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...
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Socca, a Healthy Crêpe 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...
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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 jalapeño 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,...
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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...
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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 jalapeño 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...
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