Shrimp Salad with Lime Dressing

I made this salad tonight from my July issue of Better Homes and Gardens and it was superb. Really. Light, flavorful, creamy and crisp. Perfect for a hot weather meal. It whips up in a snap and is filling to boot. Enjoy! Ingredients: 1 pound- uncooked shrimp with or without the tail (next time I … Continue reading

Black Beans and Polenta

Polenta is corn meal grits and is something I’ve been experimenting with as of late. You can find it in a roll or buy the bulk cornmeal in a bag. For this recipe, I made my own with the bagged kind and water. It was a bit harder to get it to stay in a … Continue reading

“Skinny” Fettuccine Alfredo

My husband loves Fettuccine Alfredo and although I wanted to make it for him, I wanted to make a healthier version. We both work way too hard working outĀ almost daily to mess it up with one meal. If you remember correctly, regular Fettuccine Alfredo can take a full stick of butter, a full cup or … Continue reading

4th of July Recipe Ideas for Your Celebration!

I don’t know about you, but sometimes the foods that come with certain celebrations leave a lot to be, well… celebrated. Don’t get me wrong, I love a good grass-fed, organic burger with all the trimmings like pasta and potato salads but what if you want something other than the usual sides? How about a … Continue reading

Cheesy Broccoli Bites

Light, crunchy and healthy for you, but a bit bland. Great for a healthy snack idea, appetizer or for a side dish to dinner. Add other seasonings that you may likeĀ and/or add hot sauce. Easy peezy! Ingredients: 1 large head- broccoli 3- eggs 1 cup- Italian seasoned bread crumbs, (I was out and used Panko … Continue reading

Dukkah Encrusted Brussel Sprouts

I love brussel sprouts and usually fry them in a blend of three oils with sesame seeds, like I did here, but today I roasted them in the oven. They turned out really great and were much less oily too. I added Dukkah seasoning, which was recommended in my Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans … Continue reading