Tagged: cooking

Green Pea Guacamole 0

A “Better” Guacamole

I wasn’t always a fan of avocados… maybe it was the texture more than the taste? I’m sort of the same way about tomatoes. But with all the positive press avocados have been getting lately, I figured I would give...

Chia Field 1

A Beginner’s Guide to Chia

Ch-ch-ch-chia! If you’re anything like I used to be, if you were to play some word association and be given the word chia, you would immediately follow it up with pet. It’s kind weird though, for as widespread that chia...

Black Cherry Spread 10

No Sugar Added Fruit Spreads

One of my “go to” breakfasts is whole-wheat or multi-grain toaster waffles with some PB&J on top sprinkled with some chia seeds. Or sometimes instead of the store-bought I’ll make up a batch of whole-grain pancakes and freeze them for...

Cilantro-Lime Quinoa Salad 0

Cilantro-Lime Quinoa Salad

The other day while picking up a few things at my local CoOp, I saw a cilantro-lime rice dish in their deli case. Something about summer and cilantro and lime just sound so…. right. I have a pot-luck party I’m...

Vege Noodles 9

A Colorful Alternative to Pasta

Ok, I admit it. I do have some egg noodles in my cupboard. I found a fortified brand that isn’t all that bad. But honestly, they’re still processed, simple carbs. Something I consider a sort of indulgence to be eaten...

Quinoa Crust With Toppings 50

Quinoa Pizza Crust

Pizza. No matter where I go, no matter who I talk to, when it comes to healthy living people always seem to ask about pizza. Usually, pizza is not a bad thing – as long as you are aware of...

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Broiled Shrimp

I’ve always liked shrimp. Fresh would be great, but since I live in Minnesota, that just doesn’t happen. But with modern Individually Quick Frozen (or IQF) you’re likely not going to notice a difference. Even those “fresh” shrimp in the...