Asparagus & Spring Mix Salad

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I used to always just steam my asparagus before I ate them. But one day, I saw my sister-in-law sautéing them. This opened a whole new way of how I cooked some of my veggies. So many possibilities!

This recipe is inspired from my pregnancy. Since the baby seems to be rejecting all kinds of meat, I decided to make salads with more flavor and texture to keep my palate happy and satisfied. This salad is one of my favorite discoveries. Continue reading

Healthy Chocolate Smoothie

If you’re into healthy smoothies, then I have something for you! I discovered this recipe the other day when I was craving a refreshing drink before a workout, but didn’t want to consume anything sugary or unhealthy.

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After looking into my fridge, I threw into the blender what was surprisingly a good blend! This recipe is great since all the ingredients I used are items I normally have in my refrigerator or pantry. If you don’t have these ingredients on hand, they’re fairly easy to find at your local grocery store. Continue reading

Camembert Pastry Bread

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Don’t kid yourself, this isn’t a healthy post. Today, I will share with you all one of my guilty pleasures: freshly baked Camembert Pastry Bread.

To me, there are few things better than fresh pastries or bread coming out of the oven. Now just stuff some cheese and jam in there and all my healthy eating goals are out the window. But I’m also a firm believer in allowing ourselves to have an indulgent meal/snack once in awhile. This falls into that category. Continue reading

Homemade Fruit Popsicles

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In our home, we try to avoid as much added sugar as we can. Awhile ago, we took sugar out of our diets and ever since then, anything with too much processed sugar tastes a little too sweet. Because of this, I’ve grown into a habit of making our own desserts or drinks and substituting pure cane sugar with either natural fruits, coconut sugar, or agave.

For this post, I’ll show you how we make our own homemade popsicles with a few simple ingredients. Continue reading