Recipes
Showing posts with label Recipes. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Recipes. Show all posts
Sunday, May 27, 2018

Vegetarian Burrito Bowl


INGREDIENTS:

Cilantro Rice
2 Cups Rice (Follow instructions on the package)
Salt for taste
Cilantro (Add when rice is done cooking) 

Black Beans
2 Cans Organic Vegetarian Black Beans
Cayenne Pepper
Minced Garlic
Cumin
Chopped White Onions 
Chili Powder

Toppings
Fresh Salsa 
Shredded Cheese (Kosher, no animal by-product)
Limes or Lemons 

Optional:
Guacamole
Sour Cream
Corn








Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Mango Strawberry Smoothie Bowl


I was thinking of adding in a fun food portion to the weekly blog posts. Recipe Wednesdays! Where I share small recipes I've been trying, with you. 
This week I'm sharing a delicious smoothie bowl recipe that taste amazing. love a good smoothie bowl. I can add crunch or salty toppings and still enjoy a smoothie. 
BASE:
  • Frozen Mangos
  • Frozen Strawberries
  • Plain Greek Yogurt | I like plain yogurt so that I can sweeten my smoothie with a natural sweetener like maple syrup or honey 
  • Water | I use water because it's less fat than using a sugary juice or milk. It still taste amazing using water. TRUST ME! 
SWEETENER:
  • Maple Syrup | This is a good alternative for a natural sweetener. It doesn't have those added sugars and It also has great health benefits from Antioxidants to helps protect skin health.
  • Cinnamon | Cinnamon has so many health benefits from anti-inflammatory properties to may help lower cancer risks. Look up more benefits of cinnamon. And it adds a great taste 
Blend Together Your Base And Sweetener And Add Your Toppings!
TOPPINGS:
  • Fresh Raspberries
  • Sunflower Seeds | Sunflower seeds are one of my favorite snacks. I love the crunch and the salty flavor it adds. 
  • Cinnamon 
  • Bananas Would also taste amazing with this 

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Juicing Party! Sharing My Favorite Natural Juices


LET'S HAVE A JUICING PARTY! NO, BUT SERIOUSLY, WHO WOULD BE DOWN TO GRAB YOUR FAVORITE FRUITS AND VEGETABLES AND JUICE THEM UP! [RAISES HAND] ME!!!!!

I love fresh juiced juice! It is so healthy for you and on the plus side it taste amazing. Today I'm sharing my favorite recipes that I use when I juice. I'm so simple when it comes to what I want in my juice.



I pretty much use the same ingredients every time but I might add a little zing to it with lemon or ginger.


TIP: USE FRUITS AND VEGETABLES THAT YOU ACTUALLY LIKE. I LOVE ALL THE ONES I PICK!

CAGL- (CARROT, APPLE, GINGER, LEMON)


DIRECTIONS:

1. Add The Carrots, Ginger and Apple to the Juicer

2. Squeeze lemon lemon juice right into the container

3. MIX, CHILL AND ENJOY!


TIP:  ADDING A BAG MAKES FOR AN EASIER CLEAN-UP

CUAC- ( CUCUMBER, APPLE, CELERY)


This juice I like to have when I'm trying to slim down. It's light and very refreshing. It will also taste amazing with a hint of lemon.

LABELING MAKES EVERYTHING FUN RIGHT? OR IS IT JUST ME!


LINKS

Mason Jars

Hamilton Beach Juicer

Label Maker



Happy Juicing Everyone!

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Mixed Berry Yogurt Bar Pops



Ahhhh Summer is Almost Over! Can you believe it?? Well ..summer may be almost over but I have a sweet treat to share with you today! I'm such lover of sweet things! I like anything sweet, especially yogurt bars. I always buy the ones from the store (that are in the ice cream section) but then after reading the ingredients I thought, well... I could probably make my own with the same items I make my smoothies with. Which is what I did. I made these super super simple yogurt bars. And of course after I make them I go on pinterest and find even more awesome recipes for yogurt bars. Which I will definitely be using in the future, But I am very happy and proud of my little bars and they taste so delicious. Perfect for this heat that we currently have in Arizona.

You Will Need

Chobani Vanilla Greek Yogurt
Mixed Frozen Berries (Or Fresh Berries)
Honey
Optional: Splash Of Milk



I like to start with mixing my honey and berries. I love coating the berries in honey, so that I know there sweet and tasty for when me mix everything together.
(its like salting you pasta before adding the salt)



Mix It ALL UP! You Can taste it and add a little more honey if you would like. 



Fill Up Your Popsicle Trays (Yesss! this can get a little messy, but it taste so yummy....licks spoon)



Once its all done, pop it in the freezer over night and enjoy!!!




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Saturday, June 24, 2017

Refreshing Watermelon Drink

Hey!

Who doesn't love watermelon, I know I do! It's perfect for summer and a family BBQ. Which, there will definitely be a lot of this summer. Its super easy to make and you'll definitely be hooked. Blending watermelon into the perfect drink makes it even better.

Watermelon Drink
 

Ingredients

Watermelon (Seeded or Seedless)
Sugar
Ice
Lemon
Honey

I start by cutting my watermelon into cubes and adding ice



Then I blend until slightly smooth. Then I add some sugar (You can put however much to you liking) This is also when I add my lemon. Then i blend again until all smooth.

*If you don't like small seeds I suggest straining the watermelon juice separate. I don't mind it so, I left it in.

Honey Sugar Coated Glasses

Tip the rim of the glass into a plate or bowl of honey, next dip it into a plate or bowl of sugar. Your end result will be this delicious, sugar coated glass. The honey add a great taste to the drink. 



Next Pour it up, add your sliced lemon and Enjoy!!






















Tuesday, June 20, 2017

My Top 6 Flavored Water Recipes

It's summer time and this heat is not going anywhere. Can you believe we reached over 120 degrees this week in Arizona! Talk about being hot and sweaty. Living in Arizona my whole life, I've always loved water. I especially love a good flavored water, one that I've made myself and I know whats in it. Today I'm sharing my top 6 favorite flavored water recipes. I hope you enjoy and try them yourself. 



 I always start with prepping my fruit and making sure I triple wash it. For the fruit with a thick skin (oranges, limes etc) I use a little scrub brush to make sure its really clean. I mean this is going into our water right.






  I also poke small holes into my fruit to help the infusion process( I hope that's a word) lol




My Flavored Waters

1. Strawberry and Mint
2.Cucumber Lemon
3.Orange Lime 
4. Strawberry Orange 
5.Cucumber Strawberry 
6. Mint Lemon 
 
 

I fill my mason jars with ice then I add the fruit. You can also use any cup or jar or water container. After I add water and close it up. 
Allow your water to sit for 30minutes to an hour to let those wonderful flavors really infuse.


You'll be left with these delicious waters, that taste amazing and perfect for summer!
P.S. The strawberries may tint your water a little









Until Next Time
XOXO











Sunday, May 21, 2017

Simple Strawberry Slush Drink



I'm so excited to share with you this easy recipe. I know summer is approaching and there are so many drinks I cant wait to make. This strawberry slush is so simple and only requires 3 ingredients. The one thing I love about this recipe is you don't need ice, if you use frozen fruit. You can also make this with any fruit of your choice. I think a frozen peach slush drink would be delicious. The difference between this and a normal slush is. A slush is usually filled with ice but this is more like a blended drink mixed with a slush texture. I hope you enjoy!


INGREDIENTS:
Frozen Strawberries
Water
Sugar


Blend Blend Blend Until Smooth. If you want your slush thicker use less water.




You can add whatever sweetener you like. I decided to add sugar, but you can always do
-Honey
-Agave Nectar
-Sugar
-Maple Syrup




Pour in your preferred glass and Enjoy!!!

















Friday, May 12, 2017

Spring/Summer Snack Table Scape Idea


Hey There Friends!
I arranged this super spring/summer theme snack table setting a few weeks ago and I've been dying to share it with you all. I don't know about you but I love snacks and especially cookies. So I thought why not combine a super cute table setting on a budget with some simple snacks for a small party or snack table.


The flowers and the vase are both from Joann's fabrics store. I love the amount of beautiful flowers they have. There are plenty to choose from. I always want all of them and have to constantly stop myself. I also found these long rectangle serving dishes from Ross.The center piece flower print at the bottom is a piece of scrapbook paper from michael's craft store.


I went to target and picked up this cute spring pillow and picture frame from the dollar spot. They also had this really cute open circular basket. I love a good deal that's why I always stop in the dollar section of target, they have the most amazing things.



For my snacks I decided to go with these soft sugar cookies from loft house. Honestly my favorite cookies to buy, there always so sweet and delicious but there mini so I don't feel bad about eating 3 or maybe 4. I also made a really easy salmon salad. Usually I Jazz My salmon salad up with celery and green olives and seasonings, but this time I was very simple.




Salmon Salad Recipe

I Can or Package or cooked boneless and skinless salmon
Mayonnaise
Mustard (regular or spicy)
Black Olives (sliced)

and you can also add
Green olives 
Celery
Garlic Power
Onion Powder
Black Pepper

Along with that I added some of my favorite crackers and cheese. I'm not a cheese enthusiast (if that is a thing) but Munster cheese is one of my favorite cheeses, especially for grilled cheese sandwiches. But this time I decided to go with Smoked Gouda, which is also really delicious.






To Top it all off my mom made this delicious tazo tea. I'm telling you guys this tea will have you craving more and more and she uses all natural honey to sweeten it. Soooo delicious! Just serve it with ice.



I hope you enjoyed!!!

Until Next Time

XOXO