Fish Tacos with Mango-Avocado Salsa

Ingredients- makes 3 servings 4 tilapia filets 1 firm avocado- diced 1 firm mango- diced 1 hand-full of fresh cilantro- finely chopped The juice of 1 lime Cumin Salt & Pepper Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) 6 corn tortillas **Optional: 1 jalapeno pepper- finely chopped Instructions Heat EVOO in a skillet over medium heat. Season … Continue reading

A ‘Special’ Chicken Salad Sandwich

Is it really a recipe if you are making a sandwich??? I love me a good sandwich, especially if someone else is making it. But I tend to get stuck in a rut of the same ‘ol-same ‘ol…turkey, cheese, tuna. BORING! Last night we had company and while Chinese take-out got their mouths watering, mine…not … Continue reading

Tricks & Treats: Making Healthy Snacking Fun

In the past three decades the obesity rate among adolescents in the U.S has tripled, resulting in 1 in three kids being overweight or clinically obese. As a Mom and as an American, I find this statistic very alarming. This means an increase in heart disease, diabetes, high cholesterol, and blood pressure. What does this … Continue reading

A Healthy-er Lasagna

In my quest to provide my family with tasty, hearty meals minus all the junk, I have come up with a new lasagna recipe. And who doesn’t appreciate a good lasagna?!? My version of a healthy-er lasagna is made with ground turkey and comes pasta free and resulted in second helpings for both my skeptical husband … Continue reading

Yummy (almost sugar-free) Cheesecake Fruit Dip

Is your mouth-watering??? Mine too! I am a huge fan of  dip. And of cheesecake for that matter. A combination of the two…genius! But I can really do without all of the extra sugar…and so can my toddler. Harper loves fruits. All fruits. All the time. But last night I wanted to treat her (and … Continue reading