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Lamb chops with vegetable slaw!

Okay so I have never really been a fan of coleslaw but it was one of our assignments in my culinary skills class.  I was not excited.  I just don’t like all that mayonnaise and stuff that I usually find in the store bought coleslaw.  Well come to find out […]

Lemon parmesan arugula salad

This has always been one of my favorite salads! The lemon-parmesan dressing has a fresh, zesty flavor!  The dressing becomes kind of creamy when you blend it and people won’t even know there’s cheese in there.  And because it has the raw lemon juice, it is a great digestive aid […]

Buckwheat pancakes w/blueberry sauce

I used buckwheat flour and white wheat flour but please use your favorite nourishing flour!  This is such a tasty little fruit sauce.  If using frozen blueberries, there is no need to add any extra liquid. Pancakes ½ cup buckwheat flour ½ cup white wheat flour 1 teaspoon baking powder […]

Tasty Quinoa Salad

Okay…how many times have I mentioned or asked if you have heard of quinoa and all I get are deer in the headlights looks???  Well mainly from my family…haha, love you…but actually quite a few people.  One guy actually thought I was telling them to start eating ewok!  Do you […]

Sunscreen…yes, please take orally!

Summer has officially arrived here in Seattle!  I have been waiting for this day to come!  But guess where I’m sitting…inside!  Haha!!!!  It’s too hot for me out there.  It’s 91 and when it gets past 80, this girl is most likely inside.  (How did I grow up in Los […]

A nutritious July 4th can be had by all!

Tomorrow I will be hittin’ a few barbecues and exercising willpower!  I just love potato salad and just can have seconds…and thirds…and sometimes fourths.  (I of course wait a few minutes inbetween…haha)  Did you know willpower is like a muscle?  The more you use it, the stronger it gets!  To […]

Are You There Sun? It’s me, Julie.

Oh yes, another cloudy morning here in Seattle. And yes I did just look at the calendar to make sure it was actually July 1st and I wasn’t just starting to lose my mind!  But what got me thinking about these clouds and no sun was my vitamin D levels.  […]

Are you eating a balanced meal?

Do you know what a balanced meal should consist of?  The 6 things that constitute a balanced meal are: Protein, Vit B12, a whole grain, a digestive aid, leafy greens and a vegetable.  A sample meal could be:  A piece of chicken, which would be your protein and vit B12; a spinach salad […]