Category: Recipes

Tuna Cannelloni with Béchamel

  One of my mother’s greatest recipes! Also, a very fun way to cook with your children since it is a simple recipe with fun preparation steps. Ingredients: • Half an onion, very well poached • 300 grams canned tuna in olive oil, in small bits • 2 hard boiled eggs, in small bits •...
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Authentic Paella

  Paella is a delicious dish from Spain, one of my favorites, especially for family and friends gatherings. Did you know that it is not hard to make and is very nutritious? We just need to follow some basic steps, have the right ingredients and add some love to the cooking. Ingredients: • ¼ cup...
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Pasta Frutti di Mare

  I don’t eat pasta very often. However, after a long run sometimes I feel like having homemade pasta with a good source of protein to replenish nutrients and feel energized for the rest of the day. This is a simple and delicious recipe: Ingredients: • 300g linguini (or quinoa pasta) • ½ Kg clams...
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Baked Peppers with Quinoa

  A fantastic option to include a vegetarian dish and rest from animal protein for a while! This dish is full of spices, nuts, dried fruits and quinoa, which serve to energize the meal. On top of that, quinoa is considered a Superfood with some outstanding benefits: • Low glycemic index, which helps with weight...
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Cannelloni with chicken and ricotta with spices

  A great dish to enjoy after a good workout, a family lunch, or a weekend feast! Ingredients: • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil • 500g chicken thighs, pealed, no bones, finely chopped. • 2 leaks, peeled, washed and chopped in cubes • 500ml tomato puree • 6 Tbsp various spices, chopped, such as: parsley, chives,...
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Smoothies for breakfast? Yes, please!

  I really love breakfast. And I usually like to alternate what I eat in the morning depending on how I am feeling that day, the activities planned for the day or the amount of time I have to enjoy my breakfast. While everyone is different, I find that most people feel more energized when...
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Lentils and Chickpeas with Spices

  I love legumes. They are an excellent protein source and healthy substitute for meat, which is higher in fat and cholesterol. These tasty legumes are loaded with iron, magnesium, potassium, B vitamins, and soluble fiber. Here is an easy and healthy recipe for all year round! Ingredients: 1 Tbsp of Olive Oil 1 onion,...
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Spaghetti with Mushrooms and Lemon

  This is a great option for those days when we had a great workout and we need an extra boost of good quality carbohydrates (whole wheat or quinoa pasta) and superfoods (mushrooms). Ingredients: • 250 grams Portobello or Shiitake mushrooms • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped • 2 Tbsp olive oil • 400 grams...
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Quinoa Harvest Bowl

  This is a recipe by Yoga teacher Elena Browe. It is an outstanding dish packed with superfoods. Kale provides vitamins and antioxidants for your skin, as well as magnesium. Quinoa and eggs bring protein and sustenance. Quinoa also helps with weight loss, controls cholesterol levels and is good for your hair and skin! It...
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Wilted Kale and Strawberry Salad

  I love this simple and super nutritious salad. It is from a fabulous cookbook: The Brain’s Warrior Way Cookbook by Tana Amen and Daniel Amen. If you are serious about being healthy and staying healthy over the years, this book is a must. It provides very powerful recipes to maintain brain health too. To...
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