Crispy Broccoli Slaw

I love finding new ways to use familiar products. I have steam cooked broccoli slaw as a pasta alternative before, but the other day it dawned on me to try roasting it until it was crispy. I am so glad I experimented!! This crispy broccoli slaw is kind of like a cross between hash browns…

Famous Fruit Dip {high protein, low calorie}

Ok, so maybe this should be called ‘Almost’ Famous Fruit Dip. In either case, every time I have brought it to a get together, I have been asked for the recipe and/or been asked to bring it from then on out to any future get-togethers involving food! It is so simple, I hate to call…

Healthy + Easy Crispy Sweet Potatoes

  Just stopping in to share a ridiculously easy recipe-if you can even call it that! Healthy + Easy Crispy Sweet Potatoes Method: Slice a cooked sweet potato (I use the ones you steam in the microwave that I get at Wal-Mart). Heat some coconut oil and any spices you’d like (I used McCormick garlic pepper seasoning)…

Mushroom and Caramelized Onion Quinoa

This is great on its own as a side dish. I have also doubled the recipe and added some chopped cooked chicken breasts to the mix for a complete meal. Feel free to try different cheeses too! I added sun dried tomato goat cheese once, and it gave it extra creaminess and flavor. Mushroom and…

Simple Sweet Potatoes {Bonus Recipe}

As a kid, I didn’t care for sweet potatoes. In fact, I didn’t actually like potatoes in general, unless of course, they were in the form of fries or tots (#no nutritional value whatsoever). I truly detested both baked and mashed potatoes. We are talking to the point of gagging on them if I was…