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Sesame Quinoa Spring Rolls. Photo Credit to Cami of Como.

Sesame Quinoa Spring Rolls

Come. Cami. Blog When I was looking for some new quinoa recipes to try, I came upon a recipe for Sesame Quinoa Spring Rolls from Cami whose blog is called como. come. cami. Skinny Mashed Potatoes. Mashed potatoes are one of my favorite things to eat on Thanksgiving, but this year since I am pregnant and on a really strict low carb diet (for my diabetes) real mashed potatoes are out (bummer).

Skinny Mashed Potatoes

I recently started researching alternatives to some of my favorite dishes because there is NO way my plate will be without a big ole pile of mash potatoes. I came across this recipe that uses cauliflower instead of potatoes. Hmmm not a big cauliflower fan so I wasn't sure. No-bake energy bites. I probably should have poured a nice stiff drink recipe for you all on this loveliest of lovely tax days.

no-bake energy bites

Especially for my fellow small business owners who just gave half of their revenue back to the government. Good grief, I won’t even go there. Instead though, I thought I’d offer my idea of a more comforting alternative. Pasta. When life is good, and when life gets crazy, I turn to pasta. And just as it has for years, this one hit the spot. Read more. Detox smoothies. Toxins-free for life Looking to increase your energy levels, to lose weight, get clearer skin, prevent premature ageing and to help preventing diseases? Baked Oatmeal Squares: Breakfast On-the-Run. The following article was written by Jessy Easton.

Baked Oatmeal Squares: Breakfast On-the-Run

No time to prepare breakfast? These healthy baked oatmeal squares from the vegetarian cookbook Peas and Thank You by Sarah Methany make a great on-the-run meal. They are simple to prepare and satisfying to eat, and do you want to know the best part? 25 clever ideas to make life easier - StumbleUpon. Via: amy-newnostalgia.blogspot.com Why didn’t I think of that?!

25 clever ideas to make life easier - StumbleUpon

We guarantee you’ll be uttering those words more than once at these ingenious little tips, tricks and ideas that solve everyday problems … some you never knew you had! (Above: hull strawberries easily using a straw). Via: apartmenttherapy.com Rubbing a walnut over scratches in your furniture will disguise dings and scrapes. Via: unplggd.com Remove crayon masterpieces from your TV or computer screen with WD40 (also works on walls).

Via: athomewithrealfood.blogspot.com Stop cut apples browning in your child’s lunch box by securing with a rubber band. Via: marthastewart.com. Chicken and Egg Soup with Little Veal Meatballs Recipe : Alexandra Guarnaschelli. Directions This recipe has many personal touches: The combination of beef and chicken in the base of the recipe is something I got from my mother, studding the chicken with a couple of cloves to add a special flavor from making chicken stock at Guy Savoy in Paris and most of all, the meatballs from my parents.

Chicken and Egg Soup with Little Veal Meatballs Recipe : Alexandra Guarnaschelli

This soup is a meal unto itself and tastes even better leftover. 2 stalks celery with leaves, inner pieces from the bunch peeled of outer skin, cut into 1/2-inch pieces Soup: Season the chicken with salt, to taste, and push the 2 cloves into 1 of the chicken thighs. Add it to a large stock pot, cover with about 4 quarts water and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Meanwhile, season the beef bones with salt and brown them in a cast iron pan with the canola oil, searing them over medium heat. Meatballs: Put the ground veal into a medium bowl. After about 45 minutes at a gentle simmer, taste the chicken soup and adjust the seasoning, if needed. Strawberry Mango Salsa Recipe. Whole Wheat Noodles with Peanut Sauce and Vegetables Recipe.

Whole Wheat Noodles with Peanut Sauce and Vegetables Recipe I hope everyone had a nice Valentine’s weekend.

Whole Wheat Noodles with Peanut Sauce and Vegetables Recipe

My hubs spoiled me with breakfast, gifts, and flowers. Creamy Artichoke Lasagna Recipe - Food by Yahoo! Shine! Baked chicken meatballs. As it turns out, I’m a sucker for a good meatball.

baked chicken meatballs

It’s a funny thing because ground meat has rarely done it for me; I’m certain I’m the lone American who doesn’t get in a frenzy over hamburgers or meatloaf. But something happens when you mix otherwise dull ground meats up with softened bread, herbs, seasonings and bits of extra ingredients, oof — I will swat your fork away to get at them first. I’ve found some good ones over the years, such as the only ones you should ever serve with your spaghetti and these guys, which, if you have not already, you should not wait until next summer to try, not to mention the ones I sneak into sliders and soup. Glazed Carrots and Snow Peas Recipe. Roasted Potatoes, Carrots, Parsnips and Brussels Sprouts Recipe : Giada De Laurentiis. Roasted Brussels Sprouts Recipe : Ina Garten. Baked Parmesan Tomatoes Recipe - ACE Healthy Recipes. Ingredients 4 tomatoes, halved horizontally 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese 1 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano 1/4 teaspoon salt Freshly ground pepper, to taste 4 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil Cooking Directions Step 1 Preheat oven to 450° F.

Baked Parmesan Tomatoes Recipe - ACE Healthy Recipes

Step 2 Place tomatoes cut-side up on a baking sheet. Grilled Swordfish with Citrus Herb Crust. Wednesday, September 7, 2011 Grilled Fish with Citrus Herb Crust Last week my kitchen got more action than I think it’s ever gotten in its life.

Grilled Swordfish with Citrus Herb Crust

The previous owners weren’t big cooks and since we’ve moved in, cooking has mostly been at our outdoor kitchen by the pool. Last week’s occasion was a 5-day visit from Adam and Joanne, a couple who cooks, blogs, commutes and works together. Now, that’s a lot of ‘together’ time and they somehow make it work flawlessly. They’re madly, deeply in love with each other. I can’t wait til they make babies. Oh, but that’s the mamma side of me talking. Killer Chicken with Mushroom, Asparagus, and Red Bell Pepper Recipe. Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Asparagus and Parmesan Rice Recipe. Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole Recipe. Acorn Squash Recipe. Perfect Guacamole Recipe. Ingredients 2 ripe avocados1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt1 Tbsp of fresh lime juice or lemon juice2 Tbsp to 1/4 cup of minced red onion or thinly sliced green onion1-2 serrano chiles, stems and seeds removed, minced2 tablespoons cilantro (leaves and tender stems), finely choppedA dash of freshly grated black pepper1/2 ripe tomato, seeds and pulp removed, chopped Garnish with red radishes or jicama.

Serve with tortilla chips. Method 1 Cut the avocados in half. 2 Using a fork, roughly mash the avocado. Chili peppers vary individually in their hotness. Remember that much of this is done to taste because of the variability in the fresh ingredients. 3 Cover with plastic wrap directly on the surface of the guacamole to prevent oxidation from the air reaching it. 4 Chilling tomatoes hurts their flavor, so if you want to add chopped tomato to your guacamole, add it just before serving.