A Veggie Lover’s Sriracha Shakshuka Recipe

In my last post, 3 Quick & Easy Breakfast recipes, I listed out three (ok, four) breakfast foods that I love to make in the morning. These recipes don’t require slaving over the kitchen or watching the time before you have to run out the door. They are just as the title states, “quick & easy” and they are healthy and delicious too! I wanted … Continue reading A Veggie Lover’s Sriracha Shakshuka Recipe

Monday Vibes: Send Me Your Feedback

I’ve come a long way from when I used to post random musings about health and fitness on Blogspot. If you haven’t noticed yet, I’m excited to tell you that vivieimpara.com now has a new, mobile-friendly design! Please take two minutes to check out my blog and fill out this survey. It will help benefit me and YOU! Not only will it improve your overall experience … Continue reading Monday Vibes: Send Me Your Feedback

Make Your Own New York-style Pizza

Almost everywhere I go in NYC I am tempted by the luring smell of pizza. You know what I’m talking about. The ooey, gooey, cheesy thin crust slices sold in $1 pizza shops on every corner. This New York-style pizza is often sold in wide slices to go. How does one not eat pizza everyday? New Yorkers must have pretty good self control, or they really know how … Continue reading Make Your Own New York-style Pizza

Veggie egg muffins

Veggie Egg Muffin Cups in Five, Four, Three…

What if I told you that you could make a protein rich and delicious breakfast for the rest of the week in only 30 minutes by following these five steps? I’ll make this post short and sweet. Tasty Egg Muffins in Five Steps: 1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Cut up your favorite veggies – I cut up yellow, red, green peppers, as well … Continue reading Veggie Egg Muffin Cups in Five, Four, Three…

Blueberry Vanilla Protein Muffins

These are my favorite blueberry muffins to make on Sunday mornings when you can wake up slow, make a delicious breakfast, and share a steaming pot of coffee. As promised in my last post, Dark Chocolate and Almond Butter Oatmeal Muffins, here is my recipe for oatmeal blueberry muffins. These muffins are just bursting with flavor and full of goodness. When you have extra time in the morning … Continue reading Blueberry Vanilla Protein Muffins

Mini Pepper Nachos You’ll Love

Happy Super Bowl Sunday! Here’s a last minute recipe for you to make for the party people tonight or just for you. Make it in just three easy steps. 🙂 This recipe is inspired by one of my Top Five Healthier Super Bowl recipes, Mini Pepper Nachos with Corn, Black Beans and Avocado from Closet Cooking. Ingredients 1 1/3 cup corn (fresh or canned) 1 1/3 … Continue reading Mini Pepper Nachos You’ll Love

Protein before the Storm

Normally, I’d want to bake cookies during a snowstorm (I already made healthier oatmeal cookies) or go out for a delicious everything bagel scooped out with egg lettuce and tomato… but we all know protein makes us feel full longer, so let’s indulge in some healthy egg and avocado recipes before the impending Winter Storm Juno. I have two recipes for you today: Not-So-Devilish Avocado Eggs … Continue reading Protein before the Storm