Light and Healthy Spiced Eggplant Chips

There is a whole world out there when it comes to homemade veggie chips! So many flavor combinations and varieties. Sometimes I whip out my dehydrator, but often I just pick my vegetable, decide on the rub I want to dress with and throw them in the oven on a low temperature - it works pretty much the same way without the expensive equipment.I had a few eggplants in my refrigerator that I didn’t want to let go to waste... and then they were chips....more
MomNod Thanks! Eggplants make great chips because they take on other flavors so well. Can't wait ...more

Sweet Potato Zucchini Patties

Shredded sweet potato,  zucchini, and yellow squash are the main players in this curry infused, ultra healthy veggie patty. ...more

Healthy Chocolate Avocado Pudding Recipe

This avocado and chocolate pudding is a quick and delicious healthy alternative to boxed puddings, that are typically loaded with refined sugar and artificial sweeteners.  Gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan....more

9 Non-Lettuce Salads You'll Love for Summer

If there's one dish you can't go a day without during the warmer months, it's salad. The bright flavours, lightness and crunch make salads a natural choice for barbecues, picnics and al fresco dinners. ...more
This is so great! The lettuce is my least favorite part :) Can't wait to try these!more

The Power of Prevention

Benjamin Franklin once said that "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure," yet just a few hundred years later the majority of Americans are not finding consistent, long-term success in lifestyle habits that promote the prevention of disease.This can be a bit confusing at first glance, since we have more preventative screenings, exams, and tools than ever before.  So why the discrepancy?  Why do we have more preventative screenings than any time in history and yet our nation as a whole is in the midst of a massive health crisis?...more

A Healthier Me: a Foodie on a health and happiness mission

 In January of 2012, after downloading, seeing and being properly horrified by how fat I’d gotten in that last year I decided to go on a diet....more

Day 1

Day 1 of a new lifestyle,  maybe. ...more