Quick and Healthy

Anytime Snacks, Autoimmune Protocol(AIP), Breakfast, Dairy Free, Desserts, Healthy Desserts, Paleo, Quick and Healthy, Smoothies/Juice blends, Sugar free

Mixed Berry ‘nice cream’ smoothie (Vegan, Paleo)

I love Instagram! Don’t know why I stayed away from it for so long! I am loving meeting different food bloggers and seeing their inspiring creations!  Am I inspired? Nope, I am floored! Gosh, so much talent out there and so many young kiddos creating such cool stuff. One of my favorite things in the morning […]

American, Anytime Snacks, Breakfast, Dairy Free, Desserts, Gluten Free Recipes, Quick and Healthy, Sugar free, Vegan

Easy ‘No Bake’ Breakfast Bars (GLUTEN FREE, Refined Sugar free, Vegan)

Healthy snacks are a big thing for me. I am constantly trying to make snacks that are nutritious and wholesome and that will satisfy two growing kids. One of whom is a teenager!  The hunger pangs start as soon as they get home from school although I make it a point to pack a healthy […]

Autoimmune Protocol(AIP), Caribbean, Fusion cuisine, Paleo, Quick and Healthy, Salads, Vegan, Vegetarian dishes

Caribbean Chow/Indian Chaat Style Salad (Paleo, AIP)

I think you can guess from the title of my post that I was struggling to come up with a proper name for this creation 🙂 It started with me coming across a caribbean mango cucumber chow recipe on a recipe forum. My sensory buds tingled at the mention of mango. And with cilantro and lime thrown […]

Anytime Snacks, Autoimmune Protocol(AIP), Breakfast, Dairy Free, Gluten Free Recipes, Healthy Desserts, Paleo, Quick and Healthy, Vegan

Sweet Fried Plantains (Paleo, Vegan, AIP)

Some will say plantains, bananas …what’s the difference? Well, both of them belong to the Banana family however there are some differences. Plantains are starchier, contain less sugar than bananas and are much more versatile as a cooking ingredient – you can make both savory and sweet dishes with them. Both Green plantains as well as ripe yellow plantains are used […]

Autoimmune Protocol(AIP), Breakfast, Dairy Free, Kid friendly, Paleo, Quick and Healthy, Smoothies/Juice blends, Vegan

‘So good for you’ smoothies!

Juice or smoothie? If you have wondered about that, let me quickly assure you that both of these are super beneficial for you. And you can use both to improve the health of your family! When you juice (using a juicer that has filters) you are removing the insoluble fiber – the pulp. Although fiber is […]

Anytime Snacks, Appetizers, Gluten Free Recipes, Paleo, Quick and Healthy

Chicken and Pineapple Stuffed Swiss Chard Wraps

Did I read ‘A healthy recipe challenge’?  Wow,  now that’s the kind of thing that gets my attention!   And a challenge hosted by dear Angie of Fiesta Friday?  Now that is one that I cannot ignore, can I?  Especially considering the fact that for the last 18 months I have been scouring for knowledge combing through […]

American, Autoimmune Protocol(AIP), Gluten Free Recipes, Nightshade free, Paleo, Quick and Healthy, Soups, Vegan, Vegetarian dishes

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup (with Cranberries)

Winter is here after all. Sigh. The last few weeks I have been visiting all our local farms to try  and stock up on all the fresh apples of this season. Along with apples, there have been a good bounty of pumpkins and squash as well. This past weekend when I scouted the farms again to […]