Caribbean Chicken and Pumpkin Rice

This recipe is inspired from the Caribbean famous dish Pumpkin Rice and has some amazing health boosting, fragrant ingredients like ginger, garlic, thyme and of course pumpkin. It also includes chicken, transforming it into a protein rich dish that is delicious, hearty, nutritious and simply all made in one pot! I call it the Caribbean … Continue reading Caribbean Chicken and Pumpkin Rice

Ratatouille

Ratatouille is a bright and chunky summer vegetable stew, rich with olive oil and fragrant with garlic and fresh herbs. Let's start with some history and background. Ratatouille originated from Provence, a region in the south of France near the Mediterranean Sea, the area around present day Nice. The word 'Ratatouille' actually comes from the … Continue reading Ratatouille

Obesity…Is it your zip code or genetic code?

Although eating fatty foods and no exercise are the most common and obvious determinants of obesity, they are not the only ones. Obesity involves more complex factors like the environment we live in, our genes, lifestyle, cultural background, socio-economic status, education level, hormonal issues and even stress. Photo by Daniel Reche from Pexels Weight gain and obesity are … Continue reading Obesity…Is it your zip code or genetic code?

Healthy Granola

This delicious healthy granola recipe is naturally sweetened with pure maple syrup (or honey). It’s made with oats, coconut oil and your favorite nuts. Make it your own! Recipe yields about 8 cups granola, enough for about 16 half-cup servings. INGREDIENTS β€’ 4 cups old-fashioned rolled oats (use certified gluten-free oats for gluten-free granola) β€’ … Continue reading Healthy Granola

Chocolate Banana Bread

On of the best things in life is making a healthy dessert that not only satisfies your sweet tooth but also is made of real healthy ingredients and is nutritious as well! Here is a recipe that does just that. If you are a chocolate lover and you like bananas then this is for you. … Continue reading Chocolate Banana Bread