We all love macaroni and cheese, but it may be time to eat your nutritional age. Replace fatty (all be them delicious) heart clogging side dishes with recipes like this one which happens to not only be good for you but is really good....read more Post a comment (0)
Chickpeas, or garbanzo beans, are a great source of dietary fiber and protein. They are a great addition to your diet and will add some necessary lean calories to hopefully replace some of the junk food that you tossed when you cleaned out your cabinets!
In order to make healthy elements permanent additions to your diet you’ll have to find ways to keep it interesting. This recipe is a simple way to add a couple tasty flavors your whole food arsenal....read more Post a comment (0)
Looking for a new way to prepare the chicken breast I’m devouring as part of my new eating habits I flashed back to my lunches at LA’s “Urth Caffe.”
There they prepare the BEST curry chicken salad. So I though hey, this is about experimenting and learning how to prepare and eat great food at home so I took to the kitchen. Thank goodness I recently cleaned out my cabinets and restocked with all the REAL goodies, I had EVERYTHING I’d need already in house....read more Post a comment (0)
The path to better health is paved with simple better decisions. One of the key better decisions you can make is replacing the typical burger and fries lunch with a salad or something containing more veggies. That doesn’t mean that you have to sacrifice on taste! This healthy caesar salad is punched up with all types of fresh ingredients pushing the protein and flavor factors up.
Romaine, navy beans, onion, fresh grated parmesan cheese, chicken breast, and home made alternative caesar dressing....read more Post a comment (0)
Another “Thank God Its Cheat Day” Dish for all you Slow-Carb Dieters out there!
For all of you on your (DGW) days, these muffins are tremendously satisfying. The mix of whole wheat and all purpose flour ensured they had a tender crumb and yet, a hearty punch. What is especially pleasing is the nice crisp top they yield. One favorite part is the combination of the almond butter and apple. The almond butter lends a pleasant nuttiness to the muffins while the apples provids juicy, tart pops of soft fruit. It’s worth noting that on the spectrum of muffins and quick breads these are not very sweet, but the flavor profile more than makes up for the lack of sugary pop.
I was first introduced to pesto as delicious pasta topping that came in a little green topped plastic container at the grocery store. I hadn’t eaten it for years until I recently began making this delicious low carb Chicken Pesto Pizza at home. After making that recipe a few times with store bought pesto I decided I’d like to take things a step further and eliminate the preserved, store bought pesto and replace it with my own fresh product. The result was learning about even more ingredients in my local produce aisle, and a marked improvement to the pizza taste....read more Post a comment (0)
Tonights Experiment: “The Green Goddess”
This Smoothie was designed by an AMERICAN GLADIATOR, Val Waugaman AKA “Siren”. The Green Goddess started off as a nickname for Val after a friend joked she could get superhuman energy from drinking her specialty: a green spinach smoothie (see recipe below).