Masala Chaas / Buttermilk

 This drink is usually consumed after a heavy meal as the asafoetida and ginger in it helps in digestion. It can be easily made at home with some yogurt and other easily available ingredients.  check recipe at -

Black bean bowtie pasta

I love pasta, but I don't eat it very often. When I do, I always make sure it's whole wheat pasta and it's full of wonderful veggies!  This one was absolutely delicious, full of protein and veggies to boot.Ingredients1 package whole wheat bow tie pasta1 package firm or extra-firm tofu1 cup marinating teriyaki sauce1 green pepper1 orange pepper2 cooking onions1 tbsp minced garlic1 tbsp olive oil1 can diced tomatoes (no added spices or herbs)1 can tomato sauce (plain tomato sauce)...more

Skinny Minestrone Soup

   Ingredients:- 1 box of low sodium vegetable broth- 1/2 white onion- 1/2 zucchini - 1/2 summer squash- 1/2 red and yellow pepper ...more

Taco Tuesday

    I could eat Mexican food every single day if I could! Today I was craving some tacos, so I scrounged up the items that I had in my kitchen and created a filling meal. All the products are bought from Whole foods except the seasoning. I used chili seasoning instead of taco seasoning, because taco seasoning has WAYYY to much sodium and there was not a big difference in the spices. At least I didn’t notice a difference!...more

Strawberry Kale Salad with Sliced Almonds…So Healthy and Good!

Strawberry Kale Salad with Sliced Almonds is so healthy and good! I love this salad with a tasty balsamic vinaigrette, but you can choose whichever salad dressing you prefer. No matter what, this salad is very healthy because it is made with kale, one of the heathiest greens you can choose for a salad....more

Filling Turkey Chili

When it is a rainy cold night,like tonight I crave a good warm and cozy dish. I love love love a good hearty bowl full warm Turkey Chili served with a side ofcornbread on these kinds of nights. My family really enjoys chili’s and soups and the great thing about them is their so quick and easy to make! Very high in protein....more

Hasselback Potatoes Recipe

Hasselback PotatoesIngredientsPreparation Time: 15 Mins5 large Russet Potatoes2/3 cup Olive Oil4 tbsp Lemon Juice2 tsp Dijon Mustard2 tsp Garlic - Finely ChoppedSalt to tasteGround Black Pepper to taste1 tbsp Parsley - Chopped1 tbsp Lemon ZestHow to make Hasselback PotatoesCooking Time: 65 Mins...more

How to cook pie pumpkins

Every year my kiddos head to the pumpkin patch for a field trip for school. Every year they bring home a pie pumpkin. We deocorate it, then it gets thrown out after Halloween. This year we ended up with five of those pumpkins and I just could not bring myself to pitch them out. I decided to try cooking them. I found this method at They had three methods – baking, boiling, and microwaving. I chose the baking method. It worked great and the house smelled wonderful.What you need:...more

Ground Turkey Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed Red Peppers are so much fun to make and are extremely quick and easy for a large family. I love Mexican food, so I always try to find a new way to incorperate a healthy Mexican dish.  My family loved these individual dishes and felt contently full afterwards. I hope you do as well! You’ll need:- 1 package ground turkey - 1 package of low sodium chili mix - 4 any color of peppers you want - 1 cup brown rice* avocado & cheese...more