Mixed Berry Sorbet

Berry Sorbet
Mixed berries combined with fresh ginger makes a beautiful and zingy sorbet, perfect for dessert or if you’re like me, after a long day by the pool. And, as a bonus, this tasty treat delivers a punch of antioxidants and is a great sources of fiber, a nutrient important for a healthy digestive system. Ummm…dare I say, this dessert is healthy?
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Rice Noodle Salad with Veggies

If you are looking for a cold grab-and-go salad that offers a sweet and tangy bite that is nutritious and delicious…you came to the right place! This salad, also called bun in Vietnamese, is easy to make for a work lunch and delicate enough for a weekend meal during the summer months.
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Thai Grilled Chicken Legs with Sweet and Spicy Dipping Sauce

When I’m at the grocery store, I always sweep through the meat section for deals even if I don’t necessarily need anything. More times than not, I find a steal of a deal on chicken legs. I came up with this recipe because it’s so easy to make and tasty to eat, pleasing everyone with a little sweet and a little spicy.

Want in on a little secret? I prep the chicken in the morning to save time later. First, I clean up the chicken, then place in a Ziploc bag and store in fridge. That way when I get home, I can prep everything else and get to cookin!’
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Sangria Mocktail

Summer time barbecue’s and pool parties in the hot sun mean you are going to have a lot of thirsty people at your house. During these big events, I like to make healthy mocktail, packed with my favorite fruits that is sure to quench everyone’s thirst! Make this ahead of time so that when your guests arrive, they will head straight for this Sangria – a perfect beverage for everyone!
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Garlic Parmesan Spinach Spaghetti Squash

Looking for a healthy fun alternative to pasta that the whole family will enjoy? Dress up a spaghetti squash with aromatic garlic and leafy greens topped with a creamy cheese sauce – YUMM! Serve as is or add your favorite protein on the side. I always keep a rotisserie chicken in my refrigerator for meals like this, especially when we are on the run.
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Breakfast Enchiladas with Green Poblano Sauce

Breakfast Enchiladas
Whether you are having a brunch get-together or you are cooking a fun weekend breakfast, you are guaranteed to warm the hearts of you family and guests with this delicious recipe. The best part is you can fill them with your favorite meat such as:
o Shredded chicken
o Bacon
o Ham
o Ground Turkey

Once you decide what yumminess is going inside, all you have to do is wrap them up in a corn tortillas doused with roasted poblano sauce, place the oven and get ready to eat!
I have found that doubling this recipe and freezing the second pan is a great time savor when the kids have their friends over for a sleepover and I am scrambling to find something to cook everyone. All I have to do is pop this bad boy in the oven to warm through and breakfast is served. So let’s get cooking.

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Roasted Poblano Sauce

Roasted Poblano Sauce
A versatile sauce that can be made ahead and used on just about anything like:
o Enchiladas.
o Burritos.
o Veggie Bowls.
o Marinade.
o Quesadillas.
o Eggs.
o Breakfast hash.
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Kohlrabi Slaw

Have you ever had Kohlrabi? Kohlrabi is part bulb, part greens. Taste and texture of radish, jicama, broccoli and collard green. Don’t be intimidated by this underrated vegetable that is packed with nutrients! [Read more...]

Berry Chia Overnight Oats

Berry Chia Overnight Oats
It’s Sunday night and everyone in the house is scrambling to get ready for the work/school week. Before you know it, your alarm goes off and you are running around trying to get everyone in order – it’s Monday already? Half asleep, everyone piles into the car and head to school or the office and someone yells out – we forgot breakfast! Starting your day without a healthy nutritious meal makes it hard to concentrate.

To avoid days like this (and I know we have all had them), I have a make-ahead recipe that is a grab and go meal packed with nutrients that would give you all the energy you need for school, your first meeting of your day or tackle that chore list you have set out to do.

Overnight oats are so easy to make. Add your favorite fruit on top for a little extra boost and dig in!
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Fancy Green Sauce for Everything!

Fancy Green Sauce for Everything Recipe
Ok so this sauce is not only super easy to make, it is also super delicious and very versatile. I usually make a big batch of it and portion it out. Some is smothered over chicken breasts as a marinade for dinner, some goes in a bowl – the kiddos snag that right away with some fresh corn ships as a snack and some is stored in the fridge for another day. [Read more...]