Simple Veggie Pasta Salad

A simple veggie pasta salad that can be easily modified based on food preference! Simple Veggie Pasta Salad Plant-based – Gluten-free – Vegan Ingredients 1 pound gluten-free pasta 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon 100% pure maple syrup 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning ½ … Continue reading Simple Veggie Pasta Salad

Fruit & Veggie Muffins

Looking for a way to boost your fruit and veggie intake? Give these fruit and veggies muffins a try! Prep time is less than 10 minutes and they store well in the fridge for up to 2 weeks. Fruit & Veggie Muffins Plant-based – Gluten-free – Vegan Yield - 12 standard muffins Ingredients 1 cup … Continue reading Fruit & Veggie Muffins

Simple Chickpea Salad

This recipe features chickpeas as the protein base and it is packed with fiber and potassium. You can add in any crunchy veggies you have on hand in place of the peppers and snap peas. Simple Chickpea Salad Plant-based - Gluten-free - Vegan Ingredients 2 cans of chickpeas (mashed) ½ green pepper (diced) ½ cup … Continue reading Simple Chickpea Salad

Mushroom Jerky

Homemade Mushroom Jerky Plant-based - Gluten-free - Vegan Ingredients 3 tbsp liquid aminos (or low sodium soy sauce) 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar 2 tbsp maple syrup 1 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp low sodium vegetable broth 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp onion powder Dash chili powder 8-10 portabella mushroom caps (sliced thin). **Always check … Continue reading Mushroom Jerky

Southwest Quinoa Salad

Memorial day BBQs are right around the corner and it can definitely be a struggle to find healthy options out there! Consider this corn and quinoa salad a simple (yet tasty) addition to the menu! As a complete protein, quinoa contains all of our essential amino acids in addition to being a good source of … Continue reading Southwest Quinoa Salad

Chili-Lime Buddha Bowl (Vegan + GF)

Welcome back to PorrazzaNutrition! Another popular meal that has been trending all over social media and the nutrition world is the Buddha Bowl! Buddha bowls are a great way to incorporate balance with lean proteins (beans, tofu, tempeh), high-fiber grains (quinoa, brown rice), healthy fats (avocado) and vegetables (cucumbers, broccoli, etc). Buddha bowls are simple, … Continue reading Chili-Lime Buddha Bowl (Vegan + GF)

Simple Slow Cooker Vegetable Soup

Today ended up being an unexpected snow day since both my nutrition classes and client appointments were rescheduled. I didn’t think I would have to be worrying about snow in March; however, I was happy for a little time to catch-up. Since it is snowy and cold, it seemed like perfect weather for soup! The … Continue reading Simple Slow Cooker Vegetable Soup

Heart Health – Chocolate Chia Oatmeal

Welcome back to PorrazzaNutrition! February is American Heart Month! Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States and it is largely preventable? According to the American Heart Association, “About 80 percent of cardiovascular diseases may be preventable with education and action.” This means that changes to your … Continue reading Heart Health – Chocolate Chia Oatmeal

Tips for Packing a Healthy Lunch

Welcome back to PorrazzaNutrition! When I first went went full-time with my practice and quit my "day" job, I got out of the habit of packing a lunch. I was mostly out seeing clients in the AM and after dinner, so I only really needed to pack snacks on-the-go. This January, I took a short-term … Continue reading Tips for Packing a Healthy Lunch

Stuffed Mushroom Caps Recipe

I have been in a huge food rut lately! Anyone else ever get to that point? I feel like all I do is cook the same meals over and over. To spruce things up in the kitchen, I made it a point to buy and cook foods that I haven't made in a while (or … Continue reading Stuffed Mushroom Caps Recipe