Tag Archives: Healthy

NELI & BEIDI – Product Review

I was given the opportunity to review this Texas-owned coconut water company called Neli and Beidi, right here in League City, Texas. Since, I’m a big fan of using coconut water daily for my protein shakes, I was curious if they were any different from other coconut water brands I’ve used in the past. Not…

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October 17, 2015

Refreshing Summer Chicken Lime Soup

I know what you are thinking… “Soup in the middle of summer? No thanks!” I get it, everyone is looking for something that will cool them down during these scorching hot summers. Trust me, living in Houston… It gets unbearably HOT out here so I completely understand. Let me tell you though that I recently…

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July 18, 2015


Chef merito basket

Chef Merito is a family-owned business that feature a full line of special seasonings, spices and herbs. The products combine only the freshest and highest quality spices and are dedicated to enhance authentic Latin American, Mexican, and Spanish cuisine. The products are easy-to-use and encourage everyone to make each dish their own! If you know Mexican…

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September 25, 2014

#1 Rule to Cooking like a Chef


A lot of people are intimidated by cooking and some stay away from the kitchen all together. In this day and age, there are tons of cooking shows and complicated recipes that can make some people feel overwhelmed. So, they just throw in the towel and are content with the fact that they aren’t good cooks!…

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June 20, 2014

Frozen Peanut Butter Yogurt Dog Treat

Courtesy of Dreamworks

In preparation for the NEW upcoming movie ‘Mr. Peabody & Sherman’ in theaters March 7th, I am paying tribute to that loveable bow-tie wearing pooch! I found this easy dog treat recipe from Cesar Milan that you can whip up at home in no time since most people have these ingredients already in their kitchen.…

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February 19, 2014

Homemade Pancake Mix


Making your own pancake mix is easy and cheaper than buying the brand name stuff! Keep this in your pantry anytime you need it. Ingredients PANCAKE MIX: 4 cups all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons baking powder 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons sugar Directions Mix the above ingredients together and…

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December 12, 2013

Quick Healthy Pancakes


Growing up, my step-father came into our lives when I was 11. He was born in Tennessee and opened my eyes to what a true country breakfast should taste like complete with pancakes, eggs, bacon, grits, gravy… and we can’t forget the homemade biscuits. Needless to say, breakfast is my favorite meal of the day!…

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December 11, 2013

Chicken Strawberry Salad


On my constant search for healthy AND delicious, I ran into this very colorful salad. You will not believe how much one serving consists of which is why I love this recipe! I know what your thinking… It’s hard to fill up on salad. Trust me, I literally got tired of eating! Try it and…

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October 21, 2013

Blood Orange, Beet, and Fennel Salad

Courtesy of Bon Appetit

Bon Appetit’s orange salad has been my favorite so far because it has a great combination of flavors. The beets give it hearty flavor along with the fennel adding that licorice bite… and of course the orange’s add that awesome sweetness. Do not be scared to try this recipe… and if you do not like…

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October 19, 2013

Fancy Not-So-Fancy Chef Trick


Sooooo…. when I was in cooking school, one of my classes was knife skills. They basically teach you how to cut things so they look pleasing to the eyes, which makes people want to eat your food. It’s sort of like being a food artist. I’m a little OCD so chopping up carrots all the…

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October 16, 2013