{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

{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

{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

{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

{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

{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