Easy Vegan Pesto

I expressed my love for all things pesto a couple of months ago with this classic pesto recipe.  I just loved how easy it was to make and how flavorful it was – it was perfect for chicken, pasta, as a condiment or whatever else.  I loved how versatile it was!  I used this recipe…

Warm Bacon Salad Dressing

Warm Bacon Salad Dressing

As much as I love vegetables, I don’t eat a lot of salads.  That really surprises quite a few people.  It seems that people think that healthy eating means that I eat salads all the time.  That really couldn’t be further from the truth. One of the reasons that I don’t eat a lot of…

Classic (and Easy) Basil Pesto

Pesto was one of those things that was kind of a mystery to me.  I knew it was used in some of my favorite dishes like pesto chicken or salmon with pesto.  I knew it could be added to spaghetti squash to make it rich and creamy and delicious.  And I knew it could be…

5 Minute Salsa (The Easiest Recipe Ever)

5 Minute Salsa (The Easiest Recipe Ever)

One of the biggest complaints I hear from people about clean eating is that they don’t like fruits and vegetables and can’t seem to add them to their diet.  One of the first foods I suggest is salsa.  No, seriously – salsa is a great way to get a healthy heaping of fruits and vegetables…

Easy Homemade Ketchup

Easy Homemade Ketchup

When my girls were growing up, we always had to have ketchup on hand.  They loved typical kid foods like chicken nuggets and fish sticks and always insisted on having ketchup for dipping.  Have you ever read the label on a bottle of ketchup?  I was shocked when I looked at it.  Some brands have…

Homemade BBQ Sauce

Homemade BBQ Sauce

I’ve been thinking about trying to make some of my own condiments but haven’t ventured there yet.  Honestly, I don’t use a lot of condiments on my food.  But I found a great deal on a brisket so that obviously demands some BBQ sauce.  I looked and looked for a clean version but didn’t have…