Monthly Archives: July 2013

Egg & Avocado Bowl

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My BF sent me a post of this yummy idea the other day. I had to try, add my touch and of course, share it!

If you are looking for a protein boost, and want a delicious, healthy and no mess brunch, you must try this yummy egg baked in avocado recipe! You won’t regret it!

What you need:
Avocado
Free run egg
Pepper
Lime

Extra:
Parsley
Gluten free tomato & cheese crackers
1 cup of berries

How to make:
Preheat over to 450F
Clean and cut ripened avocado in half
Remove pit, then scoop out about another 1-2 tablespoons of avocado
Squeeze a little lime juice in center of avocado
Crack egg over top so the yolk fits
Sprinkle pepper
Bake for 10-12 minutes (until white, and yolk is runny)
Garnish with parsley!

Enjoy!

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100% Fruit Sorbet

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I love sorbet… way too much!! I’m also looking for ways to cut out sugars and processed food.

A couple years ago I received the best gift ever! A Yonana! It’s an ice cream and smoothie maker. It uses only 100% pure fruit.

It’s a great little appliance to own, and it makes some great healthy and clean cold dishes.

How to make:

Freeze your fruit for a few hours or over night, then thaw.

I chose 1/2 cup blueberries, 1 cup of watermelon and 2 peaches (skin gone.)
I froze them all in separate containers overnight, then thawed on the counter for about 20mins before I was ready to make my sorbet.
Place each fruit separately or mix it up into Yonana or blender and press into a large bowl. Use an ice cream scoop to serve, and voila!

Fresh, real and healthy sorbet!

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Spaghetti Squash… Spaghetti?

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If you’re a pasta lover, and trying to cut down on carbs or just in need of a quick and healthy meal… I have the easiest, and most satisfying dinner recipe for you! It’s very nutritious and takes only 15 minutes to make!

Spaghetti squash is a great alternative to carb filled pasta, It’s also delicious! A cup of this winter squash with no salt added will give you your vitamin A, K, E, B6 and more!

To make you’ll need:
Spaghetti squash
Zucchini
Red peppers
Pasta Sauce
Pepper

How to prepare:
Cut squash in half, remove seeds and stringy parts
Put squash – cut sides down in a microwave safe dish with a quarter cup of water and cook for 10-15 minutes or until squash is al-dente and it is soft to touch
While the squash cooks, pour sauce, zucchini and red peppers with a pinch of pepper into a pot and bring to a boil. Continue simmering on low-Medium heat for 15 mins or until vegetable are soft.
Scrape out the spaghetti onto a dish and add your sauce!

Enjoy!

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Quick & refreshing Aloe Face Mask at home!

Summer is well into the swing of things, and before we know it, it’s going to be over!

Our skin is getting lots of sun exposure, wind (from out door activities, or recovering from winter) and my face in particular is just feeling a bit, well… blah! As I am starting to reach into my late, late 20’s, my skin is changing. Maybe… not in my favor. But, that’s just the way it’s going to be. I also love being in the sun, even though it can cause breakouts!

When ever my face needs a little pick-me-up, I always go for my favorite at home face mask! It’s never let me down, and really does refresh and re-energize my skin!

It’s the Aloe Vera Face Spa, with aloe & green tea. You can find it at Walmart or Shoppers Drug Mart type stores in the beauty section.
This mask is Vegetarian certified, and BUAV approved (Cruelty free.)

All you have to do is cleanse (I use the ‘Simple’ face wash or ‘Dove’, apply mask , leave for 5-10 minutes, massage and rinse!

Enjoy! Your face will thank you!

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