Tag: plant-based

Quinoa Fried Rice

I love cooking with quinoa because it is such a versatile grain. For more than 5000 years, quinoa has been the staple food of people of the Andes. The tiny quinoa seeds are packed with important nutrients. A 1/2 cup serving provides about 2…

Anti-Inflammation ‘Ginger-Turmeric’ Tea

Its been a hectic week, one where my schedule is full with work, kids and during such times I love to wind down with herbal tea. I normally enjoy herbal infusions, but decided today I wanted to make something soothing. Instantly I thought of…

Delightful Dairy Free Muffins

I love baking….even when I did not love cooking as much as I do now. For this reason I always try my hardest to avoid baking unless I know someone else is going o enjoy it…because I’m weak to pastries of all kinds. My…

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…

How do I Transition to a Plant-Based Diet?

Its a common question that people who want to start a plant based diet ask. How do I get started? Its a great question. Here are a few tips and guides I would suggest and recommend to get you started. Follow your gut.┬áThere are…

How to begin a detox

Spring time is with us and while there are many things you want to get rid of and clean, do not forget to cleanse your body too. I know there are so many books, and blogs and information on how to detox and i’m…

Part 1: The Plant-Based Kitchen

I remember when i decided I wanted to start eating more healthy. I was not sure where to start. I did not wake up and fill up my kitchen with new items. Not at all. I simply started including more of what I already…

How to curb your hunger in 3 easy steps.

Stop counting the calories We are a society so obsessed with numbers. It seems as though the more we count, the worse our health is becoming. I also was at one point. But what I learned was that we are all built differently. Some…