Grilled Peach, Blueberry, Goat Cheese and Pistachio Salad

Grilled peaches, blueberries, goat cheese, pistachios and arugula make this salad a home run at any BBQ or cookout. It’ll help you to get your daily dose of greens and it screams summaaah! 

Hello summer! 

Grilled Peach, Blueberry, Goat Cheese and Pistachio Salad | Nutrition by Ashley @ http://nutrition-by-ashley.com

Well the “unofficial summer”. But with the start of the Memorial Day weekend and the beautiful weather we’ve been having, it’s basically summer. Or at least in my mind. 

If you’re looking for a healthy dish to bring to a BBQ or cookout this weekend, look no further. Continue reading

Probiotic Berry Kale Smoothie Bowl

Enjoy this Probiotic Berry Kale Smoothie Bowl for breakfast, afternoon snack or as post-workout fuel. It’ll give you the energy you need to power your day, the nutrients you need for optimal health and your daily dose of probiotics!

Do you ever eat certain foods and think “wow does my belly feel happy!”? Well I will tell you that this Probiotic Berry Kale Smoothie Bowl will do just that. 

Probiotic Berry Kale Smoothie Bowl | Nutrition by Ashley @ http://nutrition-by-ashley.com It combines creamy almond milk, nutrient-packed fruit, healthy fats, probiotic-rich drinkable yogurt and the almighty kale. If you’re apprehensive about this combo, believe me “you gotta have faith!”. It has the perfect amount of sweetness and the peanut butter masks the taste of the kale so it doesn’t taste quite as “earthy”.  Continue reading

Coconut Macaroon Easter Cookie Nests

These coconut macaroon Easter cookie nests make a great dessert or the perfect compliment to your Easter brunch. They’re made with just a few simple ingredients from Whole Foods Market and will wow your guests!

Spring has sprung and Easter is just around the corner. Ever since I’ve been a kid, I’ve loved Easter. The beautiful pastel color palette, the warmth and freshness in the air and the sight of flowers starting to peek out of the ground. There’s just something about it that makes me feel warm and fuzzy all over. Believe it or not, I may even love it more than Thanksgiving and Christmas! 

Coconut Easter Cookie Nests | Nutrition by Ashley @http://nutrition-by-ashley.com

Not surprisingly, I was completely drawn to the Easter display at Whole Foods Market when I first seen it a few weeks ago. The brightly colored cans of Continue reading

{Recipe Redux} Lightened Up Spiced Sweet Potato Casserole

A lightened up version of a holiday favorite- Spiced Sweet Potato Casserole! Made creamy by using siggi’s Pumpkin Spice yogurt and made irresistible by the crunchy sweet oat nut crumble topping. This recipe is part of the Recipe Redux recipe sharing community. 

By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by siggi’s yogurt and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.

How is it already time to be thinking about holiday food? 

Lightened Up Sweet Potato Casserole | Nutrition by Ashley @http://nutrition-by-ashley.com

I still feel like I should be sitting poolside, sipping margaritas and soaking in the sun. Sigh… until next year. For now I will dream of warmer weather and fill my belly up with tasty sweet potato casserole.  Continue reading

{Recipe Redux} Nutty Pumpkin Spice Oat Balls

These Nutty Pumpkin Spice Oat Balls make a great snack or delicious sweet treat. Infused with all of the flavors of pumpkin pie without refined sugar or white flour. 

Have you ever had something go terribly wrong but then in the end turn out better than your original plan? This is how these scrumptious Nutty Pumpkin Spice Balls came to be. 

Nutty Pumpkin Spice Balls-1

This post is part of the Recipe Redux’s monthly themed posts and the challenge this month was to create something with nuts since today is National Nut Day. I had big plans since I love nuts and nut butters and eat them almost every day in some shape or form.  Continue reading

Sabra Garden Hummus Tailgating Pinwheels

These Sabra Garden Hummus tailgating pinwheels use a whole grain wrap as the base and combine Sabra Garden Tuscan Herb Hummus, sundried tomatoes, black olives and feta cheese to make them an irresistible “pop in your mouth” football food. 

By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Sabra Dipping Co. LLC, and am eli- gible to win prizes associated with the contest. I received coupons for free product used in testing this recipe. I was not compensated for my time.

Sabra Hummus Tailgating Pinwheels-1

Sundays around here are synonymous with football. I don’t even bother to attempt to pull my husband away from the house when football hits the tube.  Continue Reading

Olive, Feta, Roasted Red Pepper and Kale Stuffed Chicken

I received free samples of California Ripe Olives mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by California Ripe Olives and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.

An easy, tasty and moist chicken recipe jam-packed with Mediterranean flavor. This olive, feta, roasted red pepper and kale stuffed chicken is simple enough to be served during the week but fancy enough to be served at a dinner party.

Olive, Feta, Roasted Red Pepper and Kale Stuffed Chicken | Nutrition by Ashley http://nutrition-by-ashley.com

Continue reading

No-Fuss Asian Chicken and Kale Dinner Salad

This No-Fuss Asian Chicken and Kale Dinner Salad helps you to put a healthy meal on the table in minutes. Best part is that everything is mixed in a ziplock bag (translation- no dishes to do)! 

Asian Chicken and Kale Salad|Nutrition by Ashley @ http://nutrition-by-ashley.com

This month, the Recipe Redux, a monthly recipe round up of healthy food bloggers, challenged us to share a recipe that embodied getting “Back to the Dinner Table”. 

If you’re anything like me then structured meals at the dinner table are few and far between throughout the summer months. Even though I love to cook and get creative in the kitchen, it’s hard to coax myself into turning on the oven when it’s above 80 degrees outside.  Continue reading

Roasted Beet and Sunflower Seed Brittle Salad with Feta

This salad combines the sweetness of beets, with the crunch of sunflower seed brittle and the tang of feta cheese for a summer salad that will brighten up your lunch or liven up your dinner. 

I used to think beets were just a vegetable that my grandmother made and that old people ate. It wasn’t until a few years ago when they started showing up in salads on restaurant menus that I gave them a shot. Man was I shocked! I loved the way their sweetness paired with the tanginess of goat cheese and how their smooth texture complimented the crunch of nuts. I was instantly hooked and to this day I have a hard time resisting a good beet salad when I see one on a menu. 

Roasted Beet Salad with Sunflower Brittle | Nutrition by Ashley @ http://nutrition-by-ashley.com

Continue reading