Light and Healthier

Healthy Bag Lunch Ideas

Healthy Bag Lunch Ideas

Share List I’ve had quite a few request for some quick, easy and inexpensive ways to pack lunches for the kiddos, or for grown-ups! I pack my kids’ lunches every day – and for the most part, I think they eat them.  We do have […]

Homemade Paleo Salad Dressings

Homemade Paleo Salad Dressings

Share List First, don’t despair – I am not a paleo addict – I think the principles behind it are interesting, but some of their “eat this-don’t eat that” rules bother me – example?  Organic butter is bad, duck fat is good? That being said, […]

Easy Cauliflower Soup

Easy Cauliflower Soup

Share List This soup is adapted from a Pioneer Woman recipe.  I have used fresh or frozen cauliflower in this – frozen doesn’t need to be cooked as much, but still tastes great. If you like, you CAN take your immersion blender to this or […]

Lentil & Vegetable Soup

Lentil & Vegetable Soup

On a cold day, there is nothing more filling and satisfying than a bowl of soup. I adapted this recipe from a Taste of Home recipe for Lentil & Tomato soup. My version has more vegetables, and a bit more liquid. Let me know what you think!

8 Quick Snacks To Make At Home

8 Quick Snacks To Make At Home

Looking for a quick snacks to make at home? Here are 8 ideas that will keep you on track and away from the super sugary and salty snacks that could derail your healthy eating intentions. Give these a try next time you want something quick.

Carciofi Ripieni – Stuffed Artichokes Recipe

Carciofi Ripieni – Stuffed Artichokes Recipe

Share List I love Food Network – its an addiction, almost as strong as my addition to recipe & food magazines.  Yes, I know I can find all of the recipes online, but holding that color photo of yummy food in my hand and curling […]