I love myself some Baklava! For those of you who don’t know the bliss of this Greek pastry, let me describe it to you in detail… Phyllo sheets layered with almond/walnut meal with cinnamon and cloves, baked and then drenched with a honey syrup. To much goodness in one bite. But alas, this does not fit in with my fitabulous plan! So because i actually … Continue reading Lean Eating Cheats
Ok, so i make no secret that I am constantly looking for meals that keep me a ‘lean machine’ and make my three young kids happy and singing my culinary praises. No small feat I know! Every once in a while I go for what I like to call the “Lebanese Cheat”. Don’t confuse this with a cheat meal. Its Monday people, no such luck … Continue reading The Lebanese Cheat
I have a huge problem finding nutritious, clean, lean and healthy meals for the whole family. I don’t want to turn into my mother who use to cook four different variations of meals for her picky eaters. I am not the woman who can do that and still remain sane and somewhat sociable. So I struggle to find recipes that align with my fitness goals … Continue reading Clean For The Family
It is my ongoing quest to find and make delicious recipes that not only taste great but are great for the body. I also aim at doing so in the easiest way possible. Who needs to complicate things any more than necessary? I need to feed the kids, a lean machine of a hubby and myself who doesn’t bust her butt at the gym to … Continue reading Chilly Day Soup (Healthy)
I admit freely that I can’t quite cook quinoa perfectly. I always, and I mean always either under cook or over cook. For some reason or another it is never meant to be. So when I stubbled onto this recipe from Pinterest, I thought to myself that this might just be the ticket. An easy breakfast, with a breakfast cake like quality. Sold! Sold! Sold! … Continue reading Easy And Healthy? Yes Please!
Yummy Mixed Nut Bars (HEALTHY) I love a nut bar. I love a delicious HEALTHY nut bar. So from some trial and error I made these yummy bars that need no time to prepare. Well as long as you have a food processor! Ingredients: 1/2 cup almonds 1/2 cup walnuts 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds 1/8 cup maple syrup 1/8 cup coconut butter 1 tsp cinnamon … Continue reading Healthy and Yummy Mixed Nut Bars