• Vegan Taco Dip
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    Vegan Taco Dip

    Serves: 6-10

    Time: 25 minutes

    Difficulty: Easy

    I missed blogging! How are you all doing? I hope well. I made the decision to use my summer, tough time for interpreters to find work, to continue blogging on a more advanced level. So what does this mean for all you, beautiful people? More food, better web design, and […]

  • Bittersweet Tilapia Salad
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    Bittersweet Tilapia Salad

    Serves: 2

    Time: 15 minutes

    Difficulty: Easy

    I killed my workout today and, boy, am I feeling it!? I even went onto Natalie Jill’s fitness YouTube and practiced some new core body weight training videos and tried them out. Did about 15 minutes of that after my Yoga Meltdown and nearly died. LOL. What doesn’t kill me […]

  • Prep: Lemon Water Jars
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    Prep: Lemon Water Jars

    Serves: 14

    Time: 30 minutes

    Difficulty: Medium

    I meant to share this last Sunday but kept forgetting! Thank God, I finally remembered to share with you all. This is easy to make and nice to have on hand for on the go. Lemon water is SO good for you. I always rant and rave about the benefits […]

  • Taste of the Tropics
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    Taste of the Tropics

    Serves: 1

    Time: 5 minutes

    Difficulty: Easy

    As a Miami girl, I like tropical flavors especially when it comes to smoothies. I always used to shop primarily at BJ’s Wholesale Club and then throughout the month pick up a few things at our local Winn-Dixie and Whole Foods. Later, we added Trader Joe’s to the list but […]

  • Honey Mustard Broccoli Slaw
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    Honey Mustard Broccoli Slaw

    Serves: 2

    Time: 15 minutes

    Difficulty: Easy

  • Creamy Veggie Noodles
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    Creamy Veggie Noodles

    Serves: 1

    Time: 30 minutes

    Difficulty: Medium

    These days I’ve been struggling to meet my macros since I’ve cut out most but not all animal byproduct. I still use honey on a regular basis as well as fish and egg whites on occasion. For some reason, I haven’t found protein enough throughout my day to replace what […]

  • Hello Kitty PB Cups
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    Hello Kitty PB Cups

    Serves: 8

    Time: 30 minutes

    Difficulty: Hard

    I know it took me a while to post this but it was welllllll worth the wait. Sorry for not having done this much earlier but I needed to sit and look for the link I ordered the Hello Kitty silicone molds from first before posting this up. The recipe […]

  • DIY Downy Burnables
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    DIY Downy Burnables

    This is the DIY project of a lifetime. Inexpensive. Easy. Foolproof. I read about this type of project a long time ago but I don’t know what products were used and/or if it was successful. I always buy Downy Unstopables Scent Booster. I’ve done so since they came out. I […]

  • Banana Salad
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    Banana Salad

    Serves: 1

    Time: 2 minutes

    Difficulty: Easy

    Can you tell this week was banana island for me? Totally overdid the banana recipes. Actually, can you ever overdo the banana recipes? Not really! At least, I don’t think so. I have much more to come because I didn’t finish my week of banana island. I listened to my […]

  • Feature Friday: Oreo Cookies
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    Feature Friday: Oreo Cookies

    Serves: 5-10

    Time: 10 hours

    Difficulty: Hard

    This week I had the pleasure of having Heather Adamson from @bigcitydreamerblog on Instagram. Her page has inspired me for a longtime and it was so nice to connect with her, to know her story. Take the time to read below all about her health and fitness journey. There is […]

  • Sun-Dries + Banana Wafflewich
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    Sun-Dries + Banana Wafflewich

    Serves: 2

    Time: 20 minutes

    Difficulty: Easy

      This breakfast is one that I can eat even for lunch. Crazy, right?! NO, never! Wafflewiches are a big deal in our house and we don’t understand people who have never had one. I will personally make you one if you come over and tell me you never have had […]

  • Strawberry + Banana Sorbet
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    Strawberry + Banana Sorbet

    Serves: 2

    Time: 5 minutes

    Difficulty: Easy

    This is perfect for a hot day. It’s almost like ice cream but more like a sorbet. I wanted to call it a smoothie but that is not what this is, it is sorbet and I missed it! I couldn’t believe what an amazing texture + consistency it came out to […]

  • Pineapple + Sriracha Chick Peas
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    Pineapple + Sriracha Chick Peas

    Serves: 2

    Time: 30 minutes

    Difficulty: Medium

    I don’t have the luxury of time today but I had to share this recipe with you all. It is a simple vegan game changing dish that will take care of different cravings while healing your beautiful body. Enjoy and I will update you all soon. xo

  • Island Breeze Smoothie
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    Island Breeze Smoothie

    Serves: 2

    Time: 5 minutes

    Difficulty: Easy

    I stand by bee products 100% and I love using the stuff in my smoothies. This smoothie got me feeling a lot better from my cold. With the fresh citrus to open up my nasal cavity + the sweetness of the honey to heal me from the inside out. I’m […]

  • Rainbow Recovery
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    Rainbow Recovery

    Serves: 2

    Time: 10 minutes

    Difficulty: Hard

    I woke up a few days ago feeling a bit under the weather and, although I’ve been hydrating with good nutrients and foods, the light bulb went off this morning to create this for my speedy recovery.

  • Feature Friday: Pumpkin Apricot Oats
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    Feature Friday: Pumpkin Apricot Oats

    Serves: 4-6

    Time: 45 minutes

    Difficulty: Hard

    For my fourth “Feature Friday”, I have Chelsea Stump from @chelsea_lifts on Instagram. Thank you, honey! This girl motivates me so much to push it everyday to the limit so I can get to where God wants me to be. Showing her faith while promoting good health + fitness, this […]

  • Curried Beet Noodles
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    Curried Beet Noodles

    Serves: 4

    Time: 45 minutes

    Difficulty: Hard

     

  • Feature Friday: Healthy Green Enchiladas
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    Feature Friday: Healthy Green Enchiladas

    Serves: 6-12

    Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes

    Difficulty: Hard

    For my third “Feature Friday”, I have Ana Pereira Sandee from @colorfulfoodie on Instagram. Thank you, girl! She’s such an amazing motivator + is simply so colorful all the way around. I tell you that this lifestyle is one of abundance + she truly lives it out. It’s so good […]

  • Chicken Quickie
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    Chicken Quickie

    Serves: 6

    Time: 30 minutes

    Difficulty: Medium

    You know, people give SO many excuses to not eat healthy, workout out + lose weight. I don’t have time. Gyms cost so much money! I’m not creative in the kitchen. If only you could cook for me, I’d do it. <— that’s my favorite. Healthy food is SO expensive. […]

  • Honey + Lemon Green Tea
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    Honey + Lemon Green Tea

    Serves: 2

    Time: 10 minutes

    Difficulty: Easy

  • Honey Berry Overnight Oats
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    Honey Berry Overnight Oats

    Serves: 1

    Time: 12 hours

    Difficulty: Medium

    Day 4 of “The 5 Day Detox” just beginning and I am feeling so much more refreshed. With all the issues I have sleeping, I am happy to say I got a good night’s rest yesterday. I even got up this morning to go to my grandma’s house to have breakfast with […]

  • Shine Bright
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    Shine Bright

    Serves: 2

    Time: 10 minutes

    Difficulty: Hard

    Breakfast for day 3 of “The 5 Day Detox” was the perfect blend that I needed to feel refreshed and rejuvenated! I wanted to shine bright with some green juice and this certainly did the trick. When you’re in a hurry to rush off and rush errands, go to work, make it […]

  • Feature Friday: Ice Cream Popsicles
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    Feature Friday: Ice Cream Popsicles

    Serves: 4

    Time: 4 hours

    Difficulty: Hard

    For my second “Feature Friday”, I have Jonna Maria Salo from @healthyisworthit on Instagram. Thank you so much for participating! I loved reading about your story and getting to know you. This lifestyle is worth it, opening SO many doors for longevity in your lives. Love you guys.

  • Spicy Honey + Garlic Chick Peas
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    Spicy Honey + Garlic Chick Peas

    Serves: 2

    Time: 35 minutes

    Difficulty: Medium

    I spent so many years of my life chasing flavors of things that were made with disgusting processed foods. It was a mind maze because I was stuck in a place that I felt nobody could save me from. This place was within my mind and I couldn’t even find […]

  • Creamy Overnight Oats
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    Creamy Overnight Oats

    Serves: 1

    Time: 12 hours

    Difficulty: Easy

    Knowing I had a very long morning ahead of me, I prepared this because I knew I wouldn’t have time. Jam-packed with delicious and wholesome foods that will keep me full until I can pick up a quick fruit from my bag. Then, I gotta just keep moving and going about […]

  • Sunshine Smoothie
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    Sunshine Smoothie

    Serves: 1

    Time: 5 minutes

    Difficulty: Easy

    When I drank this smoothie, all I could feel was radiance! Perfect, delicious, tropical ingredients that are just right to start off the day on a good note.

  • Prep: Lemon Water Pitcher
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    Prep: Lemon Water Pitcher

    Serves: 24

    Time: 15 minutes

    Difficulty: Easy

    Who had a case of the “Mondays” this week? Or, every week for that matter… I did. I always do. When is a Monday not dragging or useless? It all depends on what you make of it. Every other Monday, I prep this to drink every day of the week. It is my wonderful routine that […]

  • Brownie Bites
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    Brownie Bites

    Serves: 16

    Time: 20 minutes

    Difficulty: Easy

    I have come to blog bearing recipe gifts that are unheard of, at least to my knowledge. Brownie freaking Bites !@#$%^&*() — WHAAAAAAT Okay, now that I am calm I can reminisce. Many moons ago, as I have shared before, I was one of the culprits that supported sugar and gluten. Now […]

  • Cranberry Orange Bites
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    Cranberry Orange Bites

    Serves: 16

    Time: 20 minutes

    Difficulty: Easy

    When I was a little girl, I spent a lot of time in the kitchen with my mom on her spare time. One of my favorite things to make that we only made on special occasion was these delicious “Cranberry Orange Cookies”. I always thought of them as I got older. Their […]

  • Falafel Burgers
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    Falafel Burgers

    Serves: 6

    Time: 25 minutes

    Difficulty: Medium

    Sometimes I just have to tap into my Lebanese roots. Simple.

Vegan Taco Dip

Vegan Taco Dip

Serves: 6-10

Time: 25 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Bittersweet Tilapia Salad

Bittersweet Tilapia Salad

Serves: 2

Time: 15 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Prep: Lemon Water Jars

Prep: Lemon Water Jars

Serves: 14

Time: 30 minutes

Difficulty: Medium

Taste of the Tropics

Taste of the Tropics

Serves: 1

Time: 5 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Honey Mustard Broccoli Slaw

Honey Mustard Broccoli Slaw

Serves: 2

Time: 15 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Creamy Veggie Noodles

Creamy Veggie Noodles

Serves: 1

Time: 30 minutes

Difficulty: Medium

Hello Kitty PB Cups

Hello Kitty PB Cups

Serves: 8

Time: 30 minutes

Difficulty: Hard

DIY Downy Burnables
Banana Salad

Banana Salad

Serves: 1

Time: 2 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Feature Friday: Oreo Cookies

Feature Friday: Oreo Cookies

Serves: 5-10

Time: 10 hours

Difficulty: Hard

Sun-Dries + Banana Wafflewich

Sun-Dries + Banana Wafflewich

Serves: 2

Time: 20 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Strawberry + Banana Sorbet

Strawberry + Banana Sorbet

Serves: 2

Time: 5 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Pineapple + Sriracha Chick Peas

Pineapple + Sriracha Chick Peas

Serves: 2

Time: 30 minutes

Difficulty: Medium

Island Breeze Smoothie

Island Breeze Smoothie

Serves: 2

Time: 5 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Rainbow Recovery

Rainbow Recovery

Serves: 2

Time: 10 minutes

Difficulty: Hard

Feature Friday: Pumpkin Apricot Oats

Feature Friday: Pumpkin Apricot Oats

Serves: 4-6

Time: 45 minutes

Difficulty: Hard

Curried Beet Noodles

Curried Beet Noodles

Serves: 4

Time: 45 minutes

Difficulty: Hard

Feature Friday: Healthy Green Enchiladas

Feature Friday: Healthy Green Enchiladas

Serves: 6-12

Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes

Difficulty: Hard

Chicken Quickie

Chicken Quickie

Serves: 6

Time: 30 minutes

Difficulty: Medium

Honey + Lemon Green Tea

Honey + Lemon Green Tea

Serves: 2

Time: 10 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Honey Berry Overnight Oats

Honey Berry Overnight Oats

Serves: 1

Time: 12 hours

Difficulty: Medium

Shine Bright

Shine Bright

Serves: 2

Time: 10 minutes

Difficulty: Hard

Feature Friday: Ice Cream Popsicles

Feature Friday: Ice Cream Popsicles

Serves: 4

Time: 4 hours

Difficulty: Hard

Spicy Honey + Garlic Chick Peas

Spicy Honey + Garlic Chick Peas

Serves: 2

Time: 35 minutes

Difficulty: Medium

Creamy Overnight Oats

Creamy Overnight Oats

Serves: 1

Time: 12 hours

Difficulty: Easy

Sunshine Smoothie

Sunshine Smoothie

Serves: 1

Time: 5 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Prep: Lemon Water Pitcher

Prep: Lemon Water Pitcher

Serves: 24

Time: 15 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Brownie Bites

Brownie Bites

Serves: 16

Time: 20 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Cranberry Orange Bites

Cranberry Orange Bites

Serves: 16

Time: 20 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Falafel Burgers

Falafel Burgers

Serves: 6

Time: 25 minutes

Difficulty: Medium

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Creamy Mushroom Quinoa

Creamy Mushroom Quinoa

Serves: 4

Time: 45 minutes

Difficulty: Hard

  My recipes are not usually as complex as the one below. I thought I would come up with something that could be good and tasty meals for the week and creamy mushroom quinoa has been on the back burner. Sometimes I meal prep for us and don’t post those […]

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Thyme Roasted Tilapia

Thyme Roasted Tilapia

Serves: 4

Time: 35 minutes

Difficulty: Medium

One thing I want to give my family is optimal health and longevity. I am giving them this by teaching them as I hope somehow I can teach those who read my blog as well as be taught in return. A lot of the changes I have made in my […]

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Strawberry Fields Salad

Strawberry Fields Salad

Serves: 2

Time: 30 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

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Greek Burgers

Greek Burgers

Serves: 3

Time: 30 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

When I spend weeks away from home without cooking, whether it be eating pre-cooked meals by yours truly or having food made to order according to my dietary needs, I miss nothing more than being home and cooking for my family. I love the creativity God enlightens me with in […]

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Strawberry Cheesecake

Strawberry Cheesecake

Serves: 8

Time: 1 hour

Difficulty: Hard

Hello there, my pretties! I had left posts to update while away on my second cruise interpreting adventure and it did not work. Booooooo! I am working on getting that fixed so that when I am traveling I do not leave you all abandoned without the love I share from my […]

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Basil Tilapia

Basil Tilapia

Serves: 2

Time: 20 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

NAD-RID Conference was absolutely amazing! I met so many cool people and had such great conversations. The workshops were outstanding, so uplifting and motivating! I look forward onto the future to everything God has in store for me as an interpreter as well as for my agency, Sunrise Interpreting. I […]

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Tuscan Tilapia

Tuscan Tilapia

Serves: 2

Time: 20 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Good morning, everyone! I thought I would write a bit while on the bus/train to get to the NAD-RID Conference. I love it here in Atlanta! Such a beautiful city with so much history and culture. I come every year in January for Passion Conference but it’s usually freezing. Last […]

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Hamburger Sliders

Hamburger Sliders

Serves: 3

Time: 15 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Last night, Marylex and I went to see George Lopez live at the Hard Rock Café in CityWalk (Universal Studios Night Life). IT WAS HYSTERICAL! She had surprised me with the tickets because I’m leaving tomorrow to Atlanta. There were a few jokes I had heard before but I almost […]

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Vegan Taco Dip

Vegan Taco Dip

Serves: 6-10

Time: 25 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

I missed blogging! How are you all doing? I hope well. I made the decision to use my summer, tough time for interpreters to find work, to continue blogging on a more advanced level. So what does this mean for all you, beautiful people? More food, better web design, and […]

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Asian Chicken Salad

Asian Chicken Salad

Serves: 2

Time: 15 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

I am loving how I am feeling doing the Shakeology Cleanse these couple of days. I have decided to do it the length of time of Silent Weekend this year, 4 days. I am enjoying the clean feeling of just Greenberry, fruit, and 1 salad a day. Also, I am […]

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Greenberry Mugcake

Greenberry Mugcake

Serves: 1

Time: 5 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Hello there, my lovelies! I am back from a long overdue trip to Miami to see my family. I had a wonderful time with my parents, my cousins, aunts and uncles. I certainly had a blast! Miss them already but I will be back to visit as soon as I […]

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