To celebrate the coming of spring, I thought I would post a recipe using one of my favorite spring ingredients, strawberries. Strawberries are a great addition to your refrigerator because you can use them in about everything. Breakfast dishes, salads, entrees, and of course, desserts and baked goods. Ryan is always looking around the house for something to munch on, which made me reach for this Strawberry Cream Cheese Muffin recipe.
I’ll be honest, I’ve only ever seen Cameron Diaz in My Best Friend’s Wedding and heard her as the voice of Fiona in Shrek. I never got to watch Charlie’s Angels growing up and for some reason I still haven’t. Strange, I know! Don’t shun me!...more
I don't have a lot of brand preferences when it comes to food. It's important to me to keep our kitchen as organic and GMO-free as I can, working within the budget I have, so my considerations are generally to shop for the "cleanest" food I can find at the lowest price.
Asparagus is one of our favorite vegetables to make for dinner, which is funny because I have so few recipes for asparagus on my blog! I make some version or another a few days a week, usually roasting it in the oven with salt and pepper. It isn’t anything too special, but when a vegetable is in season it doesn’t need anything special! That being said, asparagus is a very versatile ingredient. I add it to pastas, risottos, or can saute it with nearly any flavor profile and get good results....more
What most readers probably took from Quick and Dirty Clean: Raw ‘Till Dinner Meals for Busy Folks is the knowledge that a diet high in fruits and veggies leads to vibrant health and weight loss; what I took from it was that going low-fat, high raw means getting to eat truckloads of food every day without suffering an ounce of guilt....more
I have to admit I am not a big fan of replacing meals with smoothies, but I love them for snacks. I just don’t get that much enjoyment out of drinking a meal, plus I feel really lightheaded a few hours later.Smoothies as a snack work well for me, especially at 4pm in the afternoon when I am starting to get hungry, and dinner is still some ways away. For me, filling up on some extra greens, fibre and protein helps me eat less at dinner, which is a good thing, especially when I eat late....more
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