Month: May 2014

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Carrot Cake Smoothie
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Carrot Cake Smoothie

It was such a beautiful day today! The sun was shining. Rain was hiding (in the morning, at least). What a perfect weather for a smoothie! I’d have to say that one of my biggest obsessions is carrot cake imitations, after pumpkin pie. I don’t know what it is about pie-wannabes (actually ALL dessert-wannabes). I just can’t get enough...

Purple Smoothie
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Purple Smoothie

When you see “purple smoothie” what do you think of? Blueberries? I saw this a few days ago, “cabbage smoothie.” Hmmmm.. That’s interesting… I follow @happyavocados on Instagram, who is hosting “Rainbow Smoothie Week.” Actually, today is my first day participating. Oops? Today’s theme (or should I say “color”) is PURPLE! And by the way, I...

Choco Chunk Baked Oatmeal
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Choco Chunk Baked Oatmeal

I’ve always wanted to make baked oatmeal. But for one reason or another, I’ve never done it. So a few days ago, I finally decided that I will bake my breakfast oat. And what’s better than having chocolates in your first trial? =p I don’t know why, but I ended up choosing the hottest day of the week to have...

Coffee Rubbed Burger
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Coffee Rubbed Burger

Despite the weather being a little weird at the moment in the US, it is definitely getting warmer! So it means, barbecue time!!! Grilling is one of our favorite methods of cooking. Let’s start it with a delicious burger! Though not just any burger, we’re using coffee as a dry rub along with other spices....

Vegan Cherry Banana Raw “Cheesecake”
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Vegan Cherry Banana Raw “Cheesecake”

Mother’s Day is just a few days away!!! This healthy raw cheesecake is a perfect gift for your mother. 🙂 Not only is it pretty, but it’s delicious, healthy, and easy to make! [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4xKQQES_6Yg] RAW CHERRY BANANA CHEESECAKE INGREDIENTS Base: ½ cup almonds ½ cup buckwheat groats ½ cup dried dates Layers: 1 cup...

Espresso Chia-Buckwheat Pancake
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Espresso Chia-Buckwheat Pancake

What a beautiful day! The sun is shining, the weather is nice and cool. What a perfect day to be outdoors, and yet it seems like I have a million things to do today. Back on shooting episodes for FoodEase. YAY!! So to start my day, I made a stack of espresso chia-buckwheat pancakes, topped with figs...

Kiwano-Maca Banana Ice Cream
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Kiwano-Maca Banana Ice Cream

Helloooooo America! And hellooooo sunshine! Since my arrival back into the U.S. 5 days ago, I have been greeted with a lot of rain! So I was a bit excited to see the morning sun today. Yay! The excitement grew even bigger when I get to re-bond with my kitties, Clara (with the black nose)...