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 […]

The Devil Is In The Food Diary Details

Do you keep a food diary? Food journal? Tracker, log? You can call it whatever suits you but I highly recommend keeping one. All calories are not created equal and eating details go way beyond just the total number of calories that you eat in any given day. Food journals can help you on the […]