Choosing to eat and live healthy can be a major battle. I know in my own weight loss struggles, it took years before I landed on a plan that was ...
The Kitchen Makeover pt.3: In the past, my freezer was the place where I could find some of my favorite foods…pizza, frozen burritos, quick convenient meals and of course ice ...
The Kitchen Makeover pt.2: What to keep in your fridge can be a controversial topic. I will address some of that in a future post, but in this series I ...
Need a quick appetizer that is simple to make and sure to please the crowd? Then you have to try these bacon-wrapped dates. The combination of the salty bacon and the sweetness of the date compliment each other perfectly. Plus, since they are pitted, you can add a little surprise in the middle of them to […]
So you’re trying to eat healthy and the holidays are right around the corner. The last thing you wanna do is throw out your new eating lifestyle and gain back all that you’ve lost on the scale because of what’s on your plate this holiday. There is good news. You have alternatives. There are tons […]
I’m a huge seafood fan, and since I have started my new heath journey, I am more convinced that I should eat more wild caught fish. One of my family’s favorites is our Lime-Cilantro Grilled Shrimp. Unfortunately, the nearest ocean is more than 12 hours away from me, but that doesn’t mean with some creative “hunter-gather” skills I […]
Quinoa is an interesting food. It’s not a grain, but actually a seed of a plant that is most closely related to the spinach, beet and chard family. If you are new to cooking with quinoa, this Quinoa and Black Bean salad is a perfect recipe to start with, especially if you are trying to avoid grains. Quinoa […]
I used to always use store-bought sauce. Then I read the ingredients and figured…there has to be a healthier alternative (without all the HFCS). That is when I discovered it’s simple to make your own bbq sauce. Now, I realize that someone’s bbq can be a sacred cow, and that everyone has different tastes. So, I […]
There are many dry rubs out on the market. Many are full of extra junk and a waste of money (you usually are just buying a brand name). A rub may seem like a mysterious secret, but in reality, it’s simply a way of adding extra flavor before you grill in order to enhance your […]