going bananas for this guiltless dessert

Training the palette to enjoy food in its purest form- without the salt, sugar or other added ingredients that endanger your body in and out- can be difficult for some. These little frozen bites are an alternative to the sweet cravings of ice cream or maybe Reese’s cup. Well, for the Reese’s cup and ice … Continue reading

raising the bar- new & improved

raising the bar- new & improved

since my first protein bars tryouts, I have come up with better ones in texture and taste. Different flavors can be easily created by omitting and adding just a few ingredients. For instance, I made these two bars within the same batch, omitted chocolate in one and added shredded coconut instead. CHOCO-PB PROTEIN BARS: Mix … Continue reading

homemade granola bars

homemade granola bars

Hello shiny people! I hope you are well and healthy! I recently posted on how to make our own almond milk. The left over almond pulps can be kept for many purposes. They can be made into almond meal, almond flour,  can be added to cereals, shakes etc. They can also be frozen until further … Continue reading

homemade this, homemade that (Part 1)

homemade this, homemade that (Part 1)

The benefits of homemaking food is to be  in control of content and quality, which is  crucial to healthy nutrition. Chosing the quality of the ingredients and customizing their quantity should be the  goal and motivation, forgetting all about time consuming inconvenience. Fueling our body with purpose rather than satisfy our taste bud vainly will … Continue reading

protein bars tryouts

protein bars tryouts

I finally found some time to experiment creating protein bars. I apologize for the lack of measurements in my recipes, but i believe that some cooking requires guts and instinct (trust your taste) while other comes down to science. However, We are not creating some molecular gastronomic dishes here. The bulk of the bar is … Continue reading

free vinyasa yoga @ patagonia ventura

free vinyasa yoga @ patagonia ventura

Kick-ass yoga session led by Brenda Lear. Weekly free yoga courtesy of Patagonia held in the middle of this dreamy store. I personally prefer  fast paced yoga (Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Power). See you in 2 weeks! Show up for yoga instructors Brenda Lear and Jay Fields as they lead alternating Vinyasa and Hatha classes. Brenda’s Vinyasa … Continue reading