Indian Chopped Salad

One of my all-time favorite guilty pleasures is getting Indian take-out when I am just too lazy to cook. I love the different flavors and textures found in the various dishes. Usually, I would go for a Madras curry with some Aloo Gobi or some delicious Pasanda and Saag Paneer but when I’m not feeling…

Light Baja Fish Tacos

The fish taco or, “Tacos de Pescado” started in Baja California in Mexico. Many variations can be found of this delicious dish which consist of either grilled or fried fish, corn or flour tortilla and a variety of different ways to top them. This tasty snack was made popular by the fast food chain “Rubio’s”…

Make Ahead Fruit Cups

Who doesn’t love a good fruit cup? Especially when you get one with lots of maraschino cherries floating in wonderfully sweet elixir. The problem is that it gets expensive always buying those darn plastic cups, and you cant control the ingredients, sugar content or fruit juice used to prepare them! Here is the solution, make the…

Homemade Hummus

Hummus is super easy to make, a great way to get some extra protein into your diet and it’s also super delicious. You will be surprised with how good this hummus is! The great thing about making hummus at home, is playing with new flavours. You can add caramelized onions, roasted garlic, lemon, chili pepper,…

Enchanted Forest Snacking Tray

Teaching your kids that food is fun and exciting is a sure fire way to prevent picky eaters. Raise a grazer by setting up  a snacking tray for an after school snack and watch the food disappear. Feel free to play around with the items on the tray so your kids taste as many new…

Best Ever Fast Food Greek Salad

  When did “salad” become a bad word?    Synonymous with dieting and completely vilified, salads are getting a bad rap. So many people have come up to me stating that they hate salad and that salad is yucky, but why? What salads are these guys eating that make them feels like cows out to…

Everything Couscous

Well, what to say? I am trying to get that winter weight off! The over indulgence was totally worth the muffin top but with bikini season coming… Just no. I just really wanted to eat something cooked instead of salad and something to fill me up so I wasn’t chewing my freaking arm off!   …

Easy Peasy Orzo & Shrimp To Impress Your Crush

  It starts in the very pit of your stomach, like a small fire was lit within and your body warms at the thought of them. The butterflies in your tummy are causing unbearable turbulence that make your cheeks burn with blush and ache with permanent smiles. You didn’t expect it, you didn’t set out…

Spice Scented Mango & Cherry Tomato Salad

“Mango takes the spotlight in this interesting salad, for good reason. This diva is the national fruit of India, Pakistan and the Philippines as well as being the national tree of Bangladesh. Because of my Indian heritage and Italian upbringing, it seemed only natural to pair the two most influential fruits of each respective culture…

Creamy Avocado Salad

click here for Get Healthy By now, we should all know the health benefits of avocados, which incidentally are the star player in this dish. Just in case, here is a quick recap of all the reasons why you should jump on board with this miracle fruit: They are jam packed with a ton of…