I discovered Green Vegetarian Cuisine in San Antonio just a few weeks ago and I wish I knew about it earlier. It is the only vegetarian and kosher restaurant in the area. A lot of their food options are clean, high in fiber, high in protein and with loads of veggies. I love it. Not only is their food healthy, but they are eco-friendly with their energy efficient building, recycling bins and biodegradable packaging. I highly recommend making a stop here! Here are my favorites: Read more »
As promised, I have include the Broccoli Cashew Salad and Spinach Dip recipes that accompanied my Easter Ham! I love these dishes, but the typical mayo version has more fat than my liking. I substituted the mayo with Fage Greek yogurt and I promise, you couldn't tell the difference.
Happy Belated Easter! I hosted my first Easter brunch on Sunday and had the best time (and ate like an extreme carnivore). Although hosting can be stressful, I love having people over for potlucks and dinners. What better combination than delicious food and great company?
Need an idea for a delicious, light meal for Valentine's Day? Going out can be such a pain on this day because of the reservations, the wait, the traffic, increased prices, and dealing with all the other people who are also trying to have a nice date. I would much rather be in my comfortable apartment, enjoying our non-marked up wine, and cooking with my significant other.
My friend Ani and I thought it would be fun to to make a sample Valentine's Day dinner for two. For those of you who want to stay in but haven't decided what to make, here you go! Our rotic dinner consisted of a Crimson Beet Salad, Stuffed Mushrooms and Chocolate Angel Food cake.
This weekend, in honor of Valentine's Day, some of my girlfriends got together for some food, wine and sweets (what's a girls night without wine and sweets?)It was a fun night as we exchanged gifts with our "secret cupids" and chowed down on home-made goods! Read more »
Happy February! Did you know that February is National Sweet Potato Month? (and also Fiber Focus month… just sayin')
I could go on about these guys, I loooove sweet potatoes. Whether roasted, mashed, baked… I'll take 'em! They are a great source of carbohydrates and they are delicious– even better than regular taters in my opinion. One of my other posts on sweet potatoes discusses the health benefits, but here is a little refresher: