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Category Archives: Quick and Easy!

Post-workout recovery smoothie for the professional athlete or weekend warrior

This is a nutritious recipe for a post-workout mini-meal that is also delicious! Here is a wholesome, easy nutrition smoothie that helps athletes and weekend warriors alike achieve the performance goals they are after AND help them live a long, healthy life! Cheers, may your day be delicious!  Sign up to receive my free newsletter! […]

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How to make an incredible Coconut-Curry Chicken Salad – no mayo!

This is one of my favorite lunches on the go, in fact as you’ll see in the video, I often eat it in my lap driving between client houses.   I created this recipe for one of my Seattle Seahawk clients who was looking for a fresh and interesting chicken salad to eat on some […]

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The Chicken Banh Mi burger recipe that won me Food Network’s Guy’s Grocery Games. Finally!

I’m finally sharing it! Here is the recipe I created on the fly that won me Guy’s Grocery Games on Food Network that aired last May. I had the honor of sharing my story and cooking at the Pike Place Atrium Kitchen for an American Heart Association Go Red Media Day a week ago and […]

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Green eggs and ham omelet

This delicious creation came out of an abundance of leftover ingredients from holiday entertaining, as well as laziness. The ingredients that are in this were just about the only things I had in my refrigerator, besides some excess alcohol, and I didn’t want to run out to the store.   It turned out to be […]

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A healthy fall feast perfect for a tailgate too!

With Apple Cup just around the corner I’ve designed a fall menu perfect for your tailgate feast (or even just a cozy night at home). *Want some more healthy tailgate tips and recipes? Check them out here!   This menu is super nutritious, easy and above all delicious! I’ve created all of these recipes using […]

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Seahawks favorite healthy recipes and a healthier tailgate at the Albertsons Blue Friday event!

It was an incredible honor to be a part of the Albertsons Blue Friday Seahawk Tailgate Fan Rally/Food Drive put together by the Lady 12’s and Mill Creek Albertsons on Friday, October 10! Watch the recap of the excitement below! 12’s came out to donate food to the Mill Creek food bank, meet Seahawks Cooper […]

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Cooking a delicious, hearty salad that goes perfect with steak with Seattle Seahawk Cooper Helfet!

Need a perfect side dish to go with a perfectly cooked steak? I’ll show you how to make this easy, healthy and delicious hearty salad with Seattle Seahawk Cooper Helfet!   Need to learn how to cook that perfect steak? Cooper shows you how here!     Cheers, may your day be delicious!  Sign up […]

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How to make the perfect stir-fry with my CSA goodies in #TheOxbowBox

While I’m a huge fan of menu planning, I also love to get surprise fresh ingredients in my local CSA delivery boxes to keep me inspired.   Not only that, having the fresh vegetables dropped off at my doorstep once a week often saves me a trip to the grocery store at least one night […]

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How to make lettuce last longer.

We eat a lot of salads at my house so I love to prep my lettuce ahead of time to make it more convenient to whip up a fresh and crispy salad.   I’ve tried many different ways of extending the life of my lettuce before it goes brown and limp, but this has been my […]

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The Cupcake. Healthified. Guest recipe for Bella Cupcake Couture

  I believe life is better with an occasional cupcake, don’t you? I believe in healthy, wholesome real food and indulging from time to time.   The problem with many cupcakes I’ve had is they are either ridiculously processed from a box mix, or just completely empty of any real nutrition. They are also usually […]

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