Well hello there! I love creating healthy and beautiful food. Here are the latest recipes from my kitchen, along with featured guest posters. If you have an awesome recipe that you would like to share with the world, please send me a message!
With love and yummy tummies,
One of my favorite things to eat is polenta, and it’s such an easy thing to make. It also works great for mealprep, because it reheats well and lasts in the fridge for a long time. I decided to make this for my prep this week! Here are the simple ingredients: Polenta The ratio of … Continue reading Shrimp and Polenta
I’ve been making more and more acai bowls, because they just taste so good! I use the Sambazon frozen unsweetened acai packs. Run the pack under water and break it up. Put in your nutribullet and blend along with the following (for a thicker consistency, add ice as needed): Cup of frozen blueberries Half cup … Continue reading Pomegranate Acai Bowl
This green smoothie is more healthy than margaritas but just as fun! Here’s how i made this. You will need: About 2 cups of fresh watermelon 1 cup of kale 1 cup of frozen mango 2 tbsp of shredded or fresh coconut Chop the watermelon into rectangular chunks. Put it in your Nutribullet (or other … Continue reading Watermelon Mango Kale Smoothie
Chia pudding topped with fresh strawberries Chia pudding with greek yogurt, granola, strawberries, kiwi, and mango Chia pudding with mango smoothie and fresh mango Vanilla chia pudding is one of the easiest and most delicious things to make! I made enough to last for a few days with a variety of different toppings. Above, you … Continue reading Simple Chia Seed Pudding
I love nice cream! I am constantly making more and more of this because it’s just so good and also guilt-free! Here’s my recipe. You will need: 1 cup of frozen banana (cut it up and put into the freezer overnight) 1 cup of frozen mango A few splashes (about 1/4 cup) of coconut milk … Continue reading Mango Nice Cream
I decided to try adding almond milk to my acai bowls to add some protein and a little creaminess. I created this acai bowl with fresh fruit on top! Here’s how I made it. You will need: Pack of unsweetened Sambazon frozen acai Half cup of frozen blackberries 1 Cup of frozen strawberries Half cup … Continue reading Watermelon Blackberry Acai Bowl
Fruit parfaits are the easiest thing in the morning. I make this in 5 minutes, throw it in a mason jar, and run out the door! Here’s what I put in mine. What do you like in yours? Bear Naked Maple Pecan granola Chobani plain 0% yogurt Fresh blueberries Hemp seed from Trader Joe’s
, b Strawberry “nice” cream is delicious, healthy, and easy to make! I use a food processor rather than my nutribullet, because I can get the consistency creamy, similar to the consistency of ice cream! Here’s how i made mine. You will need: Frozen banana – cut into pieces 1 cup of frozen strawberries 4 … Continue reading Strawberry Nice Cream
Vietnamese fresh spring rolls are one of my favorite summer foods to make, and they are healthy, vegan, and gluten free! Occasionally we get together with family and have “spring roll making day” where everyone makes springs rolls for lunch or dinner and eats them. They’re like the little Asian version of burritos filled with … Continue reading Vegan and Gluten Free Vietnamese Spring Rolls
It’s Taco Tuesday! Contrary to what most people think, tacos DON’T have to be greasy or unhealthy! For Taco Tuesday, I decided to whip up some vegetarian tofu tacos. I did use egg, so they’re not vegan, but if you want to make them into vegan tacos, you can substitute the egg for a … Continue reading Tofu Taco Tuesday (with vegan option)!
Dragonfruit is one of my favorites because it has superfruit qualities – rich in antioxidants and a multitude of beneficial vitamins! It actually comes in three different colors: red, white, and yellow (this is the red one). For a while I was taking fresh dragonfruit and freezing it to make nice cream. Then I discovered … Continue reading Dragonfruit Nice Cream
Japchae has been a Korean staple in kitchens for a long time! It’s made with sweet potato starch noodles and stir fried with vegetables and meat (optional). It’s very easy to make, and when reheated tastes just as good as when it’s made fresh. For that reason, it’s one of my favorites for mealprep! It … Continue reading Korean Japchae
Have you been naughty or nice this year? Well, one thing is for sure, nice cream is ALWAYS nice! This week’s recipe was created by a good friend of mine, Melissa, who is the author of So Much Yum Blog. She makes the best plant-based creations, is a registered dietician, takes the most beautiful food photos, … Continue reading Rocky Road Nice Cream by @somuchyumblog
The thing I love the most about the BBG community is the warmth, kindness, and sense of belonging that everyone extends to one another. The second BBG sister that I met a year and a half ago was a beautiful girl named Almut from Germany, who was traveling the world and tasting the world (her … Continue reading Chocolate Chia Pudding by @tastingtheworld
I love recipes that are not only easy to make, but are easy to eat, especially when on the go! A lot of my mealpreps need to be reheated, and most of us don’t have a microwave or stove in the car! (If you do however, we seriously need to talk. lol). For clean meals … Continue reading Taco Tuesday Mason Jar Salad by @fitchickscook
I had a craving for pancakes, but wanted to make something healthy, quick, and easy. I decided to try the Krusteaz brand gluten-free pancake mix. Gluten free pancake mix uses rice flour instead of regular flour. Here’s the recipe I created. I added frozen blueberries and substituted milk for coconut milk. 1 3/4 cups … Continue reading Gluten Free Pancakes
…and they’re like, it’s better than regular ice cream! 🙂 Nana nice cream is my favorite things these days. It’s the best alternative to ice cream, and it’s vegan and dairy free. I use my cuisinart food processor to blend the ingredients, putting them all in and first pulsing the blade slowly, then getting faster … Continue reading Blueberry Nice Cream (and Mango Too)
Avocado toast is #trending! This is how I made mine: You will need: 1 large avocado 2 eggs salt and pepper Toast Preheat the oven to 425. Cut the avocado in half and remove the seed. Place in a oven-safe pan or baking dish where you can rest the avocado next to the side so … Continue reading Avocado Toast + Egg
Coconut is a yummy way to top off a berry smoothie! Coconut is sweet, and the smoothie is a bit tart so they’re like yin and yang in your mouth! This is one of my favorite go-to recipes! Blend the following: Half cup of pomegranate seeds Half cup of blueberries Half cup of strawberries Half … Continue reading I’m in love with the coco!
I LOVE GREEN JUICE! Drinking veggies is sometimes easier and faster than eating them, and I can make my juice and take it with me in the morning on the way to work. It’s a great way to detox, and I add fruit to mine to make it a little sweeter. This is what’s currently … Continue reading Kale Green Juice
Acai bowls are all the rage these days! This superfood is supposed to help us lose weight and has many beneficial antioxidants. Here’s my latest acai bowl recipe. I use the Sambazon frozen unsweetened acai packs. I run the pack under water and break it up. Put in your nutribullet and blend to consistency along … Continue reading Acai Fruit Bowl