Happy and Healthy Recipes

Because eating healthy can also make you happy

Side Dishes

Mexican Green Rice
mexican-green-rice

Mexican green rice recipe This is not that orange/reddish rice that is served at almost every Mexican restaurant. My husband (unlike me) is not a rice and beans guy. More of the meat and potatoes… Me being hispanic I am all about rice. He will eat it but not really enjoy it. Until he ate

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Vegan rice balls
vegan rice balls

Vegan rice balls is the star of this simple everyday lunch which includes pinto beans and purple/red cabbage. Ingredients: Beans- 1 cup of soaked and cooked pinto beans 1/2 zucchini 1 small carrot green onions parsley coconut  oil pink salt Rice balls – 1 cup cooked rice (brown, basmati or jasmine) 2 Tablespoons rice flour

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Vegan lunch
vegan-lunch

Vegan lunch that you can also eat for dinner. This lunch has garbanzo beans, also known as chickpeas. When you don’t eat animal protein is very important to eat legumes aka beans and rice to get you essential amino acids. The building blocks of protein. So as you can expect we also have rice and

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Garlic Rosemary Stuffing
garlic-rosemary-dressing-stuffing

Garlic Rosemary stuffing is the recipe we will be making for Thanksgiving 2014. Stuffing is my favorite traditional Thanksgiving dish. This is the only time in the whole year that I prepare it and eat it! It was what I missed the most from a Thanksgiving meal during the years I lived in Brazil by

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