Healthy Bruschetta Dip Appetizer

What I’m looking for and what I’m really craving is just appetizers and snacks that are fresh and easy to make and more importantly, healthy!  If I really was honest with myself, I would tell you that I much prefer grazing on a variety of healthy snacks versus having just a big meal. What is really awesome too is making a batch of stuff in the beginning of the week and snacking on it all week. Some foods like this Read More >>

Smoothie Restarts

If you’re like me, you’ve indulged hard this holiday season. So many delicious holiday treats. I am back to just craving healthy foods that don’t leave me feeling sleepy or bloated or just really full.  These smoothie recipes are a good way to get some hydration and vitamins in the morning without feeling so heavy. It’s a great way to kick off the New Year and really feel your best by getting essential nutrients. Choose your favorite flavor for a Read More >>

Marinated Steak And Veggie Wraps

You’re going to love these braised steak wraps. The beef is marinated in an Asian inspired sauce that really gives such a delicious zing. Its a very fresh and fun lunch, dinner or appetizer option. I marinated steak cubes in a rice wine vinegar and low sodium soy sauce with some ginger, garlic and a few dashes of cayenne pepper. I like a bit of spice in my life and my food. ( I am a big fan of moderately Read More >>

The Best Beer Batter For Everything

I was expecting some company last weekend and I wanted to make something fun to pass around and dip while we were talking. These onion rings were some of the best I’ve ever had. I love the flavor and love how the beer creates such an airy light batter.  They were very quick to cook. I used peanut oil because it has a high smoke point meaning it will cooperate well when heated to a high temperature. Also, peanut oil Read More >>

Fried Green Tomatoes

I was meandering through a Farmers Market last weekend and I was seriously on the hunt for something different. Something I’ve not had in awhile or something truly new to me. I came across a few things but honestly one that caught my eye was just simply a basket of under ripe green tomatoes.  In the south eastern part of the United States, fried green tomatoes are a very popular food.  Now I don’t have a deep fryer at my Read More >>

Carrot Caesar Pasta Salad

This is one of the salads I made on our holiday weekend last week. It was a very popular and delicious dish.  I took a Caesar Salad and I added cold pasta, carrots and onions.  This salad was meant to be a side dish however I think you could easily add some meat or tofu and make this a full meal deal. Cold chicken, turkey, or tuna fish would be fabulous with the other flavors in this salad. When browsing Read More >>

17 Delicious Salads For Summer 2017

17 Delicious Salads For Your 2017 Summer Summer Melon Salad This is an incredibly cute salad full of sweetness. It is a trio of melons with some crunchy  red radish and fresh basil. There is some crumbled bacon in this salad too to give texture and a little bit of saltiness. I would even suggest swapping with prociutto or sliced salami. It is very easy to make the little melon balls with the correct tools. I would suggest getting the Read More >>