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Avocado Mango Salad – Refreshing Fruit Salad

I love to combine avocados with fruit for a tasty salad.  The combination of sweet and savory really appeals to me.  This tasty avocado mango salad has a spicy sweet lime dressing for added flavor. This Avocado Mango salad Will be a Hit It’s super easy to make too.  Just heat the brown sugar and water …

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Gluten Free Vegetable Salad Rolls with Vietnamese Dipping Sauce

This recipe for vegetable spring rolls is perfect for your Vegan friends but will also tempt the most ardent meat eater. I served them as a party appetizer recently, along with a table full of meat dishes and the dish was the hit of the party.  Be sure to make the soy sauce dip. They …

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Paleo Beef Avocado Blueberry Salad with Maple Mustard Dressing

Anyone new to a Paleo diet may start thinking they will get tired of salads, since they can be a staple of the food regime.  But This Paleo beef avocado blueberry salad is anything but ordinary, and is so delicious, you will find that it keeps sneaking into your lunch time pattern. This Paleo Beef …

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Beef Veggie Salad with Pear Gorgonzola Dressing

This Beef veggie salad with pear Gorgonzola dressing is not your average salad.  It is gorgeous, and also packs a healthy and tasty punch with the great tasting salad dressing. If you are trying to lose some weight, eating salads for lunch is a good choice.  You can load up on tons of healthy low …

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Gluten Free Tomato Mushroom Pizza

This Gluten Free Tomato Mushroom pizza is made with one  of the darlings of the gluten free world –  chickpea flour. Anyone who is following a Gluten Free diet knows the challenge that comes from trying to prepare some of your favorite foods. But, with a few substitutes and some creativity, that does not need …

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Gluten Free Peanut Butter Oatmeal chocolate chip cookie

This recipe for a gluten free peanut butter oatmeal chocolate chip cookie has all of the ingredients that I normally love in regular baked goods, but they have no refined sugar, and are wheat free. These gluten free peanut butter oatmeal chocolate chip cookie – a Healthy alternative I have recently adopted both a sugar …

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Cookies that Crumble – Great Cookie Exchange Recipe Round up

Make one of these cookies that are sure to delight at your Cookie Exchange. Who doesn’t love a great cookie recipe? They are generally quite easy to make and family members are sure to love them better than boxes of store bought cookies. And this time of the year, many people have cookie exchanges to …

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Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes – Slimmed Down

Printable recipe – Lightened Down Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes This recipe for creamy garlic mashed potatoes is a slimmed down version of the original recipe.  Light sour cream and skim milk are the secrets to keeping the fat in check but not losing any of the flavor. The potatoes are cooked with garlic cloves in …

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Bean Burritos with Vegetables – Hearty Mexican Recipe

Are you looking for a effortless meatless meal?  This recipe for bean burritos uses a kidney bean and pinto bean combination, which is a nice change from the traditional black bean recipe and is really tasty. These burritos take only 15 minutes from start to finish, so they are perfect for any busy weeknight. My …

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Strawberry Almond Cheesecake with Glaze Topping

Looking for a delicious dessert that is easy to make but fancy enough for any dinner party?  This no bake strawberry almond cheesecake is perfect! It has a lovely glazed topping and makes a great addition to your collection of cheesecake recipes. Fresh strawberries make such a great addition to desserts. They are fresh and …

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Mexican Vegetable Casserole with Black Beans

Enjoy the spicy taste of Mexican Vegetable Casserole This spicy Mexican vegetable casserole combines a host of nutritious vegetables with a blend of spices and cheese to make a hearty and healthy main course dish. Add a tossed salad or some avocado slices and you are done.   I love recipes that make use of what …

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Samoas Bars – A delicious home made Girl Scout Treat

When my daughter was much younger, I used to wait anxiously for the month when the Girl Scout cookies were ready to be sold.  I bought boxes of Samoas cookies and Thin Mints and froze them so we could enjoy them during the year.  This Samoas Bars recipe takes me right back to those days.  …

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Strawberry Chocolate Chip Mousse With Whip Cream

This Strawberry Chocolate Chip Mousse could not be easier to make.  It combines just a few ingredients, all layered in a large wine glass and served with a dollop of whip cream. Best of all, this chocolate mousse is low in calories but still elegant. Strawberry Chocolate Chip Mousse is a Refreshing Delight It is …

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Cheesy Herb Biscuits with Tarragon – Great Side Dish

Whenever I go to Ruby Tuesday or The Red Lobster restaurant, I always look forward to their cheesy herb biscuits.  I decided to try and make an approximation of them that would not break my calorie bank. These biscuits are savory and slightly rich but have far less calories than the restaurant version. Cheesy Herb …

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