Looking for a delicious way to say “yes” to a special occasion treat without having to spend hours in the kitchen or buy some highly processed, store-bought cake? Then try my Chocolate Lava Cakes! With less than 20 minutes of prep time and no decorating to worry about, I love to make these Chocolate Lava Cakes as a quick way to celebrate!
And what about their ingredients? (more…)
It’s that time of year again. Super Bowl time. And with the constant hype about the game, the commercials, and the parties that surround this mega event, it’s easy to become a bit jaded if you’re trying to eat healthy. After all, the Super Bowl is reported to be the second-largest day for food consumption in the United States, right after Thanksgiving.
But rather than getting all grumbly about things, I think you can still have a great Super Bowl Sunday. How? Here are my 7 Simple Steps For a Healthier Super Bowl Sunday! (more…)
Serving up a healthy appetizer when you’re entertaining just got easier with my Hearty Black Bean Dip! I absolutely love this yummy app that’s made with 100% real ingredients. Put some of my delicious Homemade Whole Wheat Pita Chips on the side, and you’ve got the perfect addition for any celebration! In fact, I sometimes make a double recipe and use the extra batch as a filling for wraps and tortillas. Mmmm!
Unfortunately, most of the pre-made bean dips out there can be a bit of a train wreck when it comes to real ingredients. For example, just look at this ingredient label from Tostitos Zesty Bean and Cheese Dip. (more…)
Finding crackers that taste good and use real ingredients can be challenging. And while I sometimes choose to make my own crackers, it can get pretty time consuming when I’m in a rush. So what do I do instead? I make up a batch of my delicious homemade whole wheat pita chips.
These days it’s pretty easy to find whole wheat pita bread with real ingredients. (more…)
It’s no secret—I love lentils. Why? They’re delicious, packed with protein and nutrients, inexpensive, super versatile, easy to cook, and an environmentally friendly crop. Seeing as it’s been a while since I shared my last lentil recipe, I thought it high time to post another one of my favorites—Slow Cooker Red Curry Lentils.
Although this dish is inspired by flavors from India and Thailand, don’t let its international flair scare you away. Thanks to the help of ingredients that are available at most grocery stores and your slow cooker, it’s super easy to prepare. And since you control the amount of curry and cayenne pepper added, you can make this meal as spicy or mild as you like! (more…)