Nutrition

Blistered Brussels Sprouts

Blistered Brussels Sprouts

  It doesn’t take a lot of effort to bring out the sweet, nutty flavor of brussels sprouts. This simple recipe uses only light seasonings, and then lets the sprouts shine. A garlic and balsamic glaze makes a dramatically flavorful sauce to drizzle on top. Ideal for a […]

Spinach and Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms

Spinach and Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms

  Despite looking like a bar snack, these stuffed mushrooms are 100 percent good-for-you. Each mushroom is filled with a mixture of finely chopped mushrooms, onion, and creamy ricotta, and topped with a sprinkling of mozzarella that bakes to a beautiful golden brown. Garlic and crushed […]

Banana Mousse

Banana Mousse

    This quick banana mousse recipe makes an unbelievably satisfying dessert or snack. Whipped bananas have a light and creamy texture that can be made into a sweet tooth-satisfying dessert that packs wholesome nutrition. Sweetened with honey and vanilla extract, then mixed with yogurt, this banana mousse tastes like […]

Shaved Fennel and Orange Salad

Shaved Fennel and Orange Salad

In winter, when citrus season is at its peak, this refreshing fennel and orange salad’s bright notes are a beacon of the warmer months to come and the paper-thin shavings of fennel and onion makes it a light counterpoint to heavier cold weather dishes. When […]

Rainbow Veggie Skewers

Rainbow Veggie Skewers

Spring and summer bring with them a rainbow of vibrantly-colored fruits and vegetables that beg to be combined into gorgeous meals that please the eye as well as satisfy a hungry belly. These bright and beautiful Rainbow Vegetable Skewers are one of the rainbow recipes […]

Avocado Dressing

Avocado Dressing

    Avocado-lovers, meet your new favorite salad dressing. Avocados are my guilty pleasure. I could eat them every single day, and sometimes do. I‘ll admit it, I’m guilty of eating an entire avocado in one sitting, scooping out one creamy bite after another with […]

Black Bean Hummus

Black Bean Hummus

  Confession: I’ve eaten hummus with a spoon. And while I’m at it, I’ve also eaten black beans right out of the can. I’m admitting these things because this is a safe space, but mainly because we’ve got a delicious recipe that combines these two […]

Vanilla Berry Coconut Popsicles

Vanilla Berry Coconut Popsicles

    These grown-up creamsicles have everything you want in a fresh summer dessert — a hint of tropical coconut, vanilla-kissed blueberries, light dairy that allows the honey-sweetened pop to pause on your tongue — and nothing you don’t want like added refined sugars and […]

Super Berry Shakeology Popsicles

Super Berry Shakeology Popsicles

Popsicles make me feel like a kid running through the sprinklers in the summertime. I’d hear the ice cream truck’s jingle in the distance, and race over to my parents to beg for change. There was just something so special about buying an ice pop […]

Avocado Brownies

Avocado Brownies

    Ingredients: 1 large ripe avocado just under 1 cup mashed 2 eggs 1 Tbsp vanilla 1 Tbsp water 1/2 cup dark chocolate the closer to 100% cocoa bar, the less sugar 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/4 cup honey optional! Use stevia for […]

7 Layer Dip

7 Layer Dip

    Ingredients 2, 16 oz cans Eden Organic Refried Pinto Beans Beans Cumin Sea salt 3 Avocados 1.5 cups plain greek yogurt mixed with 1 teaspoon garlic salt Organic/Low Sugar Salsa Thin Sliced Organic Romaine Lettuce Diced Tomatoes Diced Bell Peppers Diced Red Onion […]

Maddie’s Salad

Maddie’s Salad

  Maddie’s Salad Roasted red and golden beets, wild baby arugula, onion, cherry tomatoes and super foods – kale, quinoa and blueberries-topped with goat cheese, spiced pecans and fig balsamic dressing. Add side of grilled prawns. The best salad. Ever. 😉 Enjoy!  

Summer Slim-down Foods

Summer Slim-down Foods

  Summer Slim-down Foods   With summer season coming, we all desire to control cravings, banish belly bulge and de-buff that gut of ours to look good in a swimsuit. So you can start adding one or all of these scrumptious slim-down foods into your […]

Romanian Chicken Soup with Semolina Dumplings

Romanian Chicken Soup with Semolina Dumplings

  Chicken soup is a worldwide cure-all for cold days, stuffy noses, and general under-the-weather moments. If you are a regular cook, then you should try making your own broth. It’s a good economical way to use a whole chicken and the remaining meat can […]

Camu-Camu more vitamin C than any other food!

Camu-Camu more vitamin C than any other food!

      Camu camu is a low-growing shrub found throughout the Amazon rain forests of Peru and Brazil. It produces a lemon sized, light orange to purplish red fruit with yellow pulp. This fruit is packed with more natural vitamin C than any other […]

ROMANIAN SWEET BREAD WITH WALNUTS – COZONAC

ROMANIAN SWEET BREAD WITH WALNUTS – COZONAC

Cozonac – a delicious sweet bread typically filled with a walnut filling, this is the most traditional sweet thing you will find in every Romanian family on Easter and Christmas. It is normally filled with a walnut-egg white filling, but you can actually find many […]

Romanian White Bean Dip – Fasole batuta

Romanian White Bean Dip – Fasole batuta

       Prep time:  20 mins Cook time:  1 hour 15 mins Total time:  1 hour 35 mins Serves: 4 A creamy, garlicky, vegan white bean dip, topped with delicious tomato-paprika onions, Romanian fasole batuta.       Ingredients For the dip: 250 g/ 8.8 […]

Easter Chicken Drob

Easter Chicken Drob

Drob de pui – a delicious chicken appetizer for the Easter brunch, a twist on the traditional Romanian lamb drob. The traditional Romanian Easter drob it is actually made with lamb. For the orthodox Christians the lamb symbolizes Jesus’ sacrifice for the mankind, so traditionally […]

Romanian Easter Cheesecake – Pasca

Romanian Easter Cheesecake – Pasca

  This is another traditional Romanian Easter dessert: “Pasca de Pasti” or Easter Cheesecake. Basically a typical cheesecake made with the so called “cow’s cheese – “branza de vaci”, but untypical baked in a sweet bread case.The name of the cheese doesn’t only mean that […]

Shakeology Recipes

Shakeology Recipes

  Today I want to share with you MORE of my FAVORITE Shakeology recipes and also HOW TO MAKE IT! There’s a bit of a science to YUMMY shakeology and I want to share it with you today!   HOW TO MAKE IT Fill up the […]

Top 10 benefits of Blackberries

Top 10 benefits of Blackberries

    Nothing says “Summer!” like a fresh fruit salad and if blackberries aren’t in the mix, you’re definitely missing out! Sweet and succulent, this fruit belongs to the same family and closely resembles dewberries and raspberries. Blackberries, which grow on thorny bushes called brambles, […]

Lamb & Chicken Kabobs

Lamb & Chicken Kabobs

    Lamb & Chicken Kabobs Recipe TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. MAKES: 2 servings   Ingredients 6 ounces sirloin lamb roast, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 boneless skinless chicken breast (5 ounces), cut into 1-inch pieces 1 large portobello mushroom, quartered 1/2 small […]

Ashwagandha improve thyroid function and treat adrenal fatique

Ashwagandha improve thyroid function and treat adrenal fatique

  If you are looking to restore your energy, look younger, and reverse disease then ashwagandha may be the herb you’re looking for. As you’re about to see, ashwagandha benefits are impressive. Ashwagandha, is an adaptogenic herb popular in Ayurvedic medicine that has shown incredible […]

Maca Root balance the hormones and increase fertility

Maca Root balance the hormones and increase fertility

  Maca root (lepidium meyenii) is an adaptogen and a member of the cruciferous family, like broccoli and cabbage, but due to it’s unique properties it considered one of the world’s natural “super foods.”  Maca is grown high in the mountains of South America, mainly in […]

PSYLLIUM

PSYLLIUM

  PSYLLIUM is the husk of the seed from the Plantago plant – it contains a spongy fibre that reduces appetite, improves digestion and cleanses the system! When combined with water, psyllium husk forms a gel (that is naturally gluten free!) that can help to keep the […]