{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

{Meatless Monday: Baked Black Bean Nachos}

Summary:  In my opinion, both Mexican and Italian cuisine are the best options when going meatless. Freshly made guacamole with lemon juice, parsley and garlic add so much flavor to Mexican dishes that you don’t need to pile on calories … Continue reading

{Meatless Monday: Quinoa with mushrooms, mozzarella & chives}

{Meatless Monday: Quinoa with mushrooms, mozzarella & chives}

Summary: Oh yum. This warm quinoa bowl will be hard to share with another person! Now for those who haven’t cooked quinoa before, I suggest reading all of the instructions before making the recipe. Instructions differ between certain quinoa brands … Continue reading

{Baby Heirloom Tomato Salad: and a couple of salad dressing recipes}

Summary: I want to share a little secret with you. I’ve recently become addicted to eating grape tomatoes…They are bite size, juicy and sweet…which makes them a perfect addition to any salad. This time I decided to go with a … Continue reading

{Detoxifying vegan wrap: don’t be scared by the title..it’s delicious}

{Detoxifying vegan wrap: don’t be scared by the title..it’s delicious}

Summary:  Super easy and quick, especially if you already have hummus in the fridge or use the store-bought kind. Note: if using the store-bought kind, try adding 1 garlic clove (minced) and about 1/2 tsp of fresh lemon juice. This … Continue reading

{Light & Flavorful “Healthified” Lo Mein}

Summary:       First I would like to wish you all happy holidays! I hope you had a lovely time with your family or loved ones. By now, many of you must be enrolling in gyms and diet plans … Continue reading

{Baked Maple Mustard Brie Baguette: my best vegetarian sandwich yet}

{Baked Maple Mustard Brie Baguette: my best vegetarian sandwich yet}

Introduction:  Who doesn’t enjoy a warm baguette sandwich? Well, I know I do. This sandwich was inspired by party leftovers. I had a small wheel of brie and some already baked french baguettes. This got me thinking about a meatless … Continue reading

{A no fuss, no carb lunch or dinner: A Greek Style Quinoa Salad}

  Summary: I love quinoa. It tastes like rice but it’s not a carb. It’s a great source of protein. Now I’ve written about all of its powerful benefits before so I won’t babble about it. I’ll just say this … Continue reading