Sweet Potato Smoothie

This sweet potato and banana smoothie is not only scrumptious, nutritious and satisfying, but also fits the guidelines for vegan, gluten free, whole 30 and paleo. I’ve never been into dieting or following dieting trends/guidelines because I don’t have enough will power to restrict my food intake. I kind of love food too much, especiallyRead more

Fluffy Waffles with Lemon Mascarpone Whipped Cream

Perfectly fluffy waffles with a crispy outside are topped with berries and the perfect lemon mascarpone whipped cream! Waffles. Don’t waffles just scream weekend brunch? When someone says weekend brunch, I have 2 categories of what I imagine. The first is me going out with some friends to a little cafe that we’ve never triedRead more

Triple Berry “Cheesecake” Parfait

This delicious and nutritious parfait has a berry smoothie layer and a healthy “cheesecake” layer made with cottage cheese. Topped with berries, hemp seeds and flowers, this scrumptiously beautiful dish will become your favorite breakfast, snack or dessert to entertain with (or eat all by yourself)! This is one of those dishes that made me soRead more

Mocha Marble Pancakes

Buttermilk pancakes with mocha swirls, topped with a simple whipped cream make for a breakfast that is as beautiful as it is scrumptious! Anyone who knows me knows that I love brunch – it’s absolutely my favorite meal! If I’m feeling savory, eggs benedict; sweeter days call for pancakes. Coffee is always a must forRead more

PB & Chocolate Oatmeal Bowl

    Perfectly sweetened chocolate oatmeal topped with peanut butter, bananas, cacao nibs, cookies and coconut shreds makes the perfect breakfast or snack. Smoothie bowls aren’t the only pretty things you can eat for breakfast…introducing the oatmeal bowl. It’s super healthy, exceptionally yummy, makes the perfect breakfast or snack (or any other meal, for thatRead more

Mini Dutch Babies

These light and fluffy mini dutch babies are like the perfect combo of a pancake, crepe and popover, then topped with fruit and powdered sugar, making the perfectly delicious, healthy and beautiful breakfast! If you’ve never had or heard of a dutch baby, think crepe meets popover meets pancake. It’s light & fluffy with aRead more

Oatmeal with Cardamom Roasted Apples

  Apples tossed in cardamom and maple syrup are roasted until tender and sweet, and served with a hearty bowl of oatmeal. This scrumptious, comforting, and nutritious dish makes waking up on a cold day a little easier. Confession time. Before this post, I totally thought cardamom was spelled with a “U” instead of anRead more

Matcha Chia Pudding

Chia pudding gets a flavor, health and caffeine boost with the addition of matcha powder. Then it’s topped with greek yogurt, persimmon slices, pomegranate seeds, and chocolate covered cacao nibs to make it extra special! Chia seeds are so interesting. Recently, there was a big hype about chia seeds because of their health benefits. People wereRead more

Breakfast Stuffed Sweet Potatoes (with caramelized bananas & tahini)

Roasted sweet potatoes stuffed with caramelized bananas, tahini, honey, chocolate chips, and granola. This exceptionally comforting dish is healthy and filling enough for the perfect breakfast, but is indulgent enough for dessert! I think I’m late to the tahini party. If you’ve never tried it (or heard of it) before, that’s ok. It’s basically groundRead more

Ube Nice Cream Bowl

Using ube (purple sweet potato) as a base for this nice cream bowl proves to be delicious, vibrant, and extremely nutritious! What the heck is an ube? It’s pronounced OO-BAE, and it’s a purple sweet potato commonly found in Filipino cuisine, usually in dessert. I’ve read that people liken the flavor to hazelnut/vanilla/chocolate. I’m not really sure aboutRead more