Colorado Skiing, 1/2 Marathon Training…and 1 More Way to Cook Lemony Brussels Sprouts :)

Family Pic!

Hello, friends!  :)  It’s been a while since I’ve posted, but it’s not because I don’t love you.  Things are just really busy right now, and I guess I needed a break!  But, I have some simple updates and some simple advice for cooking some REALLY YUMMY brussels sprouts – we may be killing you [...]

Do You Vega??

choco vega

Vega is one of the things HealthyMammas loves the most.  I have had a hard time trying new recipes lately because of the hustle and bustle of summer!!!  But, when I am in a hurry for lunch, or feel like having a light dinner, or for MOST of my breakfasts – I turn to Vega. [...]

Green Smoothie

green smoothie!

I just made a green smoothie that I drink quite often, so I thought I would post pictures of the process and share with you the BEST smoothie recipe ever!!  So healthy, sooo yummy!   Best Green Smoothie Recipe Ever! 5.0 from 3 reviews Print Recipe type: Smoothie Author: unknown Serves: 2 This is so [...]

Banana Pear Vega Smoothie, and Masticating…yep, I do it!

my new juicer...in action  :)

We HealthyMammas crack jokes about that word…masticating…and you have to admit, it sounds like a strange way to get your dose of healthy green juice…but, I’ve recently graduated from a centrifugal juicer to a masticating juicer and so far I really like it! You may or may not know the difference between the two.  When [...]

“Lightened up” Asian coleslaw, Vitamix test kitchen and Red Sangria

Asian coleslaw salad

Happy 4th of July weekend…in honor of the holiday I will share a couple of my favorite summer cookout recipes. The first is a healthy spin on your traditional Asian coleslaw….goes great with any kind of BBQ and there’s no mayonnaise so you don’t have to keep it refrigerated (though it’s best served cold!).  Start [...]

Super Sunday start – adrenalin and anti-oxidant high

Acai green smoothie

I’m on a Sunday morning adrenalin and anti-oxidant high after waking up to a matcha latte, hitting the pavement with my two besties for a 10 mile run, and downing my new favorite smoothie, thanks to Sambazon Pure Fuzion Acai and Acerola smoothie packs. First off, my girls are incredible in and of themselves.  We’ve [...]

Squashberry Smoothie

Squashberry Smoothie

This is a yummy punch of smoothy-ness with a crunch, which I love.  It makes ‘chewing your liquids’ much easier to do!  A girlfriend of mine at work made this yummy concoction, which is a modification of a wonderful recipe under the same name from Lexie’s Kitchen, my all time favorite food blog. Squashberry Smoothie [...]

‘Smoothie Please’ – a plea from my kiddos that left this HealthyMomma in Shock

HealthyMomma Emily

Each of us HealthyMommas has a unique story of  how we got here, why we are passionate about making healthy foods for our families and ourselves, and I have to admit, my journey began and ran it’s course for some time focused on me, rather than my kids.  I was a newly single mom of two [...]

Banana/Spinach Green Smoothie with Protein Powder

Green Smoothie

This is the kids’ favorite breakfast smoothie !  I occasionally make them for an after school snack too…so delish and nutrish My friend Stephanie shared this one with me…she is a yoga instructor at Divine Center of Yoga …     Green Smoothie Print Ingredients 12 ounces of coconut water 1 peeled frozen banana 1 [...]