Chickpea Pancakes, aka Socca

Easy, healthy + just a few ingredients! Not to mention… Healthy protein Flexible option for snacking or meals Vegan Gluten-free How to make Socca: Mix 1 cup chickpea flour, 1 cup water, 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil + 1/2 tsp salt. Let sit for 30 minutes. Halfway through that time, turn on broiler. SetContinue reading “Chickpea Pancakes, aka Socca”

The Skinny on Protein Bars

Protein bars fill the need for a quick, easy, on-the-go snack, post-workout refueling or even meal replacement. However, they’re not all made equal – and how most of them are made leaves a lot of room for improvement.  (So much room for improvement, that making your own protein bars can be way healthier – moreContinue reading “The Skinny on Protein Bars”

Healthy Snacking while Working from Home

If you are fortunate to be healthy, well and working from home, one “risky” aspect may be the proximity of your kitchen and snacks galore. Navigating that while sitting on your bum most of the day can be challenging. If you are a snacker / grazer / [or insert your own word here], it canContinue reading “Healthy Snacking while Working from Home”

All About the Greens

What do you think of when the word salad comes to mind? I grew up thinking of a salad as iceberg lettuce topped by tomatoes and onions. However, iceberg is actually the least nutrient-dense green – it’s mostly water! When constructing or choosing your next salad, try changing it up. There are many other greensContinue reading “All About the Greens”

What’s the Deal with Nightshades?

About those nightshades… And not the ones in your bedroom. These are a certain group of veggies in the “Solanaceae” family. Nightshades include: Tomatoes Potatoes Peppers Eggplant It reads like part of the grocery list for an Italian meal, I know. These are pretty common veggies in many cuisines. Before you get concerned, let’s stopContinue reading “What’s the Deal with Nightshades?”