Koshari

Chock this up to another dish that I have never heard of before. While I was watching yet another YouTube video on the treadmill, I saw Koshari. Koshari is the national dish of Egypt. With all of the Middle eastern food I eat, I am surprised that I have never heard of this. I found [...]

On people who tell me they don't eat vegetables…

I've been wanting to write about this subject for a while. I know quite a few people who tell me they don't eat vegetables. I will admit, I don't understand why someone would outright say they will not eat vegetables. Without vegetables, it's tough to eat healthy. You're left with a lot of unhealthy foods. [...]

Happy New Year! Lobia for good luck in the new year

I wanted to start off the new year with a great bean recipe. While eating beans are a superstition that are supposed to bring good luck, I wanted to do them more as a great healthy and comforting start. I also did Hoppin' John and Black-Eyed Peas with Coconut Milk and Ethiopian Spices for the [...]

Beware the false prophet – Health and exercise gurus

Do you have experts you would recommend? Leave it in the comments below! Since many of you may set new goals in the new year for health and fitness, I wanted to talk about health and exercise gurus that you may find online. Anyone these days can call themselves anything they want without much consequence. [...]

Vegan Chickpea Fritatta

Since I did a holiday meal last week, I decided to give the big cooking a rest this week. Something simple and vegetarian. That's when I came across a recipe from the MyFitnessPal Hello Healthy Blog for Vegan Chickpea Fritatta. I love fritatta and it's an easy way to use up ingredients. The recipe was [...]

A vegetarian low sodium holiday meal

I decided to make a second holiday meal this year that was for sure healthy, vegetarian, low sodium and dairy free. The bad part of other people cooking for you is that they may not understand the intricacies of your diet. For example, my sister in law made these wonderful chicken bites. She did everything [...]