Energizing Banana & Kiwi Green Smoothie

Originally posted on Cacao and Kale:
At my last trip to Dean’s Natural Food Market (one of my favorite places in the world), there was a great buy two kiwis for $1 deal. Of course, I fell for it. I usually don’t add kiwi to my smoothies, so, I thought it would be a great new addition to my usual green smoothie. Kiwis are recognized as one of the… Continue reading Energizing Banana & Kiwi Green Smoothie

Protein Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

It’s officially fall, and the fall flavors and colors are calling out to us, but that doesn’t mean we need to spend money for a fancy drink with fake pumpkin flavoring. Whenever I go out, I see pumpkin flavored coffee and lattes that smell and look so tempting. I’m sure you’ve seen the highly advertised Starbucks pumpkin spice latte and know about it’s lack of real or … Continue reading Protein Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

Fall in Love with Kale

Happy October 1st! Did you know that today, Wednesday, October 1st is National Kale Day? That’s right, National Kale Day is a real holiday, celebrating the eating, growing and sharing of this cruciferous super-veggie. Check out my latest three ingredient recipe here: Chicken with Sautéed Kale and Veggies     If you’re sick of my obsession with kale (I don’t blame you), check out the many reasons why we … Continue reading Fall in Love with Kale

“Good” and Bad” Foods

Originally posted on Cacao and Kale:
Have you ever heard someone say, “Oh, I’ve been so bad today” and they’re talking about what they ate? How could food make you “so bad”? In my Nutrition, Health, and Lifestyle: Issues and Insights class, the Nutrition instructor, Jamie Pope, MS, RD, LDN answers this common concern. Portion control is a big issue for a lot of people. In terms of good… Continue reading “Good” and Bad” Foods

Eat Breakfast to Feel Sunny on the inside

Originally posted on Cacao and Kale:
Good morning! For breakfast, I’ve been making a lot of NutriBullet smoothies and shakes lately, as you can see on my blog, Vivi e impara, but today I was in need of some B12 energy and high protein I get from eggs. For additional nutrients, I added greens and a small piece of fruit. I ate this nourishing and good-for-you breakfast… Continue reading Eat Breakfast to Feel Sunny on the inside