Stuart Hall Assembly

All kids are inspiring, but I have to give the students at Stuart Hall a “WOW”. I had the great pleasure of speaking to them about nutrition on Tuesday and it was a wonderful time! They listened intently, asked amazing questions and, best of all, laughed at my jokes. I also admire and thank theContinue reading “Stuart Hall Assembly”

Quick breakfast idea: Egg Cupcakes!

If you’re like everyone else, you’re crunched for time in the morning… but you also NEED to eat a good protein-filled breakfast! Planning ahead, aka Grab-n-Go, is the key. The picture is taken from a free-styled version of  the following recipe by an up-and-coming chef here in Staunton. He warns that zucchini can make theContinue reading “Quick breakfast idea: Egg Cupcakes!”

Grilled Fava Beans

BuzzNutrition comment: I got this recipe from my Mom… neither of us have tried these… I’m wary of eating the PODS of fava beans. They’re so sturdy and packed with what looks like styrofoam made by fairies. If you try them, please post a comment and I’ll do the same. Source: http://food52.com/recipes/print/18008 INGREDIENTS 1 pound fresh favaContinue reading “Grilled Fava Beans”

Healthy Granola Bars

Healthy Granola Bar Recipe Source: turtlewoman.hubpages.com/hub/Best-homemade-healthy-granola-bars-energy-bars  2 1/2 cups rolled oats 3/4 cups flax seed 1/4 cup sesame seed 1 cup chopped almonds (optional: any other kind of nuts, sunflower seeds or pumpkin seeds) 1/2 cups shredded coconut 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 cup organic local honey 4Continue reading “Healthy Granola Bars”

cha-cha-cha-Chia Seeds!

Chia Pudding Source: http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/recipes/2836 Chia seeds soaked overnight turn into a simple pudding, similar in consistency to tapioca. Ingredients 2/3 cup chia seeds 2 cups milk, or substitute 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 2 tablespoons currants or chopped dried figs or dates 2 tablespoons unsweetened coconut flakes Method Put chia seeds, almond milk and vanilla inContinue reading “cha-cha-cha-Chia Seeds!”