Gluten Free Banana Muffins 

Lately, I have been experimenting in the kitchen trying to come up with different homemade protein snacks and healthy desserts. It is not always easy to replace sugar, flour and/or eggs and get something that actually tastes and looks good. Not as easy as I thought! If you go to “recipes” section of my blog, you will find some nice protein bars and energy balls … Continue reading Gluten Free Banana Muffins 

Oatmeal Almond Protein Bars 

Making your own protein bars is really easy and has so many benefits; you know what you are eating, you know the quality of the ingredients and it is less expensive. These delicious bars are packed with protein, fiber and good fats. Great to have as a pre workout fuel, post work out quick bite, grab and go or when that sweet tooth strikes in … Continue reading Oatmeal Almond Protein Bars 

Baked Salmon and Lemony String Beans with Rice 

I made this dish 3 times in the past 3 weeks so I figured it would be a great one to share. It is really simple to prepare, under 30 minutes, and it is delicious. Even kids love it! I found this recipe in one of the cooking magazines in Whole Foods and altered it just a little bit-  I swapped mayonnaise for veganaise, increased … Continue reading Baked Salmon and Lemony String Beans with Rice 

Almond Flour Pancakes

As the weekend is approaching I wanted to share this yummy pancake recipe with you.  I made these for my kids last weekend and they devoured them. Well, so did I! Almond flour gives the pancakes really nice nutty flavor which I love. This is my healthier and more nutritious version of the typical American style breakfast pancakes. I used almond and einkorn flour and … Continue reading Almond Flour Pancakes

Eating Well With Gwyneth Paltrow

Few months ago my friend introduced me to the cookbook called “It’s All Good” written by Gwyneth Paltrow and Julia Turshen. I sat in Barnes and Noble and after I read first few pages I was hooked. The recipes just looked so fresh and simple but not boring. As I was using this cookbook from week to week I realized that there are some ingredients … Continue reading Eating Well With Gwyneth Paltrow

Easy Baked Chicken & String Beans 

Colder weather calls for warm soups, baked dishes and slow cooker!  So today I wanted to share this easy string bean recipe that I learned how to make from my mother in law few years ago and have been making it regularly ever since. The interesting thing is that I am not a fan of string beans but I totally enjoy eating them this way!  … Continue reading Easy Baked Chicken & String Beans 

Parmesan Crusted Zucchini and Tomatoes

Zucchinis are one of the vegetables that are currently in season so I have been looking thru my cookbooks trying to find some new recipe ideas how to prepare them. As I was searching, I remembered this “layered zucchini” dish that my mom used to make for me all the time. It is simple to prepare, delicious and great as a side to almost anything. … Continue reading Parmesan Crusted Zucchini and Tomatoes