Nicole’s ORGANIC BEET SALAD with BALSAMIC CARAMELIZED ONIONS & GOAT CHEESE

Organic Beet Salad with Balsamic Caramelized Onions & Goat Cheese

The other day while doing my grocery shopping I found some incredible Organic Golden Beets, and had to get them! I roasted them and today decided to make a salad I love! It is a great combination of flavors, and (as usual 😉 hehe) packed with a lot of nutrients you need to keep healthy and happy.

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Nicole’s CREAMY PUMPKIN & SWEET POTATO SOUP

Creamy Pumpkin & Sweet Potato Soup

Last pumpkin recipe…for the week, I promise! Hehe 😉 I obviously can’t get enough of it! And soups too. I love how you can make a big batch, refrigerate or freeze them, and they are always a good option.

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Nicole’s ASPARAGUS & EGGS with SRIRACHA SAUCE

Asparagus & Eggs with Sriracha Sauce

Another quick an easy everyday recipe for you today 🙂

Asparagus are high in folate (folic acid), fibers, potassium, thiamin, vitamins B6, A and C, with no fat and no cholesterol. If you never had them with eggs you have been missing out! Seriously! Besides being a perfectly balanced nutritious meal, this dish is a great combination of flavors. I used to put a bit of Tabasco on my scrambled eggs back in the day, until I tried Sriracha. Oh boy! It’s delicious! Continue reading “Nicole’s ASPARAGUS & EGGS with SRIRACHA SAUCE”

Nicole’s PUMPKIN SPICE ORGANIC RISOTTO

Pumpkin Spice Risotto

So after the success of the Nicole’s ORGANIC GLUTEN FREE PUMPKIN PIE recipe I posted yesterday (over 200 hits!), I decided to give you a couple of more dishes that involve pumpkin. After all, if we don’t take advantage of it now, when then?!

Risotto is one of my favorite ways to prepare rice: must be my Italian roots! Continue reading “Nicole’s PUMPKIN SPICE ORGANIC RISOTTO”

Nicole’s QUICK & DELICIOUS GARBANZO BEAN SALAD

QUICK & DELICIOUS GARBANZO BEAN SALAD

I love this quick salad! It’s a great option to stick to a healthy meal when you are on the go, or just don’t feel like cooking. It literally takes few minutes to put together and not only it tastes great, but it’s packed with vitamins and fibers too. Did you know there is now direct evidence between garbanzo beans and appetite? A recent study showed participants that included garbanzo beans in their diet reported more satisfaction, consumed fewer processed food snacks, and overall ate less, beating unwanted cravings. I am a big fan. Continue reading “Nicole’s QUICK & DELICIOUS GARBANZO BEAN SALAD”

Nicole’s BANANA WALNUT OAT BREAD

Banana Walnut Oat Bread

I always make a point in saying this is a BIG staple food in my nutrition: it’s healthy, tastes great, and it’s packed with nutrients and fibers. I haven’t found one person yet I recommended it that didn’t fall in love with it instantly! Easy to grab when you are on the go so you won’t skip breakfast, it would leave you satisfied and provide you with energy for most of the morning. You can also enjoy it as a mid-day snack with a cup of your favorite tea/coffee, to keep you going and avoid energy slumps. Great item to make part of your daily routine 🙂 Continue reading “Nicole’s BANANA WALNUT OAT BREAD”

Nicole’s HEALTHY PEANUT BUTTER CUPS

Healthy Peanut Butter Cups

If you have been following my blog a bit, you probably know how much I love chocolate ❤ AND peanut butter I could not live without ❤ I literally have it every day. Seriously! Oh well, to each its own weakness! This Halloween I decided to prepare some healthy treats for the lucky ones that will come knocking at our door tonight. Trick or treat 😉 Continue reading “Nicole’s HEALTHY PEANUT BUTTER CUPS”

Nicole’s BEET PESTO GOAT CHEESE & ARUGULA GRILLED CHEESE

Beet Pesto Goat Cheese & Arugola Grilled Cheese

Right after posting the recipe for my ORGANIC ROASTED BEET PESTO I decided I HAD to share a good example on how to put it to use 😉

What better than a fancy, decadent Grilled Cheese sandwich? This is another example of how eating healthy is anything but boring! Enjoy it! Continue reading “Nicole’s BEET PESTO GOAT CHEESE & ARUGULA GRILLED CHEESE”

Nicole’s 5 MINUTES COCONUT FLOUR CHOCOLATE MUG CAKE

5 Minutes Coconut Flour Chocolate Mug Cake

When I talk about my love for chocolate, people smile and say “Who doesn’t love chocolate?!”. Exactly! I’ve been on my journey of clean eating for about 7 months now, so my ‘chocolate’ fix comes from raw cacao and cocoa powder goods. Cutting processed sugar made such an incredible impact on my well-being, I have no intention going back! Still, who said healthy eating has to be boring and tasteless? I treat myself with healthy & tasty dessert ALL the time. And you can trust my word on it! This quick mug cake is the perfect fix for an unexpected dinner guest or (if you are anything like me) a night in: pjs, couch, blanket and Netflix. Oh boy! Continue reading “Nicole’s 5 MINUTES COCONUT FLOUR CHOCOLATE MUG CAKE”

Nicole’s SWEET POTATOES BLACK RISOTTO

Sweet Potatoes Black Risotto

This RISOTTO has been one of my favorite meals lately: great nutritional value, amazing source of fibers, minerals and vitamins (iron, zinc, calcium, phosphorous, Vitamin E, B1, B2, folate acid).

Black Rice, or ‘Forbidden Rice’, is an ancient grain that has been eaten in regions of Asia for thousands of years: for centuries it was reserved for only Chinese Royalty. This type of rice is the richest in powerful disease-fighting antioxidants, it has anti-inflammatory properties, and last but not least, is believed to have the ability to stop the development of diabetes, cancer, heart disease and weight gain. Not to mention, it is a naturally gluten free grain. Continue reading “Nicole’s SWEET POTATOES BLACK RISOTTO”