Hi everyone 🙂 So - I have two weeks until my first course in my graduate program - Food and Society - is over. My assignment this week prompted me to choose an ingredient that is used frequently in another culture. Something new to me that I’ve never prepared. After selecting the ingredient, I had… Continue reading A scrumptious assignment
Short for Branch Chain Amino Acids, these amino's join forces to give us the best workout recovery tool money can buy. They come in different forms, but powder might just be the most popular because they can come in various flavors. These amino's are found naturally in foods but especially if you are vegetarian… Continue reading The Importance of BCAA’s
I will be the first to admit, cauliflower looks absolutely disgusting. On the other hand, I have grown to appreciate this hideous vegetable due to my gluten allergy. It is a great substitute for "starches" that are loaded with gluten. The nutritional benefits to cauliflower are unbelievable. It is loaded with potassium and vitamin c.… Continue reading Healthy Food of the Day: Cauliflower
Spaghetti sauce, salsa, pico de gallo, ketchup - what do these all have in common? TOMATOES. Surprisingly, tomatoes have a lot of health benefits. By nature, it contains a large amount of antioxidants which aids in the prevention of cancer and other serious diseases such as cardiovascular. Lycopene is one organic compound/antioxidant that tomatoes are well… Continue reading Healthy Food of the Day: The Tomato
I am beyond excited about this recipe. As a dairy and gluten intolerant person, when I hear the words "can have" and "ice cream" in the same sentence, I get pretty excited. Regular ice cream that contains milk, cream, etc is loaded with fat and sugar. Fat and sugars are definitely necessary in the diet,… Continue reading Homemade Ice Cream | Minus the Dairy
Look at all of those colors! Kale, avocado, and an orange And a little water to wash it down with! This lunch cost about $8. Health first.
I know this is weird, but I LOVE eggplant. So I whipped this up - I lightly sautéed some sliced eggplant with olive oil, salt and pepper (not very much olive oil). After sautéing for about 3 minutes, I put the eggplant in the oven for ten minutes and then BAM! You're done. It really… Continue reading Random Midnight Snack