Snacks

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 »

Grilled Jalepino Poppers With Bacon

Jalepinos are wonderful things. They are spicy and tasty and, when stuffed with cream cheese, wrapped in bacon, and grilled, they are truly decadent! They also are easy to make. These are super simple to make. The recipe below calls for cutting a slice out of each jalepino to stuff them, but you can also cut them in half and ... 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 »

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 »