Going to the spa every other week for facials and clean ups sounds very nice but not all of us can afford that right?! I have found some easy, cheap DIY’s that you can use to achieve almost the same result as you would when you go to the spa.. AND I guarantee you probably already have the ingredients at home 🙂 Banana Facial Mask 1/4 cup plain yogurt, 2 tbsp honey and 1 medium banana mash up until smooth and apply a layer on your face and neck and leave it on for 10-20 minutes and then rinse off … Continue reading 4 Simple Homemade Facial Masks
We have been trying to eat healthy, that is why I haven’t posted any dessert recipes. I miss it, but it’s for the better. We haven’t omitted sugar fully.. There’s always a cheat day or two but we are trying healthier meals. I had some leftover food from the previous day so instead of making more, I decided to make a salad. I came across this recipe, it has chicken, Italian dressing and lots of veggies.. everything we like.. (Me- not so on the veggies part, but I am trying hehe) The salad was filling and delicious.. the dressing was the extra oomph!! … Continue reading Grilled Chicken Chopped Salad With Italian Dressing
Hello Everyone, For those living in Canada, I hope you all had a great Family Day weekend as much as we did. Quebec City has been on the top of the list for a while now and we finally got to go there this past weekend…kid you not, we will be going back very soon! We loved the place! It’s such a cute city… with hills and mountains, little cute boutiques and alleyways- Oh so pretty! We felt we were in Europe which is my ideal holiday spot.. We haven’t gone on our honeymoon yet but when we do, it will, hopefully, … Continue reading Our first birthday/long weekend getaway!!
Hello lovelies!! I had mentioned earlier, we are trying to be healthy and with that being said, cupcakes, cookies and cakes will be reduced- No I didn’t say stopped, I said reduced- Because your girl here has a sweet tooth and she needs her sugar! 😀 My dearest, darling husband, went for thirds on this one, so you know that means it turned out delish!! It actually was yummy!! It tasted nothing like boring, tasteless food.. I know, pasta/spaghetti is not really healthy- but please cut me some slack! Can’t expect me to go cold turkey right?! I think it’s … Continue reading Bruschetta Chicken Pasta Salad
We have decided to eat more healthy as we are both gaining so much weight 😦 If you’re a regular visitor to my blog then you must have noticed I’m always up to making some type of dessert, obviously, that will not stop but I will take it down a notch as we are both trying to get back in shape- Summer is coming fast and we gotta look good in those swim suits now isn’t it?! haha After some, recipe searching, I came across this quick and easy dish. It had nothing extra! TBH, you can avoid the fajita … Continue reading Sheet Pan Chicken Fajita
Ingredients 1 1/2 cups + 2 Tbsp all-purpose flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg 1/4 tsp ground ginger 2/3 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup packed light-brown sugar 1/2 cup canola or vegetable oil 2 large eggs 3/4 cup + 2 Tbsp canned pumpkin puree 1 tsp vanilla extract Frosting 8 oz cream cheese, at room temperature 1/2 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature 2 3/4 cups powdered sugar 1/2 tsp vanilla extract Method Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a mixing bowl whisk together flour, baking … Continue reading Pumpkin Cupcakes
Marinade/Dressing: 3 tablespoons olive oil 100ml (just over ⅓ cup) freshly squeezed lime juice 2 tablespoons fresh chopped cilantro 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 teaspoon brown sugar ¾ teaspoon red chilli flakes (adjust to your preference of spice) ½ teaspoon ground Cumin 1 teaspoon salt Salad: 4 chicken thigh fillets, skin removed (no bone) ½ yellow bell pepper, deseeded and sliced ½ red bell pepper, deseeded and sliced ½ an onion, sliced 5 cups Romaine (or cos) lettuce leaves, washed and dried 2 avocados, sliced Extra cilantro leaves to garnish Sour cream (optional) to serve METHOD Whisk marinade ingredients together … Continue reading Grilled Chili Lime Chicken Fajita Salad