The best thing about a sweet potato is its versatility. One minute it’s baked and served with butter, another it’s in a sweet brown sugar crusted casserole, and then another it’s paired with garlic and onions for a more savory twist. This recipe is all about highlighting both the sweet and the savory. Sweet potato [...]
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In the morning, I crave something sweet. I need to get that energy boost before I start my day or go outside for a run. Usually I’ll nosh on a piece of fruit, but sometimes I want to save the digestion and get the nutrients as directly as possible. That’s where a juice comes in. [...]
A simple spaghetti warmed with melted butter, garlic, mint, and peas for a light, but fragrant pasta dish. Granted spaghetti is great with a comforting, rich sauce, sometimes I just like it to not weigh me down. A little bit of butter goes a long way, and it won’t derail your healthy diet. In fact, [...]
I was in the mood for a new salad, since I tend to stick with the same old combination. I tossed black eyed peas with other robust flavors such as garlic sun-dried tomatoes, lemon, and parsley. The fiber and protein-rich black eyed peas make this salad worthy of an entire meal. Enjoy!
This is a refreshing dish that omits the leaves for an earthier, more filling side salad. The beet taste is cut by the citrus from the orange and lemon and lifted by fragrant mint leaves. I love the chew in this recipe and afterwards, it leaves me feeling fuller for longer and not looking for [...]
Here’s a salad I have very often but in so many different ways. I adore peas – they’re soft and creamy and add just the right bulk to a still light and body-friendly dish. This recipe uses zucchini, red pepper and cucumber, but you could very well change it up with whatever is in your [...]
It’s about time for some fish. I keep things mostly vegan on this blog, but I actually am not vegan. I’ll eat meat on occasion, when I know it comes from a good source, and a few times a month, I dive headfirst into a delicious fish dish. I tend to eat my fish super [...]