What did I learn this week?

ABOUT FOOD-  I learned that just because pasta is green and comes in a green box, doesn’t mean it’s the healthiest option.  Case in point: That box of SuperGreens sure looks super healthy, and while it does surpass its plain counter-part in the nutrition department, nothing beats the bag of pasta made with just one ingredient:…

Croutons No More.

I use garbanzo beans on our salads instead of croutons..they are ADDICTIVE, delicious, easy to prepare..AND healthy! ** Added bonus, great source of protein for those having difficulty getting meat these days! RINSE WELL & DRAIN-                   ADD SPICES ROAST (425, about 25 mins?) ENJOY!

Today’s important decisions:

#1- Do I bake chocolate chip cookies or just keep eating fist-fulls of chocolate chips right out of the bag. Here’s the deal, I will overindulge no matter which I choose, so maybe a better option is to toss them into the trash and spray with lysol so I don’t go after them later.. (No,…

My Super Bowl Dilemma..

So last night I’m all snuggled up with my dog and my blankie scrolling through potential Super Bowl recipes. So much good lookin’, bad for you food.. I mean seriously, yum! Which leads me to my dilemma: Do I just embrace the cheese whizzy goodness of our favorite tailgate fare? OR Go the vegan-no regret-good for…

“LVP”

Hey. It’s me again with another (vegetarian) pizza variation. I’m calling this: Limp Vegetable Pizza. Ingredients: Forgotten pizza dough from the grocery store that has expanded to three times its original size over three days sitting in a bag in the fridge. Limp vegetables “harvested” from every corner of your vegetable crisper drawers. Tomato sauce,…

Margarita Marinade for Bar-B-Q

We have used this “spirited” marinade more than a few times so far this summer because it’s so delicious. Easy to prepare, I make it 24 hours ahead and let the chicken take a nice, long soak in these delicious ingredients: 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup lime juice Zest of one lime 1/4 cup…