Quinoa Spinach Pilaf

Quinoa Spinach Pilaf

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been experimenting with some different uses for quinoa.  Now don’t get me wrong, I love, love, love plain quinoa and could eat it for almost every meal but certain other members of my family like a little more variety.  I like variety too but sometimes I just don’t…

Chocolate Chip Cake

This is one of my all-time favorite recipes. It’s a great dessert AND a great breakfast 🙂 The best part? It’s less than 200 calories per serving! Chocolate Chip Cake 1 3/4 cup flour 1 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 3 medium-sized ripe…

Roasted Curry Chickpeas
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Roasted Curry Chickpeas

I’ve been looking for healthy snacks that I could take to work and have around the house for my family.  We always have fruit around to snack on but sometimes you just want something different.  This recipe provided that….it is flavorful and crunchy….and healthy!  The only downside to it is that it’s addictive.  It’s pretty…

Cinnamon Roasted Almonds

Cinnamon Roasted Almonds

Almonds are a delicious and healthy snack.  Although I really enjoy them plain or lightly salted, I really like the flavored ones.  Sadly, some of the ingredients are not that healthy and counteract the health benefits of the almond.  Just look at the list of ingredients on this package of flavored almonds: I don’t even…