Category Archives: Healthy Alternatives

Crispy, Golden…Vegetables?!

Nothing cries junk food like French fries. Eat them with ketchup, mustard, vinegar, hot sauce …it doesn’t matter; they go with just about any dish. Traditional fries are made from potatoes, but, in case you haven’t figured it out by … Continue reading

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A Twist On An Old Favorite

So what’s my twist on this wonderful piece of food-dom? No crust. No, I’m not saying eating just the cheese and sauce (even though that is my favorite part), I’m talking about putting the traditional pizza toppings on something other than dough. Continue reading

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Why Spend Money When You Can DIY

I have learned something through my adventures, something very important. Groceries stores love to make the things I enjoy very, very expensive. Example #1: hummus. I LOVE hummus, it’s healthy and delicious. But, try and get in a grocery store, you’re looking to pay $4 for a small tub. On my single girl budget, not the most economically friendly food item, but the food item I can’t seem to live without. Continue reading

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Delicious AND Healthy… Who Knew?

If there is one thing you are sure to learn from this blog, is that I am a huge lover of finger foods and dips. I could eat every meal made up of appetizers. But the problem with many of my favorites is that they have a cream based, with is extremely high in fat and calories.

But here is the good news: I’ve found a way around that part. One of my favorite dishes is chicken wing dip. It’s spicy, creamy, and above all, absolutely delish. Normally, this dish is made with regular ranch dressing and cream cheese, but by swapping these out with their lower, or non-fat cousins, the dip retains it’s flavor, without the extra calories. Continue reading

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Who Needs Lay’s?

There something about chips. You can’t have just one, or even just one handful. Most of us aren’t satisfied until we have made a legitimate dent in the bag.

The only problem with these delicious pieces of goodness, is that they are fried and laden with fat and calories, not to mention how greasy they make your fingers. But I have found a way around the calories, and the grease. I decided to make my own version of tortilla and pita chips. Continue reading

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