Tag: healthy food

Raw Pad Thai

It’s hard to listen to your body when you are busy, exhausted or stressed. You are simply on survival mode, trying to get through the day. We all have moments like this and when this happens it’s hard to know what your body is…

Loaded Stew for the Week

When cooking for a family its nice to be able to work on a budget.I used to think creating tasty food on a budget was not possible. Then I remembered how growing up we never seemed to have a refrigerator full of food, yet…

What oils should I choose for my everyday meals?

On several occasions I’ve been asked to share what oils I use for cooking and below I share some of the oils I use and why. I’m not against fat or oil for that matter. I do realize that some types of fats are…

How I learned to OWN my COOKING

  A year ago..actually even two years ago..I had no clue that I would enjoy the level of cooking that I do now. In fact I hated spending any time in the kitchen. I used to think that I┬ájust cooked to feed myself and…

Quick Kale Salad

Lately I have been craving cooked food, less and less. I’m feeling sort of sluggish and just feel like I need some lighter foods. This week I will therefore be eating more salads and raw foods and see how I feel. I’m not starving…

How to include juicing into your healthy eating plan.

So you have decided that one of your resolutions this year will be to eat healthier foods. You may have read that juicing is one of the great things you could incorporate into your current diet. Many advocates of juicing believe that beneficial micronutrients…

Vegan Frittata – Savory Breakfast

There are times when you wake up and you know that today you want to wake up to some salty/savory food. No smoothies, no oatmeal or pancakes…just savory. I get those moments when I have guests over and want to make brunch for everyone….

How to enjoy dessert time with key lime

So you have decided to start eating healthy and you are worried about having sweet treats. You are wondering what you can eat that is still healthy but still cures your craving for something sweet? Fear not! Do not feel like you have to…

Breakfast Day 1 – Chia blueberry and banana pancakes

One of the reasons I started eating plant-based actually stems from the fact that my skin was totally frustrating me. I was breaking out left, right and center. I finally decided I had to change my skin regimen. In my quest to find a…

Can I eat bread?

This is such a common question I get from my friends who are trying to lose weight. I get it, I understand where they are coming from. I was the same way every time I would start a new diet. Having started eating healthier…

Carrot Snack Bites

On one of my recent trips to the supermarket I got a great deal on carrots. yes i’m the woman who gets super excited about deals on vegetables! I bought a big bag of organic carrots. Now I have a whole bag of carrots…

What to eat for a road trip

I love going on road trips with my family. The kids are super excited and just a break from the monotony of everyday life does everyone good. Many times I find us eating real bad during the road trip. As we make pit stops…