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Month: October 2018

Grilled Lime Chicken Salad

What do you look for in a salad bowl?  Are you thinking refreshing, filling, nutritious, flavorful, yet super easy to make?  If that’s what you’re looking for, then this salad definitely ticks all the boxes! WHAT YOU’LL LOVE ABOUT IT Let’s start with the succulent, juicy, tangy chicken that has been marinated and grilled to perfection.  You can marinade the chicken ahead of time, even freeze a batch and thaw it once you are ready to get grilling.  This recipe is also very forgiving and you can add more lime for more tanginess or more honey or brown sugar for …

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Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream

One thing that my family mutually loves is ice cream.   Finding a healthy alternative to the store-bought ice cream has been a mission for me.   I’ve heard about nice cream where you simply freeze fruits and then blend it in a high-speed blender.  While it does satisfy my sweet cravings, to me it still lacks the creaminess which is what we love about ice creams in the first place. And so when I whipped up this VEGAN CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER ICE CREAM, I had a light bulb moment and knew that I found THE ultimate no-churn, healthiest, creamiest ice cream …

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Chicken Chili

I love Mexican food, and I always find ways to recreate my favorite dishes at home.  This recipe is my personal spin to the beef chili.  My boys love this and you can add this into your wraps or top them on brown rice for a quick, easy, and yummy lunch or dinner. WHAT YOU’LL LOVE ABOUT THIS This chicken chili bowl is packed with so much flavor and nutrients with all the veggies added in it.  Which is why this is also perfect if your kids are picky with eating their veggies. This recipe has carrots, celery, and also …

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Cacao and Peanut Butter Protein Balls

I have a thing for peanut butter.  I probably have it in almost anything–from smoothies, to snacks, dressings, entreés, salads, and desserts.  But recently I have been hooked to making them into energy balls as a pre or post-workout snack.  This CACAO AND PEANUT BUTTER PROTEIN BALL recipe has 8 ingredients and can be done in less than 15 minutes. WHAT YOU’LL LOVE ABOUT THIS These healthy snacks are NO-BAKE, and you simply just dump all ingredients into a bowl, form into balls and chill.  These little treats are packed with lots of superfood– chia seeds, coconut, cacao, rolled oats, …

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Zucchini Lasagna

Lasagna for dinner!  When my boys hear those words, I literally see their faces light up.   As a home cook, I love serving dishes that are not just nutritious but are also appetising especially to my two diners.   This LASAGNA WITH ZUCCHINI hits a spot and is officially a family favorite!  Here’s why… WHAT YOU WILL LOVE ABOUT THIS The meat sauce is made from 100% tomatoes, celery, carrots, and spiced with paprika and oregano.  Sure you can buy those bottled ones in the supermarket if you don’t have much time but the flavors wouldn’t be as rich.  I also …

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