Quinoa Salad

Quinoa Salad

Today I wanted to spotlight Quinoa, the seed of the Incas.  It has gained immense popularity in recent years and has even been cultivated in my native Pakistan.  I didn’t grow up eating this grain status seed, but upon first introduction, it was pure love.   My journey to eating whole foods started right along with my decision to go gluten…

Cauliflower Fried Rice

Cauliflower Fried Rice

I’ve been spamming you on my IG stories with my love affair for cauliflower fried rice  but I kid you not, this may be my new favorite way to eat cauliflower and possibly yours too after you try this recipe! It’s quick, simple and meal prep friendly plus a low carb, Whole 30 approved way to enjoy a classic. Cauliflower…

Pineapple Lime Cooler

Pineapple Lime Cooler

You all feeling the humidity creeping in lately? It’s starting to here in Houston and we’re getting the first glimpse of summer! Well, that’s perfect timing for this Pineapple Lime Cooler. Refreshing and hydrating with electrolytes from the coconut water and the perfect tang of lime. This is a crowd pleaser with ingredients that are in season and available globally!…

Hara Masala Chicken Skewers

Hara Masala Chicken Skewers

I had the pleasure of sharing a few recipes with Mashion for their Ramadan programming on Instagram. Here is one of them. Hara Masala Chicken Skewers. I used chicken breast but it is a very dry cut of meat so using boneless, skinless chicken thighs would be a great idea too! The key is to use kacha papita (raw papaya)…

Tandoori Chicken Curry

Tandoori Chicken Curry

Chicken curry is a staple in my Pakistani home. Growing up, not so much. it was either Karahi Chicken or none at all. It was only after I got married and had my husband’s version of chicken curry that I started experimenting with my own version. The Challenge This curry is missing a key ingredient, onion, that you will find…

Black Bean Quinoa Bowl

Black Bean Quinoa Bowl

Have you tried quinoa yet? Or tried having quinoa in a bowl? Well I did, not that I haven’t had quinoa before but I am just loving eating everything in a bowl! This one was extremely delicious and totally hit the spot.

I was in Miami for a conference through my  school, The Institute for Integrative Nutrition. It was over the weekend and for lunch my friends and I decided to get some tacos a bunch of our other Health Coach friends had recommended. While traveling it is often hard to find  good, healthy, gluten free food but we did  at https://www.taquizatacos.com/menu.htm and it was super delicious too!