It’s Time to Kick the Can!

I love soup. It has been my lunchtime meal choice many times during my journey to better health. I make a lot of soup from scratch, but I will admit that sometimes I cave to the can. Recently, I heated up a can of “healthy” chicken and dumpling soup. Carrots, celery, onions, dumplings and chunks of chicken breast

Healthy Balsamic Glazed Pork Chops

My grandmother made the best fried pork chops on the planet. If you grew up with my generation, then you probably know the recipe: Loads of oil or lard + fatty chops + lots of salt = a heart attack waiting to happen. I love fried pork chops, but I am on a journey to a healthier

Healthy Comfort Food is Not an Oxymoron

Monday is usually casserole night in our home, so I was searching Pinterest yesterday looking for a recipe for a healthy chicken stroganoff-type casserole dish. What I found, and made instead, was the delicious Skinny Beef Casserole posted by SkinnyMom. It was what I was craving for dinner, a healthy comfort food — no, that is not

A Kaleidoscopic Carnival of Flavor

My family LOVES fiery food. We especially have a weakness for zingy Cajun cuisine and, specifically, Jambalaya, and I am always looking (and cooking) for the ultimate recipe. Well, Holy Creole, my search is over!! When I ran across this gorgeous Jambalaya on the fabulous blog Gimme Some Oven, I knew I had to try it. I mean, look