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Archives for April 2012

Mexican Baked Eggs & A Story of Caution

Once again, a Mexican inspired recipe!  I love Mexican food, as you should know, and I think everyone else should love it too.  It seems like we are always dining out to Mexican Restaurants, and cooking some sort of Mexican dish at home.  These Mexican Baked Eggs are delicious and versatile.  I have served them for brunch and dinner, and they were a hit at both.  It is a hearty meal, and you will definitely be full and wishing you didn't eat so much after you are finished.  With that said, it's extremely healthy and balanced, and it … [Read more...]

Low Carb Crab Cakes with Mustard Sauce

Did you know that carb and crab are essentially the same word?  Usually crab cakes are loaded with bread crumbs, which make them a higher carb dish, but this recipe does not have bread crumbs, making it lower carb.  The mixture seems very loose when you first mix it, and it seems like the cakes will fall apart when you put them in the pan, but if you get the pan pretty hot before you add the cakes, they stay together and crisp up very nicely.  They are accompanied by a mustard sauce as well.  I think these crab cakes would be as an appetizer to be served at a party, or even … [Read more...]

Cajun Vegetable Pasta

Often when we go out to dinner I see something on the menu like Cajun Pasta.  100% of the time it is Cajun Pasta with Chicken, and usually when I ask for no chicken, it is brought to my attention that the chicken has already been cooked in with the sauce.  Major fail.  It would be so easy to make the sauce and chicken separately, and substitute something like broccoli or mushrooms in place of the chicken.  No dice.  Most places are happy to add chicken or meat to anything, but often find it difficult to serve without it.  This also reminds me of a … [Read more...]

Quick & Easy Cheese Danish

I have made this recipe twice, and it is definitely blog worthy!  It is soooo easy, simple, has minimal ingredients, and so satisfying. I, like most people, love cheese danish, and this does not disappoint.  You can whip this up for breakfast, a snack, to bring to a party...the options are endless.  They are also really good both cold and hot!  This isn't healthy, but it's worth the once in a while splurge!  Also as a side note, this is pretty much the same recipe as sopapilla (Spanish cheesecake), except you would add cinnamon sugar to the top before baking.  I … [Read more...]

The Best Banana Bread and Muffins

When I was in college there came a day when I felt like I needed to start baking things.  I was a nanny for 2 boys who were in elementary school, and they loved eating sweets and baked goods.  My go-to was a  zucchini bread.  Delicious? Yes.  Healthy?  Um, this could be debated, but I always had an excuse to make it because the vegetable garden yielded tons of zucchini's every spring.....HUGE zucchinis.  I'd make bread for my family, friends, families from the boy's school...the zucchini was never ending.  Eventually I decided to attempt some … [Read more...]

Weight Watchers Spinach & Mushroom Stuffed Shells

Now that I've made this recipe a few times, I thought it was time to post it.  It is a weight watchers friendly recipe, and only has 8 points per serving, which is great.  Although it's a healthy recipe, you don't feel like you are sacrificing the taste because these stuffed shells taste like a total splurge.  This is definitely a go-to recipe when you are craving Italian food! Recipe from laaloosh.com You can also connect with me here:      Thanks for visiting!-Allyson  … [Read more...]