I love to try and recreate dishes that I see at restaurants by tweaking the ingredients while still maintaining maximum flavor. I’ve transformed this sweet potato hash to be vegetarian and very spicy, yet still full of protein and fiber. This dish is pretty simple to prepare and is versatile in the sense that you… Continue reading Chipotle Sausage Sweet Potato Hash
As most of my friends and family know, I’ve always been an avid fan of coffee. This habit initiated back in college with a sweet, palatable Cinnamon Dolce Latte from Starbucks, which eventually weaned into a double shot of espresso with a splash of coconut milk or black coffee (when making it at home). Over… Continue reading Coconut Oil as Coffee Creamer…?
Having a nutrition background, people often inquire what I eat for meals or snacks and if I ever eat out. While I occasionally enjoy dining out, I prefer cooking my own meals when ever possible because, not only can I control what ingredients are being used and how much, but I also feel 10x better… Continue reading This Millennial’s Guide to Healthy Eating
This smoothie is not only cleansing, but filling with the addition of coconut oil. Coconut oil has numerous benefits for the body and is a great liver cleanser. Grapefruit has also been said to be an appetite suppressant, which makes this smoothie a great snack or light meal. Ingredients: – 1 cup pineapple, chopped –… Continue reading Islander Smoothie
This is a healthier version of pizza, that is still delicious and filling! Please feel free to use any veggies you prefer or add a protein of your choice. This recipe has been made dairy-free using Almond cheese, which still melts and tastes wonderfully. Ingredients: 1 piece whole wheat or garlic Naan Bread 2-3 tablespoons… Continue reading Super Easy Naan Pizza
Lately, one of my current obsessions has been something so simple, yet useful in so many ways: coconut oil. Coconut oil has so many amazing benefits and such a wide range of usage, from cooking to health improvements. Below are a few of my favorite ways to utilize coconut oil in my daily routine: Oil… Continue reading CooCoo for Coconut Oil
A recent trend has been gaining popularity across the country for its health benefits: activated charcoal. So, what exactly is activated charcoal? Activated charcoal is regular charcoal that’s been heated with gas, which forms millions of little pores that trap chemicals and adsorb (“to bind to” rather than “to absorb”) large amounts of liquid and… Continue reading Should You Be Consuming Activated Charcoal?