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Green Smoothies for the Win!

Do you experiment with green juices/smoothies? I love a good fruit smoothie but green based smoothies are perfect for boosting your nutrient and vitamin intake. I’m talking iron, calcium, fiber, folate, vitamin c, vitamin k, antioxidants and more. Often times they have an acquired taste. Sometimes they’re a little earthy or tangy. And every onceContinue reading “Green Smoothies for the Win!”

Fajita Fridays! (Vegetarian Style)

You’ve heard of Taco Tuesday but today I’m bringing you Fajita Friday!! Vegetarian Style! A fajita is a popular Mexican dish that traditionally features grilled meat and sautéed vegetables wrapped in a flour or corn tortilla. However, only using vegetables is not only acceptable, it is just as delicious! *wink* Today I am bringing youContinue reading “Fajita Fridays! (Vegetarian Style)”

Celebrating Haitian Independence Day the Correct Way, with Soup Joumou!

Every 1st of January, Haitians around the world celebrate our Independence Day and give thanks to our ancestors who fought hard, shed blood, and died for our liberation. But on this same day, we also do one more thing: eat! It’s a tradition for us Haitians to cook and eat the most delicious pumpkin/squash soupContinue reading “Celebrating Haitian Independence Day the Correct Way, with Soup Joumou!”

Spicy stir fried cabbage, quinoa with stir fried veggies, and softened sweet potatoes

People always ask me what do I eat as a vegetarian. They wonder how I can actually be fulfilled without having meat on my plate. We’ve been so conditioned to believe that a meal isn’t complete without a portion of meat, which is absolutely false. I find that when I get creative and increase myContinue reading “Spicy stir fried cabbage, quinoa with stir fried veggies, and softened sweet potatoes”

Golden Beet Greens

Looking to mix it up in the greens department? Beet greens can be a great alternative to the traditional greens that you may be using (i.e. collard, kale, spinach, etc.). These greens can be used in many recipes such as salads, soups, sauteed dishes,cooked greens, smoothies, and more! They have a light and pleasing flavorContinue reading “Golden Beet Greens”

How to: Spruce Up Your Top Ramen!

This post is for my college students, budgetnistas, and top ramen lovers. I got you! There was a time when top ramen was one of my favorite things to eat and cook. It was easy, quick, delicious (what is it about MSG and high sodium?) and – most importantly – cheap!

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