I have always enjoyed Spinach Artichoke Dip. But I really don’t think the mayonnaise is necessary. I prefer not to use it and most recipes include mayonnaise. Secondly, most recipes also include frozen spinach. Well, I was looking to create a recipe that was lower in calories and utilized fresh spinach. So, that’s exactly what I did! This dip is delicious both hot or cold. Lighter in calories utilizing reduced fat cream cheese and a small portion of light sour cream. The rest of the ingredients and sautéing the fresh organic spinach before combining everything makes this Spinach Artichoke Dip… Read More
I must say the first time I tried this soup was approximately 5 years ago! I wasn’t eager to try split pea soup because I thought it was going to taste like canned peas….but my notion was so wrong. When I tried this soup for the first time all I could say was, “Where have you been all my life!” Split Pea soup tastes absolutely delicious! A smooth and creamy bean soup! This healthy soup is high in protein, fiber, potassium, vitamin K and other benefits. Enjoy! Save Print Split Pea Soup Author: Carla Crudup Serves: 8-10 Ingredients 2 ½… Read More
I wanted to create a vegan chocolate smoothie that tastes like a chocolate ice cream milkshake. I also wanted to make sure every single ingredient is healthy and good for you! I do like to have a delicious and healthy dairy-free smoothie in the morning for breakfast. Unlike a milkshake, you can make this smoothie anytime, every day! Save Print Vegan Chocolate Banana Smoothie Author: Carla Crudup Recipe type: Smoothie Serves: 2 Ingredients ¾ cup water 1 date, seeded and pitted 10 raw almonds Dash of vanilla extract ½ cup stemmed and torn spinach leaves 1 tablespoon raw cacao powder ½ teaspoon… Read More
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This Garlic Shrimp Pasta recipe is quick, easy and delicious. The thin capellini pasta is so well suited for this dish because it cooks quickly, as well as the herbs and spices permeate the pasta which enhances the overall flavor. I love this pasta dish best when served warm to almost cool, but it is also delicious cold as well! Butter is used as a flavoring agent and can be replaced with extra virgin olive oil and if salt is an issue, omit that too. There is a symphony of flavors that will tantalize your taste buds! Save Print Garlic… Read More
Exciting news, I’ve launched my first eCookBook! Summer is here in full force and as we usher in this warm weather season, recipes for outdoor cooking/grilling and the cool refreshing sides, cocktails and desserts are at the top of the menu. I’m excited to provide you with this completely FREE eCookBook, Taste an Endless Summer, that includes easy, versatile and delicious summer recipes from myself and four other bloggers located worldwide. Summer doesn’t have to end. Make these recipes and keep the warmth and sunshine in your life all year round! To get your free copy of Taste an Endless… Read More
Cinco De Mayo is a great way to celebrate Mexican American culture! But look no further! I have 10 show stopping recipes to help you celebrate with ease and in style! These delicious recipes range from gorgeous cocktails to flavorful dinners. No matter which recipes you choose to make, Happy Cinco De Mayo! One more thing – don’t make these recipes just today or this weekend, make them year round! Recipe Roundup: Cinco de Mayo Keep in mind that these recipes can be altered to fit your diet and lifestyle. 1. Shrimp and Avocado Ceviche by Laurence Makano 2. Sweet Potatoe… Read More
La primavera está aquí y vamos a la barbacoa / temporada de verano pronto! Decidí celebrar el Cinco de Mayo este año creando una marinada suave y picante que es versátil y deliciosa. ¿Qué hace que este adobo sea tan bueno? El tequila, cítricos y especias se unen en esta salsa y hacen una unión fabulosa. Las Fajitas de Tequila están hechas con pollo pero puedes usar este adobo en cualquier proteína! Carne de vaca, cerdo, camarón o pescado. También me proporcionó la receta para el BBQ Steak Tequila Fajitas abajo. El aceite de chile añade un tono agradable de… Read More