Tag: lunch

DIY Freezer Fries

  . Before kids, my husband and I made oven fries all the time, but I don’t have time to cut them all up and wait 40 minutes for them to cook.  So, I decided to try these freezer fries. They’re comfortable, cheap and taste delicious.  Plus you can make […]

 

Sriracha Deviled Eggs

I am back from the Ultimate Foodie Chicago Weekend. My husband and I went to Chicago for a long weekend ( left the kiddos with my in laws).  We hit up some of the major foodie hot spots in the west loop.  ( Blackbird, and Sephia). We also went to […]

 

Caramel Green Apple Chips

I realize that it’s still August and super hot.  But I keep seeing Halloween costumes displayed in stores and the kids in my town have been back in school for almost a week.  That is CRAZY! In addition to pumpkin everything, crunchy leaves, cooler weather and football,  I am also looking […]

 

Healthy Onion Dip

Lately, I have been eating A LOT of Greek Yogurt.  I will admit, that I was not convinced I would like Greek Yogurt for a while.  But, it’s growing on me.   I have been using it in recipes that call for mayo or sour cream.  Most of these substitutions have turned out […]

 

Peanut Butter Hummus

I am always trying to come up with new and fun recipes.  It’s kind of funny that I am posting a hummus recipe on this blog because hummus was Ten Years Ago!  I discovered Hummus when I went to cross-country camp as a high school student ( summer of 2000). […]

 

Healthy Watermelon Taffy

One Morning last year, I hopped on to Amazon.com  and impulsively bought a food dehydrator. And once in a while, I will pull it out and experiment by attempting to dehydrate different things. Like Zucchini and Kiwis, just to name a few.  I have no idea why, but I have been […]

 

14 Non-Bread lunch and Sandwich ideas

Hey all!   Over the past few years.  I have posted many “Breadless” lunch ideas.   This low carb fad seems to have turned into the norm.  Many of these low carb ideas have been featured on countless health food websites.  I thought it was time to put them all […]

 

Jicama Snack Sticks with honey-lime dipping sauce

Looking for a healthy and refreshing snack for a hot summer day? Try Jicama snack sticks and make a yummy dip for them!   Jicamas are crunchy and sweet like apples and starchy, like potatoes.  They are Paleo friendly and low calorie.  They are also VERY filling and delicious! Not […]

 

Stuffed Pita Pizza

I have a few good Facebook friends who like to post pictures of what they eat for dinner!  You know the type.  I am that person myself!  I wish people did it more!  I like to see what people are having for dinner!!   So anyway, a friend of mine […]

 

Kiwi Chips

Ever since I purchased this excellent Dehydrator, I have been dehydrating every fruit and vegetable in my kitchen.   Last night after my small fry went to bed, I was cleaning the kitchen, and I spotted these Kiwis.  I cut them up and threw them into the dehydrator and let […]

 

Cucumber Dip Cups

I am always looking for cute ideas for presenting food.  But seriously, I am not going to spend hours working on a food display when you know people are just going to eat it.  Individual cucumber dip cups are a great way to present vegetables and dip.  And these little […]

 

Pumpkin shaped carrots

Pumpkin shaped carrots are an adorable way to get into the holiday spirit without overdosing on high fructose corn syrup!  They are a cute finishing touch to any wedding, shower, or get together that takes place during the fall!  And they just take a few minutes to make! If you […]