Tag Archives: healthy

Healthy (but still delicious!) chicken enchiladas

ZOMG you guys. I’m so sorry. Work has been supercrazytown recently (I got to go to Europe, which was amazing, but also nuts, and then like 17 more things happened), and of course we had a Super Bowl party… we … Continue reading

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Brussels sprouts with orange butter sauce

Here’s the thing: If you had asked me a year or two ago to make a list of the things I could never, ever see myself cooking and blogging about, that list would look something like this. 1. Fish/shellfish 2. … Continue reading

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Coconut brown rice with squash and edamame

Do y’all Pinterest? It seems like everyone is talking about it now, but I first heard about it in August from Bridget at Bake@350. If you, like me, ever covered your bulletin boards, walls, binders and lockers in photos and … Continue reading

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Roasted apples and parsnips

Are you sugared out? Too many conversation hearts? A few too many bon bons? More than a socially acceptable amount of Jell-O-based cake? Me neither. But sometimes it’s good to step away from the granulated sugar and high-fructose corn syrup … Continue reading

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Black beans and rice with chicken and apple pico

Beans and rice: healthy, cheap, easy, filling… and kinda boring, right? But it doesn’t have to be. This recipe from Bon Appetit takes what is probably the most frequently eaten dish in the world and gives it a little extra … Continue reading

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Raspberry muesli with hazelnuts

When I told y’all I was a picky child, you probably thought I meant that I would only eat, like, chicken fingers, macaroni and cheese, Cheerios and PB&J sandwiches, right? Because that’s what a normal picky child eats. But I … Continue reading

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Spinach salad with quinoa and chicken

So, here’s the thing: I hate salads. Not all salads. Bean salad, pasta salad and fruit salad that doesn’t include cantaloupe or honeydew are fine. But I really don’t like raw leaves. And I despise cucumbers. So that eliminates the … Continue reading

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Spicy collards

Maybe you’re trying to eat more greens and fewer holiday cookies. Maybe you just made those chipotle sweet potatoes and you’re not sure what to do with the leftover chipotle puree. Or maybe you’re just looking for a different way … Continue reading

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Blueberry-mango smoothie

This smoothie is the reason we don’t have a rug in the living room anymore. The fact that I am still making it, despite the Blueberry Smoothie Incident of 2010, should tell you something. The recipe comes from the New … Continue reading

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Tropical sunrise smoothie

Well, the diet has been going pretty well, although the exercise portion has been a challenge. It seems the fates have been conspiring against me, but I have managed to swim a little and take a few walk/runs over the … Continue reading

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