Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Thanksgiving side dishes are plentiful. Every family has its own favorites. This year I invite you to try this ridiculously easy to make, but ‘oh so tasty’ roasted Brussels sprouts.  Roasted Brussels Sprouts Prep time: 10 min Cook time: 35 min Yeld: 4 Ingredients: 1 pound brussels sprouts, rinsed, ends trimmed, rough outer leaves of […]

Slow Cooker Black Beans

A hearty bean and beef dish that ‘sticks to your ribs’. Economical way of getting your fiber, vitamins and protein. Why people aren’t eating them more often? My guess is that one reason is the popularisation of Paleo diet, which demonises legumes. While Paleo has some good guidelines for healthy eating, there’s absolutely no scientific evidence to […]

Raising The Bar on the Protein Bar

As promised, this week I am sharing a couple of recipes of homemade protein/energy bars. They are a fantastic alternatives to the store-bought, sugar-laden, artificial ingredient-containin’, protein bars. Yesterday I ran out of the house forgetting my home-made over the weekend protein bar. The day at the gym was long enough for me to get […]