OK, so fennel disappeared from the grocery for a few weeks and I freaked out. Well its back and Im looking forward to delving into as many fennel recipes as I can. It took me a bit to get used to the anise flavor of the bulb…since I can’t stand the taste of black licorice.…

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This salad has an array of flavors from the clean refreshing mint to the sweetness of the balsamic to the citrusy tartness of the sumac spice. Fattoush is a middle eastern salad, originating in Lebanon, and is part of an array of dishes known as fattat, using stale bread as a foundation. However my favorite…

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3 small pancakes = 1 starch Recipe makes 6 small pancakes INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 cups old-fashioned oats or buckwheat pancake mix 1 cup milk (dairy or non-dairy) 1 egg, beaten 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp ginger 1/4 tsp nutmeg 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp vanilla oil spray 1/2 cup grated carrots…

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Ingredients: ½ head cabbage, thinly sliced ½ white onion, thinly sliced 2 red bell peppers, match stick style 1 carrot, match stick style 4 cloves garlic, minced, or 1 Tbsp granulated garlic, more for garlic lovers 2 knobs ginger grated (typically 1-inch pieces) Salt and pepper to taste Oil per preference White vinegar How To:…

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We all love the salty, sweet Thai sauces…they make our taste buds scream with delight. However the salty, sweet does no justice for “skinny jeans”. Below is a great sauce recipe to add flavor to essentially any dish. Get creative and grab a jar of powdered peanut butter. Ingredients: 2 Tbsp Braggs liquid Aminos or…

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chicken salad

Ingredients: 2 Cups Low Fat, Unsweetened Coconut Milk 1 Tbsp Ground Coriander 1 Tbsp. Ground Turmeric 2-4 Large Cloves Crushed (mmmmmm… garlic) 1 Lb. Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast 1 can (15 oz.) Chickpeas, rinsed 3 Tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil or Avocado 3 Tbsp. Red Wine Vinegar 1 White Onion, sliced (For those onion lovers:…

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quesadillas

INGREDIENTS 1 small head broccoli 2 spring onions, thinly sliced, plus extra shredded spring onion to serve 1 cup Low Fat cottage cheese 1/2 cup Low Fat grated cheddar Finely grated zest of 1/2 a lemon, plus lemon wedges to serve 1 egg Avocado oil spray, to grease 4 Cassava or flour tortillas Alfalfa or…

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drinks

Summer is almost here. Our days have been warming up. Here is a recipe to sip on while enjoying the beauty that is awakening around us. So kick off your shoes, watch the bees and enjoy this low calorie beverage. French sodas are the creamy versions of Italian sodas. Traditionally you would add heavy cream,…

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