Poached egg on toast

Poached organic egg on Eureka organic toasted bread makes a great breakfast. This bread has only 70 calories, 4 grams of protein and 3 grams of fiber per slice with no high fructose corn syrup. Advertisements

Fav Chinese Meal

Shrimp and veggies with brown rice always hits the spot. Healthy, light and tasty!

Growing veg/herbs

It is fun and therapeutic to connect with the earth and grown your own. Here I have just a few figs, hibiscus, basil and lettuce. Keep it simple!

Middle Eastern Spice: Za’atar

Sauteed squash, potatoes and tomatillos with garlic. Za’atar added to this mixture and on pita toasted in oven. Feta and egg  can be added to this vegetarian dish for added flavor and protein as well as lemon or lime which imparts a tanginess and helps with absorption of iron. Not only do spices have health…

Do you love guacamole and hummus?

Just add drained chickpeas, fresh lime juice and avocado to blender for a vegetarian roll up. Love to change it up by adding cilantro and red onions or roasted peppers to it. 

Fun,light and healthy

Try a curry fish stir fry  with curry paste,fresh lime juice,coconut milk. onion, collard greens, shrimp and tilapia with rice noodles. Reap health benefits from nutrients derived from all these great ingredients and try a dairy and gluten free meal!

Lunch to go

Combined cucumber, grape tomatoes, arugula, dried cranberries, broccoli, walnuts, feta and red onion with freshly ground black pepper for this favorite salad which I enjoyed during a lunch break. It really provided me with the energy I needed to get through the afternoon!

Special Breakfast

Add banana, cinnamon, flaxseed, chia  and walnuts to my favorite wholewheat pancake batter for mornings when I have extra time which provides me with fiber, potassium and omega 3.

Time crunch

Added this great pesto from Aldi’s to tortellini and broccoli for a an easy and nutritious vegetarian meal ready in minutes!

Do you love the flavors of chicken and eggplant parm?

Try adding steamed eggplant to your fav meatball recipe. I use ground chicken for mine and go a bit heavier on the parsley, garlic and onion. Also, suggest you press the liquid out of the cooked eggplant prior to blending. Love this with my fav tomato sauce and chickpea pasta!

Seasonal snack

Lovely after dinner or as a snack that is popular in Mexico. Just sprinkle chili on cut up ripe mango for simple snack/dessert that is high in antioxidants and great for skin and eyes!