Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Blue cheese and smoked salmon salad

Romaine lettuce
Smoked salmon
Blue cheese
Red onion
Balsamic vinegar
Olive oil 
Salt, pepper

Smoked salmon salad with Grapefruit

Today I wanted something light for dinner and I came up with this. Honestly, this salad tastes great and it's so bright. 
1 cup of chopped romaine lettuce
1 stalk of celery, chopped
1 pink graipfruit, cut
1/4 red onion, cut
Smoked salmon (whatever amount works for you) 
Dressing - 
2 tsp balsamic vinegar
1tsp olive oil 
Salt, pepper 
Just put everything together and pour dressing on top. Enjoy! 

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Healthy yummy carrot cake

2 cups whole wheat flour
1 tbs cinnamon
1 tsp nutmeg
1/4 cup coconut oil
3/4 cup coconut milk 
1 cup cooked carrots, puréed 
1 cup brown sugar
1 tsp salt
1 tbs vanilla extract 
1 tbs baking soda 
1 tsp baking powder 
1/2 cup plain low-fat Greek yogurt
1/4 cup low-fat cream cheese
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tbs honey

Preheat the oven to 375 F. 
Mix all the ingredients in a big bowl. 
Line a deep baking dish with parchment paper. 
Pour the cake mix in the dish and bake 25-30 min, check the doneness with a toothpick. 
Take the cake out of the dish and let it cool. 
Meanwhile, mix all the ingredients for the frosting. Set aside. 
Cut the cake into layers and assemble on a big plate, covering each layer with frosting. Serve! 

Morning smoothie

1cup of Kale
1 cup of frozen mango chunks
1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
Blend everything together and enjoy your healthy start of the day!