Green Chile Egg Muffins

Green Chile Egg Muffins | High protein, low sugar Green Chile Egg Muffins are dietitian-approved! Eggs, cottage cheese, corn and more, these are flavorful and savory!

Have you ever been hangry? Irritable, angry or grumpy because you’re hungry? Me too. ;-( Eating curbs the hangries. Eating protein keeps it away longer. Protein helps you feel full longer, stabilizes hunger hormones and keeps your blood sugar more even. With this combination, you’ll be more fun to be around. Trust me. 😉 Research […]

Red Pepper Walnut Dip

Roasted Red Pepper Dip | Tangy with spice, Red Pepper Walnut Dip is flavorful deliciousness! Toss it, spread it, dollop it, this vegetarian dip is simply, healthy food.

When I scored a .99 bag of wilted sweet red bell peppers, I knew exactly what I was going to make. Muhammara. A middle eastern dip. This tangy, spicy, walnut and pepper dip requires roasted peppers so a few dings and bruises made no difference to me. Red peppers are riper, sweeter and generally more expensive […]

Short Rib Ragu

Short Rib Ragu | Melt-in-your mouth short ribs make this ragu company worthy. The Insta Pot makes it super simple.

 Melt-in-your-mouth short ribs make this company worthy. The Insta Pot makes it super simple. Beat the Heat We search for ways to keep our cool as summer’s heat continues. This month’s The Recipe Redux challenge was how to keep the kitchen cool with an appliance. Because whatever you do, don’t turn on the oven! If […]

Cherry Herb Cheese Salad

Cherry Herb Cheese Salad | Summery goodness with fresh cherries and herbs and creamy goat cheese. Every bite is scrumptious!

If you’ve been to the grocery store recently, you likely noticed cherries are front and center. A summer favorite, this is their season and they are at their best through August. The clock starts ticking once a cherry is picked. Cherry harvesters are ready to go at dawn when it’s cool because cherry picking ends […]

Favorite Things in Casper, Wyoming

Wyoming Wildlife, Pronghorn Antelope | Wyoming resident and author of Your 6-Week Guide to LiveBest shares favorite things to do in Casper.

If you were one of the half-million pioneers that went west, you likely would have passed through Wyoming. The Oregon, Californian, Mormon, and Pony Express trails all cross the state. Lots of people moved through, but chances are you’ve never met someone from Wyoming. There are about 585,500 people. In the entire state. The least […]

Turkish Turkey Flatbread

Turkey Flatbread | 6 ways to use flatbread including a grilled Turkish one that is delish!

We wrap. We roll. We dip. If bread is the staff of life, variety is what keeps it interesting. The world has flattened so that we scoop curries and hummus with naan, fold pita around gyros and souvlaki, stuff arepas with beans and cheese, and wrap tortillas with nearly everything. If you prefer not to […]

Honey Lemon Panna Cotta

Panna Cotta | An entertainer's dream dessert. Easy to find ingredients, can be made ahead, adapts to personal preferences and I've never seen anyone not like it. Ever. This is my healthified version with yogurt instead of heavy cream.

Summer Celebration I’ve been sharing the healthyish food blogging space with members of The Recipe Redux  for two years. Each month we receive a theme so we’re all in the kitchen with a similar focus. As I celebrate two years (my first Recipe Redux post is one of the most popular on my blog, Strawberry Basil […]

DIY Homemade Yogurt

DIY Homemade Yogurt recipe | Simple, creamy, delicious, and oh, so easy!

Creamy, smooth and loaded with healthy dividends, homemade yogurt is easy and inexpensive. Growing up we were admonished: Don’t play with your food. It did not stick. I’m always playing with my food. This week it’s yogurt. A gallon of milk was my playmate. Milk + yogurt + heat = homemade yogurt and it’s about that […]

Herb and Flower Yogurt Spread

this easy, colorful dip sparkles

Herb and Flower Yogurt | One of the prettiest dishes. Ever! Herb and Flower Yogurt is quick, easy and a better-for-you appetizer than most.

“I received free samples of Breton Crackers mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Breton Crackers and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.” I’m an entertainer. I don’t sing and dance (publicly ;-), but I like […]