Light and Healthier

Cucumbers with Lemony Dressing

Cucumbers with Lemony Dressing

Share List I love salads that don’t actually involve lettuce.  While lettuce is fine, it’s like a talisman to the fact that I’m actually dieting, which irritates me, so I pretend I don’t like it.  I’m always looking for something quick to throw together to […]

Pesto Pasta with Sun Dried Tomatoes & Asparagus

Pesto Pasta with Sun Dried Tomatoes & Asparagus

Share List I found this recipe on Pinterest and adapted it a bit from the one Damn Delicious posted.  Hubby had his with a fried egg on top, and really enjoyed it.  Runny egg yolks are not my thing without toast, so I skipped the […]

Cowboy Caviar – Small Batch

Cowboy Caviar – Small Batch

Share List I found a nice recipe for Cowboy Caviar but honestly – they make SO MUCH and I really didn’t need to have so much in my fridge.  I cut the recipe here and there and it still made quite a bit – great […]

Grilled Chicken with Mango Salsa and Coconut Rice

Grilled Chicken with Mango Salsa and Coconut Rice

Share List I have posted previously about my dislike for fruit and meat combos, and I’ll stick to that in MOST cases – but last night I made a mango salsa that was amazing with grilled chicken.  Coconut rice was the perfect accompaniment – its […]

Oven Roasted Cabbage

Oven Roasted Cabbage

Share List I’m always on the prowl for tasty veggie sides that aren’t frozen or canned.  I refuse to buy anything but canned corn – and frozen veggies are okay – but fresh is best.  We love asparagus and brussels sprouts but they’re seasonal and […]

V-8 Soup – Easy Vegetable Soup for the Freezer

V-8 Soup – Easy Vegetable Soup for the Freezer

Share List This soup is one that is super easy to throw together and offers a great way to use up vegetables you might have over stocked on.  You can also supplement with frozen or canned if you feel the need.  Mom likes to add […]