Archives for March 2019

Grilled Pork Chops with Two Bean Pine Nut Salad

You’ve heard of three bean salad? Well I was one bean short of a three bean salad last night, so I made mine two bean salad but added in the fun of pine nuts. I know, when am I ever not a bean short of a full salad. LOL. 😉 I’m on a pine nut […]

Baked Blueberry Banana Protein Donuts

To all those who claimed I’d never be able to look at a donut again after working for a few years in a donut shop, I say “Pah, you clearly underestimate me.” I have standards but there aren’t many donuts that I don’t like. The couple exceptions are glazed (way too plain and yawn-worthy) and […]

Mexican Enchilada Lasagna

I always recommend that you think beyond the obvious when you make your meals to keep things fun. When you go the unexpected route, it makes food feel a little bit special. Hey, it works when you have breakfast for dinner or pizza for breakfast, right? The Kid is a typical kid (even if she’s […]

Low Calorie High Protein Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate mousse. Did I get your attention with that? LOL, I would have stopped mid-sentence if I heard those words. I used to make a mean chocolate mousse from a Martha Stewart recipe. OMG, it was good… and full of heavy whipping cream and lots o’ chocolate. Once I began experimenting with making things lower […]

Low Calorie, Dairy Free Chocolate Babka

Holla! Have you tried my low calorie challah recipe yet? If so, you’re already well versed in some of my non-mainstream substitutes to lower calories. If not, today’s a great day to learn the powers of the ripe banana in bread baking. LOL, not just any bread baking but sweet bread. This time in the […]