Why Genetic Testing is much more than just your Ancestry

If you’ve heard about genetic testing in the past decade, it’s probably been through the marketing of ancestry companies. There’s the allure of finding out where you came from (or uncovering family secrets!), and at-home kits provided by these companies have shown everyday people how easy it is to test their DNA. But unfortunately, due to the popularity and widespread marketing of ancestry tests, most people aren’t aware of the other…

The Complete Guide to Lactose-Free Yogurt: Types, Nutrition, and Benefits

If you’re a yogurt lover, you’ve probably noticed the product selections expand significantly over the last decade. In some stores, the yogurt section can be as overwhelming as walking into a supplement store in search of the best multivitamin. Whether you’re looking for whipped, yogurt with mix-ins, full-fat, low-fat, fat-free, or non-dairy, there’s something for everyone. Lactose-free yogurt has garnered more attention and we’re seeing more options. But what is it,…

Metabolic Reset: 6 Essential Tips to Reignite Your Energy

Your metabolism is the process by which your body converts what you’re eating and drinking into the energy it can use for everyday functions that support your health. There are many reasons why your metabolism may be knocked off balance, so to speak. While there’s no magic reset button, there are things you can do to support your metabolic function. Keep reading to understand why this may happen and how…

Natural, Sugar free, Paleo, Homemade

Strawmeloney Popsicle

Beat summer heat with these cool homemade fruit popsicle with only 4 natural ingredients and absolutely no sugar and artificial ingredients. My kids love to eat popsicles especially during summer break. I am not a fan of store bought  popsicles as they  are loaded with high fructose corn syrup, sugars, artificial colors and ingredients and ZERO nutrition. This recipe is free of all those unwanted ingredients and is super simple…

Summer salad, Vegetarian, vegan, high protein

Sprouted mung-moth beans salad

This is by far my FAVORITE salad! Looking for a very unique and super simple recipe for salad that is packed with tons of nutrition? Then look no further! Mung and moth beans are legumes and are staple food in cultural Indian diet for thousands of years. Mung beans also known as moong beans are getting popular in western countries due to it’s high nutrition profile and you can find…

10 steps to a healthier family

Looking to adopt healthy lifestyle changes for you and your family? Are you confused with a lot of information out there? Do you want to offer your kids better nutrition but don’t know how? If you answered yes to any of these, let me say that you are not alone.  In today’s world, full of fast and processed foods, busy lifestyle and lot of conflicting information out there, it certainly sounds…

Happy Heart Day!

Savory Heart Patties Heart day is here! We are surrounded by lots of love and tons of sweets around us. Grocery store isles are full of chocolates, cakes and cookies….But, as we celebrate our love for each other; What about something really HEALTHY FOR THE HEART? How about something savory on this Valentine’s day? I made Savory Heart Patties to celebrate Valentine’s Day. They are perfect as an appetizer or as…

QUINOA EDAMAME TACOS

Last night I wanted to eat something very tasty yet very healthy for dinner (or should I say Nutrilicious?); so, I decided to make tacos with a twist! You can never go wrong with Tacos; right? I used quinoa with lots of vegetables as my filling for tacos. Quinoa is one of my favorite as it is not only high in nutritional value with high protein and fiber; but, is…

Vegetarian ? Focus on these 5 nutrients…

Vegetarian and plant based diets have become popular in the USA and the interest continues to be on the rise. It is estimated that 7.3 million Americans are vegetarians. People follow vegetarian diets due to health benefits, ecological concerns or cultural/personal choice. Vegetarian diets have multiple health benefits including reduced rate of obesity, heart disease and even cancer. While you reap the rewards of vegetarian diets; it is important to keep…

Hello, Welcome and Namaste!

Hey everyone! This is Z welcoming you to my website and blog! Wondering – what is nutrilicious? Nutritious+Delicious=NUTRILICIOUS Food affects our body, mind and soul. Nutrilicious is when health and taste co-exist in harmony to meet your body’s needs and satisfy your mind. Let’s find that perfect balance together… I often hear people are interested in making healthy lifestyle choices; however, finds it difficult due to conflicting information or lack…