Zucchini Pasta with Brussel Sprout, Pine Nuts and Bread Crumbs

zucchini pasta

My husband is a big fan of replacing past with Spiralizer, and one of his favorite vegetables is zucchini, so spiralized zucchini is naturally a hit for us.  Zucchini pasta is versatile like regular pasta and can be cooked so many different ways.   I personally have cooked it with marinara sauce or pasta sauce, with a garlic sauce and even as a stir-fry with other green vegetables. For this recipe, I decided to cook the zucchini pasta with brussel sprouts, pine nuts and bread crumbs.  I simply saute the bread crumbs in olive…

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Apple Cinnamon Baked Oatmeal

apple cinnamon baked oatmeal

I created this post as part of a sponsored series with Socialstars and SPLENDA® Brand; all opinions are my own. Easy, fall baking recipes with apple just seem perfect for this time of year.  One in particular that hits the mark is this Apple Cinnamon Baked Oatmeal recipe using SPLENDA® Naturals Stevia Sweetener. It’s a new Splenda product that offers great tasting, , no-calorie natural sweetener made with stevia extract. For more info on how the SPLENDA® Brand does naturals, visit splendanaturals.com. This apple cinnamon baked oatmeal recipe is…

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Freekeh Salad with Kale, Sweet Potatoes & Homemade Lime Cilantro Dressing

freekeh salad

In the mood for a tangy and refreshing high antioxidant salad? Look no further, this one is a culmination of tasty ingredients coming together in a tasty and unique freekeh salad: It contains freekeh, kale, sweet potatoes, pumpkin seeds, tomatoes, fresh mint, fresh basil, walnuts and cashew. I topped it with a lime cilantro homemade dressing. This filling salad is very easy to make. It also offers tons of health benefits. You can buy freekeh at most grocery stores; usually…

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Crock-Pot® Slow Cooker Lime Chicken with Couscous #CrockPotRecipes

slow cooker lime chicken

This post is sponsored by Crock-Pot® Slow Cooker and Mirum Agency. The opinions stated are my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that keep Posh Journal cooking. Today I am going to share my favorite Crock-Pot® slow cookerLime Chicken. This recipe is so easy to make and you can likely already find most of the ingredients right in your pantry.  I cook the lime chicken using my favorite slow cooker product, Crock-Pot® slow cooker.  Cooking with my Crock-Pot® slow cooker is one of…

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Spaghetti Squash Pasta with Lentils and Homemade Marinara Sauce

spaghetti squash pasta

I am so excited to introduce you to the closest thing that I have to a sous chef in my kitchen!  It is the Dorot line of products, my most clutch ingredient that’s especially helpful on busy days when I’m inspired to cook but don’t have time to get fresh herbs from the market.  If you are not familiar with Dorot’s products, maybe its time for you to visit your local Trader’s Joe or Whole Foods to pick up some up, you won’t be disappointed.  (Note: the Dorot’s product line is located in the frozen food aisle).…

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Mussels in White Wine, Tomatoes & Chorizo + #GarnachaDay


Let us celebrate the occasion with wine and delicious foods Is a Garnacha wine one of your favorites?  Prior to my trip to Spain I hadn’t really heard of Garnacha wines, but since then it’s oftentimes exactly what I request.  I learned that they are monovarietal, which means that it’s produced from a single grape variety.  Garnachas are one of the most delicious wine grape varieties in the world, excellent in reds, whites, rosés and sweet wines.  I was lucky enough to have…

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Roasted Garbanzo Beans with Sumac Honey Lemon Salad Dressing

roasted garbanzo beans

Here’s a delicious, roasted garbanzo beans salad with refreshing and tangy veggies that make it unforgettable.  This is a high protein salad that will actually fill you up. I added fresh curly parsley, mint, tomatoes, red onions and a surprise ingredient of goji berries, with a refreshing homemade sumac honey-lemon salad dressing. Roasted garbanzo beans are my favorite healthy snack and bring a nice texture and taste for a salad. Garbanzo beans are filling and low in saturated fat and…

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Tofu Stir Fry with Soy Sauce, Garlic and Ginger

tofu stir fry

Tofu Stir Fry with Soy Sauce, Garlic and Ginger Below is a delicious tofu stir fry, marinated in ginger, garlic and soy sauce.   It’s unique for tofu with its slightly smoky flavor.   Tofu is very high in fiber and protein, it’s also very affordable. For this stir fry tofu recipe, I used a package of extra firm tofu that I purchased from my local Trader’s Joe.  The firmer the tofu the better for many types of recipes, and I feel this one falls into that bucket.…

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Stir Fry Tempeh with Kale Tomato Sauce

Stir Fry Tempeh

Stir Fry Tempeh with Kale Tomato Sauce Tempeh is one of the best soy products and is a tradition Asian soy dish from Indonesia.  Tempeh is one of the healthiest foods as it is high in protein, high in fiber and so much more.  Some of its healthiest contents are large amounts of folate, vitamin K, calcium, magnesium and iron.  Its suitable for a vegan diet, and gives a nice hearty consistency that’s very different from tofu which is a nice way to mix it up for those who don’t eat meat.  Replacing meat…

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Easy Za’atar Roasted Chicken Breast

Za'atar Roasted Chicken Breast

Easy Za’atar Roasted Chicken Breast Today I am going to share this easy Za’atar Roasted Chicken Breast recipe, served with mixed harvest grains : Couscous, lentils, orzo, baby garbanzo beans and red quinoa. Za’atar is a traditional Middle Eastern spice mix, which containing a combination of thyme, sesame seed, sumac (a tart and tangy spice made from ground sumac berries) and salt. You can purchase the pre-made Za’atar spice mix at any International market or make your own Za’atar spice at home. You…

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Best Travel Destinations + Win a Trip Around The World


Thank you to Radisson Blu for sponsoring today’s post and inspiring me to dream up my trip around the world! Are you looking for some ideas for best travel destinations in the world.  How about winning a trip around the world? The most anticipated #PaperCity contest by Radisson Blu® is finally here. If you haven’t played the game visit Paper City by Raddison Blu  to start your journey and discover fun facts/clues about each location, helping you to guess the city.  The…

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Key Rules for Successful Travel Photography + Olympus Takes You There

Travel Photography

This post is sponsored by Olympus®  in partnership with Activate by Bloglovin, all opinions are 100% my own. There is so much in this world to see, to discover and uncover. My passion for food and photography have pushed me to travel through many countries and cities across the world.   Some of my favorites have been Singapore, Thailand, China, Spain, France and Italy.  I started a family about 6 years ago but I’m doing all I can to keep…

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