After going home for Thanksgiving I’m on a bit of a vegetarian cook. I guess it makes sense since many of my …

October 1, 2020

It’s finally fall! As much as I love fall, it seems that living in Texas for the majority of my life (up …

September 28, 2020

This lightened up cheesecake is smooth, creamy and absolutely delicious! You won’t even notice that it’s not the real thing! Cheesecake with …

September 25, 2020

Anything pumpkin flavored is on the top of my list in the fall. These waffles make for a perfect weekend brunch. Your …

September 23, 2020

Start your morning with this filling veggie-packed omelet or serve it as a light lunch. Herbed Veggie Omelets Serves: 4 • Prep …

September 19, 2020

We make this classic Thanksgiving dessert skinnier by using fat free condensed milk and less sugar. The result — a delicious, cool …

September 17, 2020

This is my go to breakfast! It’s quick and filling and gets my day started right. Sometimes I don’t have all the …

September 14, 2020

Our soba noodle salad is made with healthy buckwheat soba noodles and extra veggies for protein & fiber. These unique flavors make …

September 11, 2020

I’m obsessed with these stuffed peppers! It’s a vegetarian’s dream — filled with flavor and high in protein an oh-so-colorful! The peppers …

September 9, 2020

I have a slight obsession with brussel sprouts. I eat them with prosciutto, ginger and soy and now raw. When my friend …

September 6, 2020

Depending on where you live, summer may have already arrived, or maybe it’s not quite there yet. With temperatures in the 90s …

September 4, 2020

It’s been one of those weeks where nothing seems to get checked off your list, but at the same time, you feel …

September 1, 2020

This week I’m blogging from a higher altitude and my new happy place! I’m vacationing at my grandparent’s home in Aspen. What …

August 30, 2020

Last week I was in the beautiful Colorado Rockies with my family. We spent a lot of time hiking in mountains, visiting …

August 28, 2020

Everyday should start with a good breakfast. This one provides lean protein with the peppery bite of arugula – my favorite green! …

August 26, 2020

I was at a loss for what to cook last week when my roommate mentioned her and her bf were cooking turkey …

August 24, 2020

I love this simple salad because it has beautiful holiday colors and so many flavors & textures. The amounts don’t have to …

August 20, 2020

Iced sugar cookies are elegant, delicious and perfect for Santa. Make them for a party or host a party where you make …

August 16, 2020

We have brunch on Christmas morning at my house and last year this was the favorite. If you have trouble getting your …

August 14, 2020

My dad recently started eating vegetarian, and this dish was perfect for his new diet. It’s satisfying and the truffle oil adds …

August 14, 2020

Are Brussel sprouts really from Brussels, Belgium? Either way, I’m crazy about Brussel sprouts! The ginger and sriracha in these makes them …

August 12, 2020

This dessert is perfect year round and isn’t too bad for breakfast either… Apple Crumble Serves: 4 • Prep Time: 15 minutes …

August 8, 2020

Brussel sprouts are so good for you and actually very delicious. Don’t let the old school house rumors get to you! The …

August 7, 2020

This side dish features the best that the season has to offer. They’re hearty and delicious and I love how colorful they …

August 6, 2020

I used to think fish tacos would be difficult to make, but they are so simple and so quick. Keep tilapia fillets …

August 3, 2020

This isn’t a meal I cook often, but when I do, you can bet there is a nice bottle of red wine …

July 31, 2020

my dad & I at the beach a couple of months after the surgery Today I’m getting a little personal. My dad …

July 28, 2020

Ever since eating these at Green Papaya in Dallas, I’ve been totally obsessed. I think I’d be happy ordering these as my …

July 25, 2020

I must be on a Greek kick this summer, I’ve made multiple dishes with Greek flavors. But I can’t help it. It’s …

July 22, 2020

Besides cooking, collecting bright and fun kitchen gadgets is high on my list of hobbies. Anthropologie has some of the most …

July 20, 2020

I got a big shipment of Alaskan fish from Stormont Williams Fish Supply Co. just a few weeks ago and I’ve been …

July 18, 2020

I’ll be honest, I’m really not much of a dessert person. Not that I don’t like them, I just don’t crave them …

July 14, 2020

Lasagna has always been one of my favorites, but I really can’t stand when it’s just covered in cheese. I like to …

July 10, 2020

Ever since having tabbouleh at a Mediterranean restaurant a few years ago, I’m a little obsessed. The one I tried wasn’t the …

July 6, 2020

I’ve been adding Greek yogurt to my regular breakfast each morning and while I like yogurt on it’s own, it’s so much …

July 2, 2020

And the holidays are finally here! Like, really here. Have you done your shopping? Decorated the house? I find myself getting so …

June 28, 2020

I love pecan pie, but can’t stand when it’s super sweet and runny. This pie lets the flavor of the maple and …

June 24, 2020

Summer always has me craving a cool and crisp salad! I’ve always loved Greek and Mediterranean flavors. It’s fresh, simple and so …

June 20, 2020

I think I could eat pizza just about every day of my life. Bad? Maybe if I was eating Chicago-style deep dish, …

June 16, 2020

One downside about living in Chicago is that there is no La Duni. If you’ve been then you know why I miss …

June 14, 2020

Lighten up the grill this summer with low-fat turkey burgers topped with fresh summery ingredients! We love using baby arugula instead of …

June 11, 2020

Perfectly crisp baked sweet potato fries! After many failed attempts, we found a technique that works wonders! Do us both a favor …

June 7, 2020

Over the past few years, I’ve gotten pretty good at cooking for one. Those meals used to end in mounds of leftovers. …

June 1, 2020

I’m love crispy chicken, but fried chicken is too high in fat to eat regularly. Our baked version satisfies that crisp crunch …

May 30, 2020

Being a Texas girl at heart, I love a good taco. They’re one of those foods I don’t think I’ll ever sick …

May 26, 2020

I’m not much of a dessert person, but occasionally I get a craving for a really good cookie. One that’s chewy and …

May 23, 2020

Quiche is the perfect main dish for brunch and holds well. It also makes for a nice light lunch when paired with …

May 20, 2020

I’m loving this soup — it’s a great twist from your traditional vegetable soup. The tortellini adds a unique Italian flavor and is …

May 16, 2020

Greek food is delicious, simple and so fresh. These pitas are great for lunch or dinner. They’d also be great in the …

May 10, 2020

My family loves this soup! I got the idea for this soup from one with similar flavors at a favorite Dallas restaurant. …

May 7, 2020

A simple Asian marinade brings new life to skirt or flank steak! If you don’t have a grill (like me) simply cook …

May 4, 2020

Throwing a party and need a different appetizer than cheese and crackers? These little pizza bites are perfect. Crunchy and chewy on …

April 30, 2020

Pho is in my top 5 favorite foods ever. I literally dream about this soup. It’s pronounced, fuh. Not fo or fa. …

April 28, 2020

Do you love burrito joints like Chipotle or Qdoba? We do too, but they’re packed with sodium & calories! The skinny version …

April 25, 2020

Portabella wraps make for a nice light lunch or light dinner. They’re super simple too! The sweet caramelized onions and crumbly & …

April 23, 2020

For me, quesadillas are comfort food. Maybe it’s because my roots lie in the south, but whatever it is, they never fail …

April 21, 2020

I love using chicken sausage in place of pork sausage. It’s lighter in fat and still tastes absolutely delicious! I use Trader …

April 18, 2020

We recently came across a really great Mexican restaurant in Chicago. One where the salsa is actually spicy and the dishes pack …

April 15, 2020

I’ve been wanting to try out a skinny version of lasagna soup for quite sometime now, but summer didn’t really seem like …

April 12, 2020

After traveling to Denver a few weeks ago to visit Rob’s family, I got home and was seriously craving Italian food. It’s …

April 8, 2020
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