Jackfruit Nachos

I receive lots of questions on healthy options around any food-centered holiday or events. Since it is Super Bowl Sunday, I wanted to turn a classic snack sideways and have been wanting to experiment with jackfruit. Jackfruit has been around for a while and is in the tree fruit category with figs, mulberries, and bread…

Salted Petite Potatoes

I keep seeing posts and recipes for these yummy potatoes and have been wanting to try them. I had some this past week and decided it’s time to make some and come up with a few dipping sauces. So easy and delicious. A crowd pleaser to put out for guests as an appetizer. They make…

Cauliflower Fritters

I love using vegetables for quick fritters. This recipe will work well with zucchini, or broccoli. I had to search my recipe binders to find a recipe I used years ago. I couldn’t find it but remembered the ingredients. Mostly because there are only a few, and that always makes for a good quick go…

Homemade Ricotta

You may never buy ricotta again after you make this recipe. This was so easy, I don’t know why I’ve waited so long to make fresh ricotta at home. Of course I looked at several recipes and knew there was a basic formula. I went with my go to favorite Ina Garten and Presto! The…

Toasts

A toast to toasts for the New Year! These easy to dream up nutritional bombs can be eaten at breakfast, lunch, dinner or a mid day snack. Don’t just think of them for breakfast. Here are a few ideas. Some you probably already make, some maybe new to you. Some inspiring to you. Get creative…

Healthy Hors D’Oeuvre’s

New Year’s Eve and New Year’s day is upon us and here are a few ideas to ring in the new year with yummy healthful hors d’oeuvre’s. Mini Peppers with Herb Goat Cheese 1 package mini peppers, halved and seeded 4 oz of goat cheese 1 tsp each fresh thyme, rosemary, oregano chopped fine Mix…