{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

{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

{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

{Carrot-apple detox juice}

Servings: 4 small glassesYield: 1 L Summary: More than your average detox juice. This is the perfect juice to start your day. The ingredients used have a low glycemic index which means less carbs/sugar content. This helps prevent an insulin spike … Continue reading

{Honey Nut Trail Mix – high energy snaking on the go}

{Honey Nut Trail Mix – high energy snaking on the go}

Summary: As you might have suspected….I am a bit obsessed with nuts. I love almost every type….it has reached a point were the cashiers look at me weirdly as they scan pecans, walnuts, peanuts, cashews, slices almonds, whole almonds, lightly … Continue reading

{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

{Home-made refrito and simple veggie tacos}

  {Healthy Vegan Refrito} Summary:  Refrito translates to refried beans. This creamy mexican side is usually made by cooking beans along with some other ingredients in LARD or some  other form of animal fat. Yup. Some chefs even add other … Continue reading

{Asian night – vegan style: quinoa stuffed lettuce wraps with hot peanut sauce}

Summary:  After a couple of sweet posts….I bring you something salty. Creating this dish was so much fun. You can either eat this quinoa as an “asian fried rice” or go ahead and make the peanut sauce and use as … 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