The cool January breeze makes it an ideal time for scarfs, snuggles and soups. And if you happen to be one of the many battling the crazy Polar Vortex in North America, ‘cool breeze’ is probably a bit of an understatement!
First of all, happy new year! I’m sure you had a fabulous celebration and are ready to kick start your 2014 with a healthier eating habit. I know how tricky it is to stick to resolutions but don’t worry, when it comes to eating cleaner, I’ve got you covered.
Christmas bells are ringing because yes! it’s less than a week away! Like you, I’m loving all the fabulous festive fiestas and while getting into the spirit of our favorite holiday, I made some wonderful sweet treats with a Christmassy twist. Continue reading
The recipe you’re about to read was a result of me having a very naughty cheat meal at the infamous Shake Shack a couple of months ago. When my husband & I munched into their ‘shroom Burger, we were immediately transported to junk food heaven. The crispy fried portobello mushroom stuffed with melted cheese topped with lettuce, tomato and shacksauce in between soft white buns was so bad for the waistline but so good for the taste buds.
Mayonnaise has got to be one of my favourite condiments ever. Most likely one of yours too right? It never fails to add that extra oomph to a sandwich – well along with an additional 100kcals with 11g of fat per serving (1 tbsp) unfortunately. Jennifer Aniston once revealed that she had to give up this delicious creamy spread – which to her is the most delicious thing in the world – to get the body she got. Continue reading
I absolutely love beans – be it chickpeas, lentils, Fava or black beans. But my favorite of them all is Cannellini. They are medium-sized white beans with firm texture, slightly nutty and creamy in flavor. Because they hold their shape so well, they’re ideal for healthy dishes such as soups, salads and stews. And as a health food aficionado, I can’t help but regularly incorporate a fair bit of these white delights in my diet. Continue reading