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Coconut Curry Cauliflower

Coconut Curry Cauliflower

Coconut Curry Cauliflower This low calorie dish is simple to make and is the perfect bag lunch. You can warm it up or eat it at room temperature. This Coconut Cauliflower Curry recipe was adapted from the one on the SkinnyMs website. Ingredients 2 cloves […]

No Cook Pizza Sauce for St. Louis-Style Pizza

No Cook Pizza Sauce for St. Louis-Style Pizza

This fresh and light pizza sauce is a perfect complement to yeast-free St. Louis-style pizza. Ingredients 5 oz crushed tomatoes 3 oz tomato paste 1/2 Tbl sugar 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp chopped fresh basil 1/4 tsp dried oregano 1 teaspoon garlic powder Method In […]

St. Louis Style Pizza

St. Louis Style Pizza

This no-yeast pizza dough is super light and crispy. Like most fresh pizza dough, this one freezes well. So if you’re making just one pie, place the second disk in a high quality freezer bag and freeze immediately. This St. Louis-style Pizza recipe is adapted from […]

Tomato-Cauliflower Curry with Corn

Tomato-Cauliflower Curry with Corn

Tomato-Cauliflower Curry with Corn This Tomato-Cauliflower Curry with Corn recipe was adapted from the one on the Food Network website. Ingredients For the curry 2 Tbl vegetable oil 1/2 small onion, chopped 2 large cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 tsp grated peeled fresh ginger 1 […]

Pickled Jalapeños and Carrots

Pickled Jalapeños and Carrots

There is nothing better on nachos, tacos or a sandwich of any kind than Taquería-style pickled jalapeños and carrots. This recipe was adapted from the Epicurious.com website. Pickled Jalapeños and Carrots Ingredients 1 lb jalapenos 1 lb carrots 1 cup white vinegar 1/4 cup sugar […]

Lentils and Kale

Lentils and Kale

This lentils and kale recipe is a nutritious, low calorie meal. Best of all, lentils and kale is a warm and satisfying meal that can be prepared start to finish in about 10 minutes, when you make the lentils ahead of time. Store the lentils […]

Asparagus-Mushroom Risotto

Asparagus-Mushroom Risotto

This low-cal version of classic risotto is adapted from the one on SkinnyTaste.com. It’s a simple recipe but it requires your undivided attention. The asparagus-mushroom risotto must be stirred gently, and almost constantly, for almost 30 minutes. Asparagus-Mushroom Risotto Recipe Ingredients 2.5 cups homemade vegetable […]

Baked Kale Chips

Baked Kale Chips

Simple Baked Kale Chips You will be hard-pressed to find a healthier or lower calorie snack than baked kale chips. They’re easy to make, and the kale can go from garden to your snack table in under an hour. These chips are crispy and salty, […]

Dutch Baby (German Pancake)

Dutch Baby (German Pancake)

Dutch Baby Recipe This recipe is so easy to make. Simpler, even, than making fried eggs or an omelet. Place the ingredients in the blender and pour into the pan with melted butter and cook. That’s about it. Adapted from the recipe on NewYorkTimes.com. Ingredients […]

Grapefruit Tart with Homemade Mascarpone

Grapefruit Tart with Homemade Mascarpone

Grapefruit Tart Recipe This grapefruit tart recipe was adapted from the one on Epicurious.com. It is fresh and light, and the presentation is stunning. Ingredients Sweet pastry dough For filling 4-5 grapefruit 3 Tbl grapefruit juice, squeezed from membranes 8 oz homemade mascarpone cheese at […]

Sweet Pastry Dough

Sweet Pastry Dough

Sweet Pastry Dough Recipe This Sweet Pastry Dough recipe was adapted from the one on Epicurious.com. It takes about an hour and a half to complete, start to finish. It is very versatile, lightly sweet, and It makes enough for one 9″-10″ tart. Ingredients 1 […]

Chocolate Biscotti

Chocolate Biscotti

This chocolate biscotti recipe was adapted from the one on David Rubel‘s website. They’re super chocolatey and just the right mix of crunchy and chewy. They’re relatively easy to make and quick, too. From start to finish – just over an hour. Ingredients 2 eggs at room […]

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies – Thick and Chewy

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies – Thick and Chewy

Thick and Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies with Chopped Walnuts Check any Favorite Cookies List and Oatmeal Raisin Cookies always rank in the top ten. This recipe is based on one we found on Smitten Kitchen. We love it for so many reasons. The flavor isn’t too […]

Oven-Roasted Beets

Oven-Roasted Beets

These oven-roasted beets are low calorie, delicious, and simple to prepare. Oven-Roasted Beets Recipe Ingredients 3 medium beets 1 Tbl olive oil Method Preheat oven to 375° F. Wash, scrub, rinse, and dry beets. Coat lightly with oil. Wrap beets in aluminum foil. Place on […]

Baked Sweet Potato Chips

Baked Sweet Potato Chips

These baked sweet potato chips are as good, if not better, than anything you can buy. They’re simple to prepare but take a lot of time to cook – two hours. But don’t skimp. They need every minute to develop their flavor and super crispness. […]

Salted Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Salted Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

For Adults: Salted Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies There’s one cookie that most everyone loves, and that’s the chocolate chip cookie. This version is especially for adults. It’s crunchy rather than soft, uses bittersweet chocolate, sea salt and toasted walnuts. Adapted from David Leibovitz’s Salted Butter Chocolate […]

Ten Favorite Podcasts. Subscribe for free!

Ten Favorite Podcasts. Subscribe for free!

Ten Best Podcasts I love listening to experts in almost any field share their passion for the thing that drives them. It is inspiring to feel their excitement, hear their enthusiasm, and understand their commitment. Their fire can be contagious. Podcasts provide the opportunity to listen […]

Homemade Ginger Cookie Recipe

Homemade Ginger Cookie Recipe

Ginger Cookies These ginger cookies are unlike any other ginger cookie you’ve ever had. They’re soft and crispy, oh so buttery, with a soothing vanilla and ginger finish. When possible, serve them still warm from the oven (after cooling 10-15 minutes). This recipe was adapted from the recipe […]



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