Yogurt Banana Walnut Bread

I am trying a recipe from a tweet I saw today @lilsunnykitchen. The picture of the banana bread posted looks delicious, and the ingredients intrigued me, so I thought I would give it a try. Doesn’t it look scrumptious! I have to say I have been making Banana Bread since I was a child, and I…

Paleo Cucumber and Tomato Salad

Last week I posted some information about the Paleo diet. Although I am not interested in strictly following a Paleo eating plan, I did find some interesting recipes I would like to try. This is a quick and easy recipe to make for lunch or dinner. I have prepared it tonight to take for my…

Dieting for fad, or dieting for health and weight loss?

The word “diet” often has a bad reputation. It really means whatever you eat because of health reasons, or chose to eat to be healthy. I believe there is no such thing as one healthy diet for all. We are not all alike, we have different metabolisms, and different digestive systems, and therefore; one diet…

Are your salads healthy? Make your own oil and vinegar #healthy salad dressing

  According to “Is your salad dressing hurting your healthy diet?” the standard serving size for salad dressing is 2 tablespoons. Many people do not realize that they are probably using more than the suggested serving size on their salad, and by doing so they are making their healthy salads “unhealthy”. Store bought salad dressings can contain…

No time for a Healthy Breakfast?

Why is breakfast so important anyway? I found this response from the Shake up your wake up campaign by the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board 2016. “Breakfast provides the body and brain with fuel after an overnight fast – that’s where its name originates, breaking the fast! Without breakfast you are effectively running on empty,…

Baked tomatoes with basil, feta cheese, and sweet pepper

Lazy weekend mornings, there is nothing I like better than to sleep in on the weekends, and then leisurely create a delicious breakfast to enjoy. Monday to Friday, I don’t leave myself enough time in the mornings to have breakfast at home. I usually take something to work and eat it at my desk. As…

Grow your own healthy vegetables

Well May 24 long weekend has arrived and many people have started to prepare their outdoor vegetable and flower gardens. My mother has always said you should never plant before the May 24th long weekend, as their could always be a chance of frost. I grew up hearing this year after year, and have seen…

Pumpkin Breakfast Cookies

For anyone who followed or read by blog from the beginning; you may know that the first recipe I posted was “Healthy Breakfast Cookies”. The cookies I made were delicious, however; I omitted the pumpkin in the recipe and made them with applesauce instead. In this post, I will refer to the same recipe and…

Food, Reviews & Flicks

When Nancy’s Healthy Recipes asked me to write a guest blog post for her I was a little intimidated.  As a fellow classmate, I wanted to write for her blog because as classmates we all know about the struggle of coming up with regular good content.  As I considered what to write, I realized that…

Power Bowl!

Just thought I would share this awesome healthy Greek Power Bowl meal I found on facebook. Looks terrific. Can’t wait to make 🙂  

How to Eat Healthy

Eating healthy can be a daunting task. When planning for this blog I thought I would talk about a lot of things including what steps you need to take like: organizing shopping lists and buying healthy fruits and vegetables to incorporate into your every day diet. All topics I thought of are discussed in the…

Roasted Chick Peas=Quick Healthy Snack

As I was looking for a little different recipe to post this week, I came across this website: 50 healthiest recipes known to man! WOW, I just knew I  had to make something from here. As I perused the delicious recipe list, I came to this quick and easy super healthy snack. There are only 4…