Nutrition

Health Benefits of Black Grapes with Seeds

Health Benefits of Black Grapes with Seeds

    Black Grapes with Seeds: Health Benefits   •Controlling Blood Sugar: Several studies have shown that consumption of black grapes helps to cure diabetes. Resvertrol, present in these grapes are responsible for increasing insulin secretion and insulin sensitivity, thereby improving and maintaining blood sugar […]

Shakeology ! From “No I am not a shake person” to “I am grateful that I was introduced to this healing shake”

Shakeology ! From “No I am not a shake person” to “I am grateful that I was introduced to this healing shake”

    From NO ❌ I am not a shake person🙅. I already eat healthy, I do not need this ! to —-> Thank You💚 , I feel really blessed that I was introduced to this healing shake 🙏🏻   What changed within me? I […]

FREEZE-DRIED FOOD versus DEHYDRATED FOOD

FREEZE-DRIED FOOD versus DEHYDRATED FOOD

  A lot of people use the terms dehydrated and freeze-dried like they are the same thing. However, there are some major differences between dehydrated and freeze-dried food storage. Don’t worry, I am going to help you understand those differences.   THE DEHYDRATION PROCESS With […]

Polenta Dishes

Polenta Dishes

      Polenta Dishes I was sitting today together with my kids looking through my childhood pictures and I remembered about a dish I used to eat with pleasure every time I was in summer vacation at my grandparents house in Romania. So I decided […]

Pumpkin Soup with Chicken Stock

Pumpkin Soup with Chicken Stock

Time 1 h 15 m / 8 servings / 114 cals   Ingredients 6 cups chicken stock 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 4 cups pumpkin puree 1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley 1 cup chopped onion 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream 5 […]

Pumpkin Gingerbread

Pumpkin Gingerbread

Ingredients   3 cups sugar 1 cup vegetable oil 4 eggs 2/3 cup water 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree 2 teaspoons ground ginger 1 teaspoon ground allspice 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground cloves 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking soda […]

Pumpkin Pancakes

Pumpkin Pancakes

  INGREDIENTS   for 6 servings  1 1/2 cups milk 1 cup pumpkin puree 1 egg 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 tablespoons vinegar 2 cups all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons brown sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground allspice 1 teaspoon ground […]

Mediterranian Salad in a Jar

Mediterranian Salad in a Jar

  This Mediterranean Salad In A Jar is a healthy and delicious portable meal. I think this salad in a jar is the perfect solution when you’re in a lunch rut – you can add chickpeas, black beans, nuts, use different greens (spinach, kale, arugula), […]

Pumpkin Coffee Creamer

Pumpkin Coffee Creamer

    🍁🍂Pumpkin Spice Everything🍁🍂 The minute September hits, I get so excited for FALL. It’s my favorite time of year without a doubt. So whenever I come across any Pumpkin Spice, I GET SO EXCITED. Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer Ingredients: 1 and 1/2 cups […]

Blueberry, Spinach, and Pineapple Smoothie Bowl

Blueberry, Spinach, and Pineapple Smoothie Bowl

  Blueberry, Spinach, and Pineapple Smoothie Bowl     Serves 1   INGREDIENTS   1 cup baby spinach leaves 1 ½ cups blueberries ½ cup apple juice ½ cup ice ½ cup chopped pineapple ¼ cup puffed kamut cereal or puffed rice cereal, such as […]

Chocolaty Peanut Butter and Banana Smoothie Bowl

Chocolaty Peanut Butter and Banana Smoothie Bowl

  Chocolaty Peanut Butter and Banana Smoothie Bowl     Serves 1   INGREDIENTS   1 cup almond milk 1 large banana, sliced 1 cup ice 2 Tbsp. peanut butter 1 Tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder ¼ tsp pure vanilla extract 1 Tbsp. maple syrup 2 […]

Mixed Berry Smoothie Bowl

Mixed Berry Smoothie Bowl

  Mixed Berry Smoothie Bowl     Serves 1   INGREDIENTS 1 ½ cups frozen mixed berries (such as strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries) ¼ cup pomegranate juice ¼ cup plain yogurt, plus additional for drizzling ½ cup blueberries ½ peach, sliced 2 Tbsp. dried mulberries […]

Peach, Orange, and Berry Smoothie Bowl

Peach, Orange, and Berry Smoothie Bowl

  Peach, Orange, and Berry Smoothie Bowl   Serves 1   INGREDIENTS 1 ½ cups frozen peaches 1 banana ½ cup orange juice ½ cup blackberries ½ cup blueberries ¼ cup walnuts 2 Tbsp. hemp seeds Honey, for drizzling   PREPARATION Blend the peaches, banana, […]

Almond Butter and Raspberry Smoothie Bowl

Almond Butter and Raspberry Smoothie Bowl

  Almond Butter and Raspberry Smoothie Bowl     Serves 1   INGREDIENTS 1 large banana 1 ½ cups raspberries ½ cup soy milk ½ cup ice 2 Tbsp. almond butter 1 Tbsp. honey, plus additional for drizzling 5 strawberries, sliced ¼ cup granola 2 […]

Avocado and Kale Smoothie Bowl

Avocado and Kale Smoothie Bowl

  Avocado and Kale Smoothie Bowl   Serves 1   INGREDIENTS 1 cup kale leaves 1 cup almond milk 1 banana, sliced ½ avocado ½ cup ice 1 Tbsp. agave syrup, plus additional for serving ½ cup raspberries 1 kiwi, sliced 1 tsp chia seeds […]

Pineapple, Banana, and Peach Smoothie Bowl

Pineapple, Banana, and Peach Smoothie Bowl

  Pineapple, Banana, and Peach Smoothie Bowl     Serves 1 INGREDIENTS 1 cup frozen pineapple 1 banana ¼ cup coconut water 1 Tbsp. honey, plus additional for serving ¼ peach, thinly sliced ½ cup blackberries 2 Tbsp. sunflower seeds ¼ cup puffed rice cereal, […]

Strawberries ‘n’ Cream Smoothie Bowl

Strawberries ‘n’ Cream Smoothie Bowl

  Strawberries ‘n’ Cream Smoothie Bowl     Serves 1 INGREDIENTS 1 cup frozen strawberries ½ cup yogurt ¼ cup milk 1 Tbsp. maple syrup, plus additional for drizzling ¼ tsp pure vanilla extract ½ cup cornflakes 5 strawberries, sliced ¼ cup blueberries 2 Tbsp. […]

Oriental Potato Salad

Oriental Potato Salad

  Oriental Potato Salad with olives, eggs and red onions! An easy, delicious and healthy potato salad ready in only 30 minutes! Every once in a while I’ll share a recipe with you that I grew up with. (Traditional Dishes section) I would say this […]

Semolina Pudding

Semolina Pudding

  Ingredients: ~600 ml or 2 1/4 cup milk ~70 gr semolina or 1/3 cup ~115 gr sugar or 1/2 cup (traditional way) ~ I use maple syrop ~1/2 teaspoon cacao powder ~1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon cinnamon ~jam ~ flavour at your choice   How […]

Muesli

Muesli

    Want some??? 😜 Easy, quick, yummy breakfast 💚 Here is how 👨‍🍳 add to a boil one portion of organic muesli, after is well done put it in a bowl and top it up with almonds, wild berries, cacao nibs and little bit […]

Romanian Lettuce Soup

Romanian Lettuce Soup

              Ingredients 1 head chopped romanian lettuce 1 onion garlic to taste 1 tsp butter or oil 5 eggs – omelette bacon bits or sliced sausage (optional) 2 1/2 cups milk or 2 cups milk + 1/2 cup heavy […]

Health Benefits of Blueberries

Health Benefits of Blueberries

    Consuming fruits and vegetables of all kinds has long been associated with a reduced risk of many lifestyle-related health conditions. Blueberries are a popular fruit, easily added to cereals, salads and desserts or eaten as a sweet treat in their own right. They are […]

Let’s talk hormones and food!

Let’s talk hormones and food!

  Let’s talk hormones and food! In the big picture of health, hormones are a key player. You’ve likely had many moments where you realize hormonal imbalances are the root cause of someone’s complaint. While the word “hormones” usually makes us think of the sex […]

8 Health Benefits of Cherries

8 Health Benefits of Cherries

    It is Cherries season!!!!! Did you eat your cherries today?😋   Here are the 8 Health Benefits of Eating Cherries:   🍒Antioxidant Protection. Cherries contain powerful antioxidants like anthocyanins and cyanidin. 🍒Cancer-Preventive Compounds. 🍒Reduce Inflammation and Your Risk of Gout. 🍒Support Healthy Sleep […]

So what’s Shakeology anyway? Shakeology ingredients explained

So what’s Shakeology anyway? Shakeology ingredients explained

     Drinking your Shakeology to help support your healthy lifestyle is simple. Reading the back of your Shakeology bag, on the other hand, can be a little more complicated. Because your daily dose of nutrition is so dense, there’s a lot of information we […]

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 […]

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 […]