Love at Second Bite?

I have always been open to the idea that I did something wrong the first time I made these for dinner.. We bought the Beyond Meat burgers, cooked them on the grill, placed them on buns, added toppings and almost gagged at our first bites. For the life of me I could NOT figure out…

How to make it work..

My husband is a cheese cravin’, chocolate sneakin’, prime rib lovin’ man with stubbornly high cholesterol. So how on earth do you keep a guy like that on the healthy eatin’-train? It’s all about feel, flavor and fullness. FEEL- While you can’t fool anyone into thinking that thick strips of spicy, grilled zucchini are in…

Tapping into hidden reserves of motivation and self control.

Honey Crisp apples are on sale this week at our Florida grocery store.  Seems a bit early for apples, but I bit on the deal none the less. (Get it..? 😂) WOW!! Are they delicious! That’s one thing I will say about the lost summer of 2020, the produce has been off the chain.. 😜 ..Juicy peaches,…

Chick Pea Summer Salad

Earlier this month I posted a super simple recipe for roasted chick peas. The following recipe is a light and healthy option to make with your left-overs. So easy to prepare and again, talk about protein packed deliciousness! I have put this in a sandwich as you would a chicken salad, but it tends to fall…

Barbecued Cauliflower – So Easy, So healthy & SO GOOOD!!

After all that talk about cake and yummy internet food yesterday we had a surprisingly satisfying and healthy vegetarian dinner. Hands down, the star of the show was the barbecued cauliflower. It doesn’t get simpler than this: Rinse and slice cauliflower into large pieces. Drizzle with avocado oil, season with salt, pepper and garlic powder….

To bake or not to bake..that is the question.

So I was casually scrolling around online the other day, marveling (as I always do) at photos of amazing food.. sky high cakes, Picasso-level cheese platters, Nutella mousse…(!!) bodacious burgers dripping with melted cheese, colorful cocktails with spirals of fruit peels pirouetting inside.. and I thought to myself: “Self?  You know what stinks is the…