How To Replace Fat, Not Compromise Flavor I admit, low-fat foods aren’t always as tasty as their high-fat counterparts. But, there are a few tricks that will help you cut the fat and calories in half and will not compromise flavor. Reduced-fat ingredients will go unnoticed in a dish with various levels of flavor. In… Continue reading Low-Fat Mexican Lasagna-Still Delicious!
Category: healthy recipes
You Need To Make This Tonight!
The caramelized onions and roasted butternut squash add sweet and savory elements to the dish.
Here We Are..
..in the thick of the holidays. You made it through Thanksgiving! Well done! Did you eat too much? My favorite thing out of all the dishes at the table was my husband’s dish of root vegetable casserole. I think he got it from Ina Garten. It was amazing! I would love to make it myself… Continue reading Here We Are..
Why Have I Never Given You This Recipe?
So easy to make, healthy, and your family will love it! Great for get-togethers and family dinners at home with the kids!
What I’m Working On Right Now
Wouldn’t it be nice to merely consult a beautifully, laminated chart, written by a registered dietitian that tells you what to cook, how to make it and even provides your shopping list for the week?! Why haven’t I done this before?!
Garlic & Soy Bok Choy
Bok choy is rich in folate, vitamins A, C and K. It’s an excellent source of calcium and fiber. This dark green leafy vegetable is loaded with phytonutrients, plant-based compounds that help lower inflammation and reduce the risk of developing cancer. Here’s a recipe I found that I can’t wait to try! I’m planning to make… Continue reading Garlic & Soy Bok Choy
I have decided to name my sourdough baby Freddy Farter the Bread Starter, a modified version of a name I found online. Yes, that is correct; most of my brilliant ideas aren’t actually my own ideas. I, myself, am not brilliant, therefore I need to borrow brilliance from people who are much wittier than I.… Continue reading Freddy Farter
How To Rock Sourdough
I love how the crust developed crispness and the cheese became browned and deeply golden.
Roasted Vegetable Quinoa Bowl with Simple Tahini Dressing
not only are there tremendous health benefits, but going meatless even once per week plays a role in reducing livestock global emissions. Farm animals account for 14.5% of all greenhouse admissions and 1/3 of methane emissions!
My Sourdough Baby
Gluten sensitive people may be able to tolerate sourdough bread products because the long fermentation process allows bacteria to break down carbohydrates and gluten in the bread.
Boursin Stuffed Mushrooms
mushrooms are extremely low in calories, contain vitamin D and selenium. These edible fungi are also a good source of riboflavin. Bake these amazing cheese stuffed mushrooms in 8 minutes.
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
Since my son watched the movie “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs”, he has been obsessed with meatballs. The first time I took him out to lunch and ordered spaghetti with meatballs, out came a plate of spaghetti with one giant meatball on top. As soon as it was placed before him, he yelled “MEATBAAAAAALL”!… Continue reading Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
Easy Peasy, Lemon Squeezy
Boil some pasta, rinse frozen peas, throw in some rotisserie chicken, a little pesto, a tablespoon of mayo, a quick squeeze of lemon…done and done! Serve with salad. Serve with dessert. Serve with nothing; just have seconds!! Who doesn’t love pasta and who doesn’t love simple? Serve cold, or warm. Pre-make for a last minute… Continue reading Easy Peasy, Lemon Squeezy
Nature’s Cheeto Dust
Nutritional yeast is grown on molasses and is loaded with B vitamins! It contains 16 different amino acids (needed for building muscle), at least 14 minerals and 17 vitamins. Just 2 Tablespoons contains only 60 calories, a whopping 9 grams of protein and 4 grams of fiber.
beans make a superior plant-based meat substitute as they are packed with protein, folate, fiber, iron, potassium, B vitamins and antioxidants! Plus, they’re low in fat!
3 Step Meal
When more than five people who read your blog on the regular make the same comment, you should probably listen. “Everything you cook sounds good, but I’m not going to do all that”. Recently, a friend told me that she would love to make some of the dishes I post, but if any meal has… Continue reading 3 Step Meal
Beaches, Beers & Tacos!!
Just about every restaurant, grill, bar, cafe, diner and dive on the beach advertises their version of the world’s latest food fascination.
Achcha Khana (Good Food)
I was fairly new to Indian cuisine when I visited London and fascinated by the orchestra of new flavors.
Just Give Me Tacos and Tell Me I’m Pretty
“You can’t make everyone happy. You are not a taco”
I’m always looking for ways to get kids to like vegetables. Does it always work? Absolutely not. Is it important to keep trying? Certainly! Many times, parents give up after one or two tries with a new vegetable. Don’t throw in the towel so soon! Kids should be offered a new food 7-14 times before… Continue reading Veggie Flapjacks
10 Facts That Will Make You Want to Eat Salmon This Week
Salmon promotes eye health. Salmon is rich in omega-3 fatty acids which help lubricate dry eyes and the vitamin D in this fatty fish protects against macular degeneration. Eating salmon may improve your mood. Salmon contains tryptophan, a precursor to serotonin, a neurotransmitter associated with mood regulation. Studies show the omega-3 in salmon help depression.… Continue reading 10 Facts That Will Make You Want to Eat Salmon This Week
Don’t Eat Poopy…Wash Your Lettuce!
Lemon Pistachio Dressing…It’ll Make You Want to Eat Salad!! I found a great recipe for a lemon pistachio dressing on savoringtimeinthekitchenblogspot.com. Salad is versatile and an easy vegetable. It’s a palette for loads of tasty add-ons. Boiled eggs, pickled beets, toasted pine nuts, pecans or sesame seeds, for example. You can add marinated artichoke hearts,… Continue reading Don’t Eat Poopy…Wash Your Lettuce!
The British love to make roast dinners. I had the privilege of eating many roast dinners served by my generous friend, Emma. Even though she lives in Germany now, I still look up to her. This gorgeous gal could get up in the morning, run a full marathon, clean her house, read an entire book, take… Continue reading Roast Dinner
Shredded Brussels with Balsamic & Honey
At some markets when in season, you can find brussels sprouts on the stalk. I suppose it presents a bit of a storage issue and an extra step but, how cool to see them in their fresh from the garden state! Preheat oven to 400°. You’ll need to peel away the outside layers to reveal… Continue reading Shredded Brussels with Balsamic & Honey
We were suppose to have Green Chef delivered today. It didn’t come. I need to plan meals and shop accordingly. If I stock fresh produce with no plan, I end up throwing a good deal of it away. Tonight, I wasn’t prepared. I’m also not one to load up all the kids to make… Continue reading Winging It
How to Make a One-Pot Dinner You Won’t Forget…
This is a recipe that is a bit sentimental to me. I haven’t seen or tasted it since the first meal Mike made for me. I have a theory that any man who offers to cook for you will always make spaghetti. Am I right or am I right, girls? He didn’t; maybe that contributed to… Continue reading How to Make a One-Pot Dinner You Won’t Forget…
DIY Veggie Pizza
I hate ordering delivery pizza with vegetables. I guess I just don’t really like unseasoned, barely cooked bell peppers with nearly raw onions slapped on top which is pretty standard for delivery. If I’m going to like vegetables on my pizza, I’ve decided I’m just going to have to make it myself. So, I made… Continue reading DIY Veggie Pizza
Coconut, Curry Lentil Soup
Forgive me for my recent lack of posts. We’ve been doing a bit of traveling, some crafting, a deal of Christmas shopping, decorating and a lot of eating, including Gilligan, my 13 year old Weimaraner, whose binging around the neighborhood hasn’t gone well for his belly….or for my rug. Ugh! I made everything from scratch… Continue reading Coconut, Curry Lentil Soup
How To Ramen
Want Chinese takeout without consuming an entire day’s worth of calories? Here’s your answer!
The weather has finally cooled a bit Florida! With Halloween here, it’s time to put away the lemons and get out the pumpkin! I began my morning with mouthwatering, pumpkin pancakes. I’ve been hitting the snooze button way too many mornings lately and this morning was no exception. Getting out to run at 4:30 am… Continue reading Happy Halloweeeeeeeen!!!
Garlic & Lemon Roasted Cauliflower Rice
Parsley and lemon juice are all you need to make this cauliflower rice a quick, delicious and healthy side!
Knock Your Socks Off Veggie Burger
This is a very messy burger. But, if a burger ain’t messy, it ain’t a good burger ya’ll!
We had a couple of friends coming over so, I decided to throw together a few appetizers to munch on while we caught up. Herb and garlic Boursin stuffed baby bella mushrooms…
Think Outside the Pizza Box
I love using Naan bread to make homemade pizza. If you have a picky crowd, you can personalize each round.
I’ve Got Lemon, I’ve Got Lemon On My Mind
This treat was just what I needed on this smoldering October day!
Snacks are important for kids. Between-meal munchies provide an opportunity to squeeze in some needed nutrients and help kids focus. Make these nutrients your target when choosing lunches and snacks
A Family Favorite
I love soup because you throw it all into one pot and serve up a complete meal that everyone loves.