This low-fat and low-carb recipe has to be one of my ultimate favourites. Eggplant is such a nutritious and healthy way to substitute pasta. They are a rich source of vitamin C, vitamin K, vitamin B6, thiamine, niacin, magnesium, phosphorous, copper, dietary fiber, folic acid, potassium, and manganese. More importantly, they contain an anthocyanin phytonutrient … Continue reading Recipe : Eggplant ‘Manicotti’
So I've been getting this drink from Starbucks more frequently over the summer and people ALWAYS stop me to ask me what it is. I literally went to the mall a few weekends ago and a bunch of people just stared at my drink and 4 people came up to me to ask. It's been … Continue reading What are you drinking!?
Try this vegetarian, low calorie and low carb recipe - you’ll love it! Fire roasted red peppers, mushrooms and thinly sliced fresh zucchini make you feel like you’re right in Tuscany. Plus those vegetables drenched in a rich tomato sauce and baked with penne pasta is absolute perfection! Ingredients : 3 cups penne pasta (I … Continue reading Recipe : Tuscan Vegetable Baked Penne
This low-carb spaghetti squash recipe is perfect for falling into autumn. It combines Italian seasoned sautéed mushrooms and broccoli covered with a three cheese layer of Tex-mex, Parmesan and Goat’s cheese! (I doubled the recipe in my photos to make two spaghetti squashes, but the recipe just requires one!) Ingredients : 1 medium to large-sized … Continue reading Recipe : Spaghetti Squash
This recipe is loved by thousands worldwide and yet this moist, sweet, quick bread is so easy to make! Plus what better way to use up those overripe bananas by mashing them into a bakers heaven!! Ingredients : 2 cups all purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt … Continue reading Recipe : Chocolate Chip Walnut Banana Bread
O M G ! I love A V O C A D O S ! Smashing it onto toast is an extra special creamy delight and it's nutritious too! I originally was introduced to this concept at an Australian-inspired brunch cafe in Philadelphia and since then I've been hooked. If you try this out, I'm … Continue reading Recipe : Avocado Toast
Problem: Find yourself skipping breakfast? Not enough time in the morning to make something to eat? Hungry? Answer: Overnight Oats! Well, that used to be me but here is a quick and very easy fix to that problem - make your breakfast the night before! Plus there are so many different variations you can make, … Continue reading Recipe : Quick and Easy Overnight Oats!
Doesn't that name sound so fancy? See the original recipe here: http://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/gnocchi-gratin-with-gorgonzola-dolce Alright, this recipe I made back in 2012 and it was delicious! I made it again a few years later and I used pappardelle instead of gnocchi, but I recommend sticking to the original recipe. It uses rosemary and Gorgonzola, two ingredients that … Continue reading Recipe : Gnocchi Gratin with Gorgonzola Dolce
So cheesy and so easy. I've made this recipe numerous times for friends and family, and every single time, people go back for seconds/thirds/even fourth servings and the plate is wiped clean. So many people have asked me for the recipe and I'm happy to be able to share it. It's super easy and simple, literally anyone … Continue reading Recipe : Spinach and Artichoke Dip
#Ritas Ice : First Day of Spring ! Today, one of my work colleagues, told me about Rita's offering free Italian Ice to customers. I had no idea what Rita's was so I searched it up and saw that it's their 25th annual First Day of Spring Celebration! They offer a ton of Italian Ice … Continue reading Celebrating the First Day of Spring!