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

{Stuffed Avocado Salad: A shortcut recipe to a healthy meal – can be made with only 2 ingredients!!}

Summary: For the hectic person, clean eating doesn’t get easier than THIS RECIPE. Don’t feel like prepping a Bean Salad from scratch? Nowadays you can buy pre-made grain salads in specialty supermarkets and health food stores. If you don’t have these available … Continue reading

{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

{Body meet cabbage your new friend: Cabbage & Broccoli Asian Stir-fry}

Introduction: This vegetable side is cheap and simple. A small head of cabbage can cost about $1 and some change, plus there are several types to choose from. The most common types (easily found in regular supermarkets) are red, green, … Continue reading

{Juicing kale: a total disappointment but a good juice recipe}

{Juicing kale: a total disappointment but a good juice recipe}

Summary: First time juicing kale and totally disappointed. 3 large kale leaves produced about 2 tablespoons of juice. So sad….and the blueberries, not good for JUICING either!! I had to add 2 pears because these babies really produce juice. The … Continue reading

{Strawberry-Avocado Summer Salad}

Summary:  Nothing beats a large nutrient rich, fresh salad to quick off the week after 4th of July weekend. Yep…I am guessing most of you misbehaved….I know I did! So to help you start THIS week right, I offer you … Continue reading

{Honey teriyaki sauce: an easy solution to a weeknight meal}

Summary:  Okey so.. I know it’s meatless monday and I made an amazing Apple-carrot Quinoa Salad that I wanted to share with you but I left my recipe back home. I have a little chalkboard next to my stove where … 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