Tag: healthy recipes

Winter Minestrone Soup with Pancetta

After a week of dreary winter weather including snow and freezing temperatures, nothing hits the spot like comforting soup simmering away on the stove.  One of my favorite soups is Winter Minestrone Soup with Pancetta.  Minestrone soup is an Italian soup featuring… Read More

Mini Seafood Ceviche Tacos

One of my very first blog post 3 years ago was about our Seafood Ceviche recipe which we had tweaked and finally perfected (to our taste, of course). Now, I have added a new twist to this recipe by creating a mini… Read More

Chicken Vegetable and White Bean Soup

Around this time last year, I blogged about my favorite homemade Chicken Noodle Soup from an old Southern Living magazine from the ’90’s that I have updated over the years.  It is a winning recipe, I promise!  Please see the original link… Read More

Lasagna…Health “ier” Style

About 2 years, I blogged about a lasagna recipe that I discovered in Cooking Light magazine.  Not being a huge lasagna fan, this was one I truly loved and I have spent the past 2 years improving on an already great recipe! … Read More

Veggie Stuffed Chicken Enchiladas…A Healthy Twist on a Classic Favorite!

One of my favorite food nationalities is Mexican cuisine but traditionally it is landmine of calories and fat!  Fortunately, one of my favorite chicken enchilada recipes is a pleasant change from  the norm.  Packed with fresh flavors and ingredients, my Veggies Stuffed… Read More

Thai Shrimp with Zucchini Noodles…A fresh start for 2016

As we complete one week into the New Year, many of us are focusing on eating healthier and making better food choices.  A great way to incorporate more vegetables in your diet is by using one of my favorite gadgets in the… Read More

Mexican Stuffed Bell Peppers…A Healthy Spin on an Old Favorite!

I love Mexican food….the cheesier and spicier the better but usually it also is loaded with tons of calories and lots of fat.  Being that the New Year brings all kinds of new resolutions (sometimes the same ones every year…ha, ha), like… Read More

Zippy Lentil Soup….A healthy and easy weeknight “shortcut” recipe!

It is the first week of November and in East Tennessee, we have already seen snow fall in our area from just a little dusting to up two feet in the mountains!  With these blustery conditions becoming more and more frequent, we… Read More

Shrimp Tacos topped with Tropical Guacamole Salad and a Creamy Lime Sauce

Shrimp Tacos topped with Tropical Guacamole Salad and a Creamy Lime Sauce…wow, doesn’t that sound delicious!  This is my personal creation made in my kitchen this week and it embodies all the “fresh flavors” that I have always wanted to include in… Read More

Quick Shepherd’s Pie….A Clean Eating Magazine Recipe

In preparation for his 50th birthday in May, my husband, Jeff, is trying to lose a few pounds so I have been trying to throw in a few healthy recipes in my repertoire to assist him in his journey.  The cover of… Read More