Perfectly Sauteed Brussel Sprouts

Sauteed Brussel sprouts is a staple dinner food item in my house. Maybe you think I’m crazy, but no, they are delicious! And this particular recipe does not involve bacon ....more

Apple Chutney

Believe it or not I got this recipe from Barefoot Contessa! How bad can that be? Yes, she is known for making some sinfully delicious recipes, but her apple chutney recipe...more

Turkey Stuffed Acorn Squash

Ever since I had stuffed acorn squash at Sunflower Cafe in Atlanta, I had been wanting to re-create it at home. The original version I had was stuffed with garlicky kale, beans, walnuts, rice, and cranberries. I switched it up and created a squash stuffing with what I had already at home ....more

Zucchini Soup Made with Cashews

I have been loving using cashews as a “cream” instead of conventional cow’s milk cream. The cashew cream gives foods a decadent nutty flavor. Plus, it is approved on my LEAP diet ....more

Sweet Drops Liquid Stevia

Great alternative to 500 calorie lattes! Sweet Leaf was kind enough to send me two bottles of their Sweet Drops Liquid Stevia to try out. I got the peppermint mocha and English toffee! ...more

Dairy-Free Butternut Squash Soup

In the past, I didn’t like winter squashes, but over the last year I have come to love all squash. I especially love squash soup! To get in the mood for fall, I decided to make some butternut squash soup ....more

Daiya Cheese Review

I have always been a skeptic of non-dairy cheeses. I always just thought they were frankenfood. Daiya recently contacted me to see if I would be interested to try their “cheese”, and I happily agreed because it would be a great way to test out the product and see if I can stop calling it “frankenfood” ....more

Healthy Slow Cooker Chicken with a Kick!

I call this Mexi-chicken because I don’t really know what to call it! Haha. It is very simple–mostly a can of Rotel, seasonings, and chicken! ...more

Cilantro Pesto Black Bean Pasta

I discovered this amazing black bean “pasta” at Costco the other week, and I cooked it up for the first time yesterday! I love it! It tastes great, holds its texture nicely, and is packed with excellent nutrition ....more

Healthier Spice Mixes

Healthy Solutions Spice Blends was kind enough to send me 4 seasonings to try. I received a salmon with dill seasoning, herb crusted tilapia seasoning, encrusted haddock seasoning, and a burger seasoning. They are comparable to Mrs ....more