Category Archive: Food

Valentines…one of our sweetest days

With Christmas, New Year Anniversary & Waitangi holidays over, the next national holiday we get to look forward to is Valentine’s Day. Although it may not be a day off work, it is… Continue reading

low-carb way to lose the winter excess

Carbs provide us with quick easy and convenient meal options…who could imagine life without a sandwich, or breakfast cereal but for some the balance of protein vs carb can be a bit out… Continue reading

Quinoa…tasty winter superfood

Quinoa is all the rage at the moment, and there are multiple ways to eat quinoa- both savory and sweet. We first discovered the grain in Chile and I have included a traditional… Continue reading

WINTER COMFORT: Roasted Vegetable Enchiladas

ROASTED VEGETABLE ENCHILADAS Anyone who reads our blog, knows how much we love Mexican food…so here is a healthy take on a classic dish Enchiladas are so common in Mexico but hard to… Continue reading

WINTER COMFORT: Indian Stuffed Peppers

I’m a big fan of stuffed vegetables so this healthy winter recipe is perfect and a quick and easy meal option that will warm you on a winters night. You can easily swap… Continue reading

WINTER COMFORT: Vietnamese Chicken Pho Soup

Are you ready to kick off winter with some healthy  recipes? I love trying new food and I am really conscious about trying to eat healthy and seasonally.. so there’s something about discovering… Continue reading

me encanta la comida mexicana

The CASA DE COLORES SCHOOL OF TRADITIONAL MEXICAN COOKING offers a unique culinary adventure in Cabo San Lucas with hands-on cooking classes designed to help you discover authentic Mexican ingredients and methods you can take… Continue reading

Easter Treats

Carrot Cake Carrots give carrot cake a health-halo effect…and they are perfect for an Easter bunny treat 1 20-ounce can crushed pineapple 2 cups whole-wheat pastry flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 1/2 teaspoon… Continue reading

Great Food….fast!

Get dinner on the table in 15 to 20 minutes with these healthy, fast, easy recipes and menus for every day. Broiled Fish with Romesco Sauce and Couscous INGREDIENTS 1 
cup dry couscous 1/3
cup sliced almonds 4… Continue reading

Perfect Summer Cocktails

Are you planning a get-together with friends and need some ideas for drink recipes? I talked last time in “Thinking Out Loud”, about the importance of being to make a great cocktail, so… Continue reading