High fiber and low in sugar, enjoy these gorgeous muffins for breakfast or a snack in the afternoon. A snap to prepare, you can be enjoying a sweet treat in 30 minutes or less. A great go-to recipe for brunch or a house warming gift for your neighbors. The joy of baking is always better […]
At 33 weeks now, it was about the mid-point during my pregnancy I decided to really hone in my diet. I noticed I was uncomfortable after I ate certain foods and there were heightened adverse effects on my weight gain and overall bodilly functions when I ate others, namely baked sugary foods and dairy products. […]
Who doesn’t love a good banana bread? Just when you think you can eat all the bananas you brought home fromt he store before they start turning brown, you realize you can’t and what else is there left to do than bake those babies up! Rather than letting them go to waste, get out your […]
Eating healthy doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive. Getting creative in the kitchen, utilizing everyday, easy-to-find vegetables, and making food in bulk can help detour fast food, on-the-go convenience store binges when our schedules are just too tight for meal prep. This salad can be made in advance and kept 3-4 days in the […]
One of my weaknesses is quiche. There are many other indulgences I am a glutton to, like scones, but that is for another day. I digress, whenever I see a quiche on a restaurant or cafe menu, I have to try it. Okay, the crust may not be the most healthy thing on the planet, […]
Delicious, a word that can only begins to describe this dish. A light lasagna, it is so tempting to go back for seconds, thirds and even fourths. My husband and I have to show restraint, because it would be so easy to devour the entire dish in one sitting. It is that good! A sauce […]
High in both FIBER & PROTEIN, these easy GRAB & GO bars are ideal for breakfast, snack time, or even dessert. Ditch the store bought granola bars, smart bars, power bars, the like and take these to the office or toss one in the gym bag for an after workout treat, rebuilding both your carbohydrate […]
It is hard for me to describe Polish hospitality without having you experience it firsthand. I mean, I am American, and I tend to believe we have some of the best hospitality in the world. When you go to a restaurant, every want and request, from a side salad to no gluten, generally is fulfilled. If you […]
Looking for a quick, mid-week, family dinner? Now, do I have you covered here! With the fast work of a food processor, these meatballs can be whipped up, in the oven, and on the table in 30-minutes. While the meatballs are baking prepare some quinoa and toss together a simple salad, or maybe mashed red […]
A lot can be said about the Greeks, the Italians and Spaniards; they definitely live the good life! Okay, their economies have fell on hard times as of late, but as a generalized group of people living along the Mediterranean their spirit and zest for life are strong. Companies across the globe have cashed in on creating […]
HELLO! MY NAME IS
EMILY DAWN SZAJDA
I am a professional chef, writer, yoga & meditation instructor, sports nutritionist and adventurous traveler.Discover more
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High fiber and low in sugar, enjoy these gorgeous muffins...
At 33 weeks now, it was about the mid-point during my...