My Mystery Dip…REVEALED!

February 20, 2015

You must be on the edge of your seat! The moment you’ve been waiting for is finally here. I ended my last post with a tantalizing cliffhanger: what kind of dip would I serve with my jicama and cold cuts platter? The answer is about to be revealed.

But first…let’s play a little Read the rest of this entry »


Jicama + Meat = A Healthy Party Food!

February 19, 2015

Sometimes my mind goes to weird places. The other day, while I was waiting at the service deli at the store, I became fixated with a bizarre question: Could meat be sliced thin enough to be see-through? I ended up ordering 1/2 pound each of turkey pastrami and honey ham, as thin as humanly possible, as when I got home, I immediately tested it out.

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Honey ham = not see-through. Parts were translucent, though! As for the turkey pastrami… Read the rest of this entry »


Homemade, High-Protein Ice Cream!

February 17, 2015

Hope you had a great long weekend!

I got an easy, healthy snack idea for you, and if you have a sweet tooth, you’ll love it even more. This DIY ice cream only has a few ingredients, tastes great, and can be thrown together in a few minutes (although it does take a while to freeze).

Plus, it’s versatile. You can flavor it however you want. I used Read the rest of this entry »


Poached Hake With Orange-Molasses Glaze

February 11, 2015

I cook a lot, but I very rarely fire up all four burners on my stove at the same time. One recent meal, though, required all four, and while juggling so much cookware was a handful, the end result was magnificent.

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I built the menu around one ingredient: Read the rest of this entry »


Well? What Happened To That Poaching Liquid?

January 30, 2015

It’s the resolution to the cliffhanger that had, um, a couple of you racked with anxiety and on the edge of your seats!

Here’s the recap, in case you missed my last post: Read the rest of this entry »


Poached Chicken with Veggie Noodles

January 29, 2015

Healthy, easy dinner alert! Here’s a meal that’s purdy enough to be served to guests. Because that’s exactly what I did, and it was a hit.

poached-chicken-veggie-noodles-plate

It’s Poached Chicken with Veggie Noodles, and both recipes were Read the rest of this entry »


Kale and Quinoa Salad

January 18, 2015

I was looking through photos when I came across a bunch for a blog post I never wrote. Whoops! Better late than never, right? This recipe is for a super healthy, super easy salad. I made it when I was in Michigan for Christmas. Since it’s not Read the rest of this entry »


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