What is Healthy Eating ?

This seems to be one of the most confusing aspects about health at the moment. There seems to be so many opposing philosophies on what is the ‘natural’, ‘original’ and ‘perfect’ diet for humans. What is more confusing is that each diet is backed by research and science to justify why eating this particular diet … Continue reading What is Healthy Eating ?

Chick Pea Greek Salad

  I normally make a big batch of whatever I am going to eat for the week to simplify things. This might mean however, that the size of the recipe might be a lot larger than you want which means you may want to cut this recipe in half or even to a quarter. The … Continue reading Chick Pea Greek Salad

East Indian Vegetarian Cabbage Casserole

Ingredients: 1 large cabbage 4 cups cooked lentils (from 1 1/4 cup dry) 1 medium onion, minced 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley 2 teaspoons lemon juice 1 teaspoon paprika (smoked or regular) 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper (or to taste) 1/2 teaspoon salt* (or to taste) 1/4 teaspoon allspice 1 … Continue reading East Indian Vegetarian Cabbage Casserole

Quinoa, Parsley and Honey Grape Salad

Servings: 6 Ingredients: 2 cups dried quinoa (4 cups water-- and don't forget to rinse the quinoa before boiling) 1 1/2 cups chopped parsley 1 chopped cucumber 3 cups chopped red or green grapes 3-4 chopped celery stalks 2 red peppers  - finely chopped Dressing: 1/2 cup olive oil 1/4 cup honey 1/4 apple cider … Continue reading Quinoa, Parsley and Honey Grape Salad

Fruit Frenzy Breakfast

This is actually a breakfast that my mom put together so I can't take any credit, but I could not resist sharing. When my family gets together, my mother just can't stop at 'bacon and eggs'. Talk about delicious! You can either choose your favorite fruit and throw together your 'personalized' fruit salad or top … Continue reading Fruit Frenzy Breakfast

Pumpkin and Black Bean

This is a relatively easy and super tasty meal to combine with rice to form a complete protein. You can add another side of your preferred vegetables such as broccoli or cauliflower or a side of salad. Ingredients: 1 can pumpkin 1 can black beans 1 chopped onion 1/2 tsp thyme 1 tsp oregano dash … Continue reading Pumpkin and Black Bean

Gluten Free Pumpkin Pancakes

Servings: 8 Ingredients: 12 eggs 1 1/2 cups canned pumkin 3/4 cup milk 3 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 3 teaspoons pumpkin spice 3 teaspoons cinnamon 6 tablespoons coconut flour pinch of salt 1/2 teaspoons baking soda (aluminum free) Cooking Instructions: Mix the eggs, milk, vanilla and pumpkin in a bowl. In another mixing bowl blend … Continue reading Gluten Free Pumpkin Pancakes