Lentil Quesadillas

by Lisa Podlecki

Adding plant-based proteins like lentils is a great way to add variety to your diet and have a meal that is quick and easy to make. Lentils are a great source of protein, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals. Combining them with foods rich in vitamin C, like bell peppers, tomatoes and kale, helps to maximize iron absorption. Continue reading “Lentil Quesadillas”

Char’s Banana Bread

by Charmaine Broughton

According to my husband and kids, there’s nothing better than my homemade banana bread. Over the years, I’ve tried swapping super-healthy ingredients for the so-called “not so healthy” ones, but I always come back to my original recipe. I’m a firm believer in the philosophy of “everything in moderation,” including moderation. Hope you and your family enjoy this loaf as much as my gang does! Continue reading “Char’s Banana Bread”

Rainbow Winter Salad

“Day one or one day. You decide.”

I recently read this quote and it was just the push I needed to do the one thing that deep down, I’ve always wanted to accomplish, but had been too afraid to pursue. Stepping out of your comfort zone is not easy—but wow, is it satisfying.

As we flip the calendar to a brand new year, a blank canvas with endless possibilities, I encourage you to do the “one thing” you’ve always wanted to do: sign up for an art class, finally incorporate speed work into your weekly training, ask your boss for a promotion, commit to weight training three times a week, or eat more fruits and veggies (I’ve got you covered with my Rainbow Winter Salad).

Whatever your “one thing” is, I hope this is the year you make it happen. From my kitchen to yours, Happy New Year! Continue reading “Rainbow Winter Salad”