Posts by Jen Paleracio

Banana Coco Rama

I will never get tired of plantain. It’s my number one go to when I’m going bananas for something sweet. Plantains are cousins of regular bananas, they are typically cooked before eating.  They’re high in potassium, lower in sugar than a regular banana but much starchier and it is being used more often as an ingredient. Plantain…

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Green Goddess Salad

If you’re looking for a quick, easy lunch – this recipe is for you. The earthy green taste of kale is a perfect pair with sweet apple, pear, green grapes and my favorite fruit of all times “the fig”. Figs belong to the mulberry family, they’re high in fiber, a good source of essential minerals, including…

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Veggie Cake

I was so excited to make this cake today! I used my new salad machine to cut all the fruits and veggies I added to my cake batter. This machine does wonder! It cut smoothly and very easy to clean, I can even throw it in my dishwasher. I did not add any water or…

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Coconut and Cranberry Bites

All I know is I love coconut no matter what others say! You probably know what American Heart Association report had advised about the use of coconut. Coconut contains saturated fat but it also contains 65% of medium chain triglycerides (MCT). It’s the kind of fat that rapidly absorbs into our bloodstream to burn as…

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Veggie Omelete

A nice Sunday morning breakfast. If you’re looking to muscle up your protein then grab a pan and start making this simple omelet. Sauteing, chopping and flipping are all worth doing when the outcome serves you satisfaction.   In my house oats is the most popular breakfast, from Monday to Friday you will hear the…

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No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Energy Bites

This recipe is a quick and easy snack. If you like combining all ingredients in one bowl and no baking required..then you’re definitely going to love this no bake energy bite recipe.   Let’s get rolling!       Recipe Print Ingredients 1 cup rolled oats 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder 1 tablespoon flax seeds…

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Pumpkin Bread Muffins

Whether you’re looking for a good breakfast or just want something good to snack on, this recipe is the best choice for you. This one is inspired by Wellness Mama it’s grain free and so delicious. I substitute the honey for pure maple syrup and I used coconut palm sugar to make the strudel. Let’s Bake!…

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Strawberry Banana Smoothie

I love adding coconut milk to my smoothie. If you’re looking for a good post workout smoothie, this is the perfect one for you. The creamy texture will surely satisfy your hunger and it tastes like having a dessert in a good way. You can also substitute the strawberries for pineapple and you’ll have a…

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Vegetable Chowder

As you know, I always cook our meals at home, but the other day my daughter and I checked out the new restaurant that just opened next to the gym we belong to. Zupas is a nice cafe, they make their soups and salads daily from scratch. I decided to order their vegetable chowder, it was…

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Zucchini and Carrot Muffins

This recipe is the perfect breakfast when you’re trying to beat the morning rush. You can prep these muffins ahead of time, take it to work for a quick snack or pair it with your green smoothie to power up your breakfast.   Let’s get baking!         Recipe Print Ingredients 1 cup rolled…

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