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The perfect lunch

I love making (and eating) salads; they just look so healthy, colorful and “alive”. I always look for different ways to mix up my salads, I never go by any recipe, just sort of throw together whatever produce I have on hand. That’s what I did last week and created the best salad yet. The avocados give it creaminess, red onion gives it sharp and spicy flavors, green olives add a bit of saltiness while yellow pepper and dried cranberries…

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Chia Seeds

I first heard of Chia Seeds when I read a magazine interview with Miranda Kerr, where she said that Chia Seeds are a must-have super food in her diet. After that it was everyone from Dr. Oz to food documentaries (which I love to watch) that kept mentioning this amazing seed, you’d think it’s some sort of a miracle food. Because, naturally, I became intrigued, I bought a big bag of Chia Seeds and began to incorporate them into my…

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Easy pizza for one (or two)

Even though I love cooking with all my heart and love being in the kitchen, I don’t always have time or energy to cook just for myself. On those days when Mark gets home late from work and I have to have dinner alone, I usually make something quick that doesn’t require much time and/or effort. For some reason cooking for two is just much more fun  and rewarding :) One of my go-to meals on such days is home-made,…

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Easy & healthy vegetarian pasta

Another one of my favorite week-night dinners that is super easy, quick and healthy! Ingredients: One pack of mushrooms, sliced (I used button mushroom) One can of black beans (I also like to use red kidney beans) Half of red onion, sliced Whole wheat pasta (I also like to use couscous as well) One can of diced tomatoes First thing to do is to heat up a frying pan with few tablespoons of olive oil. While the oil is heating…

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