Quinoa Avocado Salad

When it comes to creating healthy salads, there is truly an unlimited supply of creativity when it comes to combining ingredients and flavors. During the summer, I’ve been making salads not just to accompany a main dish, but to be my main dish. Quinoa is so versatile, whether used as a breakfast dish, warm or…

Deconstructed Grilled Chicken Salad

This deconstructed grilled chicken salad is an easy peasy salad to prepare and is super tasty too. I pan fried the chick breast on a grill pan on the stove top.  Seasoned with a bit of extra virgin olive oil, and salt and pepper. This salad consists of: Grilled Chicken Breast Baby Spinach Leaves Hard Boiled…

Brown Sugar and Vanilla Quinoa

If there is one thing I enjoy the most, is a good nutritious breakfast bowl – and it doesn’t even have to be breakfast to enjoy. Get creative and mix it up by using your favorite Seeds/Grains/Yogurt as a base, topped off with your favorite fruits, nuts, seeds… the options are endless! If you like…

Hummus with a twist

Here’s a sure way to give the traditional hummus recipe a twist! I love hummus, don’t get me wrong.  It’s great as a dip, spread, or topping, but I thought I’d give the ol’ hummus recipe a twist with a variation of flavors that are healthy and delicious! I’ve come up with the following delicious…

Avocado Tzatziki Dip

If you love avocado, I am about to share with you the yummiest avocado dip you will ever taste! I love Greek food, and I especially loved tzatziki sauce. Cutting down on dairy, I am always coming up with ways to substitute certain food items or use alternatives. This recipe came to mind while grabbing…

Fruit Salad

If you read my article on the Health Benefits to Eating Fruit, then you will surely appreciate this quick and easy recipe. It’s so easy, I can’t even consider calling it a recipe! This is great to start your day, as you would have learned in my article, that eating fruit on an empty stomach,…

Open Face Veggie Sandwich

Ever feel snackish and just don’t know what to make? I used to reach out for the chips, cookies, big feet candy (omg they were so good!! lol), but not anymore. A snack to me, is now healthy wholesome, nutrient-rich foods, and alas, this recipe was born. Like most recipes, I usually just whip something…

Apple Blueberry Oatmeal

Do you remember eating gross instant Oatmeal as a kid (or even as an adult)? That nasty packaged processed oatmeal? yuk! You may think eating instant oatmeal is healthy for you, think again! Read my post Reading and Understanding Food Labels, and next time you’re at the grocery store, pick up a box of your…

Grilled Veggie and Alfalfa Sprout Wrap

If you ever thought you could not make vegetables into a meal, think again! This pita will not only leave your hunger satisfied, but it is packed with nutrients from raw veggies, and grilled. I used a stove top grilling pan, but if you have access to a BBQ, toss the veggies on the the…

Apple Walnut Yogurt

After Making the Switch to Organic, I’ve drastically cut down on my dairy intake (particularly Milk, Yogurt and Cheese). I’ve learned Greek Yogurt is an amazing source for protein – I know, it’s still dairy… but I said I was cutting down my intake, not eliminating it completely… anywho, thought I’d give it a try,…

Chickpea and Oats Burger

Now here is a healthy burger packed with veggies and nutrients. Avocado spread, grilled Red Bell Peppers and Zucchini, topped with Spinach… this Chickpea and Oats Burger is a vegetarian delight! This recipe came to mind as I was in the kitchen trying to figure out what to do with my ready-made chickpeas, (read Using…

Strawberry Blueberry Spinach Salad

One thing I love about warm weather is the light and tasty foods. The vibrant colors, and freshness of the produce … it just makes you feel good about your health, doesn’t it?! This is a really simple 4 ingredient salad, and I’ve created a tangy Grapefruit Chia Seed Salad Dressing, to lightly dress the…

Tuna Chickpea Salad

As we approach Spring, I get excited when it comes to colorful, vibrant foods – I know… what a food nerd! (lol) I quickly tossed up this salad for a quick and light lunch, using chickpeas and tuna that perfectly satisfied my hunger until my mid-day snack. If you are packing it as a lunch…

Spelt Flour and Egg White Crepe with Salmon

Similar to my Spelt Flour and Egg White Crepe with Fruit, the inspiration for this dish came from a photo I saw on Instagram from Fitga Fitness & Yoga. I’ve altered the ingredients, creating this wonderful light super healthy crepe, which can be topped with anything you like. Spelt Flour is easy on digestion, a good source…

Spelt Flour and Egg White Crepe with Fruit

A recipe which I actually came across from a photo on Instagram from Fitga Fitness & Yoga, and thought – ‘that looks delicious!’ I’ve altered the ingredients, creating this wonderful light super healthy crepe, which can be topped with anything you like. Check out my alternate recipe Spelt Flour and Egg White Crepe with Salmon –…

Stuffed Chicken Breast

Chicken is the most versatile meat to cook with. You can grill it, fry it, bake it… so many endless recipes you can play around with! This stuffed chicken breast recipe uses simple ingredients and techniques that will have you whipping up this meal in a jiffy! Sides include sautéed garlicky broccolini and my Roasted Potatoes recipe…