So my husband is addicted to Mountain Dew. I cringe almost everyday about this. So I am trying to give a better alternative. Check it out.  It really does taste similar and you can add sparkling water for fizz but he preferred it without. The taste seems to be more …

I really like hummus these days. I found a dip on Pinterest but drastically changed things on it so this is my version 🙂 it is definitely a great poolside or BBQ party dip that is healthy too! Start with garlic hummus on the bottom. You can buy it or …

In a blender or food processor, place one can (15 to 16 oz) drained garbanzo beans, 1/4 cup olive oil, 1 clove garlic cut in half, 2 tbsp lemon juice, and 1/2 tsp salt. Blend well, occasionally scrapping the sides. Spoon into serving dish, garnish with chopped fresh parsley. Serve …

The warm weather has me craving fruits, vegetables, and grilled food! This sandwich was seriously a great idea. It is definitely a more crispy sandwich so if you like softer bread then get a soft french baguette or loaf. Whole Foods inspired it because I got pretty much all the …

I may have found a replacement suitable for Mountain Dew…just maybe. I may try one thing that I could not possibly see being a perfect replacement, which is add carbonation.  But this recipe is seriously so simple, there is no reason any of us should be buying soda for our …

I haven’t posted much lately. The weather has been so nice and warm that it’s not as fun to be in the kitchen trying new things. We got pictures taken one night….so this is my life 🙂 I did make guacamole this week and it was very good. Maybe I …

In the past, we have loved Pizza Hut cheese breadsticks or Papa John’s cheese breadsticks. I know, not necessarily healthy in general but when you have a pizza and Mountain Dew loving husband, making from scratch is a way better option than trying to get him to eat cheesy green …

I made these awesome meatball sandwiches. I had a cool idea to make my own sub buns out of my Hamburger Buns recipe. So I did! It was so simple. I just combined 2 buns into one and rolled them into a sub shape. I let them rise and baked. …

A question I get often is what to eat after a workout. It’s important to fuel your body before and after workouts because exercise requires so much energy. The snack I chose today is an apple, Greek yogurt with blueberries, and my homemade cereal. An apple is a wonderful choice …

I have my original cereal post, which is fantastic, and this cereal is just a variation of the Chunky Crunchy one. Cranberry Nut Cereal 3 cups oats ( really any oat, such as quick or old fashioned) 1 cup whole wheat flour 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/2 tsp salt 1 …