Dijon Lemon Glazed Salmon 

Salmon is by far my favorite fish. I love it in so many ways… as sashimi, smoked, tartare, grilled, baked, poached and even canned. I am always looking for new ways to make it and recently I ate it in an Italian restaurant where it was dijon glazed. I was determined to recreate the recipe…

Turkey Taco Lettuce Wraps (Whole 30)

For a few years now I have followed a gluten free, dairy free, and paleo lifestyle. I have found that it has reduced the frequency of my migraines and digestive discomfort. More importantly, I have more energy eating this way. This month, my husband and I have decided to start the Whole 30 program. For…

Spinach & Sausage Egg White Bake

My husband and I just came back from our honeymoon to Greece. While away, we consumed at at least 2 large blocks of feta cheese per day. We ate so much of it that I came to think of it as part of my everyday meal and craved it when we did not have it….

Asparagus & Cheese Stuffed Chicken

Often, people think healthy means “less tasty.” There are so many ways to add flavor and replace unhealthy ingredients with nutritious ones that taste good! Lets take this rolled chicken recipe for example. The original recipe calls for chicken breaded in flour, bread crumbs, butter and eggs. Instead of using carb and calorie dense ingredients to…

Kale & Corn Pumpkin Soup

This soup is the perfect heart warming meal for the winter months. The pumpkin combined with the corn gives the broth a sweet touch. This unique blend of antioxidants, fiber and Vitamin A will keep you healthy and energized all day long! If you’re really feeling festive, you can carve out a small pumpkin and…

Grilled Thin Crust Pizza (Gluten Free)

With Labor Day upon us, summer BBQ season will soon come to an end. Most people celebrate the holiday by grilling and BBQ-ing their favorite meat or vegetable. Well, I would like to add a new recipe to the mix… grilled pizza! This recipe is pretty simple and very satisfying. Instead of going through the…

Bell Pepper Egg White Salad

I love rice cakes and am always looking of new ways to enjoy them. This egg white salad is light, easy to make and tastes even better on a crunchy cracker. You will need: 5 hard boiled eggs chopped (whites only) 1 chopped bell pepper 2 tbsp whole grain mustard 2 rice cakes Basically, it is…

Beet & Cauliflower Mash

I have a new found love for beets. They are delicious root vegetables that are high in folate and antioxidants. If you like beets and mashed potatoes, then you will love this. It is also bright and colorful.. just in time for spring. It also makes for a great healthy dinner for mother’s day this weekend. You…

Paprika Chicken & Vegetables

  I eat chicken so often that it tends to get boring. This dish gives it some life! The smoky and spicy paprika gives the chicken a great kick. Serve it with mashed potatoes or your favorite side dish. You will need: 4 pieces of chicken breast 4 tablespoons of olive oil 1 tsp of chicken…

Cauliflower Pizza Crust

This dish is adapted from on the following recipe: Fit Sugar Cauliflower Pizza Crust. You will need: 1 cup part-skim mozzarella cheese chopped chicken sausage 1 head chopped cauliflower 1 cup parmesan cheese 1 cup tomato sauce 4 tbsp corn meal 1 egg Spray your pizza stone with cooking spray, corn meal and preheat oven to 425ºF….

Spicy Peanut Yellow Squash Noodles

I always wanted to try vegetable noodles with peanut sauce. I was considering cooking the noodles, but that would eliminate the fabulous crunch. So, these are raw. Since peanut noodles are often cold, this worked out well. You will need: 1 yellow squash 2 tbsp sesame seeds 2 tbsp soy sauce 2 tbsp PB2 3…

Caramelized Onion & Butternut Squash Sauce over Spaghetti Squash

I happen to love caramelized onions. I could probably just eat them plain. They tend to give plain and boring vegetables extra taste, eliminating the need for extra oil or sauces. If you have noticed, many of my recipes begin with a sauteed onion. In honor of my onion-love, I started this recipe the same…