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
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?
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 • 4 cups old-fashioned rolled oats (use certified gluten-free oats for gluten-free granola) • … Continue reading Healthy Granola
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
A cleansing smoothie can do wonders for our bodies after a period of overindulgence. The green vegetables provide chlorophyll which neutralises toxins in our bodies. Leafy green vegetables are so important for overall health as they include fibre, vitamins and minerals that prevent disease. Having a green cleansing smoothie can increase energy levels and aid … Continue reading Cleansing Green Smoothie
These brownies are so fudgy, rich, delicious, low-carb, gluten free and so simple to make. For this recipe I wanted to test out using Date Sugar which is a healthy alternative to regular sugar. It is simply granulated dried dates which look a lot like brown sugar made from sugarcane, and in fact, you can … Continue reading Healthy Low-carb Brownies
Papaya Chia Pudding topped with chocolate nice cream! Great as a healthy dessert or snack to satisfy your sweet tooth cravings. Give it a go! 𝗜𝗻𝗴𝗿𝗲𝗱𝗶𝗲𝗻𝘁𝘀 1 papaya 1/4 cup chia seeds 1 cup of plant-based milk 1 frozen banana 1 tbsp cacao powder Splash of milk 𝗠𝗲𝘁𝗵𝗼𝗱 Make chia pudding by mixing chia … Continue reading Papaya Chia Seed Pudding
Energy bites are great for snacking on (sans guilt) and simple enough to make to satisfy your sweet tooth and give you all the energy you need to keep you going. It's all about choosing the right, good quality, fresh, preferably organic ingredients that blend well together and the best part is you can mix … Continue reading Energy Bites