Frozen Banana Ice Cream with Roasted Almond

It’s as delicious as it sounds and the best part of it is, you don’t have to feel guilty eating it. My 2 year old daughter devoured it, along with my husband. The topping is from Gwyneth Paltrow’s book “It’s All Good” and it’s awesome even on its own.


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Grilled Tofu with Cilantro Sauce

Tofu is so versatile, low calorie and packed with healthy protein that I’m always looking for new recipes.  The cilantro sauce really makes the tofu stand out.  It’s also delicious served with grilled summer squash, mushrooms or other grilled vegetables.  I mopped it up with some crusty bread, like a baguette.   Ingredients: 2 cups cilantro leaves 1/4 cup canola oil 1/2...
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Socca, a Healthy Crepe for Vegans and Carnivores alike

I was going through my old recipes when I discovered this delicious treat.  Socca is popular in the south of France, where it’s eaten hot off the griddle with a cool glass of wine.  Besides the fact this recipe only requires 3 ingredients (not counting the salt and pepper), it’s so easy to make.  The thinner you make them, the crispier and better they taste. Makes 8 servings...
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Butternut Squash Soup (Video)

This soup is creamy, delicious and nutritious.  It’s perfect for lunch, dinner or a great beginning to a Thanksgiving meal. Butternut squash is low in calories and high in vitamin A, C and fiber.  The jalapeno adds a nice kick but you can leave it out if you prefer a mild taste. The recipe is for a 2lb butternut squash, if you ed up with a lighter or heavier one, simply reduce or...
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Baked Pita and Tortilla Chips (Video)

These chips are more nutritious and lower in calories than regular chips.  They are higher in fiber,  lower in fat and salt and are a third of the cost of regular tortilla chips.  They are so easy to make that it’s a great recipe to make with your kids. For Video click:  HERE   Ingredients: 3 corn tortilla, cut into quarters 3 whole wheat pita bread, cut into quarters...
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How to Make Hummus (Video)

This is a very basic and easy Hummus recipe.  If you want to make it more interesting, add your own spin by combining any of the following ingredients: chopped cilantro chopped jalapeno chopped chipotle chiles chopped parsley chopped roasted bell peppers Zaatar (spice mixture)   For video click here: How to Make Hummus     Ingredients: 2 cups of cooked garbanzo beans 3 garlic...
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