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How to Cook the Perfect Omelette

29 Jan

Hi everybody! 

Well, Bob and I didn’t win the Book of Mormon lottery on Saturday ūüė¶¬† Instead we went to see the Hansel and Gretel movie which, surprisingly, I really liked!¬†

On Sunday morning I made omelets for breakfast, and I think I’ve finally mastered how to cook them perfectly.¬† Here’s how!

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1.  Wisk together all ingredients in a bowl.  This is my favorite combination, which makes 2 omelets:  4 eggs, chopped spinach, fresh basil, chopped tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, salt, pepper and garlic.


2.  Spray a large skillet with non-stick cooking spray, and heat over medium high heat.  Add egg mixture and cook until mostly done.


3.¬† Now for the trick!¬† Stick the entire pan under the broiler for another 2-3 minutes.¬† This cooks the top of the omelette so you can fold it in half, without the runny middle ūüôā


4.  Return pan to stove top.  Add another sprinkle of cheese (if you wish) and flip.


5.  Cut the omelette in half and serve with toast and fruit.  Enjoy!



Easy Spinach Quiches

26 Jan

Happy Saturday everyone! ¬†Today I’d like to share a recipe that makes an awesome snack or light breakfast.


Easy Spinach Quiches

3 eggs
1/2 bag chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed!
3/4 cup shredded Mozzarella cheese
salt, pepper, and garlic to taste

1.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Spray a muffin tin with nonstick cooking spray.
2.  Combine all ingredients in a bowl.  Portion into muffin cups.
3.  Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until eggs are set.
4. ¬†Enjoy a couple with your favorite fruit ūüôā

*Make It Your Own*
Feel free to swap out any veggies or cheese you like.  Try mushrooms, tomatoes, zucchini, basil, peppers, and feta cheese!

Welp, Bob and I are off to try the lottery for Book of Mormon! ¬†This will be our 4th time…hoping the 4th time will be the charm. ¬†Fingers crossed!


What’s your favorite Broadway musical??

How to Make a Balanced Smoothie

22 Jan

Smoothies can either be a nutritious treat or a total sugar bomb! ¬†Here’s how to make a smoothie that has a perfect balance of healthy carbs, protein and fat.


1. ¬†Start with fruit. ¬†I love to use frozen berries, pineapple or mango chunks. ¬†Frozen works best because it makes your smoothie cold and frothy, and there’s no need to add ice, which can water it down.

2. ¬†Add a banana. ¬†1/2 or whole is fine, but I definitely wouldn’t skip this step. ¬†Bananas make every smoothie better!

3. ¬†Sneak in some protein. ¬†My favorite protein sources are Greek yogurt or protein powder. ¬†Use plain greek yogurt, since you already have enough sugar from the fruit. ¬†Tone It Up makes an awesome organic, vegan protein powder. ¬†I also like Isopure ūüôā

4. ¬†Liquify!!! ¬†Time to get it all going together. ¬†My favorite liquids to use are unsweetened vanilla almond milk (again, there’s enough sugar from the fruit!) or coconut water.

5.  Fat check.  If you used fat-free greek yogurt, I would add in some fat.  My picks are all-natural almond butter, ground flaxseed, or chia seeds.

6.  Mix it all up and voila!  You have a delicious, nutritionally balanced smoothie.  Enjoy!

Here are some of my favorite smoothie combinations:

Classic Strawberry Banana
vanilla protein powder or greek yogurt
vanilla almond milk or fresh squeezed OJ
ground flaxseed

pineapple and mango
vanilla protein powder or greek yogurt
coconut water
ground flaxseed

Chocolate Cherry
frozen cherries
chocolate protein powder
vanilla almond milk
chia seeds

Peanut Butter Cup
chocolate protein powder
vanilla almond milk
all-natural peanut butter or almond butter

What’s your favorite smoothie combination??