Lime-Berry Corn Meal Muffins

I was looking for a gluten-free muffin to bake, these came out more than I was expecting. The lime zest make them so refreshing and the baked blueberries just pop in your mouth like a little balloon of flavor! So good! I like to bake muffins because they are the perfect portion. Don’t have to worry if one slice is thicker than the other. They freeze perfectly, so you always have a quick breakfast ready or a perfect munch with your coffee for a snack.

LIME-BERRY CORN MEAL MUFFINS

Ingredients

2/3 Cup Corn meal

2   Cups Almond Flour

2/3 Cup Sugar

3   Eggs

1   Cup mixed berries (I used blueberries and raspberries)

2   Limes, zest and juice

Directions

  • Place butter and sugar in a medium bowl and mix until it becomes light and fluffy
  • Add rest of the ingredients and stir carefully until well combined

 

  • Divide the mixture into 12-16 muffin liners
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes until a tooth pick comes out clean
  • Simply delicious!

 

 

Toast topped with Greek Yogurt and Blueberries

This is barely a recipe, more, is just an idea for a healthy delicious breakfast on a busy schedule. Just  toast a slice of bread spread greek thick yogurt and top it with your choice of fruit. This time I used blueberries, they add the perfect amount of sweetness to the toast. If you want more. you could add a drizzle of honey. Enjoy!!

Greek Yogurt Sauces

Get the most out of greek plain yogurt! It is versatile because of it is unflavored, it easily absorbs different flavors. It is packed with powerful protein, 23 grs of protein per serving, that makes you feel fuller for longer periods of time. It provides probiotics, wich contributes in a healthy digestive system. It is a low-calorie food, if you choose the plain non-fat kind, because it doesn’t have any artificially added sugars.

This is the easiest way to add flavor to your food! Combine thick greek plain yogurt and a spice of your choice and you can pour it over eggs, tacos, quesadillas, stake, poultry, fish. Greek yogurt is the perfect substitution to sour cream or mayo. Here are some great examples: Continue reading

Artichokes from my garden!

Have you seen an artichoke flower fully bloomed? I’ve been saving this post so I can show you how beautiful an artichoke flower is. I harvested some artichokes from my backyard and I left one so it could bloom and I could admire such a beauty. I documented on pictures how it was changing. It actually took 3 weeks from the first picture you see to the last one I took. So Admire this amazing flower in its blooming stages.

Talking about food, in this case artichokes, I prepared hearts of artichokes with a mexican twist. Artichoke is low in calories, rich in fiber and antioxidants, minerals, and helps lower cholesterol. I am so glad I grow this beauty in my backyard. And I gave myself this flower as a gift for my 100 post!! Can’t believe it I have enjoyed blogging so much!!

HEARTS OF ARTICHOKE WITH JALAPE˜ÑO AND CHEESE

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Tomatillo Panela Salad

 

This is a salad that is perfect for this spring days. Very refreshing!  Panela is a white, light, fresh cow’s milk cheese. Combined with tomatillos, cilantro and lime juice becomes a delightful salad or a great appetizer. Serve it over corn tortilla chips and top it with salted yogurt.

TOMATILLO PANELA SALAD 

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Salmon with a Horseradish-Dill Sause

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I’m feeling a little bit frustrated. I just spent one hour and thirty minutes trying to make a copy. Only to find out that this paper is too big and it doesn’t fit in a regular scanner. Why they don’t say it from the very beginning and save me all that time! So I came back home, took a picture of it and printed. Came out pretty good. Hope I had thought about that from the very beginning and I would have saved me all that time.

Something refreshing that is perfect for spring. Easy, simple and full of flavor.

SALMON WITH A HORSERADISH DIL SAUCE

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