Cinnamon Apple Chips

These apple chips are a great way to crave your snacking craving. I started making these because I love apples and I love chips…so why not eat apple chips? I am always trying to make snacks that are healthy but delicious. This is just that snack. These snacks have 2 ingredients and that’s it. You…

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Onion & Mushroom Quiche

Quiche is a very popular dish in my home. I serve it any chance I get, whether just for dinner, brunch for an event or as a gift. There are many options for flavors also, so you can make a different one each time. Since I have two vegetarians in my home, if I am…

Arroz Con Leche

This is a classic dessert in most Cuban restaurants and for a reason. If you have never tried this because you think rice should not be eaten as a dessert, you are missing out. This is a very tasty dessert and a little goes a long way.  This dessert is rich and creamy, so the…

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…

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…