Roasted Cauliflower Curry Soup

One of my hubby’s favorite flavors is curry. Curry is a smooth luxurious soup that has a warm and inviting aroma, with a deep spiced and coconut background. Regular curry soup has a lot of calories, so I developed this recipe to cut those calories in half – but with all the spice and flavors.Continue reading “Roasted Cauliflower Curry Soup”

Freeze Your Stock Into Perfect Portions

I absolutely hate to waste food – and I hate even more to throw anything away. So, when I have extra homemade stock or soup, I save it as perfect portions in the freezer. This can also be done with all kinds of liquids – sauce, gravy, stew, pesto… My Free Homemade Stock is justContinue reading “Freeze Your Stock Into Perfect Portions”

Low Calorie Creamy Peanut Butter Dip

One of my fav snacks is an apple slice dipped in peanut butter, but PB has sooo many calories. PB has 190 calories and 16g fat for just 2 tbsp. This entire recipe, including an apple (which has about 95 cal) is less calories and fat than 2 tbsp of PB. How? I used PB2.Continue reading “Low Calorie Creamy Peanut Butter Dip”

Tuna Avocado Egg Tower

Have you ever had Tuna Tartar at a restaurant? Delicious, but who has that type of tuna at home? We all have can tuna! And with an avocado and egg, you can make the “tartar” tower at home. It’s a great low-fat, low-calorie, low-carb lunch or dinner, or even a quick appetizer for guests. FirstContinue reading “Tuna Avocado Egg Tower”

Individual Beef Wellingtons

Beef Wellington is a luxury steak meal that can be made at home. The puff pastry makes an amazing presentation, the ingredients taste fresh and earthy, and the dipping sauce is light and aromatic. While Chef Gordon Ramsay did not create the Beef Wellington, he did make it famous. My recipe is a smaller, individualContinue reading “Individual Beef Wellingtons”

Rolled Lasagna Christmas Wreath

Lasagna is a family favorite. I make lasagna every holiday and family get togethers. The ingredients are traditional, with some healthy alternatives. The difference with this recipe is the presentation. Instead of layering the pasta, I roll it up. It tastes the same as layered, but rolled is a prettier presentation (and less messy). YouContinue reading “Rolled Lasagna Christmas Wreath”

Fruit and Cheese Christmas Tree

I can’t remember the last holiday gathering where fruit and cheese wasn’t an appetizer. It’s easy to assemble, can make it ahead of time, and everyone can enjoy it while the meal is cooking. I made this for our family’s Christmas gathering. It’s pretty simple. Just arrange the fruit and cheese in a triangle, andContinue reading “Fruit and Cheese Christmas Tree”

Deviled Eggs Christmas Wreath

Deviled eggs is a easy appetizer that looks and tastes great. It can go with about any holiday or family gathering. I made this Christmas Wreath for the family and it was a win! The recipe has all the traditional ingredients, and with some food coloring, it transforms the normal deviled eggs into a holidayContinue reading “Deviled Eggs Christmas Wreath”