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Nutrition Inspiration? Here are 3 to try!

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In a food rut? Same recipes? Same ingredients? Feeling stuck in some unhealthy habits with food? Hard to break out and feel inspired to try something new?

I want to share a few of my new favorite food and drink inspirations! Healthy nutrition is yummy, fun and easier than you think!

1. Coffee:

Adding sweetener and or milks/creamers ( dairy, soy, coconut, almond etc) sometimes does not promote our health goals.

Instead try adding an oil to your coffee (yes, oil), coconut oil or ghee (also known as “bulletproof” coffee).  Blend it up in a blender and you’ve got yourself a special coffee drink. It foams up so beautifully! Tasty at home treat that is easier on the wallet and much better for you!


Look at all that foam in the blender! YUM!

That is also a favorite breakfast pictured too. Fried eggs, bubbies sauerkraut, salsa(under the eggs, sorry) and spring mix! Salad: it’s what’s for breakfast!

2. Breakfast: 

Are you on the go? Here’s a breakfast recipe that has me hooked! Prepare ahead of time and grab when you need a quick meal! You can either make it into a casserole or muffins — like I did.

The other changes I made were to use seasoned Italian Sausage (found in the deli section of WholeFoods), because they don’t add any sugar to it (I haven’t found a breakfast sausage that doesn’t have added sugar, yet).


(Yes, I’m a messy cook)

I swear you don’t even wonder where the cheese is. 😉 Hubby and baby approved!

3. Veggies, Veggies, Veggies:

We always need more veggies. Sometimes it’s a challenge to find new ways to interest our taste buds.

Roasting veggies is a quick way to get them on your plate! Change up the spices! I love roasting, broccoli, cauliflower, peppers, onions, carrots, sweet potatoes, etc. Set the oven to 400 degrees and timer to 20-30 min. Sprinkle with oil and seasoning of your choice.


Coleslaw – Lime, cilantro, cabbage (can add carrots too), onion, olive oil and some whole30 mayo — simple and easy, you won’t want to go back to store bought mayo. Add spring mix, cucumber and tomatoes and you have a super tasty salad.

Cauliflower Mash – The first few times I made cauliflower mash I was not impressed. Just recently my opinion changed when I found this video and made this version of cauliflower mash – (FYI, ErinTheBeast is genius!! Be sure to check out her video “Chocolate shake”)

For those of you who don’t know I just completed another round of Whole30. If you don’t know what that is I would definitely encourage you to check it out. It is the foundation of what began the shift in my life and mind regarding health, food and body image. It’s an education and experience on getting back to the basics of whole food.

For more pictures and recipes of my food and workouts be sure to follow me on instagram! @naturalcrossfitmom

See you soon!