appetizers

Healthy Turkey Nachos

Healthy nachos…sounds like an oxymoron, right? I love nachos –who doesn’t?– and can easily eat a large serving in place of a meal. Since doing that generally means foregoing anything remotely nutritious, I wanted a way to sneak…

Polenta & Chili Bake

Do any of you regularly shop at Trader Joe’s? I do, and despite the fact that it’s there every time I go in, the sample section is always an exciting surprise that I forget about until…

Roasted Red Pepper Crostini

If you haven’t yet noticed, I’m a big fan of recipes that look way more fancy and complicated than they actually are. When I first roasted a red pepper about a year ago (yes, it was a…

Spinach and Mushroom Crustless Quiche

Amid the disgusting and slightly shameful abundance of sugar I’ve been consuming lately, I’ve been trying to incorporate some yummy savory recipes into my diet. My roomies and I hosted a small girly brunch/white elephant…

Recipe: Scoop Nachos

One of my suitemates and I, both lovers of all sorts of junk food, immediately acted on a nacho craving but made it slightly more “nutritious” and filling by topping them with more than just…

Recipe: Baked Avocado Fries

I’ve always found it fun to experiment with different avocado recipes. The healthy, yummy vegetable goes great with nearly any Mexican food dish (who doesn’t like guacamole?) and is the perfect add-on to any burger.…