Christmas Crack Slaw!

I actually made this recipe last year for Christmas and have been waiting all year to share it! The lovely Christmas colors make it the perfect side dish at your Holiday meal, but it would make a great side dish in the summer months too, especially for a BBQ. It is so refreshing and bursting…

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…