Wednesday, April 19, 2017

An Inside Look at Mompops - A Popsicle for Everyone



Founded after a retired teacher and health-seeking mom wanted to offer a better popsicle for children, Sandy Ostrander teamed up with her son Issa and Mompops was born. The team at Mompops is determined to set a higher standard for frozen desserts, offering a healthier sweet treat to even those with dietary limitations.

Friday, April 14, 2017

Healthier Potatoes Au Gratin


When you think of Au Gratin, you think of savory cheese right? Traditionally made with heavy cream and cheese this is not a “healthy” choice, but today I’m showing you how this can be changed with a few swaps.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Homemade Teriyaki Sauce


One of my favorite all time recipes is Chicken Teriyaki and not the healthy kind, the P.F. Chang’s, Panda Express kind with sugary sweet sauce that glosses atop of every bite. In this recipe I show a way to make teriyaki sauce without all the salt and preservatives to keep your health in check.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Italian Food Without Guilt: Bar Lucca (Conshohocken)


Bar Lucca has quickly become a Conshohocken favorite of mine since opening in 2013. The menu features both indulgent and healthful choices to please a mixed crowd. Keep reading to find out my favorite dishes.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Sweet Potato Black Bean Enchiladas (vegetarian)



Believe it or not, there are ways to make enchiladas healthier than at your favorite Mexican eatery. Even though this recipe is meatless and uses whole foods and ingredients, my taste testers weren’t disappointed!

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Superfood Cobb Salad



This superfood salad puts a spin on the American classic cobb, by swapping just a few ingredients but keeping the flavors you love!

Friday, February 10, 2017

Dairy-Free BBQ Chicken Pizza


This BBQ Chicken Pizza is a dream for those of you who are dairy-free!  With all the toppings, you won’t miss the cheese, loaded with barbecue sauce, pineapple, avocado and chicken. Watch  come together in this quick video...


Friday, January 27, 2017

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Energetic Foodie's Top Recipes of 2016


The Energetic Foodie blog is ever changing, and I have no doubt it will continue into 2017. Thank you all for following along to see where the journey leads, and what I'm eating! Here are the top recipe posts from 2016 (based on viewership)!

1. Peanut Butter Raisin No-Bake Bites: I don't often post sweets but these were a chart topper. Perfect for a post workout snack, or healthy dessert. 

Sunday, December 11, 2016

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies {dairy and gluten free}



Make your holidays a little lighter with these peanut butter chocolate chip cookies. Guilt free and easy to make with only 6 ingredients and both dairy and gluten free, you can reach your hand in the cookie jar more often this year! 

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Mandarin Orange Arugula Salad



Arugula, known for it’s bold Italian flavor, mixed with mandarin oranges, feta and cranberries is a treat anytime of the year!

Wednesday, November 23, 2016