More flavors are out for sweet cravings!
Last Sunday I participated in Trilogy II triathlon. The same Mack Cycle series that began last month. This was an interesting race for me. I was excited to race without being sick like last time. So I was looking forward to trying to better my time. Race day began smoothly, I was feeling good... Not… Continue reading Trilogy II
Another veggie recipe! This is a great side or it can be served alone as an appetizer or alone buffet table. I really enjoyed this one and I know I will be making it often. Ingredients: 1 red bell pepper, quartered 1 yellow pepper, quartered 1 small red onion, quartered 1 medium zucchini, sliced lengthwise… Continue reading Veggie Virtuoso
I love eggplant but it's tough to find a dish that it doesn't include red sauce or breading. Here's a recipe that is so easy and makes eggplant a great side to any protein. Ingredients: 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 large eggplant, cut into 1/2 inch slices 4 large… Continue reading Eggplant and Basil Saute
For the past several months I have been content with my fitness/physical appearance but I know there is always room for improvements. Lately it has been extremely difficult for me to shed a few pounds. I have been stuck in a plateau for a long time now and it seemed like I had to do… Continue reading New Challenges = New Beginnings
If you are like me and have a sweet tooth, this is a dessert to try. I can't stay away from sweets but what I can do is choose healthier options. Because it's so hard to find natural, healthy store-bought desserts I just rather make my own. Here's a recipe I found online and oh… Continue reading Bedtime Blueberries
This salmon dish is extremely easy to make but so delish! Just place some minced garlic on the fillet and a layer of pesto. Voilà! Cook in oven for 25 minutes or until fish is flakey.
Caramelized Broccoli with Orange Zest Ingredients: 2-3 broccoli heads, cut into bite-sized pieces 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp ground black pepper 1 tbsp freshly squeezed orange juice 1 tbsp orange zest Preheat oven to broil. Place broccoli in large bowl and toss with oil and pepper. Drizzle with orange juice and orange… Continue reading Caramelized Broccoli
Paleo Shrimp Delight Ingredients: 2 pounds jumbo shrimp 1 tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 garlic clove, minced 4 small plum tomatoes, seeded and sliced into very thin wedges 1/2 cup shredded fresh basil 1 lime, quartered Heat oil in skillet over medium flame. Add garlic and cook for… Continue reading Paleo Shrimp Delight
If you enjoyed the long weekend like I did by staying active outdoors, than this coconut water would have been perfect. It is hot and humid here in Miami. So it's very important to stay hydrated. This coconut water was the perfect refreshment after a long workout. Happy Tuesday!