Banana Pancakes

I tapped on my Instagram app and came across a breakfast post from my friend Baxa: Seriously? My mouth watered as I hugged my growling stomach. I tried to close my eyes and fall back asleep but the waffles haunted me. I really do hate when people post such savory, sweet, luscious, delectable food pictures.…

Healthy Roll Ups

I was at Whole Foods today and passed by a display of tortillas. I got an idea of making fun, healthy, bite-sized roll ups. There were so many different flavors & colors of tortillas and this is such a fun way to get your protein, nutrients, or antioxidants in; on the go. It's also a…

Asian salad mason jar

This is a quick and easy mason jar idea 🙂 I decided to create an Asian inspired salad. I want to feature edamame in this post because there are many great health benefits associated with it. Edamame beans are high in protein and low in fat. It also aids with digestion and helps lower cholesterol.…

Fruit and Yogurt Parfait

I love finding new ways to recycle jars. I also love creating simple and easy recipes that I can store in these "Mason" jars. I decided to make a healthy parfait that you can have as a meal anytime of the day. In this recipe I decided to use flax seeds. It is a good…

Easy Kale & Hummus sandwiches

This is a quick, simple, and nutrient dense sandwich that you can easily make at home. I chose to feature kale because there are very important benefits to consuming it. Kale is high in fiber, iron, and filled with antioxidants. It helps lower cholesterol and supports your cardiovascular system. It is also high in calcium;…

Vegan Pizza Sandwiches

My vegan pizza sandwiches are simple and easy to make. I personally like to use Rudi's whole wheat bread with veggie "pepperoni" protein slices, and mozzarella flavored Veggie Slices. Add fresh garlic, basil, and oregano (or any fresh herbs you have on hand!). Voilà! A healthier alternative to calorie infested, fat-filled pizza. Pair it with…