Category Archives: The Healthy Side

Summer Green Smoothie Recipe

I love smoothies, but I have always found it hard to incorporate greens into my smoothies because I am so use to the idea of my smoothie being sweet! Well, this past weekend I was messing around with some smoothie … Continue reading

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Low Calorie Breakfast Options

So summer is upon us, and that means pool parties and beach trips! Which, unfortunately, means that I have to put on a bikini….. after months of not sticking to a strict diet over the winter. And to top it … Continue reading

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Quick & Easy Garlic Baked Chicken Breasts

Everyone has their tried and true staple meals. Those quick and easy recipes that you don’t even have to read because you know them forward and backward. But some nights, well some nights you just want to try something new … Continue reading

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Amazing Lentils

I know a lot of people aren’t that familiar with lentils in the US, but coming from a Peruvian home lentils were on the dinner table at least once a week. I absolutely love those little round legumes. They are … Continue reading

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Updated Classic: Healthier PB&J

When I want a quick and easy lunch, or if I’m craving something sweet that reminds me of when I was kid, I love to reach for the PB&J! Growing up it was always smooth JIF on white bread with … Continue reading

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Healthy Spin on a Classic Favorite: Cottage Cheese Pancakes!

I adore pancakes, they are without a doubt one of my favorite breakfast foods! However, my thighs do not love them so much and so I have been searching and searching for a way to “health” pancakes up without really … Continue reading

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Watermelon (& Strawberry) Juice

I love summer, and I love having fresh summer juices for breakfast! Granted, being in the middle of the desert isn’t too conducive to fresh fruits and veggies, if you try hard you CAN find some small farmer’s markets here … Continue reading

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Quick & Healthy Tuna Salad!

Spring is upon us and summer is around the corner, and in an effort to try and lose all the extra winter weight I am trying to focus on cooking at home and making, quick and easy dishes! Of course, … Continue reading

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Fresh Morning Egg & Veggie Fritt-Omelette

So now that summer is approaching I have taken it upon myself to (attempt to) eat better As you can see by my reviews, I eat out a lot and I absolutely love it! However, eating out isn’t exactly healthy… … Continue reading

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Water and Oatmeal – this is what healthy food is all about?

Well, not quite! Now, I love food just as much as the next person… OK, maybe a little more than the next person But let’s face it – in this country (US of A) eating isn’t always necessarily about eating … Continue reading

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