Archives for May 2016

Pasta With Vodka Cream Sauce

One of my favorite Italian dishes is pasta with a warm tomato cream sauce. Tomatoes make the sauce chunky and the cream helps it stick to the pasta noodles to get you all the goodness in each bite. I love it even more if there is just a hint of spiciness to it to give […]

Portable Powercakes Chocolate Chip Muffin

Have you seen those cute little muffin mixes in a cup? There are a few brands out there like Flap Jacked Mighty Muffins and Kodiak Cakes Minute Muffins. They come in a cup, you add water and microwave. How easy is that? Not bad if I say so myself, except not every grocery store has them. Also […]

Chilled Carrot Miso Soup

Have you heard the news? Beans are the new cream. Seriously. Those innocent looking high fiber, low fat, low calorie beans are a wonderful cream substitute in a lot of recipes. They add a nice health punch to risotto, pesto, and even soups. Not only that but they keep the calories low and they’re just […]

Ladies Who Lunch – The Key To Long Term Weight Maintenance

When I was growing up, my grandmother used to brunch and lunch with the ladies. It was a big social event for her and on brunch days, she’d hold off on breakfast so she could eat with her friends and chit chat. Three larger meals like breakfast, lunch and dinner while socializing and enjoying the […]

Beet Edamame Salad

Springtime means lots of fresh fruits and veggies. Citrus fruits, beets, and all kinds of spring lettuces are in full bloom in the grocery stores. LOL, do beets bloom? Interesting question, but since they’re in season that means you can find them very cheap and take advantage of them in salads, soups, and all kinds […]