Fig season has come and past, but not without the annual fig flat breads. My parents have a fig tree in their backyard, and every year I go over and eat a few fresh figs then take some back home to put on a flat bread. This recipe is great on its own or as a dish to serve to friends during wine night. Continue reading
The past couple weeks, husband and I haven’t been eating so well. And our bodies felt it. This past week, we decided To Eat Healthier, as one tends to do after binging on takeout food and feeling horrible. So, what does that mean? Well mainly, it means I add a ton more veggies to every dish I make. We also stop eating out. Oh the difference this makes.
Confession: I used to not like shrimp. I think it was somewhere along my pregnancy with Ari that I started to really like shrimp. Now I actually crave it once in a while. So for this recipe, I decided to go with shrimp and veggies for dinner. I bought some baby broccoli for this dish since we normally rotate between spinach, kale, asparagus, and broccoli for our dinner veggies. Plus, broccoli is great for sautéing. Continue reading
When pregnant, you often think about all the food you don’t want to eat or don’t like. What I had found out during pregnancy is that you can get creative. Instead of thinking of all the food I couldn’t stand, I started mixing all the food I wanted. And yes, sometimes it got weird.
This discovery has been wonderful to me: Strawberry Cereal Ice Cream Dessert. Mmm. Continue reading
I used to always just steam my asparagus before I ate them. But one day, I saw my sister-in-law sautéing them. This opened a whole new way of how I cooked some of my veggies. So many possibilities!
This recipe is inspired from my pregnancy. Since the baby seems to be rejecting all kinds of meat, I decided to make salads with more flavor and texture to keep my palate happy and satisfied. This salad is one of my favorite discoveries. Continue reading
If you’re into healthy smoothies, then I have something for you! I discovered this recipe the other day when I was craving a refreshing drink before a workout, but didn’t want to consume anything sugary or unhealthy.
After looking into my fridge, I threw into the blender what was surprisingly a good blend! This recipe is great since all the ingredients I used are items I normally have in my refrigerator or pantry. If you don’t have these ingredients on hand, they’re fairly easy to find at your local grocery store. Continue reading