Chili with Beans – Mole Style

Have you ever tried mole sauce on Mexican dishes? What is mole sauce, you ask? Like many things, there are several variations depending on the country and culture. It’s usually a red or brown sauce that’s used in meat dishes, and it’s got lots of spice from ingredients like cumin, chilis, cinnamon, and usually chocolate. You […]

15 Minute Low Calorie Jambalaya

Jambalaya is one of those dishes that smells amazing and the warm spices just seem perfect for a cold rainy or winter day. It’s got the famous Emeril (BAM!) trinity of onions, peppers, and celery plus some creole seasonings in the mix. Usually it’s loaded with as many calories as it is flavor, so I was […]

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 […]

Lemon Ginger Chicken Soup with Brown Rice

I admit it. As committed as I am to the gym, the continued hot weather we’ve had lately has made even me question the dedication needed to leave the house. This weekend the temps are supposed plummet here in Texas, and I can’t wait. Colder weather means pumpkin spice but also warm soups for dinner. […]

The Two Top Clicked Recipes For Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Dessert

Every now and then I like to look over the recipes that everyone seems to frequent on my site. What’s everyone looking for? What do you click on the most? What are the faves? You guys have some exciting tastes. I have to admit, I also like looking over your faves because it brings back […]