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...
Shrimp Pad Thai Salad

Shrimp Pad Thai Salad

I’m really into salads lately and it doesn’t always have to be lettuce with tomatoes. I tried this shrimp pad Thai salad as my go-to dish for the week. I saw the recipe in a WebMD magazine and it’s as good as it promised to be. Crunchy, healthy and the...
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...
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...
Healthy chocolate mousse!

Healthy chocolate mousse!

I like to have a daily treat and prepared this healthy chocolate mousse dish from the book “Eat to beat disease” by MD William W. Li. It’s absolutely delish!! I was a bit skeptical because of the silken tofu, but it blends in beautifully with the chocolate. This...