Easy cooking

Healthy Carrot Cake (gf, vegan-friendly)

Healthy Carrot Cake (gf, vegan-friendly)

Summer, summer… The fun-filled time with strolls by the lake, music festivals, picnics, and lots of other outside activities. There is no doubt, every activity is more fun (at least, in our opinion) when there is a healthy snack packed in a to-go container ;). Today […]

Nutrition and Beyond. Quotes July 2018

Nutrition and Beyond. Quotes July 2018

 Inspiration always has its roots, especially when it relates to a healthy lifestyle. This post is a blend of inspirational and educational quotes from amazing people, experts in their fields. I believe these quotes will encourage people (me included) to live healthier and be more mindful.  […]

Your Perfect Chocolate Bar

Your Perfect Chocolate Bar

It is not Christmas or St Valentine’s day, but I guess the chocolate topic is always good to discuss since everyone loves chocolate, right? Well, at least the majority of girls do. Good news is If chocolate is dark and made from high-quality ingredients it […]

Beginner’s Guide to Superfoods

Beginner’s Guide to Superfoods

We’ve all heard the expression “superfoods.” But what does it mean? In general, a superfood is any food that has super nutrient density qualities, whether that’s being high in antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, proteins, healthy fats, or a combination of all of the above (1). These […]

Cream of Cauliflower Soup (vegan-friendly)

Cream of Cauliflower Soup (vegan-friendly)

Wholesome cream of cauliflower soup is incredibly easy to make and requires only a few ingredients. Beautifully paired with chopped fresh greens and roasted vegetables, this soup will be a delicious addition to any lunch or dinner. Recently in St. Louis, my mother in law […]

Pre-made Green Smoothie

Pre-made Green Smoothie

Summer is almost here♡. Simple and nutritious green smoothie is always a great idea for a summer breakfast. It energizes and gives a generous portion of essential nutrients. Today I am sharing a recipe for a pre-made green smoothie which can be stored in the refrigerator for […]

Baked Eggplant Spread

Baked Eggplant Spread

Wholesome eggplant spread can be an excellent addition to any side dish, wrap or salad. Tahini, rich in magnesium and iron, adds not only a portion of vital micronutrients but also a delicious flavor. Easy-to-make and healthy — a favorite combination in our kitchen! If you are […]

Oat & Blueberry Bars (vegan)

Oat & Blueberry Bars (vegan)

It is the hottest time for many students because finals are getting closer. That is why I am keeping my posts as short as I can. I must admit that sometimes my ability to combine studying, healthy lifestyle and being a good wife feels like […]

Turmeric Dhal With Wild Rice

Turmeric Dhal With Wild Rice

That’s the end of March already! It almost feels like spring will not come to Chicago at all. This time of year, I always make more nourishing, warm, and spicy dishes that keep us cozy from the inside. It is a perfect time to experiment […]

Chocolate Cake with Espresso Ganache (GF)

Chocolate Cake with Espresso Ganache (GF)

In addition to the fact that March symbolizes the beginning of a long-awaited spring, it is also a happy time when we celebrate three birthdays one after another with an interval of a week. A real birthday marathon 🎂. These days are my favorite occasions to […]