Scoop half of the avocado into a bowl, toss with chopped egg and Greek yogurt mixture. Sprinkle remaining salt over the avocado half and fill with avocado-egg salad.

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Recipe: Sweet Potato, Kale + Feta Muffins by Nicole Joy

  Photography by Jo Anderson I was searching for nutritious lunchbox ideas and came across this vegetable and protein rich recipe by Nicole Joy on I Quit Sugar. INGREDIENTS Dry 2 cups white spelt flour 1 teaspoon fine salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup kale, stalks removed, roughly chopped 2 tablespoons parsley, finely chopped Wet 3 eggs, lightly beaten 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 cup plain Greek yoghurt 1 cup sweet potato puree 100 g feta PREPARATION Preheat your oven to 200°C (400°F) for at least 20 minutes before baking (a hot oven…

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Recipe: Late Summer “Zoodles” with Cherry Tomatoes

Take out your spiralizer and try this recipe from Goop: INGREDIENTS SERVES 1 1 medium zucchini 2 tablespoon olive oil 2 anchovies 2 garlic cloves pinch chili flakes 12 cherry tomatoes, cut in half salt and pepper to taste basil, for garnish PREPARATION Use a spiralizer to make zucchini “noodles.” Meanwhile, heat olive oil and anchovies in a 12-inch sauté pan over medium heat, stirring with a wooden spoon, until anchovies have melted. Add garlic and chili flake and cook for 1 minute, or until garlic is fragrant but not burned. Add cherry tomatoes, turn up the heat to…

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Getting Back On Track

With lots of good southern food eating this past week which was topped off with a generous serving of cookie dough ice cream from Philly Flavors last night, clean/ healthy/ super food eating is on my mind today. For most of us, it’s so easy to get off track with healthy eating when on the road, on vacation, or at a celebration. It’s just as easy to wallow in guilt in the aftermath of an ice cream indulgence and a headache hangover to go along with it. But enjoying and immersing one’s self in the experience – can’t and…

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Book: Eat Pretty

The book Eat Pretty by Jolene Hart is a real beauty. The vintage inspired floral cover alone is so appealing and is enough inspiration for me to turn the pages to read more about her premise that nutrition is our most powerful tool for radiance, beauty, and health. The book is organized according to the seasons which is so clever and a clear nod to nature and its beautifying and transformative bounty. Since we are in mid-summer, I went straight to the corresponding chapter. Here are some lovely bits – Summer Beauty Intentions – from the author. “Summer beauty…

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