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Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole (my absolute favorite) Intro: I never used to like yams. I didn’t grow up on them, and to me, they looked kind of strange. An orange pureed vegetable with marshmallows and walnuts smother on top did not sound appealing to me – at all. It wasn’t until I started competing my love […]

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Healthier Green Bean Casserole with Sliced Mushrooms and Onions

Healthier Green Bean Casserole with Sliced Mushrooms and Onions Intro: French’s knows how to market the Green Bean Casserole is all I can say. I have yet to talk to someone who doesn’t have this staple on their table at Thanksgiving, and why? Mostly due to the recipe included on every can of French Friend […]

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Indian Curry Quinoa

Indian Curry Quinoa

Today as I was rummaging through my pantry, I came across my quinoa. I haven’t cooked with it in a long time, so I decided while doing my food prep, I would make something for Greg to have along with his lunches this week for work. The end result? Super yummy. Makes 4 servings Ingredients: […]

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Coconut Veggie Long Grain Brown Rice

Makes 8 side servings Ingredients: 1 cup long-grain brown rice 2 cups light coconut milk 2 cups water 1/4 tsp sea salt 1/8 tsp black pepper 2 tbs reduced-fat shredded coconut 1 cup frozen peas and carrots Directions: Measure rice and place in a rice cooker. Pour water and coconut milk in cooker and stir. […]

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Pineapple Baked Sweet Potatoes

Makes 4 servings Ingredients: 4 sweet potatoes (approx 5-6″) 1 cup fat-free cottage cheese 4 oz drained crushed pineapple 1/3 cup pecans, chopped Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place potatoes on a baking sheet and bake in oven for one hour. Remove pan from oven, and cut a slit lengthwise deep enough to add […]

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