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Vegan Banana Ice Cream Recipe

Got some bananas that are a little too ripe for your liking this weekend? Well here’s a tasty solution to your banana problem…Ice Cream! I actually got this from one of my favorite chicago bloggers. It’s one of those desserts that can give you a  feeling of nostalgia back when you were a kid and […]

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Tips for Finding a Good Personal Fitness Trainer

Before choosing a personal fitness trainer, it is crucial to learn about the certifications of each one. For example, you may want to know whether they hold the NPTI (National Personal Trainer Institute) certification or the NASM-CPT (American College of Sports Medicine) certification. The NPTI certification is the most common and is considered the gold […]

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Rose Hip Muffins

  Muffins are a delightful breakfast treat, but the familiar flavors can get old fast. If you like a splash of color in your morning meal as well as a healthy dose of vitamin C, try baking rose hips into your muffins for a fun taste experiment. Here’s a rose hip muffin recipe that perfectly […]

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Baked Onion Rings

I am a huge fan of onion rings, and I love to make them at home or order them at restaurants when I go out to eat. However, I know that they are not good for my body. Therefore, I went on a mission to try to find a healthy version of onion rings that […]

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Sweet and Salty Baked Sweet Potato Chips

This recipe, which originated on BerryRipe.com, has been featured on Oprah.com and the Huffington Post. Sweet potatoes are certainly a great substitute to the standard potato and if you’re looking to make potato chips, change it up a little and go with a sweet potato. They’re also an extremely versatile superfood. Not only can you bake them, […]

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Japanese Soba Soup Recipe

Soba Soup is an amazing and healthy vegetarian recipe that can be made using a ingredient uncommon in the US. That’s right…Seaweed! Enjoy this Soba Soup recipe. photo credit: http://www.reinetopfsache.de/

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Alicia’s Apple Crisp Recipe

I prefer to bake my apple crisps in these mini Ceramcor dishes because they fit conveniently in my convention oven but you can also bake it in a 8×8 square pan by doubling the recipe below. I encourage you to read my Benefits and Uses of Apples article before trying this fabulous recipe. Apple Crisp […]

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Caprese Salad

The caprese salad is one of the easiest and most delicious dishes you’ll ever prepare. This Italian favorite has been around for years, but many people don’t know how easy it is to make. The downside to the dish is that it can be expensive. The fresh basil and mozzarella especially, but it sure is delicious! […]

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Steamed Artichoke with Saffron Aioli

The steamed artichoke could possibly be one of the easiest dishes you every make! However, the Saffron Ailoi is going to require a little extra work, so if you’d like, you can replace it with a melted butter dipping sauce. But not too much, we know that’s not healthy! This one, you’ll definitely enjoy!

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The Best Marinara Sauce You’ve Ever Had

I don’t know about you, but one of the staples in my apartment is a rich marinara sauce that is easy to make and when I tell you it’s the best marinara sauce in the world (except Italy of course), you’ll just have to try it to believe me. I use it at least every other day on […]

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