{Almond breeze smoothie}

Summary: This smoothie is both nutty and sweet. Never tried almond milk before? Now is your chance. It’s a great alternative to dairy milk, especially for those people who are lactose-intolerant, have gluten allergy, are obese or have type II … 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

{A cantaloupe-banana milkshake}

Summary: In the lovely island where I live, the temperatures have been escalating recently. I can start to feel that spring break heat wave which subtly reminds us that vacation time is coming, moreover…summer is just around the corner. Hence … 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

{Baby Heirloom Tomato Salad: and a couple of salad dressing recipes}

Summary: I want to share a little secret with you. I’ve recently become addicted to eating grape tomatoes…They are bite size, juicy and sweet…which makes them a perfect addition to any salad. This time I decided to go with a … Continue reading

{Berry Greek Smoothie}

Serving Size: 2 Yield: 24oz Summary:  This smoothie is rich and creamy without adding calories of fat. Non fat greek yogurt and almond milk are great ingredients that cut down calories in your smoothie/shake without compromising taste. The berries are … Continue reading

{The OJ Smoothie}

{The OJ Smoothie}

Summary: A twist on drinking regular OJ in the morning… if you have strawberries and bananas turn it into a smoothie! It’s the perfect combination between tart and sweet. Sure to be a crowd pleaser for a breakfast or brunch … Continue reading

{“On the go” Protein shake: can you guess the ingredients?}

Serving Size: 4 – 8 oz glasses or 2 – 16 oz glass Yield: 32 oz Summary:  I’ve recently bought protein powder and been looking into some interesting flavor combinations. Why use protein powder? It’s not only beneficial to bodybuilders … 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