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This small bite of deliciousness combines my three favorites peanut butter, chocolate and pretzels. It also has a healthy balance of protein, fat, carbs and fiber. Eat them on the run, after the gym for a snack or just anytime!
This months Recipe Redux is all about Earth Day and reducing food waste. My son Christopher was born on Earth Day, April 22nd, and he is a gift to me and others, as well as to this earth. He loves pesto, especially on grilled...
This healthy take on a pot pie is loaded with veggies, healthy gravy and a delicious butternut squash crust and topped with a whole wheat pastry.
I received an entire box of free Toufayan Pita Pockets (http://www.Toufayan.com) to enter into a sponsored recipe contest, and am eligible to win a prize for this recipe! Although I was not compensated for my time, I was able to eat these delicious...
I received an entire box of free Toufayan Pita Pockets (http://www.Toufayan.com) to enter into a sponsored recipe contest, and am eligible to win a prize for this recipe! Although I was not compensated for my time, I was able to eat...
These deletable, gooey, crunchy, and crumbly oatmeal squares are made with a healthy oats and blueberry preserves. Have for breakfast or dessert!
These sweet scrumptious shrimp tacos are packed with healthy vitamins minerals, taste and low in calories.
Ready to get your wild blueberry smoothie on? This "Wild your Smoothie" contest is perfect for me as this is my go to breakfast and pre workout meal everyday. Wild blueberries are one of the top sources of antioxidants that help to scavenge up all of those free...
This Avocado Chick Pea Relish is the perfect accompaniment to any grilled or steamed fish dish. It is healthy, satisfying and delicious.
So glad to be a part of Food and Nutrition Magazine's Test Kitchen Program. Check out what i did with Siggi's yogurt. I made some changes to the original recipe adding even more protein and nutrition!!
I had a challenge this week; make a meal for less than $3 per serving. When I saw six avocados for $6 and a rotisserie chicken for $5, I thought of a chicken salad made by a restaurant I worked at where they grill and chop chicken, make a salad and serve...
Supper Spaghetti Sauce - Recipe Redux Recipe ReDux played a little party game for the end of 2016: We had to grab our nearest cookbook and ReDux the recipe on page 201, 16, 216 - or any combo of the number "2016". I pulled out my mom's cookbook copyright 1955; a...
Healthy Apple Pie This month's recipe redux theme is "healthy holiday dessert you will be sharing with family and friends this season". I was making an apple pie for Thanksgiving and decided I wanted to do something to replace the butter laden crust. I searched...
Broccoli Rabe and Crumbled Chicken Sausage Pizza This months theme for Recipe Redux "Vacation Inspired Recipe". Studying abroad in Italy a few years ago and a weekend trip to Naples brought the best thin crusted pizza I have ever had. This flat bread pizza was...
Spinach Parsley Spice Yogurt Dip This months Recipe Redux's theme is "Get your Fruits and Veggies in Shape" got me thinking. I didn't want to do the same ole zucchini noodles or mandolin shaved radish or flowers. I had wanted to make a sunflower out...
Whoever said brownies had to be reserved for cheat days never saw this LOW CALORIE brownie!! Brownie Lovers REJOICE!
Think you could be a vegetarian? Check out these meatless balls!
Fall is in the air and sweet potatoes are on the menu!
What an abundance of zucchini I have! Move over sushi…
No other fruit says summertime more than watermelon.
Another one of our Farmer’s Market Series: Check out this GREAT Blueberry Salsa!
Can’g get enough of these SWEET peaches, yummy!
Check out the AMAZING day we had at the Long Beach Farmers Market! Get the Strawberry Milkshake recipe inside!!
I made these delicious shrimp tacos with peach and avocado salsa and stuffed the corn tortillas with grilled shrimp and sautéed veggies topped with a yogurt cilantro sauce. Come see how I made this healthy spin on a southwest favorite!
Wonderfully rich, warm and healthy apple mash with celeriac. Perfect for those chilly winter days at home with the family!
Need a fish Friday idea? How about wild salmon, veggies, spices, very little whole wheat breadcrumb, baked into a sandwich packed with incredible flavor and Omega-3’s!
Watermelon Gazpacho Recipe! No summer is complete without watermelon. Check out this great twist on a classic that will give you a trip down memory lane!
Want to let loose on a Friday night? You don’t have to declare it a ‘cheat day’ anymore. Check out this fun, nutritious, and delicious skinny girl cocktail!
You don’t have to travel to Tuscany to get authentic Italian food. Print out this recipe for authentic Tuscan Ribolitta and wow your family with your cooking skills!
I bet you weren’t thinking ‘cabbage’ when deciding what to make for dinner tonight? Well think again, because this Baked White Bean with Cabbage Soup will have your family begging for more!
Join me on this journey as I uncover the surprise each week in the CSA box and create something great!