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

BBC News – Cancer tidal wave, we should focus on food!!!

FINALLY !!!! SOMEONE WITH THE RIGHT IDEAS… I read this article yesterday and was both excited and relieved. These type of newspaper articles are becoming increasingly more common (THANK GOD). The World Health Organization (WHO) posted this yesterday regarding what … Continue reading

{Papaya-apple smoothie + some information about the GLYCEMIC INDEX}

Summary: This is a super simple recipe. With only 3 ingredients you achieve a great tasting smoothie. Health benefits? Well you’ve all heard the saying “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”… Well there is some truth behind that … Continue reading

{Blueberry-papaya mint breeze smoothie}

Summary:  We do not need much introduction. This smoothie is rich in antioxidants, vitamin C and papain protein. The combination of papaya proteins and fresh mint leaves are sure to soothe any upset or nervous stomach. Plus I found the … Continue reading

{Bean Fiesta Salad: cool, spicy and lean}

Summary: Hungry for mexican? Go ahead and try this lean mexican recipe and leave the remorse behind! This salad is packed with lean meatless protein and fiber. It’s a simple recipe. Anyone can make this, especially if you buy canned or … Continue reading

{Goat Cheese Pasta Primavera: a creamy & colorful pasta salad}

Summary: oh how I love pasta… although some of you wonder how italian cuisine can be healthy – I am here to tell that it can be! There are several modifications to take into account when making these dishes (1) … Continue reading

{Carrot ginger spice soup}

Summary: Nothing like a warm soup on a rainy day. This one is low in fat and high in vitamin C, antioxidants, beta carotene and TASTE. The ginger adds a zing of flavor while the freshly ground pepper will tingle … Continue reading

{Quick and easy chopped salad: perfect for a lunchbox}

Summary:  Make this ahead of time for a healthy packed lunch. Use any canned protein for a quick, easy and cheap meal.  This salad can be made in less than 5 min and enjoyed right away as well. To spice things … 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

{The veggie-oat burger: a healthy craving solution}

Summary: I don’t know if I’ve told you this before but I live in a beachfront apartment. This means that come the weekends, as I open my windows all I smell is BBQ food and hear…well loud music and laughter. … Continue reading