The Simple Greek

As a proponent of the Mediterranean diet, just had to try out this new restaurant that just opened on Westport Ave in Norwalk, Ct. Samples provided by them for me to try was a delicious salad made with gyro chicken (charred to perfection), house made tatziki, lemonis potatoes, kalamata olives and (my fav) village salad…

Color Therapy

My cousin, Annette is very visual and creative. While visiting this weekend, she suggested I consider adding more color to my decor. We had fun shopping and redecorating! Love it! Adding colors you love, really has a profound effect on your mood. Amazing…thank you Annette😘

Delicious dessert combo

Mixed nonfat plain Greek yogurt with melted dark chocolate (50/50 blend) to make a dip for fresh fruit! Antioxidants, live active cultures, fiber, protein  and more!

Love those omega 3s!

Simply bake your fav fish until tender with spritz of lemon and olive oil at 350 degrees. For this meal, I roasted it with with chopped mango, red onion, jalapeño and green beans and served it over organic mesclun mix with sautéed mushrooms as a side! Delicious without much fuss….

Snowbound Creativity

Simply simmer and make a sauce by combining 3/4 lb shredded vegan cheese with 3/4 cup milk of choice thickened with 2 tbsp chickpea flour until well blended. Toss with 12 oz cooked chickpea pasta and 1/2 lb steamed broccoli florets.Enjoy vegetarian broccoli (gluten free) mac and cheese. With a variety of frozen veggies (and…

Power on, soup on!

Decided to make soup after being  snowed in since power stayed on (so far).  Combined 1 lb chicken parts, 1/4 cup ginger, 1 cup chopped mushrooms, 1/4 cup diced onions, 1/2 chopped cilantro, 2 cups water and 1/2 cup celery. Simmered few hrs and served over cooked millet. My Soul food!

Love Niçoise salad! 

Plan to have this later today. Just steamed green beans and potato already (in case we lose power during the snowstorm). Will add olives and tuna to mesclun mix, olive oil and vinegar. Always satisfying, healthy and delicious. Ready in no time.

No Cook meal for snow day

3 ingredients, no cooking, , low sugar and vegetarian! This will be my lunch for the anticipated snowstorm. Check out the combo of 6 nuts in this mixed nut butter. Fresh strawberries are a great way to add flavor and moisture without added sugar that most jams have. Love nutty and grainy texture of this…

Kudos to New Canaan library!

Love idea of trying different produce that’s in season. Seasonal produce is always best in flavor and nutrient content! Those interested only commit to amt and weekly pick up at library. This library has arranged for community to partake in this joint effort. Community health at its best!

Have you considered how your environment effects your behaviour?

Based on understanding that one’s environment effects how they think and feel, it is my pleasure to combine my years of experience as a health coach, registered/certified dietitian nutritionist, REIKI practitioner and former demo specialist at Whole Foods Market to help others plan their personal space starting with their kitchen. I have done so in…

Veggie spiked baked pasta

Combined a box of high fiber cooked spaghetti with 6 eggs, 1/2 cup grated Parmesan, 1 lb chopped spinach and 1/2 lb artichoke hearts and baked it in a nonstick lasagne pan at 350 degrees for 1 hr until golden and crispy. Took my mom’s old recipe and added veggies and further increased fiber by…