Stuffed Collards Mexican Style

          Collard greens are one of the top inflammation fighting greens. We all need to eat more greens like kale, beet greens, mustard greens etc. for their high nutrient value, antioxidant capacity, high fiber content and detoxifying abilities. However, recent studies have shown that collard greens, specifically, rank very high in their ability to…

Tomatillo Chili with Pumpkin and Kale

I love chili, all different kinds of chili. Green chili is a favorite of mine because it takes me out of the normal realm and allows me the freedom to be creative. My husband, more of a traditionalist, knows when I’m making green chili, he can expect pretty much anything. Before he asks what’s in…

Honey Nut Squash in an Instant Pot

Pretty much everyone knows about butternut squash but, have you heard of honey nut squash. Either had I until I was at my local produce stand and there they were, what looked like little baby butternuts. But alas, they were called honey nut squash. So, of course I had to try them. Recently I have…

Keto Friendly Carrot Muffins

Delicious healthy sugar free and low carb. These are great! my husband likes raisins in them but that raises the carb content quite a bit so I only do it occasionally when I know he is going to walk every day. This recipe makes 18 muffins and each is 1.5 net carbs without the raisins….

Split Pea Soup

It’s Fall and just the right time to start making soup again. This is one of my favorites not just because it is simple and quick to make but because it is so delicious. I use a natural liquid smoke but if you do not want to use it you can substitute smoked paprika or…

Eco-Friendly Laundry Detergent That Works and Has Minimal Packaging!

I am trying out this new laundry detergent that is biodegradable, eco-friendly, animal friendly, ocean-friendly and the packaging is minimal and recyclable. So far it cleans very well and I love the scent, very fresh, but also available in unscented. It tells you in the instructions on the back of the package what size of…

Lower Calorie Lasagna

Not the best picture but this is a messy dish and I wanted to take it before we cut into it! I wanted to create a delicious option for lasagna that my family would enjoy too. For them I served it over spaghetti, I eat it with a salad and when I have the calories…

MANY WAYS OF USING TURMERIC

This is a funny post for me to write because there was a time when I hated turmeric. I was the owner of a health food store and I fully understood the benefits of it. I took it in pill or tincture form, however, I could never understand how anyone liked the taste.  Fast forward…

Low Carb Blueberry Muffins

It’s winter. It’s cold. It’s dreary. Who doesn’t want a delicious muffin with their coffee on like these. So I’m reposting this recipe which I have double-checked and updated to make sure that it’s easy for you to understand and make. The prep for this actually goes pretty quickly so you can even make it…