Tag: lunch

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 […]

 

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 […]

 

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 […]

 

Cheesy Grape Pops

Ever wish you could make cake pops for a party but you don’t feel like spending the hours rolling frosting into crumbled cake. inserting a stick and dipping them into chocolate that you might burn? These cheesy grape pops are just as cute to display, they are not overly sweet […]

 

Homemade Tortilla Chips in 15 minutes!

I have always loved warm tortilla chips you can get at Mexican restaurants.  Especially when you see just a bit of oil on them still and they taste salty.  I am not sure if Mexican restaurants fry or bake their chips, but I tried this simple recipe and was able to […]

 

Red Kidney Bean Hummus

Lately, I have been trying to ” Get more” out of the food I choose to eat.  This means, I have been adding veggies to every meal, and making my snacks count!! I LOVE Hummus! and I have made a large quantity of homemade hummus over the years.  The other day, […]