Balsamic Grilled Vegetables

Balsamic grilled vegetables have authentic Italian flavours – olive oil, balsamic vinegar, garlic and parsley/basil. Very similar to Ukrainian traditional flavours of dill and garlic, minus the balsamic vinegar. Commonly used in Ukrainian cooking oil is unrefined sunflower oil, similar in taste to a sesame oil, just not as concentrated. In this recipe, olive oil plays a role mainly of a moisturizer and balsamic vinegar adds a nice punch of flavour. My choice of vegetables were zucchini, bell peppers and white onion. White/brown mushrooms, Portobellos, eggplant or asparagus would be great as well….
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No Bake Chocolate Pie Recipe

This no bake chocolate pie recipe is to die for (just like healthy peanut butter pie)! My favourite dessert combination – chocolate, cream and fruit. And it’s cold and requires no baking – a perfect summer treat. When frozen, the filling tastes like ice cream. And it’s so darn easy – 6 ingredients and then fruit of your choice. After calculating the nutritional info I was considering moving this pie recipe from Desserts to Snacks. What does the pie taste like? Imagine eating fruit topped with whipped cream, drizzled with cold…
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Grilled Cauliflower with Smoked Paprika

We often hear “Eat your vegetables”, right?! I think it’s easier said than done. Even a clean eating freak like me gets bored with repetitive vegetable dishes week after week. I find that in order to eat a lot of vegetables, I have to change things up. The key is to have a variety of simple recipes handy and consume vegetables in various forms – smoothies, salads, baked, grilled and raw. 

Greek Chicken Kebab Recipe

Nothing screams summer more than grilled food. Whether you are cooking for a party of friends or just a romantic family dinner, this Greek Chicken Kebab Recipe will be a hit. And they are so darn easy to make and are delicious! I have been making kebabs for years and finally have jotted down the recipe. Me and Alex love to unwind during summer weekends in our backyard. Usually with delicious grilled dinner, a glass or two of wine, kids running in and out, music playing. It is awesome! And…
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Avocado and Egg Spaghetti Squash Boats Recipe

Light breakfast for dinner couldn’t be easier than these Avocado and Egg Spaghetti Squash Boats. Besides cutting and fluffing the squash, dicing an avocado and cracking the egg, this recipe doesn’t require much work. It is truly a no hassle weeknight healthy dinner. Just the baking time during which you could spend time with the kids or work out.:) One night I just opened my fridge and saw 2 spaghetti squash I bought for something. Tested a few times and this recipe is a perfection. I love baked avocado…
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Fudgy Vegan Protein Brownies

  Delicious & healthy brownies 2 ways: with dates or stevia. Latter has only 4 g carbs and 1.6 g sugar. After being completely blown away with Black Bean Brownies, I knew I could take this traditional treat to a new clean eating level – make vegan protein brownies. The key was to keep brownies fudgy and low in calories, sugar and carbs. I didn’t mind a bit of healthy fat, therefore I knew vegan version using coconut oil instead of eggs would work. As much as I am…
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Chocolate Chia Pudding

Dessert for breakfast anyone?! I mean delicious chocolate dessert with healthy fats, complex carbs, fiber and protein. And only 275 calories. This Chocolate Chia Pudding is creamy, rich and fudgy chocolate heaven. If you tried it with closed eyes, you would think it’s a chocolate mousse. I promise, it’s delicious! I had a hard time deciding on a category for this Chocolate Chia Pudding. Let’s have it for breakfast. Then there is one more thing, besides coffee, to look forward to in the morning. Although I love mornings…
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Vanilla Chia Pudding

If you want to see your abs and get lean, vanilla chia pudding for breakfast is your friend. No fuss vegan, vegetarian and gluten free meal that takes 2 minutes to prep the night before. You can make a few at a time as chia pudding stays fresh in the fridge for up to 5 days. Then in the morning grab a jar and top with your favourite toppings like nuts, berries, fruit or coconut flakes. I love chia so much, I add it everywhere. It’s pretty tasteless…
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Ninja Ultima Blender Review and Detox Green Smoothie Recipe

Before we begin, I want you to know that I was kindly provided with a blender by Ninja Kitchen and was not compensated for the review. All opinions are 100% of my own. Hey, guys. Today I’m doing Ninja Ultima Blender Review (Model 830) and showing you why Ninja Ultima Blender is the best blender for green smoothies and making a hard core Detox Green Smoothie. Our household lives on green smoothies, almost every day, including the kids. I love my Superfood Chia Smoothie and I share the tips how…
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Healthy Valentine’s Day Menu and Easy Roast Lamb Shoulder Recipe

  Clean & Paleo Valentine’s Day Menu from my blogger friends + easy, healthy & affordable roast lamb shoulder recipe.  Well, guys, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Do you celebrate? Me and Alex do and don’t. Depends on a year. Some years we celebrate the first potty trip and OMG-we-are-alone-for-2hours-and-it’s-quiet moment more than Valentine’s Day and Christmas. Just wait until you get here, you shall see! No, seriously, we always celebrate Valentine’s Day and end up making a nice dinner at home. We are just not a…
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