5 DIY Salad Dressing TipsThe grocery store is full of processed foods; salad dressing being one of them. We all know that creamy dressing is worse than oil based due to its higher saturated fat content, and that fat free is worse than light or regular as it’s filled with extra salt and sugar. Unfortunately, there is still more to consider! A creamy dressing could in fact be an acceptable choice if it’s made with yogurt instead of mayonnaise, and an oil based dressing could be a worse choice if it’s fat free and filled with corn syrup to add flavor....more
I don't know that there's an official start date for grilling season, but definitely once the calendar flips into June, it's time to be cooking things on the grill. And for anyone who's focused on Meatless Monday eating, one of the best things about summer has to be grilled vegetables.
This spectacular summer salad is very high in protein and adds beautiful colour to your summer table. To julienne veggies I would suggest purchasing a julienne peeler. They usually come with 3 different blades and are a handy little gadget to have around the kitchen.http://www.not-too-sweet.com/pad-thai-salad/...more
Calling all momma's who are pulling their hair out trying to get their kiddos to eat more veggies and actually like them! Or, really anyone who is trying to incorporate more whole foods into their diet in easy, enjoyable, and sustainable ways - whether that's for yourself, your spouse, skeptical friends and family, or wowing your neighbors at the upcoming cookout. If you fall in any of those categories ;) have I got a treat for you!...more
When I was in high school my German language teacher had a moto, KISS-Keep it Simple Stupid. Now looking back I do have to wonder, was this her subtle way of telling us really what she thinks of us or was she actually trying to teach us a valuable life lesson? I will just leave it at the life lesson....more
The perfect recipe for a quick lunch with no fuss and ready in no time, a delicious bowl of pasta. Today's recipe Farfalle alla Puttanesca.The Puttanesca sauce is usually served with spaghetti in the traditional recipe, and it's known to be tangy, and slightly salty, deriving from a mix of ingredients been around italian kitchens since the mid-20th century. The ingredients are typical of Southern Italian cuisine: fresh tomatoes, extra virgin olive oil, black olives, capers and garlic. ...more