Category: Nutrition

Easy Shrimp Risotto

Shrimp Risotto is one of our favorites in this house. Although I made the rice the traditional way(more time consuming), you can make your rice in a rice cooker ahead of time to speed the kitchen time up.    Enjoy!     INGREDIENTS: 2 cups of precooked rice 3 cups of vegetable broth 1 tbs butter 1/4 yellow onion(diced) 2 tbs… Read more →

Shrimp Pad Thai

Shrimp Pad Thai is one of my favorite dishes to make and eat!! You can easily adjust the heat on it to your liking or make it vegetarian without using shrimp.  After my Ghost pepper challenge on sunday, I am not yet ready for too much heat.  I am currently dealing with a burn left on my tongue where I… Read more →

Easy Chocolate Mousse

This is a yummy, healthy treat a friend shared with me a few months ago that has just  5 ingredients and takes 5 minutes to make. 1 ripe avocado 1/4 cup Agave Nectar(Light corn syrup or honey is fine too) 1/4 cup Almond Milk 1/4 cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder 1 teaspoon vanilla extract In blender mix all ingredients in this… Read more →

Easy Portion Control

Portion control is simply eating the “right” amount.   While “what” you eat(calorie content, “whole” grains, lean meats,fruits and veggies,etc.) is still integrally important!  And obviously it is different for men and women and also for athletic  or sedentary people.  So what is the “right” amount?  According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans put out by the USDA and Department of… Read more →