Author Archives: Vanessa Cunningham

About Vanessa Cunningham

Vanessa Cunningham is a Huffington Post contributor, nutrition & wellness expert of Unhealthy No More, Inc., author, and speaker based in New York City. A graduate of Pace University, she also studied at the Institute of Integrative Nutrition. She helps busy professional women prioritize their health by creating customized plans that are fun, sustainable and easily integrated into their lifestyle. Through her holistic one-on-one coaching programs, dynamic workshops and scintillating blog posts, she empowers her clients to thrive at work and in life.

Vegetable Omelet with Feta Cheese

  Servings: 2 | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cook time: 10 minutes  Ingredients: 1 tablespoon avocado oil 3 cups chopped fresh mushrooms 2 cups chopped fresh baby spinach ½ cup chopped roasted red peppers ½ cup chopped onion 1 … Continue reading

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Thai Shrimp and Snow Pea Curry

Servings: 4 | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cook time: 30 minutes  Ingredients: 1 cup brown rice 2 tablespoons coconut oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 tablespoons grated peeled fresh ginger 1 ½ pounds peeled and deveined large shrimp 1 … Continue reading

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Easy Pumpkin Hummus

  Servings: 16        Prep time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 2 tablespoons tahini 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon cumin ½ teaspoon cinnamon 1 tablespoon olive oil ¾ teaspoon salt 1 can (15 ounces) garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained … Continue reading

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Chicken Fried Rice

  Serves: 6 (1 cup per serving)             Prep time: 5 minutes              Cook time: 15 minutes Ingredients: 1 tablespoon grass-fed butter, softened 1 medium yellow onion, finely chopped ½ cup snow peas, finely chopped ½ cup chopped … Continue reading

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Start When You’re Ready: Ditch the Weight Loss Resolutions

It’s that time of the year again, when you start writing down your resolutions for the new year. Perhaps weight loss is sitting at the top of your list of things to tackle. If it is, you should go ahead … Continue reading

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Mushroom and Spinach Omelet with Feta Cheese

Serves: 1                  Prep time: 2 minutes                     Cook time: 3 minutes Ingredients: 1 cup baby spinach 1 slice Ezekiel toast 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided 2 ounces white (or reishi) mushrooms, thinly sliced 1 garlic clove, minced 2 large … Continue reading

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Flank Steak Wraps

Serves: 8 Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes Ingredients: 2 teaspoons chopped garlic ½ cup chopped scallion, including tops 2 tablespoons minced fresh jalapeno chiies 1 teaspoon cumin 2 tablespoons fresh oregano or 1 teaspoon dried 2 tablespoons … Continue reading

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California Chicken Salad with Avocado and Mango

    Serves: 4 (serving size is 1 chicken breast plus 2 cups salad) Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 2 tablespoons mango chutney 1-tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce ¾ teaspoon … Continue reading

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Chocolate Avocado Pudding

  Serves: 2-4 Prep time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 1 large banana 1 avocado, pitted and peeled ¼ cup unsweetened cacao or cocoa powder ¼ cup pure maple syrup or date paste ¼ cup unsweetened almond milk 1 tablespoon vanilla 1 … Continue reading

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Almond Coconut Macaroon Cookies

  Serving size: 2 cookies Prep time: 10 minutes             Cook time: 10 minutes Ingredients: ¾ cup silvered almonds 1 large egg white dash of salt ¾ maple syrup or honey 2 cups unsweetened flakes 1 tablespoon ghee 1 tablespoon … Continue reading

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