Asparagus & Mushroom Omelete

This is a quick, delicious and healthy meal I came up with one morning on the first week of my 30-day challenge. I actually used the left over asparagus from another meal, along with some portobello mushrooms that I had in the refrigerator. I try to always have egg whites and eggs for quick breakfast…

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Baba Ghanoush

I am a huge fan of Middle Eastern Food and Baba Ghanoush is on the top of my list. Not only is it healthy, it’s vegetarian and most diets. It is a great dip and a great spread. You can serve it very similar as you would Hummus but with less carbohydrates. Some people add flat…

Pumpkin Waffles

Not many people can resist a waffle for breakfast. Unfortunately, most waffles are usually part of any diet. However, I’m here to tell you this pumpkin waffle recipe is!  I started a 30-day Paleo challenge weeks ago and the item I miss the most is bread, so instead of cheating, I created this recipe. I…

Cinnamon Peach Dessert

Have you noticed how craving dessert after a meal becomes more pronounced when you are trying to lose weight? If you do not then you are lucky, because it seems to happen to me a lot! It’s almost as if a meal is not complete unless you finish it with a dessert. However, what I…

How to Use Salt

Have you ever wondered why most if not all recipes call for salt? Have you ever wondered what salt should I use? Well below are a few tips to use when choosing salts. Salt is used to intensify and balance flavors so it’s important to start with a small amount and then add as needed….

Arugula and Parmesan Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

Super simple salad that you can make to accompany any meal. The lemon vinaigrette is bright and tasty and meshes well with many other main dishes. I paired it with a burger and potatoes to put a little green on the plate.  I used pre-shredded Parmesan cheese but you can certainly take a block of…

Turkey and Black Bean Burgers

Who doesn’t like a good burger and who says that a good burger can’t be made out of turkey?  This was a very easy and yet very delicious recipe that you can make ahead of time and then cook up when you are ready to serve.  The burger is so tasty that my husband and…

Baked Potato Wedges

French fries  are the quintessential pairing for a burger, but try changing it up by making baked potato wedges instead.  This was not only a quick recipe it was delicious. The shape of the potatoes and baking them at 425 degrees allowed the thicker parts to be soft and the thinner parts to be crispy,…

Spinach and Cheddar, Crustless Quiche

Quiches have always been a crowd pleaser and I love to experiment with the flavors. They are also extremely easy to put together so you can make a few different flavors to ensure that all taste buds are accounted for. By definition a quiche is a baked flan or tart with a savory filling thickened with…