Month: July 2017

Berries and Cauliflower Smoothie Bowl

Cauliflower in smoothies, for real? YES!!!  I have been reading rave reviews about adding this humble vegetable into smoothies for a creamier and richer texture and taste.  And boy was I impressed with this BERRIES AND CAULIFLOWER SMOOTHIE BOWL!  You actually won’t taste the cauliflower in it.  Well, maybe a little but it’s very subtle.   Adding berries into the mix gives it the sweetness you’ll need plus the loads of antioxidants of course! I steamed one head of cauliflower (cut into florets first), then froze it in ziploc bags.   I used the pre-packed mixed berries (strawberries, blueberries, blackberries) …

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Banana Strawberry Lemon Smoothie

If you were a smoothie, what combo would you be?  I would choose to be as classic as a banana, as sweet as strawberry, and as zesty as a lemon.   This BANANA STRAWBERRY LEMON SMOOTHIE is tangy, mildly sweet, and just oh-so-dreamylicious!   A tip to get that frothy, rich texture is to freeze the bananas and strawberries.   You can also add your favorite scoop of protein powder to make it even more filling.  I can drink this everyday! WHAT YOU’LL NEED: 1 cup unsweetened almond milk 1 frozen banana 5-6 frozen strawberries zest of 1 lemon 1 …

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Heathy Chicken Burrito

I love Mexican food!  The quesadillas, the fajitas, and of course the burrito!  It’s filling, satisfying, and it’s a very forgiving dish so there’s no way you can mess up when you try to prep a burrito!  Here’s my version of a HEALTHY CHICKEN BURRITO which you can prepare for you and your family.  It’s easy, healthy, and super tasty! I usually grill a huge batch of the chicken and the veggies over the weekend.  Then I just add a few items like the avocado, or the cheese once we are ready to enjoy it.  An alternative is you assemble …

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Vegetarian Pineapple Turmeric Fried Rice

Fried rice is one of those dishes that takes me back to my childhood days.  I remember my mother used to cook this for us whenever we don’t feel like eating anything else.  There is something about this dish that appeals even to the most picky eater—aka kids!   Since it’s detox month for me and my team, I thought of a meatless recipe that will be perfect both for the young and young at heart.  And this VEGETARIAN PINEAPPLE TURMERIC FRIED RICE is on top of my list!   The key ingredients apart from rice (of course!) are pineapple, …

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Blueberry Coconut Smoothie

This refreshing blueberry coconut smoothie will surely take the tropics right into your home!   I love blueberries and coconut, so why not have them both in a yummy drink?  You can also add scoops of your favorite protein powder to make this the perfect pre- or post-workout drink. I used to think smoothies would never be a part of my diet, ever.  But hey only fools don’t change their minds right?  Ever since I’ve found out about the wonders that smoothies can do to my body, there is no turning back!  All the more when I learned about meal …

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Fluffy Chocolate Banana Pancakes

If you’re like me who’s a huge pancake lover, then you’ll always be in search of that one pancake recipe that is just so good that you can’t help but boast about it to your family and friends!   Look no further as this might be THAT recipe. When you have banana, chocolate, and pancake in one phrase, doesn’t that equate to HEAVEN?  I surely think it does!   This recipe is so easy and only has about 8 ingredients that you will likely have in your pantry.  I’m sure there are hundreds of banana choco pancake recipes you see …

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