How do you save overripe strawberries? You freeze them into mini-popsicles, and eat them whenever you want! You know how I am about strawberries, so of course I experimented. Fortunately, the best-tasting version of these is also the lowest in calories. Just 14 calories per pop! Low-Calorie Strawberry Pops Ingredients: 2 Cups of Strawberries 1 … Continue reading Low Calorie Strawberry Pops!
Sssssssh! My family doesn't know that this recipe is good for you. I never told them that it's high in nutrients but low in calories. Please don't tell anyone. This is their favorite thing that I make, and they always act like it's so decadent. This "side dish" gets treated like an entree' at my … Continue reading Zucchini Parmesan
Yes. Avocado toast is an awful, horrible, hipster, pretentious trend. It's also really good and really good for you. It's an easy breakfast or snack, and after experimenting with it, I've decided that keeping it simple is really the yummiest approach. Easy Pretentious, Hipster, Avocado Toast Ingredients: 2 Whole Avocados 1 Large Tomato 2 Slices … Continue reading Easy Avocado Toast
I'm convinced that Gazpacho is only categorized as soup because it's full of veggies and brightened with vinegar. Let's be honest. A spoon doesn't do it justice. This is a drink to be guzzled from a large glass or mug on a hot day or, yes, for breakfast. That tag wasn't an accident. I love … Continue reading Cold Gazpacho Soup
Let's face it, roasted corn on the cob is better than anything. Taking the extra trouble to cut it off the cob, rather than using canned or frozen corn, is so worth it. Following are two recipes for roasted corn. The first one is just to eat from the cob with your hands, and the … Continue reading Roasted Corn (2 Ways)
This is my favorite treat on a hot day (or any day), right now. To tell the truth, I'm supposed to count calories, but I don't seem to be able to eat just one or two of these bad boys. They're so good! These are simple, and they don't require special popsicle molds or syrups. … Continue reading Fruit Mini-Popsicles
Who knew that to make a veggie more healthy you had to make it taste better?! Apparently, that's the skinny on tomatoes. While raw tomatoes are great, slightly cooked tomatoes are even better for you. Tomatoes that are slightly heated release more cancer-fighting anti-oxidants without destroying some of the vitamin C that over cooking them … Continue reading Seared Whole Tomatoes