Category Archives: Recipe

My Favorite Basil Pesto

Fresh basil pesto is my summer jam. I’m not very into pasta, but this makes a wonderful pasta topping. I prefer to use it to top: – salad (in lieu of dressing – please please try this!) – baked or … Continue reading

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Energy Balls

I brought these awesome energy balls to the Zumba in the Park party last week, and they were a major hit. Let me tell you – they taste like dessert. You could legit bring them to a party as dessert … Continue reading

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Vegetable Lentil Soup

Do ¬†you ever wake up in the morning SO excited because you know you’re having amazing¬†leftovers for lunch? Oh no, me neither, because that would be weird. And tasty. Let me just say that THIS is the kind of soup … Continue reading

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Strawberry Spinach Smoothie

I simply cannot keep this to myself. Usually, on M/W/F, I make a green monster smoothie for lunch, adding spinach, banana, protein powder, and milk. I’m normally pressed for time since I teach a lunchtime class, and a smoothie can … Continue reading

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My Favorite Juice

Juicing is THE thing at Pompadour Place. In the winter, I’ve leaned more toward smoothies (Green Monster, anyone?), but fresh juice is my number one crush. I’m doing everything I can to beckon spring and I can’t stop thinking about … Continue reading

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Summer Chickpea Stew

One of my favorite summertime dishes? This one. I call it “chickpea stew.” It’s a mixture of in-season summer vegetables paired with delicious cumin and coriander spices and chickpeas. It’s easy to pull together, satisfying to eat, and this recipe … Continue reading

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Coffee Banana Recovery Smoothie

I’ve created a masterpiece. Behold: my favorite post-workout recovery smoothie to date: the coffee banana recovery smoothie. This popped into my head after a pretty intense workout session: 8 mile tempo run plus teaching an hour of Zumba. I love … Continue reading

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Apple chips

I love exploring new possibilities with yummy fall treats. Like…apple chips! Sweet, crunchy, light, fantastic homemade baked apple chips! I started with a mix of fuji, cameo, and granny smith apples, which I washed and sliced very thin. As thin … Continue reading

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