One of the best things about this time of year is mountains of fresh beautiful sweet corn. If you live where it is grown, head on out to the roadside stands or watch for a new shipment at the grocers. Then select the best ears and grill them to sweet perfection - without any butterContinue reading...
Not every salad pizza is a good choice -- there IS still cheesy crust under that pile of greens! But because I like the idea so much, I made my own guilt-free version... YUM.
You have microwaved, sauteed, and steamed them. And you still have a mountain of the same summer veggies! All you need is a new recipe! This beautiful Summer Veggie Casserole combines layers of zucchini, corn, and tomatoes withContinue reading...
The sweet and sticky cousin of hot wings, boneless BBQ wings need love too. And you WILL love these nuggets -- there's real honey in the sauce and everything!
Gang Gai (Coconut Chicken) is the perfect template recipe. Fragrantly savory and loaded with vegetables, Coconut Chicken makes it easy to save money, fat, and calories by preparing your own curry. Make it vegetarian byContinue reading...
Trail mix may just be the perfect snack for both you and your kids. What’s not to like about it? The sweet and crunchy ingredients please the taste buds, plus it is convenient to pack, portion-controlled, and always ready to eat.Continue reading...
Cashews are delicious, but they're pretty calorie and fat dense. So when I want cashew chicken, I keep an eagle eye on the amount of nuts, and I keep the rest of the ingredients nice and light. Works every time.
In Texas, chili is a spicy stew of meat. Beans are what northerners add to ruin the dish. This northerner living in Texas took that as a challenge and created a chili recipe that is far from traditional...
Get the party started with these fruity blended 'ritas. They've got real fruit in 'em -- no sugary syrups in sight!
Little lamb rib chops are perfectly sized for those that want to control servings of meat. Cooking the meat on the bone increases the sensory experience of the dinner and truly makes these little chops finger licking good
Making breakfast fun is a great way to start the day. And knowing you can have two bacon-y b-fast treats for less than 200 calories will REALLY put a smile on your face.
It's 3pm and you are feeling sluggish and a bit hungry. With a little planning, you won't have to head for the office vending machine to grab a candy bar. Toasted Seasoned Almonds are incredibly delicious served warm or cold. Make a batch in about 15 minutes, then divide them into calorie portioned servingsContinue reading...
Everybody goes nuts over the Thai Chicken Pizza at California Pizza Kitchen. Rightfully so -- it's really yummy, but it's SO high in calories and fat! This swap is a major score...
Toss fresh new potatoes with this lighter than air dilly of a French inspired sauce. Then take it on a picnic and enjoy before settling in to soak up the sun's rays.Continue reading...
It’s easy to forget about simple Independence Day treats amidst planning extravagant decorated flag cakes and backyard cookouts. These red, white, and blue themed ideas use colorful fruits and vegetables and are perfect for quick assembly - especially great if you have
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