Eat More Honey 

According to Medical Daily and WebMD there are many benefits of honey among which the ones below are the most talked about: Antioxidant Anti bacterial and anti fungal- great for treating acne or dry itchy skin even dandruff! When applied to open wounds it can prevent infections. Anti-inflammatory Great for supressing coughs and soothing sore throats Source of Amino acids- tryptophan being one- converts to … Continue reading Eat More Honey 

How Many Times Have You Heard “Eat More Fiber”?

I always thought I had a “perfect diet”. We eat a lot of protein, mainly “good” carbs and lots of vegetables. I would say our diet is pretty clean 80% of the time. Both my husband and I lift weights and are very active so naturally I tend to make a lot of protein based meals. We also make sure when we do eat fat, it … Continue reading How Many Times Have You Heard “Eat More Fiber”?

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

Quick quinoa and chickpea salad

Sometimes most delicious meals are made from leftovers and by using simple ingredients. Last night I made veal cutlets in mushroom sauce and I wanted to add something citrusy or something with the kick to balance out the heaviness of the meat dish. I had some plain red quinoa leftover from the day before and as I was reaching in the fridge to take it … Continue reading Quick quinoa and chickpea salad