Since the 1950s, cholesterol has been demonized for clogging up you arteries, raising blood cholesterol, and being the leading cause of all heart diseases. Because of this, people have been lowering their intake of cholesterol rich foods, and today, cholesterol lowering drugs are a tens of billions of dollar industry. You’ve most likely heard in the past, “Lower your intake of eggs and red meat because they’ll raise your cholesterol!” and you see food labels of “low fat,” “low cholesterol,” “heart healthy” everywhere....more

Cheesy Black Bean Bites


Greens in a Cube

Yields: About 3 1/2- 4 cups          Prep Time:  10 minutes       Total Time:  4 hours (including freezing time)...more

Coconut Chia Pudding

Coconut Chia Pudding with Mango...more

How to Make Hard Steamed Eggs

How to Make Hard Steamed EggsI sent out this Hard Steamed Eggs “how to” to my subscribers by email around Easter time and people LOVED IT.  It’s a game-changer for sure....more
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Lightened Up Key Lime Pie

Coty and I love key lime pie, particularly this one. I, however, have more of a fondness to this limey treat because it was also my wedding cake. Not traditional in the least, but nothing is traditional when you get married in Key West, Florida....more

Strawberry Summer Salad with Ginger-Lime Dressing

They’re here!It is officially strawberry season in Michigan....more

Roasted Jerusalem Artichoke

The other day I came across this awesome list of “Ugly Vegetables” on CNN.com. And while I pride myself in being very diverse with my cooking and ingredients I was surprised by some things on this list that I have never heard of – what the heck is a cardoon?? And a rutabaga? I’ve got to find those somewhere!!This list also reminded me that there some vegetables that I I’ve heard of before but never tried – Jerusalem Artichoke, Broccoflower, Taro Root....more

Blueberry Peach Muffins

Fresh peaches and juicy blueberries take your average breakfast muffin and transform it into a peach cobbler-like beauty, all for only 122 calories a piece!...more