Angelic Food

Healthy Shrimp and Asparagus over Linguini

This is a simple and healthy shrimp and asparagus recipe using linguine. For optimal health benefits, use whole grain pasta.  I find that sauces using tomato and garlic like this one do a pretty good job of flavoring whole grain pastas.  It isn’t specifically in the recipe since it adds calories, but sprinkling feta cheese of the top of this ... Read More »

Stuffed Portabella Mushrooms

I love mushrooms and nothing is better than some fresh portobello mushrooms stuffed with tasty ingredients! This recipe demonstrates how you create rich, decadent flavors and textures in a healthy dish. Small amounts of cheese and ham are the key. Since you are using just enough for the flavor, it is worth it to seek out an authentic Gruyere and ... Read More »

5 Ways to Eat Kale

Kale is considered a superfood, with it being one of the healthiest foods out there. It is low calorie, yet packed full of antioxidants, cancer fighting agents, and necessary nutrients.  Here are five ways to add it to your diet: 1) Make a kale smoothie: Toss kale leaves into your next smoothie recipe. If the kale makes it taste too ... Read More »

Top 10 Uses for Hummus

Hummus is great as a snack dip, but it also can be used in other ways, often to lighten up or make other recipes and make them more healthy. Here are my top ten uses for hummus. 1) Use it in place of  mayo: Add hummus to your sandwich instead of mayonnaise, or try making your next chicken or egg ... Read More »

Easy Guacamole

I love guacamole, and while you can buy it premade, nothing tastes better than the real deal made from scratch in your kitchen! Fortunately it is also ridiculously easy to make. When buying avacodos, look  for ones that are soft to the touch. Those totally green hard ones are not ripe yet! You want to be able to easily scoop ... Read More »

Fish Tacos with Lime Guacamole and Slaw

Fish tacos are a healthy way to satisfy a craving for Mexican food. These are easy to make under the broiler. Print Fish Tacos with Lime Guacamole and Slaw Author: Carleen Recipe type: Entree Cuisine: Angelic Serves: 4   Enjoy these healthy fresh fish tacos without resorting to frying or firing up the grill. The broiler does an excellent job of turning out juicy ... Read More »

Healthier Guacamole Deviled Eggs

This recipe is certainly silly. It says to separate the eggs, but it doesn’t say how far to separate them.- Gracie Allen (egg quote). Deviled eggs are always a hit in my house, then one day I tried making an avocado chicken salad recipe that used avocado instead of  mayo, and it was awesome! So I wondered what it would be ... Read More »

Healthier Grilled Cheese

Age is of no importance. Unless you are cheese – Old Man Fancy (Cheese Quote) I love cheese. Like really, really, really love cheese! And grilled cheese sandwiches are always a big hit with me. Of course cheese is also higher in calories and fat, not to mention that grilled cheese sandwiches are often loaded with butter. But you can ... Read More »

Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry

My favorite animal is steak – Fran Lebowitz (steak quote) This is a beef and broccoli stir fry that gets a lot of flavor from marinating the beef.  Marinate it all day or overnight and from there it is quick and easy to cook up. Serve over rice or to be extra healthy, make it brown rice.   The recipe ... Read More »

Cheesy Cauliflower Gratin Casserole

“Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.” – Mark Twain (Cauliflower Quote) This Cheesy Cauliflower Gratin Casserole is easy to make and is a great low carb side dish. Cauliflower is one of the unsung heroes of the vegetable kingdom. This elegant crown has a subtle flavor that makes it easy to pair with other flavors. But it has plenty ... Read More »