The original “zoodle”, spaghetti squash! Spaghetti squash is something easy to make, you just need to know how and to have the time to prep it before. Depending on the size of the squash, it can make a lot, so my suggestion would be to make sure you have people to share it with or … More How To Cook Spaghetti Squash
For this “Know Your Label” post I wanted to talk about the different labels about fats and what they mean. It’s important to know because if you are trying to watch your fat intake for weight loss, heart health, or any other concern, you need to know what these labels mean and not take it … More Know Your Labels: Fat Terms
Tomato basil soup is one of our favorites and is simple to make. When I became plant based it was one of those things that was hard to find a good recipe that wasn’t too acidic that James would eat. When we were first married I made a creamy tomato basil soup with canned tomatoes … More Creamy Tomato Basil Soup (Low-Fat & Dairy Free)
Many of you may know and have seen the new food label already taking place. The FDA extended compliance dates for the Nutrition Facts and Supplement Facts Label to January 1, 2020 for manufacturers with $10 million of more in annual food sales. Those manufacturers with less than $10 million in annual sales have until … More New Food Label: What To Look For & Why Is It Important?
This is more of an Italian take on a bean dip, like hummus. It is great as a snack, as part of a meal prep, or as a healthy spread to wraps or sandwiches. It’s also something healthy to take to your next party. Here are some nutrition facts of cannellini beans, or white kidney … More White Bean, Garlic & Sage Dip
How are you doing on your goals so far? No doubt there is a change you have been trying to make, whether that’s with your health and nutrition or not. At the beginning of the year there is huge motivation to start fresh and new and begin being a better you. Sometimes that motivation can … More Steps to Behavior Change
There is something about stroganoff to me that is comforting and screams of home. Like the comfort foods post I made a few months ago, this is one of the meals I will make more for it to be a comfort than anything else. However, I’ve made it to be dairy-free and lower in fat … More Less Fat Mushroom Stroganoff
Since February is Heart Health month, I wanted to post something about how salt affects your health! There has been a lot of talk recently about different kinds of salt and their healthy benefits, and then you hear about how you should be staying away from it. So which is it? What is Salt? Salt … More Is Salt Really Bad for You and Your Heart?
The hummus craze is still going strong I know, but why not change it up and give other beans a chance to be a delicious dip too? I’ll be honest, I’m picky about my hummus. There are some that leave a weird aftertaste, and other that are loaded up excess oil. That’s when I started … More Black Bean & Yogurt Dip
Next on my “Know Your Ingredients” blog posts, is about the names of wheat and what products can contain wheat. There are many different reasons for avoiding wheat and needing to know the information in this post. There were some things I was not aware of. There are 3 major reasons why people avoid wheat. … More Know Your Ingredients: The Many Names of Wheat