When people are in a time crunch, they don’t have the luxury to sit down and enjoy a meal, and often times will settle for something quick and processed. Unfortunately, processed foods end up leaving us tired, hungry and sometimes cranky.. So what’s a better solution? A protein shake, which is filling and nutritious. Protein… Continue reading Your Guide to Selecting a Protein Powder
This version of Southwestern Quinoa has been my go-to lunch for the past few weeks. It is very simple to prepare, yet still full of flavor. There is a nice mix of sweetness from the peppers, spiciness from the jalapeno and crunch from the jicama. If you make the batch on Sunday, it should last… Continue reading Southwestern Quinoa
“Oh I use to buy that to clean the pool”, says my dad upon hearing the words, diatomaceous earth (DE). Yes, DE can be used for an array of purposes throughout a wide range of industries, such as pest and flea control, gardening, pool cleaners and supplies around the house. But today, I’ll explain how… Continue reading Diatomaceous Earth…an Unforeseen Wonder Supplement?
Love coffee, but don’t have time to sit down, sip and enjoy? Need to be somewhere early in the morning , but don’t have for breakfast? Then this is the perfect recipe for you! After being told by a friend about this tasty concoction, I tried it myself and was deliciously surprised. To me, it… Continue reading Energizing Coffee Shake
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