{Roasted Carrots: a sweet side dish that is cooked in under 30min.}

Summary: During my last medical school rotation I frequented a health food store & café that served roasted carrots. I pondered how hard this recipe could be as it is such a simple side dish. I was right. It is … Continue reading

{A tropical decadence: vegan mango-coconut sorbet}

Summary: Note the title….this is a dessert. And one you can enjoy occasionally. It is super easy, takes less than 10 minutes to make and it’s devoid of processing and preservatives found in most ice cream or sorbets products. Plus … Continue reading

7 medicinal herbs & spices to lower Blood Pressure

One of the healthyhappyandwhole followers send me this link and I couldn’t agree with the information it contains more. It provides 7 herbs and spices that can help lower blood pressure. But besides the information, the important thing is that … Continue reading

{Meatless Monday: Baked Black Bean Nachos}

Summary:  In my opinion, both Mexican and Italian cuisine are the best options when going meatless. Freshly made guacamole with lemon juice, parsley and garlic add so much flavor to Mexican dishes that you don’t need to pile on calories … Continue reading

Exercise for Better Health: benefits, guidelines & prevention

We’ve all heard this one before. I’ve been hearing it all my life from my parents. “Exercise is good for you honey…” “You have to exercie every day big guy…” And for half of my life I just listened blindly as … Continue reading

{Non-messy meatless burgers made Cuban style}

Cuban Style Black Bean Burgers Serving Size: 4 Summary:  This easy-to-assemble “non-messy” meatless burger can be shaped ahead of time and cooked off when you’re ready to eat. I love this recipe because the patties have a nice consistency which … 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

Grains: the dissected truth that sets them apart :whole grain, whole wheat, multigrain, brown, white, quinoa…what’s the difference?

Grains: the dissected truth that sets them apart :whole grain, whole wheat, multigrain, brown, white, quinoa…what’s the difference?

Ever wondered what the difference is between whole grain, whole wheat, multigrain, brown or white? Well I have. So here’s the difference – explained & dissected by me.   * FLOURS:  WHOLE GRAIN vs. WHOLE WHEAT vs. MULTIGRAIN vs. WHITE … Continue reading