chickpea shake

Chickpea Shake: Light Meal or Post-Workout Nutrition

I thought up of this shake this past weekend when I wanted a light lunch packed with nutrients. The weekends are typically my recovery days, when I don't workout, so I tend to eat lighter lunches then. This shake is full of carbs, protein and fiber, so it's also good post-workout food. Chickpeas are filling,… Continue reading Chickpea Shake: Light Meal or Post-Workout Nutrition

tuna ramen veggie pulp

Dry Ramen with Tuna and Veggie Pulp

We just got a home juicer, and the yield on this thing is great because I don't discard the pulp once I've made raw juice. I store the vegetable pulp and sprinkle it on any dish for more nutrition. Just one example is a dry ramen I like to make for lunch, after a workout.… Continue reading Dry Ramen with Tuna and Veggie Pulp

chick pea and smoked trout salad
Adventure, Food

Chickpea and Smoked Trout Salad

It's austral summer here in the South Pacific, and we marked the start of the season by kayaking to Mosquito Island outside of Suva. For our picnic lunch on the beach, I made a simple salad with two cans of chick peas, one can of Trader Joe's smoked trout and a handful of sliced kalamata… Continue reading Chickpea and Smoked Trout Salad

Shrimp and naan

Shrimp and Naan

We found garlic naan in the frozen section of a local supermarket in Suva and decided to give it a try. I sauteed shrimp with olive oil, sesame oil, fresh-squeezed lime juice, cilantro and green onion, and served the mix atop the defrosted naan. It turned out to be a lovely, tasty lunch.



My new obsession in making ramen for lunch using miso and udon. I add bean sprouts for nutrition and crunch and top with a soft-boiled egg. If I want more protein, I add a can of oil-packed tuna. It's a classy treat in the middle of my work day. Ingredients: 1 bundle of udon 1… Continue reading Ramen