{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

{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

{Meatless Monday: shortcut spaghetti bolognese}

Summary: Yummy, comforting weeknight meal…now made quicker, healthier and meatless! This recipe can be done in under 30 minutes. Just boil, chop and simmer. Traditional bolognese recipes also contains celery – I omitted this ingredient because I am NOT 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

{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

{The avo-bean quesadilla: no real cooking required, takes less than 15min}

Summary:  I would like to dedicate this post to all of my FRIENDS and readers who say “I can’t cook” or “it looks complicated”. Anyone can prepare this -it is low budget, contains few ingredients and requires little or no … Continue reading

{Chickpotato burgers: chickpeas + sweet potato + middle eastern spices}

Summary:  The month of february (or month of “heart health” in the medical community) is coming to an end – I hope you’ve learned about heart healthy ingredients and have tried some of my recipes! Now as you must have … Continue reading

{The martini salad: super simple, fresh & guilt free}

  Summary:  This salad is so fresh, light and delicious I could eat this everyday! You palate will be pleased and your body…thankful. The best part is that both the watermelon and cucumber have a high water content and are … Continue reading