Healthy Snack Idea: Cucumber Boats With Everything Bagel Seasoning

Ask anyone who knows me well, and they’ll tell you that I loooove me some snacks! If I have one dietary downfall, it’s snacking. By a long shot. When done right, snacking is a great way to fuel up in between meals. But the kind of snacking I’m talking about (and which I’m guilty of) usually involves processed, nutrient-poor foods eaten mindlessly for reasons other than hunger....more
WHOA. My mouth just watered.more

Fingerling potato salad with peas and Greek yogurt-lime dressing

This past Saturday I took a much overdue trip to the farmer’s market. Given my obsession with food, cooking and healthy eating, you’d think this little corner of Guelph would be part of my weekly routine. Sadly I only make it out once per season, but am always glad I made the trip.  (To be fair, it’s only open Saturday mornings until noon!)...more

Greek Yogurt Cheese

Greek Yogurt CheeseShould you make Greek Yogurt Cheese?ummm, Yes?!Why?Cuz it’s, umm GOOD!DuhhDid I mention it’s also insanely easy?  And healthy? And DELISH!?  Well, it is....more

Go Greek!

Greek yogurt is a much desired product these days.  It is thick, rich and creamy.  And it is said to be a healthy option when meal planning.   Other than eating Greek yogurt alone, I've never incorporated it into any meals or desserts.Whole Foods Market has several tips and recipes for your favorite brand of Greek yogurt.  I loveChobani and Noosa (very buttery taste, yum), myself....more

How to make Homemade Greek Yogurt

I have finally, finally, finally made my own Greek yogurt!  One of my co-workers, who I miss dearly on my team, gave me this recipe awhile ago and I finally got around to making it.  I am going to make this all the time!  It is so easy and a much cheaper option. ...more

Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad Wrap

One of my favorite lunch and picnic foods during the summer is chicken salad. Either in a wrap or on fresh bread, this meal is full of an assortment of savory flavors while being light enough to allow you and the kids to keep  playing at the park after enjoying its delicious flavors. Unfortunately, “light” doesn’t describe the nutritional content of chicken salad. Here is a figure and heart friendly recipe that lets you enjoy the chicken salad you love, without sacrificing your healthy diet: ...more

FitnFab's Greek Yogurt Granola

Looking for an energizing snack to fuel your endurance workouts? Tasty and delicious, this granola recipe is a perfect snack to munch on throughout the day, a healthy mid-morning or afternoon pick-me-up, or even works as a healthy cereal option. Its simple to make and much healthier for you than processed granola snacks you may buy at the grocery store....more

Not your average chicken salad.

  So it was a hot day here in Florida today roughly in 90's, anyhow I decided to make some chicken salad....more

Greek Yogurt

As I pulled out my tub of greek yogurt for the third time yesterday, I realized just how much I love this product. Greek yogurt is so rich and creamy. It actually seems decadent yet it is so much more nutritionally complete than it’s traditional cousin.read more...more

Perfect Grilled Potato Wedges (Plus a Trio of Dipping Sauces)

Grilled potato wedges are one of those summer staples in our house. We always have a giant bag of russet potatoes hanging out in the bottom of our pantry. And amazingly enough, these potato wedges perfectly complement pretty much every summer meal. They are a great, healthy alternative to fries alongside a burger. When you put a nice warm pile of them next to a boring turkey sandwich, suddenly your meal feels more substantial. ...more
I made this (complete with sauces) for my carnivore friends...Lets just say they are a big hit ...more