Leafy greens for breakfast? Yup. Check out our superfood packed {Greek Breakfast Salad}

Summary: The greeks really know what they are doing – food wise. During our trip to Greece we encountered a variety of fresh ingredients in the breakfast salad bar…and you know what? Since it was readily available I found myself encouraged to eat … Continue reading

{Overnight Oatmeal: an affordable and nutritious breakfast alternative}

Summary:  Porridge is considered a traditional breakfast in many countries.  Why? It’s cheap, warm and comforting. However do you know that oatmeal is actually very healthy? It’s health quality can actually increase or decrease depending on how you prepare it. … Continue reading

{Yummy breakfast/snack spread: Banana-raisin nut butter}

Summary:  I am obsessed with peanut butter. It’s my favorite nut spread. I have it for breakfast with toast, add it to my smoothies or snack on it with fresh or dry fruit. Its savory and packed with protein. It … Continue reading

{Banana-coconut oatmeal muffins}

Summary:  These are so yummy. The ripe bananas sweeten these muffins naturally. You’ve got a fiber packed muffin made with whole grains, and other simple, natural ingredients. These muffins are EASY to make. If you are not much of a … Continue reading

{Meyer Lemon & Blueberry Pancakes}

Summary:  These pancakes taste like a glorious Meyer Lemon Cake. But made without the loads of butter and sugar those cakes call for. When topped with syrup, they create a harmonious mixture of flavors. In each bite you get the … Continue reading

{Banana Oat Pancakes with Roasted Walnuts}

Summary: Since February is the national month for cardiovascular health I will post a lot of recipes with heart healthy ingredients. Even if you do not have hearth disease, these recipes are great prevention tools. I mean did you know … Continue reading

{Strawberry-rhubarb cream cheese spread: eat it as breakfast, snack or appetizer}

Summary:  Now I know what you must be thinking…don’t they sell strawberry flavored cream cheese? Yes they do. However, they use the regular cream cheese in the store bought kind, I prefer the 1/3 less fat kind. Plus I like … Continue reading

{Appetizer, Brunch or Light dinner: Potato, Spinach & Caramelized Onion Frittata}

{Appetizer, Brunch or Light dinner: Potato, Spinach & Caramelized Onion Frittata}

Summary:  This is a dish you will need to watch throughout the entire cooking process, however it only takes 20 min if you are a multi-tasker like me. I love frittatas. Ironically I rarely eat them as breakfast, for me … Continue reading

{Healthy baking success: a Blueberry Banana Bread}

{Healthy baking success: a Blueberry Banana Bread}

Summary: Personally I love banana bread…and I’ve tried over 10 recipes…but the good ones usually have tons of butter and  sugar. No surprise there. So I accepted the challenge of making a healthy version. In this recipe I use key ingredients … Continue reading

{A healthy and quick homemade jam recipe: Berry-licious Chia Jam v. 2.0}

Summary:  This is a modified recipe I’ve cooked up (and posted) before, with some added corrections.  Come this time during the year, you begin to see fresh berries at every corner… I can’t resist them. They are small, sweet and rich … Continue reading