I love granola for snacking purposes. In fact, I am snacking on some as I type! I have to be careful not to go overboard, because it is fattening stuff, but it is also very healthy and filling.Continue reading “Granola”

Roasted Eggplant Spread

Party season is upon us. It’s that time of year when you’re asked to contribute a dish to a festive pot luck, or perhaps you’re the one providing the whole spread. One thing I love and that’s always a hit at parties are warm gooey dips. You know, the cheesy spinach artichoke kind (sounds deceivingly good for you), or the chicken wing dip (which doesn’t sound good for you in the slightest). I often can’t stop once I’ve started with those. But, I can’t tell you how many times people have tasted this Eggplant dip I bring to parties and have been pleasantly surprised by their satisfaction from the flavor, especially knowing it is void of fattening products. Continue reading “Roasted Eggplant Spread”

The best Guacamole

Holy Guacamole!!! This stuff right here is sooooo good that it keeps me from emptying a bag Ruffles chips and a container of onion dip (most of the time). Good news is that it’s also sooooo good for you! The avocados alone contain more potassium than bananas and are loaded with heart healthy types of fats. And then, there’s the laundry list of vitamins that tomatoes gift to us. We’ve all heard rumors about garlic helping combat sickness, but what you might not know is that limes can give us beautiful glowing skin! This does it for me right there. Continue reading “The best Guacamole”