Butter melting in a pan

What Fats Are Best For Cooking?

Choosing a healthy cooking fat is important. The fats that are least refined and in a natural form are preferable. Healthy cooking fats also tend to be saturated in nature, which we have been told is bad for us. Contrary to popular belief, saturated fats do have benefits…

cash and receipt

How to Eat Healthy On A Budget

An argument I often hear is “eating healthy is so expensive”. I’m here to tell you that you can eat healthy on a budget. It’s all about good choices, planning, and avoiding packaged foods. Making good choices with food goes well with making good choices financially.…

Freezer Fudge

Freezer Fudge

This freezer fudge recipe is easy, quick, and delicious. It was an experiment of having chocolate on hand but not out in the open. It’s fudge that I am pleasantly surprised about because I forget it’s there while looking around for a sweet snack. You know, opening the…

brussel sprouts

Brussel Sprouts

They are the famous “worst food ever” when you’re a kid. Most kids, anyway. I can say for certain I never had the experience as a child because my mother recently thought brussel sprouts were kohlrabi…Hi Mom! There are ways to make brussel sprouts taste good, believe it or…

Chickpea Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chickpea Chocolate Chip Cookies

Okay, so everything I do is with a food processor and involves chocolate chips. Who is to complain about that? Chickpea chocolate chip cookies are at the top of the list, yet there are so many recipes that can be made in the food processor. These cookies…

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

It’s pumpkin season and we have to stay healthy for winter. Since it’s not entirely cold out yet, a cold smoothie for breakfast is reasonable. Wouldn’t you like to sip a creamy pumpkin pie smoothie? Pumpkin Pie Smoothie Benefits:  Pumpkin has a ton of vitamin A…

Sourdough bread loaf

How to Make Homemade Sourdough Bread

I don’t often make bread products, but homemade sourdough bread is the exception. After I watched the Cooked documentary on Netflix, I was immediately on the homemade sourdough bread train. The particular episode of Cooked, “Air” caught my attention because fermented sourdough, as bread was intended to…

triceps extension exercise

Lean Lazy Arms

Minimal effort required here. I present to you my lazy arm exercises post, because we all get lazy.  A good time to get movement in is while watching Netflix. These lazy exercises can even be done without weights or with two carefully covered drinks. Lazy Arm Exercises Here…

Butternut Squash Fries

Butternut Squash Fries

I had this butternut squash one time and I was craving fries, so born were the butternut squash fries. Why not make butternut squash fries? Fries are made from potatoes, sweet potatoes, turnips. It’s just another long sliced vegetable baked to perfection.  It is fall and squash…

chocolate chip coconut cookies

Chocolate Chip Coconut Cookies

I want to share my favorite cookies. These chocolate chip coconut cookies are crunchy and chewy at the same time. They are filled with healthy fats. I like to keep these in the fridge or freezer for a quick snack. This recipe is from Fat Burning Man. [Also has great podcasts!]…