Baked Blooming Onion

When I think blooming onion, I think CALORIES. Thousands of calories.  But it's SO good. So I came up with a recipe that's a fraction of the calories, and it's delicious. My Baked Blooming Onion is sweet and spicy, without the oily aftertaste. With just a few ingredients you can make this recipe for a … Continue reading Baked Blooming Onion

Salmon En Papillote

Salmon En Papillote, or Salmon in parchment paper, is the easiest and best tasting weeknight meal. And, it’s an easy clean up night too. This method of steaming the salmon in parchment paper creates a juicy and flaky piece of fish. This meal is easy to assemble and makes such a statement when you serve … Continue reading Salmon En Papillote

Grilled Cauliflower Steak

Grilling up veggies sounds boring, right? But have you tried grilling up a Cauliflower Steak?  Cauliflower is a blank canvas begging for some flavor. It's actually really easy, but impressive to serve. This is a low calorie, low fat (depending on your oil and topping choices), delicious veggie side that will be a staple in … Continue reading Grilled Cauliflower Steak

Easy Homemade Butter

Homemade butter is easier than you think. And no, you don't have to churn the butter. It takes only one ingredient and ta-da, butter. That mysterious ingredient is heavy cream. All you have to do is whip it into butter. Yep, that's it. Here's how it's done. Pour a pint of heavy cream in a … Continue reading Easy Homemade Butter

Eggshells and Coffee Grounds Fertilizer

Eggshells and used coffee grounds make the best, AND FREE, fertilizer for plants and herbs. Some of you might have heard about using coffee grounds...but eggshells? Yes. But why? Well, the used coffee grounds is a source of nitrogen, and the eggshells is a source of calcium - which together make the perfect fertilizer. Here's … Continue reading Eggshells and Coffee Grounds Fertilizer

Easy Homemade Chicken Stock

I make chicken stock almost every weekend. Impressed? Don't be. This is the easiest thing to make at home, and you will use it for almost every meal. I bet you have most of the ingredients already in your pantry. The most important ingredient is time. But, if you're home cleaning or watching a movie … Continue reading Easy Homemade Chicken Stock

Baked Onion Rings

Onion rings is a delicious side to almost anything, but they can be greasy and heavy. My oven baked onion rings takes care of both of those issues because they are not fried, but give the same deliciousness. And best of all, you probably have all of the ingredients right in your pantry. With just … Continue reading Baked Onion Rings

Herb Veggie Cheese Sunny Side Up Egg

When you think herbs, veggies, cheese and eggs, you think omelette, right? Well, I'm not that big of a fan of omelettes, but I do love sunny side up eggs. The ooey gooeyness of a runny golden egg yolk makes me happy. So, this is a combo of the best of both worlds. This is … Continue reading Herb Veggie Cheese Sunny Side Up Egg

Egg Cloud

Here's a fun way to make your morning eggs. An Egg Cloud is fluffy, light and airy. Eggs are so flavorful that you can eat them plain, or you can add more flavor with cheese, veggies, or herbs. I made these plain, but feel free to personalize yours. Servings: 2     Prep Time: 5 … Continue reading Egg Cloud

Taco Spaghetti Pie

Spaghetti? Yes, you can have the occasional spaghetti dish using portion control. So if you're going to have spaghetti, you might want to spice it up a bit. This is my low fat Taco Spaghetti Pie. I make homemade pasta once a week, and I try to make a different pasta dish every time. I … Continue reading Taco Spaghetti Pie