The Mindful Mommie


I recently developed a love for beets, and this is a good way to introduce beets to people who may be skeptical. It has some sweetness from maple syrup, and a little zing from the balsamic vinegar. Top it off with some feta cheese, and you (and everyone else!) is sure to love eating their beets! Ingredients: 4 beets, scrubbed, trimmed, and cut in half 1/3 cup basil, sliced 1 10-ounce package… Read More

I wanted to make something different than a green salad to serve with dinner, and this is what I came up with! Sugar plum tomatoes are firm, sweet, and juicy and can definitely be more than just a salad topper. This recipe is a little tangy and a little sweet, so it makes a nice side if you are serving up a super savory main dish! Ingredients: 4 cups sugar plum tomatoes,… Read More

We had some left-over Mahi Mahi from the fish tacos we made last night for Taco Tuesday. The Mindful Daddie said he was in the mood for a salad, so I came up with this recipe to make the fish and salad work together! It’s a twist on the classic Chinese Chicken Salad with a dressing so good that it might make you want to lick your salad bowl! The recipe below… Read More

Tonight is Taco Tuesday at the Mindful Mommie house, and I am serving up this tasty black bean and corn salad as our side dish. It is super simple and full of fresh flavors! It also makes a super delicious lunch if you have leftovers. You can even top it with grilled chicken to make it a meal all on its own! Ingredients: 1 can organic black beans, drained and rinsed 1… Read More

This is a salad we eat frequently throughout the week. It is chock full of healthy goodness! The broccoli sprouts have up to 50 times more cancer fighting benefits than broccoli alone. The seed combination gives you a big dose of vitamins and minerals. Ingredients: Organic mixed greens Sliced cucumber Chopped red bell pepper Cherry tomatoes Broccoli sprouts 2 tbsp raw sesame seeds 2 tbsp raw pepitas 2 tbsp raw sunflower seeds… Read More

This recipe is from Christa Orecchio, founder of The Whole Journey. She is one of my main resources about healthy eating and healthy living. Check out her website and programs for more information! Ingredients: 3/4 cup flax oil 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 cup raw apple cider vinegar 1 garlic clove, crushed 4 drops dark-liquid stevia 1 pinch sea salt 1/2 teaspoon sea veggie flakes (dulse, kelp, or nori) 1… Read More