Alexa Schirm

Hi there, I’m Alexa!

As a nutritionist, I have a passion for helping you use real foods to create realistic changes into your life by incorporating good nutrition for the whole picture of health and wellness.

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Grilled Veggie & Steak Salad with Herbed Butter Sauce

Grilled Veggie & Steak Salad with Herbed Balsamic Butter Sauce. Because everything is better with butter. It’s five o’clock.

It’s dinner time.

Just imagine for a second that  this beauty shows up on your kitchen table just as you are arriving home with a car full of hungry bellies. Just like that, BAM, the mixture of roasted and grilled vegetables completing this steak salad with a herbed balsamic butter sauce is waiting for you as steam billows from the plate.

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We all want a quick fix but is drinking your greens the answer?

Should You Drink Your Greens?

Powdered greens have been making headway for years. They are not only showing up on health market shelves but in doctor’s offices worldwide. Let’s be honest, we want a quick fix. That simple pill, supplement, or the next latest and greatest fad diet. We want health but we want it at the snap of a finger…

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Deconstructed Skillet Stuffed Peppers

Don’t get me wrong, I love stuffed foods. You know creamy stuffed mushrooms and yes even stuffed peppers. But stuffed peppers seem like a lot of work some days. To create and cook all of the filling, just to stuff it inside a juicy bell pepper only to bake it again. Yea, today I wasn’t…

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Easy Skillet Nectarine Blackberry Crisp |

Quick Skillet Nectarine Blackberry Crisp

Have you heard? Probably not. I haven’t just fallen off the face of the earth. Just face first into this quick skillet nectarine blackberry crisp. Besides for this nectarine blackberry crisp  other exciting things are happening over here at SRW but my lips are sealed.

Parmesan Carrot Fries |

Basil Parmesan Carrot Fries

Fries your guilty pleasure? Yea, me too. I mean the crisp goodness of a french fry dipped in the sweet ketchup, who can deny their goodness. Maybe except with they are doused in a coat of processed oils, high in omega-6’s and ready to trigger a cascade of inflammation in our body. ->SIGH<- Too harsh?…

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