{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

{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

{5 de MaYo: Mexican recipes roundup}

Healthy, Happy & Whole’s Mexican food obsession: So by now you’ve probably noticed how we loveeeee Mexican food…how do I love thee? Let me count the ways… Well first of all it’s so visually appealing. Home cooked mexican can be … 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

{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 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