Kiwi Moringa Fruit Roll Ups

I have been patiently waiting for these to be done all day! It was worth the wait…I love them Kiwi Moringa Fruit Roll Ups 4 kiwi 2 tbs honey or agave  1 tsp moringa Preheat oven to 170 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Blend all ingredients together and pour the mixture on the baking sheet. Spread evenly with a spoon. Bake for 6 hours. Enjoy! AdvertisementsRead more

Apple Date Roses

2 pink lady apples 1/2 apple sauce 1/2 water 1 tsp cinnamon 8 dates Store bought pie crust Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line muffin tin with muffin liners. Put the dates in a bowl and put warm water just so the dates are covered. Let them soak for 20 minutes. Take the cores out of the apples and slice the apples very thin into half moons. Place them in a pot with 1/2 cup water and apple sauce. SimmerRead more

Running and Collagen

As many of you know, I am still training for my 5k race on September 23rd. unfortunately, with the move, I have been too busy to keep up with my training the last week. I know, I shouldn’t make excuses and I am just being lazy! But it is what it is. I am getting back into it this week! Today, I have to run 7 x 400s at a mile pace. I run on the treadmill at work duringRead more

Spaghetti Squash

Fall means squash season! Spaghetti with Sauteed Spinach 1 spaghetti squash 1 bag of baby spinach 1 clove of elephant garlic 1/2 cup of white wine 2 tbs olive oil 1/4 cup parmesan cheese Pinch of red pepper flakes Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cut the spaghetti squash in half and take the seeds out. Brush olive oil on the edges and place face down on a baking sheet. Bake for 30 minutes. Mince garlic. Put two tbsp of oliveRead more

Stress Reducing Foods

This time of the year always brings back a stressful, anxiety ridden feeling in my stomach. The weather getting cooler and the thought of school starting makes my stomach turn and my heart race. Although stress and anxiety are often associated with situations, there are many nutritional ways to relieve the tension. Making sure you consume a healthy diet with the proper amounts of folate, tryptophan and serotonin producing amino acids can help a lot during stressful situations. Dark ChocolateRead more

Chocolate Moringa Tarts

I went for my first run at my new apartment! I ran over the oceanic bridge into Sandy hook and ran along the beach. I could definitely get used to living two minutes from the beach. We then walked to the farmers market and got our veggies for the week! To celebrate this wonderful saturday, I made raw chocolate moringa tarts! Crust Recipe 1/2 cup coconut flakes 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1 cup walnuts Blend all ingredients in a foodRead more

Fiber 101

What is fiber? Fiber comes from plant foods, like fruits, vegetables, and grains. It is the part of the plant that the body cannot absorb. Unlike carbohydrates, protein, and fats; your body does not digest dietary fiber. It goes through the body whole. There are two types of dietary fiber: Soluble Fiber: This type dissolves in water. It turns to gel during digestion, slowing digestion and keeping you full. It comes from food items like oats, nuts, beans, carrots, andRead more