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Southern Sweet Potato Biscuits Recipe. Peaches & Vanilla Cream Pops « The Craving Chronicles. Uh, it’s hot.

Peaches & Vanilla Cream Pops « The Craving Chronicles

Really hot. Like excessive heat warning, face melts when I walk outside, can’t eat anything but frozen foods hot. So I made popsicles. Did you know making popsicles is pretty fun and pretty easy? I didn’t. All of my waiting paid off. Printable RecipeAdapted from Bon Apetit Makes about 4 popsicles Ingredients 1/4 cup + 1 tablespoons granulated sugar 1/4 cup water 1/2 vanilla bean, halved lengthwise 2 cups pitted, sliced and peeled peaches (about 2-3 medium peaches) 3 tablespoons heavy cream 3 tablespoons plain greek yogurt (I used Chobani 2%) 1 tablespoon bourbon (optional) Directions Place sugar and water in a saucepan over medium high heat. Add peaches and vanilla syrup to a food processor. Pour into popsicle molds, add sticks and freeze until firm. Healthy Granola Bars. This summer has been great for me in the motivation department. I have gotten back in the habit of going to the gym every morning before class (ugh… summer school), not eating late night snacks, and not grazing on food throughout the day.

One thing I have noticed though is halfway through my first class in the morning, I get really hungry. In the past, I have always turned to granola bars at about 10 a.m. I have a thing about buying granola bars from the store though- they can be really expensive and usually loaded with more sugar and extra ingredients than I need. By making granola bars at home, I am able to cut cost and throw exactly what I want into each batch. This recipe is an easy no-bake granola bar that is as easy as toasting the dry ingredients, heating the wet ingredients, mixing together, and letting sit until cool.

Worknight Dinner: Creamy Avocado Pasta. This post is one that’s long overdue.

Worknight Dinner: Creamy Avocado Pasta

It’s long overdue because there are few things easier and more delicious than this pasta. I am obsessed with it. Of course, my obsession with avocados is nothing new but the idea of blending avocados into pasta was new to me when Angie made it for dinner one Friday night. The fact that avocados are healthy for you is a delightful bonus. They’re rich, creamy and indulgent – all words that are usually associated with the phrase “need to go to the gym.” The Parmesan cheese? The original recipe is from Oh, She Glows and it couldn’t have been easier to replicate. There you have it. Kale and pomegranate salad. This salad is fat free and FULL of super nutrients.

kale and pomegranate salad

The seemingly complex combination of the kale’s robust leaves, the parsley’s flavor, the cabbage’s texture, the sea salt lime dressing, and the pomegranate seeds’ bursts of juice make this dish craveable for kale lovers and those who fear the super green. This dish came to be because I was determined to find a way to get my family to eat kale …and even like it. I unleashed this salad on them during a large family gathering. It fooled everyone. When they’d finished cleaning the bowl, I excitedly announced that the dish they were all raving about was the healthiest thing on the table. Kale is an extremely hardy green and holds up really well to being dressed and stored for days. Don’t be intimidated by the pomegranate seeds! Occasionally, you can find pomegranate seeds in bulk (therefore helping you avoid the pomegranate splatter). Enjoy this beautiful, delicious, incredibly healthy salad! What Are You Eating This Weekend? Here's a Salad Idea I'm Excited About (Yes, SALAD): Vitamin G: Health & Fitness.

Friday, 1/27/2012 at 4:00PM by Lexi Petronis Email meHealth writer.

What Are You Eating This Weekend? Here's a Salad Idea I'm Excited About (Yes, SALAD): Vitamin G: Health & Fitness

Loves '80s music, spin class, and velvet-nosed kittens. Wishes nachos were a food group. Oh boy, I am completely T-ing G it's F today. Are you? Julia at Fat Girl Trapped in a Skinny Body has such a clever, why-didn't-I-think-of-that idea for always having a healthy salad ready to go: layer the ingredients in a jar. The key is to keep the dressing away from the leafy greens so they stay crispy; you just shake up the jar when you're ready to eat.

Have an excellent weekend, everyone! Homemade French Fries. Why there is no need to purchase pre-made fries in the freezer aisle – in pictures and rhyme: One potato (find a potato) Two potato (cut the ends off) ...pretty...balanced... It’s time for me to move on… • • 14 notes Yogurt with Banana and Granola • • 113 notes Coconut-Chickpea Crepes with Smoky Herbed Mushrooms.


Keep it skinny. Sprouted Kitchen » A tastier take on whole foods. 50 Healthy Recipes to Kick Off 2012. Happy New Year!

50 Healthy Recipes to Kick Off 2012

Many of us are thinking about our New Year’s resolutions and healthy eating is often at the top of the list. If you are setting a goal to eat healthy in 2012, here are 50 healthy recipes to help you get started. Beverages Easy Strawberry Mango Smoothie Berry Banana Smoothie Blueberry Mango Smoothie Breakfast Apple Cinnamon Baked Oatmeal Whole Wheat Kefir Pancakes with Blueberry Sauce Pumpkin Granola Roasted Plums with Greek Yogurt, Honey, and Almonds Broiled Grapefruit Steel Cut Oats Maple Almond Granola Roasted Strawberries with Greek Yogurt Honey Yogurt Waffles Appetizers/Snacks Peanut Butter Granola Balls Honey Cinnamon Roasted Chickpeas Rosemary Roasted Almonds Tzatziki Sauce Cilantro Lime Hummus.

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