The BEST Hollandaise Sauce

I have probably made the “by the book” traditional Hollandaise for years as I am a fan of brunch, spiked orange juice, a fat platter of funky styled Benny eggs with a heaping  dollop of Hollandaise sauce dropping down your poached eggs like hot lava. What if I said I have come up with a…

Tomato and Olive Tapenade

The moment I felt the sweet kiss of pinot grigio, my toes curled, my eyelids got heavy and my knees got weak. I was smitten by the aromatic and the bitter side of grigio. It was like my interpretation of fifty shades of grey if I read the book or saw the movie. On a serious…

My Health: Meal Prep

I have already created a post on Meal Prepping entitled “Meal Prep like a Boss’“ where you can find useful tips on how to be organized by planning ahead of time, while making more than just adequate food choices and how to turn this into a habit. This brings me to my main point.    …

Spinach Quiche on a Sweet Potato Crust

  Want to impress your guests on your next brunch? Look no further as this recipe stands out. It is a paleo-friendly vegetable packed and high protein dish. It is a fun and fairly easy recipe to follow. Therefore if you have young ones, you can also invite them into the kitchen for help. Personally,…

Mindful Eating

You guys might be tired of my repeating this definition. Being mindful is to take all feeling from the outside world to the inside of the mind into consideration such as the how, what, when, where and who. It sounds easier said than done. Practicing mindfulness means to appreciate a unique feeling. For instance, being…

Guilt Free Pizza

As I look back at my repertoire of dishes I have tried when I had first began my health journey, I have had some hits and several misses. Ultimately, I had to find what works for me. The recipes that I choose to showcase on MindfulAndFresh.com share my guilty pleasures with a healthy twist. This, my…

Creamy Butternut Squash & Apple Soup

  Fall is here! I am feeling it this year. The prettiest season of the year! The leaves are falling, Pop-up Halloween shops are open, and the root vegetables and apples are all on sale! I am head over heels with butternut squash, I should create a butternut sauce or dip and dip everything in…

Brown Rice Mushroom Risotto

Many of our most favorite comfort dishes involve rice. Internationally, rice is served as both a main and side dish. The Caribbean’s infamous rice and beans, the Mediterranean’s Paella, and of course, Italy’s Risotto. I have made a fairly simple risotto using the ingredients you likely already have in your pantry and vegetable crisper. Making…

Coconut Carrot Purée

Ingredients: 1 tbsp olive oil 1 clove garlic – smashed 1 pound of carrots – peeled and sliced into 1/4-inch thick round 1 Sweet Potato 1 Tsp Curry 1 Tbsp Ginger or 1/2 Inch grated Fresh Ginger 1/2 yellow onion, coarsely chopped 1 bay leaf 1 can coconut milk Salt to taste Freshly cracked black pepper Method:…

Baked Spinach Broccoli Bites

Sometimes clean eating can become exhaustingly plain if one gets themselves used to a routine menu. This recipe is excellent for snacking or for tweaking your usual vegetarian recipes. Perhaps you need to be sneaking vegetables to your kids or you maybe searching for some Saint-Patty’s pep. Regardless this is an awesome idea for appetizers at your next…

Tomato Pie with Cauliflower Crust

It is summertime and tomatoes are growing perfectly red and juicy. It is such a sweet and refreshing garden fruit that holds many essential nutrients. According to recent studies by Borguini RG and Torres EAFDS in Tomatoes and Tomato Products as Dietary Sources of Antioxidants , when it comes to antioxidants, tomatoes offer an excellent amount of…