When I’m trying to eat healthily, salmon is one of my favorite go-to meals. It cooks quickly, it’s high-quality protein, and it makes such a nice change from chicken, which we seem to see too much of around my house. Though I adore shellfish, I’ve never been much of a fish fan (who knows why). My one … More Brown Sugar Citrus Glazed Salmon with Scented Quinoa
I love Greek food. For some reason I don’t recall, we have a Greek food festival every year in my area, and the first time I ever had good lamb gyros, souvlaki, and baklava, was behind a little Greek Orthodox church downtown. I’ve been in love ever since. I know this is not strictly a traditional recipe: the … More Grilled Tzatziki Chicken Gyros
What is it about individual serving sizes that kids love so much? My kids love tiny pizzas, and when they’re this easy and healthy, I’m happy to please! But the best part about these, for me, is the cottage cheese sauce. At first I was skeptical (I’m not a cottage cheese fan), but it gets a quick … More Double Cheese Sausage Spinach Pizzas
If you’ve spent any time looking into PCOS (or diets or nutrition fads, really), you’re seeing a lot about keto, lately. And frankly, it’s freaking me out. I know, I know. Everyone who’s on keto is losing weight like crazy. It’s the new magic bullet. It’s “tricking your body.” It’s “teaching it how to use fat.” Except it’s not … More Why I will NEVER go keto.
I don’t know whether you’ve noticed, but I’ve put on a few pounds over the last three or four months. Personal stress, packing and moving, and just general laziness and threw me right out of balance, and before I knew it I was completely out of all my routines. Sure, sure, it’s hard to exercise when you’re … More Finding Balance: Food
I spent about 10 years sitting anywhere from 55 to 110 pounds overweight because I adore food. Then I finally found some balance. … More Finding Balance: Dieting
I’m all about good food fast, at lunch time. I’ll often just grab leftovers from dinner earlier in the week, but sometimes I want something new and different. I love wraps because I like carbs, but bread is usually higher carb than I want There’s something appealing about having all my food rolled up in … More Meatball, Egg & Spinach Wrap
I don’t know if your family is like mine, but we love to go to the farmer’s market. Honestly, we go for the people watching and the food stands–and I’m not talking veggies. Our market has amazing crepes, Thai food, yakisoba, tamales, Liege waffles, and mini donuts you can smell frying the minute you hit … More Staying on Track at the Farmer’s Market
Wednesdays, around here, have turned into our busy night. The boys have scouts in the evenings, J has phone-conferenced meetings with the other side of the world, and Little Miss is taking an art class in the afternoons that’s across town. Add those things together, and they make finding time to cook dinner a little … More Lazy Picadillo Burritos
When I was heavy, I got that way because I love food. I’m not willing to sacrifice that love just because I’m trying to eat healthily! Instead, I just have to find a better way to love food. Here are the cookbooks that help me in that quest! … More Healthy Cookbooks for Tasty Recipes!