Take-out Tuesday, Broccoli Carrot Slaw with Creamy Yogurt Dressing

  This Broccoli Carrot Slaw has tons of flavor without a lot fat and calories, yet nutrients from the broccoli and carrots, and protein from the yogurt         The dressing is made with non fat Greek yogurt, a touch of light sour cream, vinegar and a dash of maple syrup or honey … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Swoodles with Spinach & Cashew Cream and Air Fryer Review

Do you know about Air Fryers?  Santa brought us one for Christmas   This amazing kitchen appliance “fries” by circulating a little oil with hot air, sort of like a convection oven.  It is supposed to make your favorite fried foods much healthier by eliminating 95% of the oil HHjr & I  have been experimenting, … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Roasted Fennel and Red Cabbage Citrus Salad

Are you eating a rainbow of fruits and vegetables as part of your New Year’s resolution?     This simple salad will wake up your taste buds and your plate, and it’s healthy and guilt free     I really meant to buy raddichio, but I’m an idiot and just grabbed the first red thing … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Balsamic Sweet Pepper Broccoli

Here’s a colorful recipe to add to your healthy collection~ The other day my son fixed roasted broccoli with sweet peppers I thought this was an unusual combo, but hey, you never know~ This is the secret ingredient that brings everything together Put the broccoli on a parchment paper lined baking sheet, drizzle with olive … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Cauliflower Fritters

Here’s why you might just love this recipe It’s different, it’s easy, it’s healthy and it’s good! You can also use it for a pizza crust! Cut up the cauliflower and roast it until it’s almost done See, it’s just starting to get dark around the edges.  It’s cooked but not mushy Transfer cauliflower to … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Honey Roasted Carrots with Green Beans and Sesame Seeds

Even if you think you don’t have the time or the energy to cook, remember, you can always roast some vegetables for a fast and healthy meal Drizzle carrot sticks with olive oil, honey and a little maple syrup and season with salt and pepper Bake at 400 degrees for 25-30 minutes Toss the carrots … Continue reading

Secret Recipe Club, No Guilt Microwave Potato Chips

My Secret Recipe Club assignment this month is simply.food.  The Secret Recipe Club is a group of bloggers who try each other’s recipes secretly, and then post the results all at the same time on a monthly reveal day.  It is a great way to meet other bloggers, visit new sites and stretch yourself in … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Vegetable Patch Quinoa

This is guaranteed to get you dreaming of summer garden vegetables and how healthy and energetic you will be once you eat this You will be dancing out to your garden singing and digging planting and planning all the tasty dishes you are going to create with your summer harvest like this Vegetable Patch Quinoa … Continue reading

Take out Tuesday, Party Chicken & a little Turkey Tablescape

Yesterday I posted a menu suitable for election night, today’s Party Chicken would make a nice meal for election night also! Get it, Party Chicken? Anyhooo…all the election stuff has made me pretty nuts!  I decided to relieve my stress level a little by playing with some fall decor.  You will save so much time … Continue reading

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