Healthier Spinach Dip

It’s a new year, and a time when most of us are trying to get back on the good eating bandwagon after Holiday indulgences.  I’ve been wanting spinach dip for a while, but the ones you buy at the deli are full of fat, so I wanted to come up with one I could make […]

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Vegan-ease Review and Giveaway

One thing I often hear from people is that they like the idea of going vegan, but they just aren’t sure where to start. If this sounds like you, then you’re sure to enjoy Laura Theodore’s newest book – Vegan-ease.  I was fortunate enough to get a copy to preview, and it’s a great cookbook.  […]

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Roasted Chickpeas with Vegetables

With a new baby in the house, quick and easy has become even more important when it comes to meals. This comes together really quickly with the bagged Eat Smart vegetables. I used the broccoli and cauliflower mix, but you could use any of the mixes and get great results.  I had some mushrooms that […]

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Apple Pie French Toast

At our house, we love having something special for Christmas breakfast.  A lot of the time we do something that can be made the night before, but this year we wanted to change things up a little bit.  This was a great choice – it tasted great, and it didn’t take too long to make.  […]

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Smokey Chili Lime Pasta Salad #meatless

I love taking pasta salads for my lunches during the week – they are typically good hot or cold, and make for a very satisfying lunch.  Plus, they typically have your grains, vegetables, and protein all rolled in to one delicious meal! This one got me compliments every time I heated it up for lunch (I prefer this one a little […]

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Easy Enchilada Sauce

This enchilada sauce comes together quickly and tastes so much better than what you get at the store!  Adjust the chili powder depending on how much heat you like.  INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 (28-ounce) can crushed tomatoes 2 tablespoons chili powder 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon cumin 1 […]

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Siracha-Miso Baked Tofu

I love it when I find a great tofu marinade – tofu does such a great job of soaking up flavors, the marinade is really important.  This is a sweet-spicy combo that will have you munching on bites of tofu straight out of the pan!  I eyeballed just about everything – it’s very forgiving!  I […]

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Black Beans and Rice

Hope you had a wonderful Cinco de Mayo! For me, it’s a great excuse to eat wonderful Mexican food. Mexican food is always a staple for me – it’s full of flavor, and easy to make healthy dishes. Here is what I’m packing in my lunches this week, it’s so easy to put together and […]

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