Almond Crusted Chicken Thighs

Almond Crusted Baked Chicken Thighs

I’ve a recent convert to the virtues of chicken thighs. Days gone by, my chicken piece of choice would have been chicken breasts. After all, they’re lowest in calories, right?

Mexican Pasta Salad

Weekend Healthy Recipes Roundup for March 1st

It’s time for another weekend healthy recipes roundup! I’m always in need of salad recipes, so this week I’m focusing on crispy, crunchy, colorful salad recipes shared by fellow healthy recipe developers.

Baked Oatmeal and Blueberries

Cinnamony Baked Oatmeal Bars with Blueberries

I’m a collector of baked oatmeal recipes of all kinds, and completely fun plates. As a child, my mom would serve bowls of oatmeal with brown sugar and milk, or cream of wheat topped with real butter, sugar and cinnamon. I loved the oatmeal, and can still picture Mom stirring oats at the stove.

Healthy Recipes Roundup

Weekend Healthy Recipes Roundup for February 21st

It’s the weekend, and time for another healthy recipes roundup! If you aren’t familiar with my weekend ritual, during the week I collect healthy recipes from fellow food bloggers, then over the weekend I select a few to try the following week. Let’s see what’s on this week’s menu . . .

Healthy Recipes Roundup

Weekend Healthy Recipes Roundup for February 14th

It’s Saturday, and time for another Weekend Healthy Recipes Roundup! As you know, I collect what I consider to be healthy recipes from the best cooks around, and share them with you on the weekends. I bet you’ll find these healthy recipes as delicious looking as I do, and want to add them to your […]

Apple Hand Pies

Nasoya Apple Hand Pies with a Cinnamon and Sugar Crunch

This month is all about comfort food makeovers, and apple pie has to be on the menu. Nasoya had perfect timing for this comfort food calorie cleanup when they sent me an offer to review their products, which just happened to include egg roll wrappers – perfect for apple hand pies.

Macaroni and Cheese-6-compressed

Slenderized Macaroni and Cheese – a Comfort Food Makeover

When it comes to comfort foods, macaroni and cheese pleases kids and adults. The Urban Dictionary defines comfort food as “food that gives emotional comfort to the one eating it, these tend to be favorite foods of childhood, or linked to a person, place or time with which the food has a positive association.”