A couple months ago I met Chris in St. Barts after one of his races. We spent the week swimming in the ocean and eating some of the best food I've ever had. Living in Ohio, the chances of eating grilled lobster and sushi on the beach are slim, so I made sure to enjoy every bite....more
It’s May and 90 degrees outside. Now, that’s not a complaint, but my body is playing catch up trying to acclimate to the warmer weather, given that it was just in the 40’s a couple of weeks ago. I’ve been drinking like it’s my job…water that is, with maybe some Riesling in the mix. But the point is that I’m kind of sick of chugging water, and have been craving some hydrating juice....more
Remember flavored milks? Those cardboard boxes of strawberry, banana, or chocolate milk, available at any corner store. I loved them, but these days, I am more interested in the healthier choices.
I know the school year is almost over (yay!), but I'm always on the lookout for quick and healthy lunches that I can eat in the five minutes I might actually have, as a school counselor, to sit and eat (and check email or do paperwork). I always want something that will keep me moving throughout the afternoon without weighting me down, something I can so while multi-tasking, and something delicious. ...more
During the summer, especially when grilling is involved, meat tends to take centre stage. Although I’m not vegetarian in the strict sense of the word, I love experimenting with plant-based recipes. One recipe I haven’t managed to nail down yet is a good veggie burger.The fact is, vegetarian burgers can be tricky to pull off. Measuring ingredients can be tedious, but when it comes to meatless burgers the wrong proportions can go horribly wrong. Think brittle or goopy or falling apart all over your grill. Not good!...more
A must-try recipe! I serve this delicious quinoa salad with blackened chicken and a Greek yogurt-mango sauce. It's perfect for summertime dining, in the house or on the deck. Healthy, clean and filling!
QUINOA SALAD WITH BLACKENED CHICKEN
Author: The Acci-"Dental" Chef
Prep time: 20 mins
Cook time: 30 mins
Total time: 50 mins
I am Shazia Ijaz author of food and lifestyle blog.http://www.homemaker-diary.blogspot.co.uk Spring is the best time to detox. During winter, we all tend to indulge in fattening or overly sweet foods. Our body has a natural ability to synchronize itself with the changing seasons. As spring approaches, we naturally start to deviate ourselves from comfort food. ...more