{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

{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

{Yummy breakfast/snack spread: Banana-raisin nut butter}

Summary:  I am obsessed with peanut butter. It’s my favorite nut spread. I have it for breakfast with toast, add it to my smoothies or snack on it with fresh or dry fruit. Its savory and packed with protein. It … 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

{Be My Valentine Post: a Strawberry & Watercress Salad, plus inspiration for the day!}

Fresh flowers…plus an opportunity to use our Wedding china…love this day! Finished tablescape. ——- Summary: I love Valentine’s Day. For me it’s not about buying an expensive gift or making any grand gesture it’s about showing your loved one that … Continue reading

{Skinny Frozen Papa-berry Yogurt: no ice cream maker needed + takes 5 min!}

Summary:  Thank the Lord for the invention of this instant frozen yogurt. I will cherish this amazing culinary discovery forever. Frozen fruits + some greek yogurt + electric mixer = frozen yogurt in less than 5 min. Eat this as … Continue reading

Skinny Waldorf Salad

Summary:  Canned tuna is a great lean protein source. Always choose tuna in water instead of in oil to save some calories. This salad can be prepped ahead of time and kept in a sealed container on the fridge for … Continue reading