Vegan Cauliflower “Mac & Cheese”

I used to hate the saying, “comfort food.” It is an overused term on a local TV show in Boston, given to just about any dish that appears to be high in fat and calories. Why not just call it food made by a person who could care less what you put in your mouth […]

Guilt Free Healthy Football Food Fix: Vegan Nachos

When it comes to fall weekends in addition to pumpkin everything, wings, burgers, dips, sausages and more might come to mind thanks to tailgating season. My favorite guilty treat are nachos. I like knowing where my ingredients come from and making them at home satisfies my craving. Unlike it’s restaurant counterpart, this recipe has zero […]

On The Go Healthy Pizza Recipe (GF, V, Kid Friendly)

Who doesn’t love pizza right? While I admit I only order it if I’m hungover (because it tastes so much better), I enjoy making my own healthier versions regularly at home for an on the go snack especially if my nephews are in town.  I’ve mentioned in the past that I am not the biggest […]

Trader Joe’s Fall Haul including PUMPKIN!

Oh how I love Trader Joe’s. I stopped by the itty bitty store on Boylston Street yesterday was ecstatic to see that finally canned pumpkin was on shelves for the Fall! To celebrate, I thought I’d share with you a mini haul featuring some of my new favorite products and a couple that I can’t […]

Spicy Watermelon Salad with Feta Salad & Mint

Certain flavor combinations seem to rise in popularity just like fad diets. One of the most odd yet delicious pairings for me is watermelon and feta cheese. Just like chocolate covered bacon, the sweet and salty duo creates an irresistible treat, only this one has less fat and zero added sugar!  In San Francisco a […]

Pre Workout Meal: What do you eat?

Do you really need to eat something before a workout? The answer depends on what your goal and workout is and what you like! Trying To Lose Weight If your are trying to lose weight, try working out on an empty stomach first thing in the morning to maximize fat burning. If you are a […]

Lighter Finger Food Idea For New Years

Wine and cheese seems to be a staple among my group of friends during parties.  It’s hard to go wrong and requires little to no preparation in advance.   Party after party though, I like to switch things up and surprise the guests.  I also use this opportunity to sneak it healthier version of traditional favorites.  However, […]