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Chewy Granola Bites

I’d be willing to bet that if you interviewed five self-described “healthy eaters,” their diets would look radically different. For instance, was my pre-Becca husband considered healthy when he was eating four protein bars a day (but they were organic!)? Or was I healthy during my dark-chocolate, sugar-free pudding craze (only 60 calories!)?

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Light Cannoli Cheesecake

Learning how to cook will save you money, calories, and your life. Don’t scoff – cooking for yourself is almost always healthier than restaurant food and long life is an indirect result of a healthy diet. There is a downside to cooking; the mystery calorie curtain is lifted and your entire view of food...

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Light Italian-Style Breakfast Casserole

When I eat breakfast casserole, strata or quiche, I get the sense that it’s ridiculously high calorie/fat. I think I get this sense because I’m right. Most quiche recipes call for a bunch of eggs, cream or half and half, and cheese. When I hear people say “omg this is sooo goood!” I’m like,...

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Pancakes For Your Friends

You probably don’t think I’m a healthy eater. I say that I am, but you might not believe me when you see the things I like to make. This is how it works; when I am alone or just cooking for my healthy husband, nutritious and low-calorie is what it’s all about. I eat...

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Brie, Apple and Turkey Panini

I love when other people bring food to my house and then leave it here – thanks, Kate, for the brie! Brie is something I almost never buy, so it was fun finding it in my cheese drawer today! If I’m at a Christmas party and someone makes a baked brie, count me out...

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Thai Chicken Pizza

I make pizza more times than not when entertaining, so I’m always looking for a new type to make. Cut to my husband and I sitting on the floor in the kitchen, me reading out the list of pizzas on California Pizza Kitchen’s menu. I saw Thai and read out the toppings – he...

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