Posts Tagged ‘Healthy’

  • I am a web designer by day and a food enthusiast by night. I'm originally from the Fort Lauderdale/Miami area but moved to the west coast (first Oregon ans now California) three years ago. Prior to that I spent two years in France and Spain. Living in Europe not only made me a much more experimental cook, but also taught me about the importance of improvising in a recipe -- because on most days I could never find all of the ingredients I needed!

    I try to use fresh/seasonal market ingredients when available and I add hot peppers to pretty much everything (so watch out!). I hope you enjoy my recipes and feel free to share.

    Have fun browsing and even more fun cooking!

    *All recipes are my own unless otherwise noted.
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Teriyaki Salmon with Sriracha Cream Sauce

This recipe had me at Sriracha. Teriyaki Salmon with Sriracha Cream Sauce makes for an absolutely delicious dinner served warm over brown rice or quinoa. I highly recommend trying it! I made the teriyaki sauce about 6 hours before cooking and left the salmon marinating...

by admin on November 16th, 2013
No Comments  Ethnic, Mains, Seafood

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Mango Scallops & Kale Cooked in White Wine

This is a guest post by my sister Kristina. Living in South Florida, we always have overabundance of mangoes in the summer and so I have tried to get creative with how to incorporate mangoes into different dishes.  I have found that mango tastes great...

by admin on September 25th, 2013
No Comments  Mains, Seafood

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Lemon Blueberry Banana Smoothie

Lemon-flavored yogurt gives this otherwise simple smoothie a delicious and tangy twist. Serves: 2 Ingredient: 1 container non-fat lemon-flavored yogurt 1 cup non-fat milk 1/2 cup water, chilled 1 banana 1/2 cup blueberries (frozen or fresh)   Directions: Add milk and water into blender, followed...

by admin on August 8th, 2013
No Comments  Smoothies & Shakes

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Avocado Banana Smoothie

If you’re like me and can never get enough avocado, an avocado banana smoothie will quickly become your favorite breakfast treat. The avocado creates a texture creamier than your average smoothie. Serves: 2 Ingredients: 1/2 ripe avocado, refrigerated 1 small banana 2 cups non-fat Greek...

by admin on July 16th, 2013
1 Comment  Smoothies & Shakes

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Herbed Chicken With Lemon-Mint Couscous Over Greens

Contrary to the name, this Mediterranean-influenced dish is very easy to make. It is a very flavorful and healthy dish that can be served hot or cold. Serves: 2 Ingredients: For the Lemon-Mint Couscous 1 cup couscous, cooked to directions on package (Before letting sit,...

by admin on July 2nd, 2013
No Comments  Mains, Salads

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Red Plum Banana Smoothie

Having a smoothie for breakfast is an excellent way to pack a lot of extra fruit into your daily diet. Since plums are usually more sour and tart than sweet, they complement the banana-flavor well. Serves: 2 Ingredients: 2 small overly-ripe red plums, chopped 1...

by admin on July 2nd, 2013
No Comments  Smoothies & Shakes

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Mango Banana Smoothie

A mango banana smoothie is perfect for a healthy breakfast or on-the-go snack. Serves: 2 Ingredients: 1 cup non-fat milk (I substituted 1/4 of the milk for coconut milk) 1 6 oz container plain Greek yogurt 1 medium banana, chopped 1/2 large ripe mango, chopped...

by admin on June 28th, 2013
No Comments  Smoothies & Shakes