Tagged with low-sodium

Pineapple Zucchini Nut Bread

Pineapple Zucchini Nut Bread

There’s nothing better than the smell of fresh-baked bread and in this case, zucchini bread. This recipe isn’t your traditional zucchini bread though;  I’ve added a touch of pineapple to sweeten the loaf.  It makes a large batch, therefore I mix things up by making 1 loaf and several muffins for an easy fix on the go.   … Continue reading

1 Pot Spaghetti

1 Pot Spaghetti

Like many of you I’m in a hurry during the work week which is why I thought I’d give the following recipe a try.  Originally concocted from a Real Simple recipe, I added my own twist on this one pot meal.  Next time I’m going to try it out in my crock pot.  Take note that … Continue reading

Crockpot Bourbon “Crack” Chicken

Crockpot Bourbon “Crack” Chicken

This is yet another, easy crockpot dinner that takes only minutes to whip up.  Originally adapted from My Time Passages.  Like its title implies, once you start eating, you won’t stop; it’s truly addicting!  This dish alone makes 2 hefty servings but if you add a side of veggies it could feed a family of … Continue reading

Mashed Garlic Cauliflower

Mashed Garlic Cauliflower

On the same day I made the parmesan spiraled veggies I also tried a new recipe from Delicious by Dre.  Again, I was trying to wean away from bringing another carbolicious side dish.  At first I was skeptical about how good mashed cauliflower could really replace mashed potatoes but I was surprised, by not only … Continue reading

Spiraled Parmesan Vegetables

Spiraled Parmesan Vegetables

A bit behind in my posts since I made this recipe for Mother’s day, oops!  Regardless, every holiday my family gets together and ends up having a carb fest, all those yummy comfort food dishes that are typical of American holidays.  Since the meals typically revolve around the meat and potatoes, I began my search … Continue reading

Mexican Chicken

Mexican Chicken

Love tacos but want to change it up?  Try this taco alternative using chicken and the taco seasoning mentioned on my last blog.  Serve it up with some corn and my favorite rice from Trader Joe’s. Ingredients (makes 2 servings): 2 chicken breasts diced to bite size pieces taco seasoning 1/2 cup enchilada sauce 1 … Continue reading

Clean Eating Taco Seasoning

Clean Eating Taco Seasoning

While going through some of my pantry items I took notice of the laundry list of chemicals and preservatives that I’m ingesting every day.  Anything with the word hydrogenated pretty much stands for fat (trans and saturated), brominated vegetable oil is a flame retardant and used in many bottled drinks and studies have shown that those unnatural coloring dyes … Continue reading

Cheesy Italian Bake

Cheesy Italian Bake

It’s hard for many of us to resist the urge of carbs; the satiable feeling of being full but at the same time filling out our waistline.  For the most part, I have cut out carbs from my eating lifestyle, which may have helped to my loss of over 20 lbs.  Not to say I don’t still … Continue reading