Buying groceries is stressful. Even the grocery lists provided in magazines for weekly meal planning seem exhausting. It would cost a fortune to follow to those things to a T. I mean really, do you need fresh parsley, dill and cilantro? Sure if I could buy one serving, but that is rarely the case. Come Friday lunch, I’m always relying… Read More
Towards the end of the week, my fridge is usually pretty empty. That is however when the creative juices start flowing. After watching Oprah’s Vegan episode, I was inspired to create my own vegan/gluten free/vegetarian dish. All you NEED is 4 ingredients. Of course you can add more vegetables and spices if you have them on hand. I already had… Read More
Favorite Breakfast Oatmeal: 1/4 cup dry steel cut oatmeal 5 drops of liquid NuNaturals Stevia cinnamon 1/2 tablespoon chia seeds 1 tablespoon slivered almonds 2 tablespoons almond milk Cook the oatmeal and then mix the rest together. I also eat 1 egg white and have an ice coffee with unsweetened almond milk and NuNaturals stevia drops.
How delicious does sweet potato hash sound? As soon as I saw this recipe in Real Simple, I knew I had to make it. Minimal ingredients, clean and low in fat, this sweet potato hash with chili glazed pork would make for my first attempt at cooking pork on my own! Sick of chicken and fish, I decided to try… Read More
Green Goddess Dip with Vegetables & Homemade Pita Chips 3 6-inch whole-wheat pitas 2 tsp canola oil Cumin Chili powder Kosher salt 2 cups chopped avocado (about 2) 1 cup nonfat Greek yogurt (such as Fage) or plain nonfat yogurt 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1/4 cup white wine vinegar 2/3 cup chopped fresh chives, divided 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley 7 cups assorted fresh vegetables, raw or lightly steamed (e.g., beet… Read More
In the winter, there is nothing better than a good cup of soup and warm cheesy sandwich for lunch (or even dinner for that matter). However, a recent trip to Au Bon Pain nearly gave me a heart attack seeing all the high calorie labels staring me in the face. I was so overwhelmed by the numbers, I couldn’t even… Read More