This is one of my favorite, quick-and-easy snacks. I have chile oil and sesame oil on hand at all times. A little bit goes a long way and they are great condiments for adding a big punch of flavor to veggies, soups and marinades. Try a little mixed into some mashed sweet potatoes, for example, or drizzle […]
I love Mexican flavors and this soup is one of my favorites. I love a good soup recipe and this one sort of reminds me of a healthier take on a chicken tortilla soup without the tortilla chips and with some great veggies tossed in for good measure. You can always throw in some chips […]
This is my favorite way to prepare green beans, as I mentioned in a previous post about ways to amp up your veggies. I am a big fan of feta. It’s a great way to add quick flavor and saltiness to your veggies. A little goes a long way with feta and it has 6 […]
One of the books that really got me interested in health and eating right and really helped me to understand my the relationship to food was the book YOU: On A Diet Revised Edition: The Owner’s Manual for Waist Management by Drs. Oz and Roizen. Not only was the book educational and insightful, it was well-written […]
I have always love, love, loved buttermilk ranch dressing, on salads and with veggies, love it! But ever since I was a kid, I have been super picky about my ranch. I loved the kind you’d get in restaurants or the little powdered packets you’d mix with buttermilk and a whole lot of mayonnaise. But […]
This is a recipe my brothers and I grew up with. Summers were not complete without this potato salad. This recipe is extremely easy – just a handful of ingredients and minimal prep work.
This recipe was adapted from a pasta salad recipe my mom used to make us when we were growing up. I wanted to find a way to invite summer in with the same flavors I loved as a kid but without the guilty, gluten and carb filled pasta.
I love me some good cocktails. There, I said it. So shoot me, ok? I can stop anytime, I swear! I will share with you my take on some of my favorite drinks. I will smile thinking that somewhere out there you and your friends are laughing and sharing a fine drink together.