Posts Tagged ‘quick’

Brownies (with a healthy twist)

November 17th, 2015

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I know what you are thinking, how can brownies be healthy AND delicious at the same time?? They contain a secret ingredient that you would never expect to find in a brownie, but it somehow works beautifully! I promise you this recipe will not disappoint! How amazing do these look?? They are fudge, chocolaty and
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Watermelon, Feta and Quinoa Salad

July 4th, 2015

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Summer is a time for swimming in the pool, relaxing outside with friends and hosting barbecues. It’s also a great time to add delicious fresh fruit and herbs into your salads. This quinoa salads is one of my favorites. It’s light, refreshing and so simple to throw together. Today I used watermelon and cilantro, but
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Simply Delicious Chicken Soup

January 15th, 2015

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I love chicken soup. It’s comforting, filling and a great way to get my kids to eat more protein and vegetables. Unfortunately I do not always have a enough time to make it entirely from scratch. This simple recipes uses a few short cuts (like store bought chicken stock and a rotisserie chicken) to create
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Shrimp with Tomatoes and Arugula

January 11th, 2015

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Cold winter Sundays call for warm cozy dinners. This is one of my favs. It’s quick, cozy, delicious and SO good for you. Pair it with a big green salad (and maybe some crusty whole grain bread) and enjoy by the fire! Shrimp with Tomatoes and Arugula 1 tablespoons olive oil (or a few good sprays from
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Mini Chicken Meatballs

October 4th, 2014

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This recipe is a great alternative to the traditional meatballs in tomato sauce.  Because they are cooked in chicken broth along with fresh tomatoes they are a bit lighter in flavor…my son thought they tasted like matzoh balls.  I thought they were delicious and so easy to throw together.  This will definitely have a place
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Red Cabbage Slaw

June 4th, 2014

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I am always looking for new delicious side dishes to make for our summer BBQ’s.  This slaw is always a winner.  It’s low calorie, filling, packed with nutrients and beautiful!  Enjoy!! Red Cabbage Slaw    Small head of red cabbage, outer leaves removed, cored – finely shredded 2 large carrots, cut into matchsticks 1 cup
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Squash “Noodles”

April 2nd, 2014

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As you may have figured out, I’m OBSESSED with my spiral vegetable cutter (The Paderno Spiral Vegetable Cutter) It is truly amazing.  Tonight I made “noodles’ out of squash.  Just place the squash between the base and the blade and spin.  It’s such a simple tool…even a three-year old can use it (with supervision, of
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Spiralized Apple “Pie”

March 23rd, 2014

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As you may know, I recently brought home a new kitchen toy…a spiral fruit and vegetable cutter.  My Spiralized Sweet Potatoes were such a bit hit, I decided to try out a sweet dish next.  My family LOVES baked apples (my kids think they are apple pie!), so I decided to try a spiralized apple “pie”.
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Cozy Quinoa Casserole

January 21st, 2014

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I love one pot dishes.  They are a great way to combine a lot of different flavors and textures into one dish and so much easier to clean up after.  This casserole combines delicious vegetables, lean protein and quinoa into one fantastic dish that is sure to please the entire family…enjoy!   Cozy Quinoa Casserole
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Fish Tacos

January 19th, 2014

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I love fish tacos.  They are full of flavor, fun to put together and super healthy!  This dish is super easy and tastes great with a dollop of Greek yogurt, a little homemade guacamole and cucumber-cilantro salad with halved cherry tomatoes.  I like to make extra fish so I can enjoy the leftovers over my
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