Craving pesto but can’t have cheese or nuts? When you need a pesto with no nuts and not cheese, should you even bother? No pine nuts. No cheese. Who does such craziness? Someone in the middle of a THM Challenge who needs a Deep S dish, that’s who. That would be me. The good news is, I whipped up this Easy Spinach Basil Pesto in just a few minutes and… Continue Reading
If you cook, you know how important it is to keep food from sticking, right? Do you use parchment paper often? Does it just burn your cookies to buy something that’s just going to get tossed out? It does mine! I used to think parchment paper was just a frou-frou Martha Stewart thing, but then I tried baking on it and loved the non-stick qualities. I even reused it as… Continue Reading
This Easy Wasa Pizza came about because I was craving pizza. It was getting close to bedtime, so it had to be easy. It had to fit in with the Trim Healthy Mama guidelines I am following, too, because… Confession: I love pizza. I could eat it every day. Seriously. Reality: the pizza I have loved all my life makes me fat. It’s unhealthy.
These easy, baked stuffed jalapeno peppers make a great snack or party food. One serving (two pepper halves) falls into the Fuel Pull category for you Trim Healthy Mamas out there. You could have more in an S setting. I wanted to create something that would fit with FP, because I wasn’t very hungry but was craving something spicy (again!) so I used a combination of light cream cheese… Continue Reading
Like I mentioned in my Spicy Sour Cream Sauce post, I’m loving hot and spicy foods these days. Sriracha sauce gets liberally applied to just about anything. So why not make deviled eggs a bit more true to their namesake? Like, make them Sriracha Deviled Eggs and make them hot and spicy! I’ve recently updated this recipe, too and it’s even more amazing.
Cranberries…you either love them or hate them. I grew up loving the jellied cranberry stuff in the can. I still like it, I’ll be honest. But once I tried fresh cranberries…oh the wonders to behold. I love them paired with almonds and a simple stevia-sweetened vinaigrette style of dressing in this Sugar Free Fresh Cranberry Almond Salad. It goes so well with turkey or chicken, and even with spicy Sriracha Egg… Continue Reading