Wasting food is not my thing. When I have to throw moldy vegetables or leftover chicken into the compost bin, I see dollar bills floating down into my trash. That’s when I decided to add a Leftover Makeover column to my weekly newsletter. This way we’ll both save money if I’m creating recipes for a new column.
I’ve had a ton of fun creating an endless variety of homemade pizzas, and I’ll bet my versions of this classic dish is far more calorie friendly than you’ll find at your local restaurant. Merriam-Webster defines a pizza as “a dish made typically of flattened bread dough spread with a savory mixture usually including tomatoes and […]
When it comes to eating out, I’m a pizza or Mexican girl myself. No fancy restaurants for me! If I’m treating myself to a few unnecessary calories then I’m gonna do it up right. Chips and salsa, or maybe a little carne asada? Could be I’m in the mood for a barbecue chicken pizza with […]
I’m a pizza fiend, but those slices of cheesy deliciousness destroy any dreams I have of keeping my calories in check for the day. I simply can’t stop myself from taking that second - sometimes third - slice.
I adore the spicy flavors of Mexican cuisine. I can’t resist a quick salsa of colorful peppers, sweet tomatoes, and tender black beans with a squeeze of lime. It’s the perfect dip for baked chips. If I’m really in need of a treat, I’ll add chunks of pepper jack cheese and creamy avocado. Heaven!
Okay, maybe my pizza isn’t better than yours, but it’s definitely better than anything the local pizza joint serves up. I could order pizza out, or pick one up at Papa Murphy’s and bake it at home, but I prefer to make my own. That way I control the ingredients, sodium, fat and calories. I’m […]
By Friday I’m working on saving a few calories for the weekend. It isn’t unusual for dinner commitments to derail my healthy eating plan, so this easy pizza recipe is a good place to start. It’s low in calories and very satisfying.
Marriage is all about compromise, isn’t it? I asked my husband if he wanted pizza for dinner. That was a mistake. I had pictured a heavenly grilled veggie pizza, and began taking ingredients out of the frig. Mike’s response wasn’t what I had in mind. “I’d like beef on my pizza. please.” Hmmmmm. Unfortunately for […]
I have to say that Happy Hour Friday isn’t about the alcohol for me, it’s all about the appetizers. You’ve probably guessed that by now, considering I don’t post many drink recipes. This week’s happy hour offering is Shrimp Pizzettes. I formulated appetizer recipes in my mind all day long, and finally I settled on […]