Healthy

apricot-glazed pork loin

I tend to go straight to pork tenderloin 9/10 times that I'm thinking about making pork. And the blame for that can go to two recipes that I think ruined me [...]

Bircher Muesli… vacation in a bowl :)

So, suitNtie and I managed to sneak away for a week earlier this month, right after my finals were done. We took a cruise to the Bahamas. One of the reasons [...]

Crunchy Cashew Chicken Salad Wraps

  So my husband told me he doesn't like chicken salad. I was appalled. To me, it's kind of like saying, "I kick puppies" or "I hate America." One does [...]

Chicken Noodle Casserole

I don't do a lot of casseroles in the Kitchen, because I tend to find them overly high in calories and other unhealthy nutrition (notable exception here), [...]

Quinoa Hot Pot

So, I originally found this recipe in a mailer from BJ's Wholesale Club. Of course, all the ingredients for it were sold there, but I made some substitutions [...]

white bean and arugula noodle soup

Got this one from Parents magazine! :) 3 c. cooked white beans with cooking liquid 2 tomatoes, chopped, total 2 c. (or 2 c. diced canned) 1.5 c. water 1 c. [...]

Extra, Extra! Whole Wheat Blueberry Oat Muffins

Nom nom nom. :) With blueberries now in season and what's probably the last (!) semi-free weekend of the summer, I decided to do some baking.  I have always [...]

apricot & proscuitto pizza

Okay. I know, it doesn't sound amazing, but I was intrigued. ...and I was not disappointed. YUM! :) I'm kind of in love with the trend of a cold salad on a [...]

lower fat corn & kielbasa chowder

adapted from Mizz Ray. :) Pretty darn good for less than 300 calories! 8 ounces turkey kielbasa, halved lengthwise, halved again, and chopped 1 onions, [...]

pork chops with arugula & apple salad

adapted from Real Simple. Moo has been trying to get the apple I bought for this for the past several days. Lesson: buy extra fruit. 1/4 cup whole wheat [...]