Nothing makes me feel more virtuous than starting out my day with a healthy dose of greens—so dishes like this Power Greens Breakfast Casserole with Feta and Mozzarella are my breakfast standbys all year long.
This breakfast casserole is vegetarian, low-carb, and gluten-free, but it's also absolutely delicious. I'd happily eat it for a Meatless Monday meal any time of day. (I like a nice dollop of sour cream on mine!)...more
As a Canadian, I didn't grow up with Girl Scout cookies and I honestly did not understand why my American friends got so excited about them. We have Girl Guides in Canada and they do sell cookies but they aren't really something we get all that excited about. When my American friends talk about Girl Scout cookie it's like they are speaking a different language. Samoas? Tagalongs? What?
I don't have easy access to Girl Scout cookies I turned to the internet to see if I could make any of them at home. Here's what I found.
Let's be honest: asparagus is pretty amazing.First of all, because it grows so quickly and doesn't require pesticides, it is a naturally organic food. It's also high in fiber and packs in only 27 calories per cup. But the real clincher? Asparagus is high in glutathione, an important anti-carcinogen and the most potent anti-cancer antioxidant available.And did we mention that it's simply delicious? Because, you know, it is. Steam it and then toss it in fresh lemon juice for a delicate, invigorating side....more
I tried something called Bang Bang Mahi Mahi a couple of weeks ago when we went out to eat for lunch. Wow! I have craved the flavor that sauce ever since. When I crave something, I have to figure out how to make it. Bang Bang sauce is too good to just put on fish, so I made it into a party dip! This would be amazing for a Super Bowl party, or whenever you need a lick-the-bowl-amazing kind of dip!...more
After reading all the reports predicting the food trends of 2015, I realized what the food world really needs: me. After all, I wrote two whole articles on food blogger trends that should die already. ...more
When I spotted this outstanding Light Mac & Cheese with Greens from Yankee Kitchen Ninja, it immediately got my attention. In the winter, I find myself buying greens almost every time I'm at the store, so I'm always looking for surprising, creative ways to use them.
What better way than mixing them into a healthier version of everyone's favorite comfort food, macaroni and cheese? Julianne used collard greens in her recipe, but you could use kale or Swiss chard, too. ...more
There was a lot I learned during my journey to change from being a fat, food-addicted, food-fearing, yo-yo dieter into a healthy-weighted, food-enjoying, former food junkie. And now, I pass these lessons along to you with the hope that these 10 tips will help you, too.
By simply combining two basic ingredients, you can have a batch of fudge on hand that will satisfy your chocolate cravings any time, and you will still stay right on track with your healthy eating plan.
Panisse is a crispy, gluten-free French dish from Provence made with chickpea flour. These chickpea fries are great as a snack, a side dish, or a light meal with some rice and curried or spiced vegetables....more
If you like buffalo sauce, this Buffalo Chicken Cheese Dip recipe is as good as it sounds. It is very easy to make, and it was a huge hit. I will definitely be making this again for the Super Bowl.