Unleashing the Magic of Breakfast Bowls:A Vibrant Start to Your Day

Wellness Wednesday lovelies! It’s Trina here, bringing you some sunshine in a bowl to kickstart your day with a burst of energy and style. Yes, I’m talking about the ever-versatile and utterly delicious breakfast bowl! Whether you're a busy bee juggling your morning routine or someone who savors the tranquility of the morning, a well-crafted breakfast bowl is your ticket to a nourishing and vibrant start.

The Foundation: Choosing Your Base
The beauty of breakfast bowls lies in their versatility. The base of your bowl can vary according to your dietary preferences and what your body craves. For a hearty and warm start, oatmeal or quinoa makes an excellent choice, rich in fiber and protein. If you're leaning towards something light and refreshing, Greek yogurt or a smoothie base can be your go-to, packing a punch of probiotics and vitamins.

The Toppings: A Symphony of Flavors and Textures
Here’s where the fun begins! Layering your bowl with a variety of toppings not only makes it Instagram-worthy but also ensures you’re getting a wide range of nutrients. 
Here are some ideas to get you started:
Fruits: Add a pop of color and sweetness with berries, banana slices, or tropical fruits like mango and pineapple.
Nuts and Seeds: Sprinkle some almonds, chia seeds, or pumpkin seeds for a crunchy texture and a dose of healthy fats.
Protein Punch: For an extra protein boost, consider adding a dollop of nut butter, a sprinkle of hemp seeds, or even a soft-boiled egg on top.
Superfoods: Don’t forget to sprinkle some magic with superfoods like goji berries, cacao nibs, or a dash of turmeric powder for an anti-inflammatory boost.

The Dressing: The Final Flourish 
The right dressing can elevate your breakfast bowl from good to gourmet. A drizzle of honey or maple syrup can sweeten the deal, while a spoonful of almond or peanut butter can add a creamy richness. For a tangier twist, a dollop of jam or fresh fruit compote can do wonders.

The Verdict: Why Breakfast Bowls?
Besides their undeniable Instagram appeal, breakfast bowls are a powerhouse of nutrition. They’re a fantastic way to ensure you're starting your day with a balanced meal, combining carbohydrates, proteins, fats, and plenty of vitamins and minerals. Plus, the act of assembling your bowl is a creative process that can be incredibly satisfying and a wonderful way to express your personal style.

So, lovely readers, embrace the art of breakfast bowls and let your morning meal be a daily adventure. Experiment with ingredients, play with colors, and most importantly, listen to your body and give it the nourishment it deserves. Here's to a vibrant, healthy, and stylish start to your day!

Stay vibrant, Trina

Recipes for each bowl:

Oatmeal with Banana and Peanut Butter Bowl
Ingredients:½ cup rolled oats1 cup almond milk (or any milk of your choice)1 ripe banana, sliced1-2 tablespoons peanut butterA pinch of cinnamon (optional)A drizzle of honey or maple syrup (optional)

Instructions:In a small saucepan, bring the almond milk to a boil. Add the rolled oats and a pinch of cinnamon, then reduce the heat to low. Simmer for 5-10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the oats are soft and have absorbed most of the milk.Transfer the cooked oats into a bowl. Top with sliced banana and dollops of peanut butter.Drizzle with honey or maple syrup for a touch of sweetness if desired.Give it a gentle stir to swirl the peanut butter and honey into the warm oatmeal, and enjoy your creamy, nutty, and utterly comforting bowl!

Acai Bowl Recipe
Ingredients:2 frozen acai packets (100g each)½ banana, sliced½ cup mixed berries (strawberries, blueberries, raspberries)½ cup apple juice or any liquid (almond milk, coconut water)Toppings: Granola, sliced fruits (banana, berries), shredded coconut, honey, chia seeds.
Instructions:In a blender, combine the frozen acai packets, banana, mixed berries, and apple juice. Blend until smooth and thick, with a consistency similar to soft serve ice cream.Pour the acai blend into a bowl and smooth the top with a spoon.Top your bowl with a generous handful of granola, sliced fruits, a sprinkle of shredded coconut, and a few chia seeds.Drizzle with a bit of honey for added sweetness.Dive in immediately and enjoy the refreshing, fruity flavors and varied textures!

Cottage Cheese and Strawberries Bowl
Ingredients:1 cup cottage cheese½ cup fresh strawberries, sliced1 tablespoon honey or maple syrupA sprinkle of chia seeds or flaxseeds (optional)
Instructions:Place the cottage cheese in a serving bowl.Arrange the sliced strawberries on top of the cottage cheese.Drizzle with honey or maple syrup for a hint of sweetness.Sprinkle with chia seeds or flaxseeds for an extra nutritional boost.Mix lightly before eating if desired, and enjoy this protein-rich, sweet, and creamy bowl!

Chia Seed Pudding Bowl
Ingredients:¼ cup chia seeds1 cup almond milk (or any milk of your choice)½ teaspoon vanilla extract1-2 tablespoons maple syrup or to tasteToppings: Fresh fruits (berries, kiwi, mango), nuts, coconut flakes.
Instructions:In a bowl, mix the chia seeds, almond milk, vanilla extract, and maple syrup. Whisk well to combine.Cover the bowl and refrigerate for at least 4 hours, preferably overnight, until the mixture becomes pudding-like.Once the chia pudding has set, give it a good stir to break up any clumps.Spoon the pudding into a serving bowl and top with your choice of fresh fruits, nuts, and coconut flakes for a burst of flavor and texture.

Enjoy this delightful, nutritious bowl that's perfect for a refreshing start or a healthy snack anytime! Feel free to customize these bowls to your taste preferences and dietary needs. 

Enjoy crafting your beautiful, delicious creations, and here's to a vibrant, energized start to your day!


Hey there,
Here's a collection of vibrant and delicious tostada recipes that are perfect for spicing up your meals. Each one is a little celebration on a plate, packed with flavors and textures. Let's dive into these tasty creations!

1. Beef and Cheese Tostada with Lime and Cilantro
Ingredients: Ground beef, grated cheese blend (like cheddar and Monterey Jack), tostada shells, lime, fresh cilantro, salt, and pepper.
Instructions: Cook ground beef until browned; season with salt and pepper. Squeeze a bit of lime juice for zest. Place beef on tostada shells, top with cheese, and broil until the cheese melts. Garnish with fresh cilantro and a lime wedge. Serve immediately.

2. Fish Ceviche Tostada
Ingredients: Fresh white fish (like tilapia or mahi-mahi), lime juice, red onion, cilantro, avocado, tostada shells, salt, and pepper.
Instructions: Dice the fish and marinate in lime juice with finely chopped red onion and cilantro for about 2 hours in the fridge. Season with salt and pepper. Serve on tostada shells and top with slices of avocado.

3. Corn Tostada with Beef and Cheese
Ingredients: Corn tostada shells, ground beef, corn kernels, grated cheese blend, lettuce, sour cream.
Instructions: Brown the beef and add corn kernels, cooking until tender. Layer beef and corn on tostada shells, top with grated cheese, and broil until cheese melts. Add shredded lettuce and a dollop of sour cream on top.

4. Mexican Tostada with Picadillo Meat, Pico de Gallo, and Cream
Ingredients: Ground beef (Picadillo meat), tomatoes, onion, jalapeno, cilantro, lime, sour cream, and tostada shells.
Instructions: Prepare Picadillo meat (seasoned with cumin, garlic, and tomatoes). Mix chopped tomatoes, onion, jalapeno, cilantro, and lime juice to make Pico de Gallo. Layer Picadillo on tostada shells, top with Pico de Gallo, and a drizzle of sour cream.

5. Ceviche Tostada
Ingredients: Similar to Fish Ceviche Tostada but feel free to mix in or substitute with shrimp. Follow the same instructions.

6. Chicken and Pepper Tostada
Ingredients: Cooked shredded chicken, bell peppers (varied colors), onion, cheese blend, tostada shells, avocado, lime.
Instructions: Sauté sliced bell peppers and onion until soft. Mix in shredded chicken to warm. Spoon the mixture onto tostada shells, top with cheese, and broil until melted. Garnish with avocado slices and a squeeze of lime.

Each of these recipes brings a unique taste and texture, perfect for mixing things up in the kitchen. Remember, cooking is all about creativity and making it your own, so feel free to tweak these recipes to suit your taste or dietary needs. 

Enjoy crafting these delightful dishes.

Here's to adding a burst of joy and flavor to your table!

Satisfy your cravings with this irresistible Salmon Pattie Meal!

Salmon Patties


Salmon patties are a delicious and nutritious dish that's both easy to make and versatile. Here's a simple recipe you can try:


2 cans (14.75 ounces each) salmon, drained and flaked

2 eggs, lightly beaten

1/2 cup breadcrumbs (you can use regular or panko breadcrumbs)

1/4 cup finely chopped onion

2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

Salt and pepper to taste

2 tablespoons olive oil (for frying)


In a large mixing bowl, combine the flaked salmon, beaten eggs, breadcrumbs, chopped onion, parsley, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Mix until well combined.

Form the mixture into patties of your desired size. You should be able to make about 6-8 patties depending on the size.

Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat.

Once the oil is hot, carefully place the salmon patties in the skillet. Cook for about 3-4 minutes on each side, or until they are golden brown and crispy.

Once cooked through, transfer the patties to a plate lined with paper towels to drain any excess oil.

Serve the salmon patties hot with your favorite side dishes, such as salad, rice, or vegetables. You can also enjoy them as a sandwich with your preferred toppings.

Feel free to customize this recipe to your liking by adding herbs, spices, or other ingredients that you enjoy. Enjoy your delicious homemade salmon patties! Let me know if you have any questions or need further assistance.

A delicious sauce can complement salmon patties perfectly. Here's a simple and flavorful sauce recipe you can try:

Creamy Dill Sauce:


1/2 cup mayonnaise

2 tablespoons Greek yogurt (or sour cream)

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill (or 1 teaspoon dried dill)

1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

Salt and pepper to taste


In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, Greek yogurt (or sour cream), lemon juice, chopped dill, and Dijon mustard.

Mix well until all the ingredients are thoroughly combined.

Season with salt and pepper to taste. Adjust the seasoning according to your preference.

Refrigerate the sauce for at least 30 minutes before serving to allow the flavors to meld together.

Serve the creamy dill sauce alongside your salmon patties as a dipping sauce or drizzle it over the patties before serving.

This creamy dill sauce adds a tangy and herby flavor that pairs beautifully with the salmon patties. It's quick and easy to make, and it can elevate your dish to the next level. Enjoy your delicious salmon patties with this tasty sauce! Let me know if you need further assistance or more recipe ideas.

5 Delicious Smoothie Recipes for Radiant Skin


Here are 5 delicious smoothie recipes designed to promote radiant skin. These recipes focus on ingredients that are known for their skin-nourishing properties, such as antioxidants, healthy fats, vitamins, and minerals.

1. Berry Bliss Antioxidant Smoothie



1 cup mixed berries (blueberries, strawberries, raspberries)

1/2 banana

1 cup spinach

1 tablespoon chia seeds

1 cup almond milk

1 teaspoon honey (optional)


Combine all ingredients in a blender.

Blend until smooth.

Enjoy the antioxidant-rich smoothie, great for fighting free radicals and promoting skin health.

2. Green Glow Smoothie


1 cup kale or spinach

1/2 avocado

1/2 apple

1/2 cucumber

Juice of 1/2 lemon

1 cup coconut water


Add all ingredients to a blender.

Blend until smooth and creamy.

Savor this hydrating smoothie, perfect for moisturizing the skin from within.

3. Tropical Turmeric Smoothie


1 cup pineapple chunks

1/2 mango, peeled and diced

1/2 banana

1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder

1 cup coconut milk

A pinch of black pepper (to enhance turmeric absorption)


Place all ingredients in a blender.

Blend until smooth and bright.

Enjoy this anti-inflammatory smoothie, great for reducing skin redness and irritation.

4. Omega-3 Power Smoothie


1 tablespoon ground flaxseeds

1/2 cup walnuts

1 banana

1 cup spinach

1 cup unsweetened almond milk

1 tablespoon honey (optional)


Combine all ingredients in a blender.

Blend until smooth.

Indulge in this omega-3-rich smoothie for healthier, more supple skin.

5. Sweet Beet Detox Smoothie


1 small beetroot, peeled and diced

1/2 apple

1/2 cup raspberries

1/2 lemon, juiced

1 cup water or green tea (cooled)

A few mint leaves


Add all ingredients to a blender.

Blend until smooth.

Enjoy this detoxifying smoothie, perfect for promoting a clear and glowing complexion.

Remember to adjust the sweetness and thickness of these smoothies to your preference. You can also add protein powder or other superfoods to boost their nutritional value. 

Enjoy your journey to radiant skin with these delightful smoothies!

All my Best,


Grilled Chicken and Veggie Delight: A Low-Carb Feast Over Riced Cauliflower


In the world of healthy eating, finding a dish that is both nutritious and bursting with flavor can be a real delight. Today, we're introducing a delectable recipe that combines succulent grilled chicken, caramelized onions, colorful bell peppers, diced tomatoes, fragrant garlic, and tender broccoli—all served over a bed of riced cauliflower. This low-carb, high-flavor masterpiece is sure to become a favorite in your kitchen. Let's dive into the delicious details!


For the Grilled Chicken:

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon

For the Veggie Medley:

  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 bell peppers (red, yellow, or green), thinly sliced
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes (canned or fresh)
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Crushed red pepper flakes (optional, for some heat)

For the Riced Cauliflower:

  • 1 head of cauliflower
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley for garnish


  1. Marinate the Chicken:

    • In a bowl, combine olive oil, minced garlic, paprika, salt, black pepper, lemon zest, and lemon juice.
    • Coat the chicken breasts with this marinade and let them sit for at least 20 minutes to absorb the flavors.
  2. Grill the Chicken:

    • Preheat your grill to medium-high heat and oil the grates.
    • Grill the chicken breasts for about 6-8 minutes per side, or until they reach an internal temperature of 165°F (74°C) and have beautiful grill marks.
    • Remove the chicken from the grill and let it rest for a few minutes before slicing it.
  3. Prepare the Veggie Medley:

    • In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat.
    • Add the sliced onions and cook until they become caramelized and golden brown, stirring occasionally (about 10 minutes).
    • Add the bell peppers and minced garlic. Sauté for another 3-4 minutes until the peppers begin to soften.
    • Stir in the diced tomatoes and broccoli florets. Cook until the broccoli is tender-crisp, about 5-7 minutes.
    • Season with salt, black pepper, and crushed red pepper flakes if desired.
  4. Make the Riced Cauliflower:

    • Cut the cauliflower into florets and place them in a food processor.
    • Pulse until the cauliflower resembles rice-like grains.
    • In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat.
    • Add the riced cauliflower, salt, and black pepper.
    • Sauté for 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally until the cauliflower is tender and slightly golden.
  5. Plate and Serve:

    • To serve, place a generous portion of riced cauliflower on each plate.
    • Top with slices of grilled chicken and the veggie medley.
    • Garnish with fresh parsley for a burst of color and freshness.


This grilled chicken and veggie dish served over a bed of riced cauliflower is a culinary masterpiece that satisfies both your taste buds and your health goals. The smoky grilled chicken, caramelized onions, colorful bell peppers, and tender broccoli come together in perfect harmony, creating a symphony of flavors. By serving it over riced cauliflower, you not only reduce the carb content but also add a delightful, fluffy texture to the dish. It's a win-win for both your palate and your well-being. Enjoy this delightful meal that proves healthy eating can be a truly savory experience!

Grilled Salmon with Green Beans and Riced Cauliflower


If you're looking for a dish that combines the rich taste of grilled salmon with the crisp freshness of green beans and the light, fluffy texture of riced cauliflower, you're in for a treat! In this blog post, we'll guide you through the steps to prepare a mouthwatering grilled salmon with green beans and riced cauliflower dish that will have your taste buds dancing.


For the Salmon:

  • 4 salmon fillets
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 lemon, thinly sliced
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Fresh herbs (such as dill or parsley) for garnish

For the Green Beans:

  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Lemon zest for a zesty kick

For the Riced Cauliflower:

  • 1 head of cauliflower
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley for garnish


  1. Prepare the Salmon:

    • In a small bowl, combine the olive oil, minced garlic, salt, and black pepper.
    • Brush the salmon fillets with this mixture, ensuring they are well coated.
    • Place lemon slices on top of the fillets.
    • Preheat your grill to medium-high heat and oil the grates.
    • Grill the salmon for about 4-5 minutes per side or until the salmon flakes easily with a fork. The cooking time may vary depending on the thickness of the fillets.
  2. Cook the Green Beans:

    • In a large bowl, toss the trimmed green beans with olive oil, minced garlic, salt, and black pepper.
    • Place the green beans in a grill basket or on aluminum foil and spread them out evenly.
    • Grill the green beans for about 5-7 minutes, tossing occasionally, until they are tender and slightly charred.
    • Finish with a sprinkle of lemon zest for a burst of flavor.
  3. Prepare the Riced Cauliflower:

    • Cut the cauliflower into florets and place them in a food processor.
    • Pulse until the cauliflower resembles rice-like grains.
    • In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat.
    • Add the riced cauliflower, salt, and black pepper.
    • Sauté for 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally until the cauliflower is tender and slightly golden.
    • Garnish with fresh parsley.
  4. Plate and Serve:

    • Arrange the grilled salmon fillets on a serving platter.
    • Place the green beans and riced cauliflower alongside the salmon.
    • Garnish with fresh herbs, and serve hot.


Grilled salmon with green beans and riced cauliflower is the perfect dish for heart health. The smoky char of the salmon, the crispness of the green beans, and the light fluffiness of the riced cauliflower create a harmonious combination that will delight your taste buds and leave you craving more. Whether you're hosting a summer barbecue or simply enjoying a weeknight dinner, this dish is a healthy and delicious choice that captures the essence of the any season. So fire up the grill, gather your ingredients, and get ready to savor the flavors of summer with this delightful meal. Enjoy!