Cauliflower Patties

Serve there crispy patties as a great vegetarian side dish or as an entrée. 1 large head cauliflower, cut into small florets  2 whole eggs, beaten 1/2 cup whole-wheat flour 1/4 cup minced green onions 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/4 tsp. dried Italian seasoning Salt and pepper to taste 1/4 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt 1 Tbsp. minced parsley  2 tsp. olive oil, divided  Steam cauliflower florets until tender, about 10 minutes. Transfer to a Read more…

Shoyu Cauliflower Bites

This slightly spicy and sweet cauliflower bites will make a great appetizer or side dish your family or guests will love. 1 medium head cauliflower 2 Tbsp. of your favorite shoyu 2 Tbsp. of you favorite brand of honey 2 Tbsp. Sriracha  1 Tbsp. Sesame oil Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray or line with parchment paper. Trim down cauliflower into florets, rinse florets thoroughly, and cut into nice Read more…

Fresh Fruit Chutney

Creating your own homemade chutney is healthier and fresh. Avoiding extra sugar, sodium and preservatives is great. Knowing that your chutney is made with zero additives from processing, knowing that your chutney is as healthy and fresh as it possibly can be. Making homemade fresh chutney is great because you put the time and care into this side to make other dishes great. Also making your own chutney can be fun and allows you to Read more…

Smoked Bacon Jam

Ever had bacon jam? Believe it or not, it’s actually a great condiment for sweet or savory dishes. Bacon jam goes great with burgers, sandwiches, biscuits and even ice cream. Ingredients 1 pound bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 finely chopped onion 4 shallots, minced 2 cloves minced garlic 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/4  cup maple syrup 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon chili powder In medium saucepan over medium heat, cook bacon until Read more…

Flourless Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Cookies

Flourless cookies? How is that possible? These cookies are great if you are looking for a gluten-free sweet snack. This recipe is not only gluten-free but tastes great too. The eggs are what actually holds the cookie together. Some gluten-free or no flour items have a different consistency to what you may be familiar with. This recipe, if done right actually has that chewy cookie texture just like a chewy cookie made with flour. Ingredients  Read more…

Kochujang Barbecue Ribs

We all have tried some sort of barbecue ribs, whether it be barbecue ribs cooked in a smoker or maybe you have tried Korean style kalbi ribs. There are many recipes for different styles of barbecue ribs. Some recipes add different liquors, secret spices and even fruits to the barbecue sauce. This rib recipe that you may not have tried yet, maybe a great twist on ribs that you may love. Kochujang or Gochujang is Read more…

Sweet Potato Pie

Sweet potato pies have many different recipes and everyone has their own style for making sweet potato pie. Some use different types of sweet potatoes and some use different types of crust. Sweet potato pie can be eaten through out the year and not just enjoyed during the holidays. Here is a basic sweet potato pie recipe with minimal ingredients and maximum flavor. Ingredients  1/3 cup softened butter 1/2 cup white granulated sugar 2 large Read more…

Sticky Asian Style Chicken Wings

Chicken wings are a great addition to potlucks and watching sporting events. Many times there are chicken wings or buffalo wings at these parties. Trying this recipe for asian style chicken wings will bring a different flavor to those regular chicken wings recipes. Ingredients 2 pounds chicken wings or chicken drumettes Coating ingredients  1/2 cup chopped green onions 1/2 cup honey 2 tablespoons shoyu 2 tablespoons asian sweet chili sauce 2 tablespoons oyster sauce 2 Read more…

10 Simple Ways to Boost Your Energy without Coffee

Many people wake up and have that morning coffee to get themselves ready for the day, but chances are it will soon be time to call in for reinforcements when the afternoon comes around. Here are 10 simple solutions to add an energy boost to your day without the caffeine jitters. 1. Reach for protein Having a snack that has at least 10 grams of protein to produce a steady flow in blood sugar and Read more…

Green Mango Salad

Green mango salad is a great healthy and refreshing salad. It has lots of crunch and goes great with other dishes like fish and chicken. The tart and tanginess of the salad may be a good side dish for other salty or oily main dishes. Here is a simple green mango salad recipe. This may have more preparation than other salads but it will worth the time to have something new and different on the Read more…