Dinner Idea: Spiced Red Pepper & Lentil Soup

Spiced Red Pepper and Lentil Soup

It’s getting colder here in Australia so warming meals are what’s cooking in the kitchen. This soup is easy to throw together and the peppers break down nicely to give it a rich, strong flavour along with potent spices. Enjoy!

Easy Guacamole For Your Super Bowl Party


The great thing about this guacomole is triple fold: 1.) You probably already have these ingredients in your refrigerator, 2.) It’s chockful of heartprotective essential fatty acids and antioxidants such as lycopene, vitamins A, C and E, and 3.) It’s EASY to make! Yes, you need to prep the ingredients, but after that it’s done! Put it in a festive bowl and serve raw veggies or healthy chips alongside at next week’s Super Bowl party. But be sure keep some aside for yourself to enjoy the next day!

Meatless Monday: Fresh Veggie Enchiladas

Veggie Enchilada

These meatless, dairy-free, gluten-free Enchiladas are a perfect weeknight meal! I love to make a dish like this on Sundays so we are set up with leftovers for lunch or dinners as the busy week begins. Just about any veggie will work in this dish as well as a variety of spices so feel free to get creative. Get the recipe!

Meatless Monday: Fiesta Stuffed Peppers

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Brighten up your Meatless Monday with these flavorful and easy to make stuffed peppers. They are power-packed with plant protein from quinoa and black beans and loaded with nutrients from all of the added veggies.

9 Spices to Spice Up Your Life and Your Health

Nine Beneficial Spices

Spices add so much flavor and can make a meal into a lovely taste sensation but did you know spices also have a long list of health benefits? Spices can offer potential cancer reducing properties, reduced pain, improve cardiovascular health, possess anti-microbial benefits and they also contain vitamins, minerals & powerful anti-oxidants. Learn the nine spices you should start adding to your diet today.

Meatless Monday: Nourishing Stew

Nourishing Stew

This creamy comforting stew is a breeze to make. You can use canned and frozen ingredients for quick assembly in a crockpot or on your stovetop. If you deal with pesky food allergies or sensitivities, this recipe is free from animal products, gluten, corn, soy, grains, sulphites, yeast and nightshades but not free from delicious flavor.

Freshmade NYC’s After School Snacks of the Week

Sunflower-Goji Cookies & Warm Milk Shake

With all this cold and blustery weather we are having, we decided to focus on “warming” foods this week.  Did you know that eating certain foods can help keep your body warm?  Check out some of our favorite “warming” foods and snacks that incorporate them!

Seasonal: Roasted Golden Beets

Roasted Golden Beets

I recently lost 60 pounds over the past year and a half, all without counting calories or points. Just a few simple changes made all the difference: cutting out sugar, adding veggie juices, and eating smaller portions. I snacked on healthy options like these Roasted Golden Beets and while on my weight loss journey, I designed a unique, stylish, and smart way to be health-savvy and in control: Simple Portion Bowls. I wanted something beautiful to motivate and carry me through to “healthy.”