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Posts Tagged ‘healthy’

Best Dang Black Bean Veggie Burger

  Ready for the best dang black bean burger?  Then continue reading: Lets just say, this black bean burger is jam packed full of flavor. When I first made this recipe a couple years ago it was a little out of sorts. The recipe was too complicated and called for too many ingredients.. Since I’m…

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Southwestern Salad in a Jar

Eating out is certainly a vice of mine. And with my job in food and my job in sales, I tend to eat out A LOT! So, it’s not a surprise that lunches out are a thing.  And, because life is busy, grabbing a bite someplace is usually what I resort to as I barely…

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Energy Balls

New video! Watch as I make this recipe in my own kitchen. It’s 3 o’clock and you are craving a snack.  Lunch was a couple hours ago and your stomach can’t wait until dinner.  Plus, you’re not craving dinner,  you’re craving something sweet and salty.  A treat that will satisfy your stomach and your taste…

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Mexi Breakfast Bowl

I never used to eat breakfast until well into my 20’s; Give me a couple cups of a coffee and I was good to go. But after I started focusing more of health and fitness, I realized how important breakfast is and how much better I feel having breakfast each morning. Our typical weekday breakfast…

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Vegetarian Taco Salad

It’s only a few days before the official “hello” to summer and I’ve been on a bit of a health kick. Before you roll your eyes at me, I’m not saying I don’t eat tacos or pasta I mean who can stop eating that!? but I’ve been trying to cook less meat and incorporate more vegetables and…

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Vegetarian Ramen

Vancouver is a culinary gold mine when it comes to food; especially Asian cuisine.  If someone were to ask where to find the best of Asian cuisine in Canada, chances are they will say Vancouver (I’m not biased!).   From Ramen to sushi there is no shortage of restaurants on every city block.   Everyone…

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Spicy Peanut Buddha Bowl

So hot right now….  And for good reason. They’re packed with protein, can be used with virtually anything left in the fridge and it keeps you full with leftovers #yum.  I took some inspo from my gal pal  Jaimee since we are on the vegetarian band wagon. Check out this recipe: Directions: For the Rice On medium…

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Dinner to beat the summer heat

Ah. Long summer nights. Beautiful and HOT! Especially without air conditioning  (which my new condo lacks). While getting zero relief from the heat, all I can do is become a blob on the couch (or cold floor) until the sun goes down. There’s no surprise that most city goers lack energy to cook dinner and,…

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Skip the Meat

I’ve been packing on a few extra pounds.. the wine, the food, the… uh, lack of exercise has got me thinking I need a bit of a detox.  By detox, I mean making extra delicious food that is healthy and cutting back on the booze until my next trip (which is in 7 days).  So, I…

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