May 13, 2020
In my last post, I shared a big exercise win for the week: my first run in six months. This post is about a big food win – a delicious meal with a few interesting (and new-to-me) ingredients.
Looks delicious, right? It’s vegetables, pasta, and ground meat. Except that it’s not pasta or meat, at least not in the traditional sense. Read the rest of this entry »
December 15, 2019
I went to a holiday party last night, and contributed a dish, since it was a potluck. I’m not going to take credit and say I invented anything, but I did take a recipe that only had four ingredients and swapped two of them for healthier items. That’s 50%, y’all! It all started with a package.
This is the Pineapple Pecan Cheesespread Mix by Country Home Creations, a local dip mix company that’s Read the rest of this entry »
October 2, 2018
I modify and mess with recipes all the time, so that I can make them healthier, more appealing to me, and to use ingredients I have on hand. I recently made some Shepherd’s Pie, but I may have strayed too far in my quest to make it guilt-free. I don’t know if I can still call this Shepherd’s Pie or not. What do you think?
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August 30, 2018
I’m gonna jam two recipes into one blog post, so let’s not waste any time! Background: We recently had a little family get-together, and when I asked what I could contribute, my aunt called me a “veggie guru,” and suggested I bring veggies. Count me in, I love that plan! My sister-in-law Alexis and I made two salads to contribute, and here’s the first one:
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August 10, 2018
I’ve sharing new things all week long, and I’m going to finish up with some silliness. It’s my new favorite app, and it allows you to see the whole world in a new way: where everything is made of Cheetos! Read the rest of this entry »
May 30, 2018
Today you’ll read about Cauliflower and Buckwheat Salad. You’re going to love it, because it’s delicious. And healthy. And drool-worthy. See?
But where’s the cauliflower? It’s there… and Read the rest of this entry »
June 18, 2017
I got a new kitchen tool – a masher – and this is the healthy, delicious recipe where I used it for the very first time!
Low-Carb Pancake Roll-ups are perfect for brunch. They’re great for other meals, too, and particularly versatile, because they’re a finger food, and everyone loves finger food. And what makes them low-carb? I’m glad you asked. Read the rest of this entry »
February 21, 2017
I’m always on the hunt for new snack ideas. Fresh vegetables are a tried-and-true mainstay in my snack game, but fresh vegetables aren’t always available, and sometimes they don’t travel well.
There are lots of veggie-based snacks at the store, but many fall into a category that’s a pet peeve of mine, where they’re labeled as Read the rest of this entry »
January 25, 2017
If you’re like me, you absolutely LOVE a cheese ball. What’s not to love? It’s a GIANT BALL OF CHEESE! It may come as no surprise that cheese balls are a high-calorie affair, so I came up with a lighter version.
This would be a perfect addition to your upcoming Super Bowl festivities. Who wouldn’t to nibble on a cheese ball while Read the rest of this entry »