Say no to summer weight gain!

Say no to summer weight gain!

Have you tried the first half of the year to look good for summer? Keep up your good habits because once you start a vacation from your healthy lifestyle, the lost weight will creep up on you in no time. You don’t need to keep up a rigorous workout or diet routine but...
Green Goodness Grain Bowl!

Green Goodness Grain Bowl!

My go-to dish for the week is the Green Goodness Grain Bowl. I didn’t want to spend too much time in the kitchen and used frozen peas, asparagus and the pre-cooked rice medley with brown rice, red rice and black barley from Trader Joe’s. I mixed the rice medley...
Prefer to drink your spinach?

Prefer to drink your spinach?

Keep doing it! 😊 A new study found that raw or blended spinach contains higher lutein levels than fried or boiled one. Lutein is a powerful antioxidant that is linked to healthier cholesterol level (better heart health) and improved eye health. Mixing blended spinach...
Greek salad with quinoa!

Greek salad with quinoa!

After a delicious Mediterranean dinner in NYC last night, I felt inspired to prepare a Greek salad with quinoa for the week ahead. I still had some yellow pepper in fridge and added them for more color and taste. It’s very refreshing and tasty, also a great choice as...
Fill up your fridge!

Fill up your fridge!

“If you keep good food in your fridge, you will eat good food”. If you want to consistently follow a healthy diet, it is important to have healthy food in the house. That way you avoid reaching for junk food or heading out for fast food once hunger hits. Stock up on...
Salad-in-a-jar

Salad-in-a-jar

I’m doing my meal prep a day early since it’s Mother’s Day tomorrow and I’m spending the day with Ty. I decided on salad-in-a jar and filled it with roasted beets, roasted peppers, garbanzo beans and brown rice with kale. I marinated the kale in a lemon-based...