10 Tips to Make your Oven Fries Crispier

Monday, March 15th, 2010

Disappointed with your limp oven fries? Wondering why fries get soggy and what can you do to prevent it? In this post there are 10 tips on how to make your fries (sweet potato or regular potato) crispier.

Garlic Shrimp in Tomato and White Wine Broth with Cashew Creme

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

Being out of food and having to resort to pantry and freezer staples led to the creation of this simple recipe, But you could never tell!

Roasted Leek and Garlic Asparagus Recipe

Sunday, March 7th, 2010

Fresh asparagus, fragrant leeks and garlic, topped with crunchy cashews, roasted in the oven to perfection. A creative and delicious recipe for spring.

Root Beer… not my Favorite

Saturday, March 6th, 2010

I thought it would be a fun idea to have some posts that simply tell a story. These stories are supposed to be entertaining and are not to be taken too seriously. They are all true stories and most of them involve food.

Spiced Sweet Potato Fries Recipe

Friday, March 5th, 2010

Sweet potatoes are the perfect comfort food. They are incredibly healthy, super easy to prepare, and absolutely delicious. Even though they are in peak season in the fall, they can be enjoyed during the winter as well.

Good Food vs. Bad Food

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

I am sure you have heard it before: X food is good or X food is bad. Maybe you even think about food in terms of “good” and “bad” yourself. In this post, I want to give good reasons for why this way of thinking is not only mentally unhealthy, but how it can actually hinder your efforts of eating better.

Mashed Cauliflower Recipe

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

The texture of mashed cauliflower is surprisingly similar to mashed potatoes. But it is not just a good substitute for mashed potatoes, it is just plain good.

Simple Strawberry Smoothie Recipe

Saturday, February 27th, 2010

This strawberry smoothie has a lovely creamy texture thanks to the whey protein powder. It tastes not too sweet and has a light hint of vanilla. This strawberry smoothie is simple, fresh and wonderfully pink!

Mango Salad Dressing Recipe

Friday, February 26th, 2010

I developed this recipe when I had to come up with some low-Calorie options for salad dressings. This mango dressing tastes great and is perfect for switching it up a bit. It adds flavor and sweetness to any salad.

How Healthy are Whole Grains Really?

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

The message is everywhere: “Eat more whole grains”. The supermarket is full of products that proudly claim to contain whole grains. Even some fast food stores include a whole grain option in their menu. What is the reason behind all of this and is it really true what they all say?