I have slowly been teaching myself to enjoy salads because I know they are good for me. Honestly, it hasn’t been easy, but I did figure out a few things about me in the process of doing so. I learned that I am not a huge fan of lettuce-based salads. I learned that I like […]
Snacks and Sides
Pumpkin Spice is here! Every year at this time, our obsession turns to pumpkin spice everything. Every Starbucks and Coffee Bean in the nation unfurls their banners and shouts it to the world, and we come running. But a medium (excuse me, Grande) sized Pumpkin Spice Latte boasts a whopping 380 calories, 120 of those […]
For a quick healthy snack, these flavors work so well together. This is so easy and quick, yet it makes you feel so fancy eating them. They also make great appetizers for a party, and with just 3 ingredients, you can whip them up in no time. Fresh figs are in season from early summer […]
Whenever I get fresh organic figs my thought goes right away to dessert. We got figs in our CSA box recently and this time was no exception. Figs go extremely well with cheeses, nuts and honey. Think about a really good cheese board. Now think about this recipe as a cheese board on a pizza. Yes! […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
My recipe on PaleOmazing is very simple to make, as are most all of my recipes. I love to work in the kitchen and am also very busy, as I’m sure you are, so I really love to be able to get a lot done in a little bit of time.
One of the great things about the SpiraLife veggie slicer is the ability to make veggie noodles of varying sizes for many uses. A fun thing that we like to do is to use the smooth, flat blade end of the SpiraLife to create cute veggie garnishes.