No-bake snack balls

No-bake snack balls

This week as part of my meal prepping I decided to make these amazing snack balls. They are so easy and quick to make, and super versatile. You can use them as snacks, as dessert and I have even used them for breakfast. I love that this recipe is full of fiber and completely sugar-free,… Continue Reading

Miso soup recipe with mushrooms

Miso soup recipe with mushrooms

Miso soup on the menu today, yum! I first discovered Miso at Japanese restaurants, where I would order their miso soup. I found it to be delicious! And as I started experimenting in my kitchen and diving into other cuisines (besides my famous Venezuelan cooking), I realized you could buy several types of miso pastes… Continue Reading

Forbidden Rice Recipe

Forbidden Rice Recipe

Have you ever tried forbidden rice or black rice? If you haven’t I highly recommend it. There are many benefits of eating forbidden rice. It is high in fiber, contains essential amino acids, minerals like iron, vitamins like folic acid and vitamin E and lots of antioxidants (even more than Blueberries!) I discovered forbidden rice… Continue Reading

Loaded Sweet Potatoes

Loaded Sweet Potatoes

You guys I’m so excited! I’ve been wanting to make this recipe for a few months now and lately I have been obsessed with cooking sweet potatoes and trying out different recipes with them. This is such a great recipe when you are meal prepping or meal planning because you can bake a ton of… Continue Reading

Homemade Rice Crackers

Homemade Rice Crackers

I’m super excited to share with you today’s recipe. I made these delicious rice crackers at home on Tuesday and I am still munching on them. My recommendation is not to add any salt or sweetness to it. By skipping those ingredients you actually have a more versatile snack. I have been eating them with… Continue Reading

Sweet potato sandwich recipe

Sweet potato sandwich recipe

Sweet potatoes are one of my favorite ingredients, roots, foods, you name it. There are so many benefits of eating sweet potatoes, I will have to keep my list a bit short but here are my top 3 reasons why I love eating sweet potatoes Vitamin A – sweet potatoes are an excellent source of… Continue Reading

Radish and Kale Salad

Radish and Kale Salad

Today’s recipe is a refreshing radish kale salad. I love eating radishes, especially in the summer, not only because I find the color and texture really appealing but for 3 other important reasons. Did you know that radishes actually help you stay hydrated and cool down a bit because of its high water content? Yup,… Continue Reading

Homemade Applesauce Benefits

Homemade Applesauce Benefits

Today’s recipe is a super easy one, and I want to tell you why you should consider making your own applesauce at home. The benefits, I believe, outweigh the convenience of getting it at the store. Plus, it is so quick and simple to make that you consider doing it. There are 3 benefits I… Continue Reading

Stuffed Roasted Bell Peppers

Stuffed Roasted Bell Peppers

I’ve recently become obsessed with roasting bell peppers on my stove. I have a gas stove, and since I cannot have a grill in my apartment, I use the open flame of the burners to roast the peppers. I’ve been reducing the amount of oil and natural fats I consumed daily ever since I finished… Continue Reading

Bean Salad Dressing

Bean Salad Dressing

Did you know that salad dressings could be really unhealthy for you? I mean, what’s the point of eating a healthy salad if you end up screwing it up with the dressing. Store bought dressings usually have high sodium, fat and sugar content. If you knew that already, then you probably try to dress your… Continue Reading