Category: Health and Wellness

Homemade Veggie Pizza (Mushrooms and Black olives)

Homemade Veggie Pizza (Mushrooms and Black olives)

January 20th is National Cheese Lover’s Day, and there is no better way to celebrate cheese than enjoying it on a pizza. On this national cheese day, I would like to share this homemade pizza recipe that is easy to make at home and deliciously […]

Seven Tips to Help you Lose Weight and Feel Great!

Seven Tips to Help you Lose Weight and Feel Great!

Weight loss weight gain is a complicated phenomenon and I am no exception. I am also experiencing slow weight gain with my age without making any obvious changes in my eating habits or lifestyle. Being a health professional I think I should know better what […]

Black Eyed Peas Soup -Indian Style

Black Eyed Peas Soup -Indian Style

If you have not tried black-eyed peas in the new year, no worry. This versatile and kind bean can still bring you good luck with health and wellness whenever you want to try it. It is never too late to eat healthy. Here is an […]

Pomegranates – Seasonal Fruit

Pomegranates – Seasonal Fruit

The seasonal fruit known for its antioxidant boost, Pomegranates! We are switching up Friday Food Talk this week to talk seasonal foods with you all. This week it happens to be one of my favorites, pomegranates. About Pomegranates Pomegranates are a seasonal fruit, full of […]

Whole Foods 365 Gummies; Flavored with Red Cabbage

Whole Foods 365 Gummies; Flavored with Red Cabbage

Gummy bears are one of our nutrition interns, Mackenzie’s favorite sweet treats! These gummie’s were found at the whole foods market and have pretty unique features. What caught our eye is they are flavored with red cabbage juice! Benefits of red cabbage include, it is […]

Kaddu Ki Kheer (pumpkin pudding)

Kaddu Ki Kheer (pumpkin pudding)

Pumpkin season is here and we are cheffing up a delicious Indian dish, Kaddu Ki Kheer. Pumpkin kheer is a flavorsome, nutritious, and an easy to prepare traditional fall dish of India. This dish is specially prepared during the fasting season of Navaratri.  Ingredients 2 cups grated […]

Is beef jerky a healthy snack?

Is beef jerky a healthy snack?

Beef jerky can be found almost anywhere considering its one of the most popular convenience store items. Beef jerky can be known for high sugar contents, but also great on the go protein. Chomps jerky sticks are a great shelf stable protein option for traveling […]

Trader Joes Cauliflower Gnocchi

Trader Joes Cauliflower Gnocchi

If cauliflower can be gnocchi, you can be anything you want! Seriously though, cauliflower is being turned into all sorts of foods these days, but one of my favorites has to be Trader Joe’s cauliflower gnocchi.  Personally, I love popping it in the air fryer […]

Three Bean Vegetarian Chili

Three Bean Vegetarian Chili

Soup season is here! With that in mind, we brought back a great chili recipe to warm you up as the temps start to drop. This great vegetarian plant-based three-bean chili recipe is perfect for the fall/winter season. It is truly delicious, nutritious, and filling, […]

Is Hummus Snackers Healthy?

Is Hummus Snackers Healthy?

Hummus provides both fiber and plant protein and snackers make it easy to enjoy conveniently. Hummus is also a great plant based protein option if you are opting for a plant based diet or wanting more variety of proteins. Although it does not yield as […]

Sargento Balanced Breaks

Sargento Balanced Breaks

Charcuterie is the most trendy snack out there right now and this might be your on the go ticket to a miniature version. These balanced breaks are perfect for a grab and go snack and have a healthy overall balance. Food Coach Rating: This food […]

Trader Joe’s Masala Burger

Trader Joe’s Masala Burger

This recipe is a delicious and vegetarian alternative to a classic burger. These are potato-based veggie burgers, fully cooked, with authentic Indian flavors ready to convert into a delicious sandwich meal within 10-15 minutes.  Using Trader Joe’s delicious veggie burgers and some unique ingredients like sour […]

Indian Style Herbal Green Chutney with Jalapenos

Indian Style Herbal Green Chutney with Jalapenos

This delicious herbal green chutney is a must for Indian cuisines, especially fast-food snacks and chaats. This chutney also makes an excellent healthy spread to any Indian-style sandwich.  This green chutney is kept in many Indian households to add a spicy pizzaz to any dish.   […]

Siete Grain Free Tortillas

Siete Grain Free Tortillas

I personally love this grain free brand, so I wanted to see where they stack up in terms of healthy and non healthy qualities. Grain free options can be a great alternative for those with allergies or dietary restrictions, so we looked at Siete tortillas […]

Portobelm Veggie Mountain

Portobelm Veggie Mountain

This portobello mushroom is stuffed with an array of colorful veggies, can be the perfect side dish, and only takes about 30 minutes to make! Ingredients: Instructions: 1. Preheat the oven to 400°. Wash mushrooms properly and take out the stem: drain and dry mushrooms.  […]

What’s the Deal With Chickpea Pasta?

What’s the Deal With Chickpea Pasta?

Continuing on the chickpea trend, let’s talk chickpea pasta. Everyone loves a nice comforting bowl of noodles, but this pasta packs just a little more protein and nutrients and only has four ingredients, while still giving you that pasta pleasure!

Minty Gravocado Salad

Minty Gravocado Salad

This quick and delicious citrus fruit salad with grapefruit, avocado, mint leaves and lime juice can be enjoyed as a healthy and refreshing afternoon snack or as a side dish to any meal.