Recipes

DIY Cranberry Twist Magnesium Gummy Supplements

by Chrystal Johnson April 9, 2014

I am a huge fan of supplementing with magnesium for so many things – one of which is ensuring you get enough healthy sleep. Insomnia is no fun, and magnesium deficiency is one cause. When I remember to take my magnesium, I sleep so much better. Another combination that helps induce sleep is the right […]

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Strawberry Spinach Salad Recipe

by Chrystal Johnson April 7, 2014

Even thought we got a bit of snow last week, I am still enjoying Spring. I posted about dinner salads previously, but I also love a good salad for lunch! The first time I saw strawberries in a salad at a health food store in San Diego, I thought it was weird and wasn’t sure […]

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What the Mushroom Makeover Challenge Taught Me {Plus a Mushroom Hash Recipe}

by Chrystal Johnson April 6, 2014

This post was created as part of the #MushroomMakeover 30 Day Weight Loss Challenge, for which I am a financially compensated blogger ambassador for the Mushroom Council. The  opinions are my own and based on my own experience. I can’t believe that the Mushroom Makeover Challenge is coming to an end! It has been a really fabulous […]

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Bacon & Pineapple Stuffed Portobello Mushroom Recipe

by Chrystal Johnson April 5, 2014

Over the past two weeks, I’ve developed a bit of an obsession with stuffing portobello mushrooms with delicious goodness. I’ve stuffed them with tuna salad, guacamole and now with bacon and pineapple. I normally use the pineapple and bacon combination in this spaghetti squash recipe and it’s always a hit. So I decided to give […]

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Gluten Free Crunchy Mushroom Lettuce Wraps Recipe

by Chrystal Johnson April 4, 2014

When I used to frequent PF Changs many years ago, one of my favorite appetizers was their lettuce wraps. Now, I have to be very careful eating Asian cuisine as so much of it has hidden gluten in it. Even if there isn’t gluten based flours in anything, most soy sauce isn’t gluten free, so […]

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Carne Asada Marinade Recipe

by Chrystal Johnson April 3, 2014

Growing up in San Diego, carne asada was a staple of our diet. There was a local shop that sold the best marinaded carne asada. We’d buy it from them all the time, grill it in our backyard and make delicious burritos with all the fixings. Between homemade carne asada burritos and carne asada burritos […]

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Swirled Dark & White Chocolate Crunchy Spring Bark

by Chrystal Johnson April 2, 2014

I don’t create too many treats around our house that aren’t healthy, but every once in a while I like to break the rules and make a special treat with the girls. Since it’s rare that we do something like this, it’s extra special and everyone knows it’s an exception to our real food diet. […]

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12 Salads That Make a Perfect Sunday Dinner

by Chrystal Johnson March 31, 2014

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Foodie.com. All opinions are my own. I look forward to the weekend, when life slows down and we can spend some quality time as a family. There is so much hustle and bustle during the week, that I really appreciate the opportunity to take some […]

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Mushroom & Onion Sliders Recipe {Plus My Mushroom Makeover Week 3 Update}

by Chrystal Johnson March 30, 2014

This post was created as part of the #MushroomMakeover 30 Day Weight Loss Challenge, for which I am a financially compensated blogger ambassador for the Mushroom Council. The  opinions are my own and based on my own experience. I cannot believe that week three of the Mushroom Makeover challenge is coming to a close (read about the […]

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4 More Delicious Mushroom Meal Ideas

by Chrystal Johnson March 21, 2014

This post was created as part of the #MushroomMakeover 30 Day Weight Loss Challenge, for which I am a financially compensated blogger ambassador for the Mushroom Council. The  opinions are my own and based on my own experience. Did you read last week’s post about the Mushroom Makeover challenge? If not, you can check that out here. […]

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