The Green Elixir

While my sore throat went away in two days I was left with a stuffy nose and a bad cough, which isn’t any better. Considering that I lost my voracious appetite for food, I ate much simpler meals like raw crudité, steamed peas, and of course my favorite smoothies! This is my go-to smoothie recipe for sick … More The Green Elixir

Last Day of the “No Label” Challenge + Trip to Corner Bakery

‘Tis the final day of the “No Label” Challenge! Thanks to avoiding unhealthy food labels for a week, I’ve been preparing my own meals more frequently and have become a better chef! From exploding eggs in a microwave and burning tea, I can now make the perfect oatmeal and create the best seasonal veggie salad. The best part is that … More Last Day of the “No Label” Challenge + Trip to Corner Bakery

Day 6 of the “No Label” Challenge + Knowing Overeating

I couldn’t really help myself but last night I tried my absolute best to not get any nightmares about the giant pig with the ax overpowering me in the haunted kitchen! I don’t eat a lot of red meat but this experience makes me not want to touch pork or ham ever again! Don’t even … More Day 6 of the “No Label” Challenge + Knowing Overeating

Day 5 of the “No Label” Challenge + Haunted House: Reign of Terror!

BOO! Sorry, but I had to 🙂 Happy Halloween everyone! If you celebrate it, great and if not you’re really missing out. Isn’t it fun to spend one day of the year to dress up in a crazy costume and eat tons of candy? This is exactly my type of holiday besides Christmas and my … More Day 5 of the “No Label” Challenge + Haunted House: Reign of Terror!

Day 4 of the “No Label” Challenge + Becoming Vegetarian?

Did you like my recent post about my delicious cookie dough (hint: it’s made with only one ingredient!)? I can’t believe I’m already halfway through the challenge! My takes so far? Not only do I feel super-duper healthy but I’ve developed as a health nut. I’ve learned to cook my own food ahead of time and … More Day 4 of the “No Label” Challenge + Becoming Vegetarian?

Day 3 of the No Label Challenge + Getting Creative in the Kitcken

A few hints of my cooking creativity: chocolate acai. 1-ingredient cookie dough. This was indeed a very happy day for my tastebuds and stomach! I have yet to make my healthy Halloween candy and will find recipes very soon, but this time I indulged in my “failure” which turned out to be even better than I originally … More Day 3 of the No Label Challenge + Getting Creative in the Kitcken

Day 2 of the “No Label Challenge” + Fighting Temptations

Yesterday was such a yummy day, I cannot even get over it. So yummy I don’t even have a favorite dish! Okay, that’s a bit exaggerated. I do have two favorites: my mother’s chicken stir-fry and the superfood oatmeal, but otherwise, I filled myself with absolutely exquisite and nutritious meals I don’t feel guilty about! … More Day 2 of the “No Label Challenge” + Fighting Temptations

Full Rules and Day 1 of the “No Label” Challenge!

Good day, errbody! As I have said in my last post, I took on the challenge to eliminate all labeled or pre-packed foods for a week! Yesterday was as if I were preparing for Ramadan–I rid all of my favorite packaged treats–Trader Joe’s Chocolate Acai Powerberries, thinkthins and Enlightened Ice Cream coffee bars (but I’m sure my sister … More Full Rules and Day 1 of the “No Label” Challenge!