Plain & Simple Popsicles

I discovered the best Popsicles in Vientiane on the weekend. They are handmade here in Laos and only include natural ingredients…..fruit fruit fruit coconut meat and coconut water!  If you are like me and try to avoid added sugars – you will know that commercially made popsicles are PACKED with refined sugars and many otherContinue reading “Plain & Simple Popsicles”

Homemade Chicken Burger

Ingredients (makes 4 burger pattys): 1 package lean ground chicken 2 tbsp egg whites 1 green onion, chopped 1/4 small red onion, chopped 2 tbsp chili powder 1 tsp cumin 1 clove garlic, crushed Directions: Preheat the BBQ. Mix all ingredients together. On tin foil drizzled with olive oil, form into burger pattys. On mediumContinue reading “Homemade Chicken Burger”

Chocolate Mint Froyo

I’ve been spending a bit too much of my time this summer at Yogen Fruz, Chil, Kiwi Kraze…..and every frozen yogurt place I can find. So I thought I should learn to make my own. In a Blender combine: 2 ripe bananas 1 tsp vanilla 4 minced mint leaves 2 tbsp cocoa powder 1 tbspContinue reading “Chocolate Mint Froyo”

Quinoa & Barley Cran Salad

This cold quinoa and barley salad is fresh and filling to add to your summer meals. Fun fact: Quinoa is a complete vegetarian source of protein…meaning that it will provide you with all the essential amino acids you need to consume in your diet. Quinoa is higher in protein and iron than most grains. ItContinue reading “Quinoa & Barley Cran Salad”