Recipes

Preparing Zuccini – Zoodles (pasta substitute)

Do you have a hard time liking Zuchinnis? Well, you are not alone.  It’s not my favorite vegetable either...
By Angela | August 7, 2018 | Food, LifeBlog, Recipe

Meatball Red Sauce in the Instant Pot

Below you will find a detailed recipe on how to make meatballs with red sauce in the Instant Pot....
By Angela | August 7, 2018 | Food, LifeBlog, Recipe

Easy to make meatballs (Gluten free version)

Making meatballs is not difficult.  The only challenge is to add enough flour and eggs to the meat so...
By Angela | August 2, 2018 | Food, LifeBlog, Recipe

Banana Pancake – Panqueca de Banana – Gluten Free

Super delicious pancake. Great for a quick breakfast, and in my case, enough to snack on later. Ingredients: 1...
By Angela | May 18, 2018 | Food, LifeBlog, Recipe

The Most Delicious Strawberry Chocolate and Cream Dessert

Ingredients 2 cans Sweetened Condensed Milk 2 cans Media Crema Table Cream 1/2 lb 72% Belgian dark chocolate 4...
By Angela | May 5, 2018 | Food, LifeBlog, Recipe

Take Along Quinoa Salad

I have a few ways of making easy, take along salads.  Here is one variation I enjoy quite a...
By Angela | May 3, 2018 | Food, LifeBlog, Recipe

Cooking quinoa (to use in salads)

Preparing quinoa ahead of time is very practical.  You can use it in salads or eat it on it’s...
By Angela | May 2, 2018 | Food, LifeBlog, Recipe

Making Borscht (Russian Mennonite Cabbage and Vegetable Soup)

My family origins come from Mennonite people that settled in the Ukraine in the 1700s. Mennonites, even before they...
By Angela | April 19, 2018 | Food, LifeBlog, Recipe

Oats, Quinoa and Whole Wheat Bread

Tried a new idea today: to add cooked quinoa and soaked oats in a homemade bread recipe. This is...
By Angela | April 16, 2018 | Food, LifeBlog, Recipe

Cooking quinoa (to use in bread baking)

When I am going to use quinoa in my bread recipe, this is how I’ll cook it:   1...
By Angela | April 16, 2018 | Food, LifeBlog, Recipe

How to cook Brown Rice Medley from Trader Joe’s

Here is a nice way to make Brown rice taste right. Honestly, I don’t really like brown rice very...
By Angela | March 21, 2018 | Food, LifeBlog, Recipe

Tri-Tip in the Crockpot – part 3

I saved half of that Tri-Tip roast I made 2 days ago, so I would have meat ready for...
By Angela | March 21, 2018 | Food, LifeBlog, Recipe

Tri-Tip in the Crockpot – part 1

A busy day starts with something in the crockpot. I’m not a “crockpot specialist”, but one thing I know...
By Angela | March 19, 2018 | Food, LifeBlog, Recipe

Trip-Tip in the Crockpot – part 2

As expected, Tri-Tip made in the crockpot with Teriyaki sauce turned out perfect! Jasmine rice and green beans made...
By Angela | March 19, 2018 | Food, LifeBlog, Recipe

Pre-workout morning breakfeast

Starting the day right is fundamental to a successful workout. Fruits, greens and a little touch of whole milk...
By Angela | March 17, 2018 | Food, Group Fitness, LifeBlog, Recipe

Portuguese Sausage – Linguiça Portuguesa

This is a super tasty sausage. I use this everytime I prepare black beans.  I have also used it preparing...
By Angela | March 12, 2018 | Food, LifeBlog

Berry and Whole Milk Yogurt Smoothie

I teach R.I.P.P.E.D. every Thursday evening 5:45 pm, at Metalmark Climbing and Fitness.  It is an intense class, combining...
By Angela | March 9, 2018 | Food, LifeBlog, Recipe

Meatballs with Garbanzo Beans and How to “Improve” a Store Bought Sauce

I created a new idea for meatballs today.  I was just thinking how could meatballs be made in a...
By Angela | March 7, 2018 | Food, LifeBlog, Recipe

Simple Meat Loaf Recipe – Saturday, February 24, 2018

This is a delicious meatloaf you can make to bake right away or keep it pre-mixed in the refrigerator and...
By Angela | February 24, 2018 | Food, LifeBlog, Recipe

Making Zwieback, The Mennonite Bun

I am going to show you here how to make Zwieback.  This video will show you exactly what to...
By Angela | February 17, 2018 | Food, LifeBlog, Recipe