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StoneGable: Pansy Shortbread Cookies. Crunchy Chickpea Salad. Photo by: Tara O'Brady A healthy family is a happy family Make this salad the night before to give the vegetables the chance to soak up the dressing -- they get crisp as they pickle slightly in the vinegar.

Crunchy Chickpea Salad

The bright colors make the veggies extra enticing. Here's what you'll need for your chickpea salad: 1 can of chickpeas, rinsed and drained 3 cups mixed raw vegetables, cut into small dice, here we used red, orange and yellow peppers, cucumber, zucchini and summer squash 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley 1/2 cup bottled vinaigrette Let's get started Combine all ingredients in a bowl, toss well and refrigerate overnight. The fun doesn't stop here... Extras: Add in some flaked, cooked boneless salmon filet for protein and Omega-3s. Kids can: Measure the ingredients, toss the salad. Leave a Comment Copyright © 2011 The Parenting Group.

Hungry Girl - Tuesday Newsletter. After getting a BAZILLION requests for pumpkin bread, we figured it was time to make some.

Hungry Girl - Tuesday Newsletter

And after EIGHT attempts, we got it just right. Try it and see! Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups whole-wheat flour 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup Splenda No Calorie Sweetener (granulated), or HG Alternative 1/4 cup brown sugar (not packed) 2 1/4 tsp. baking powder 1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 1/2 tsp. salt 1/3 tsp. pumpkin pie spice One 15-oz. can pure pumpkin 1/2 cup fat-free liquid egg substitute (like Egg Beaters Original) 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1/4 cup sweetened dried cranberries or raisins, chopped. Hungry Girl - Wednesday Newsletter. Dear Keep the Crust, Yes!

Hungry Girl - Wednesday Newsletter

The HG version of crustless pumpkin pie is called Wayne's Pumpkin Smash, and it can be found in the "Fun with Canned Pumpkin" section of my first book, Hungry Girl: Recipes and Survival Strategies for Guilt-Free Eating in the Real World. (Find that section in the "Fun With... " chapter!) Low-Calorie, Low-Fat Pumpkin Scone Recipe. HG's Pumpkin, Spice & Everything Iced Scones Get Pumped!

Low-Calorie, Low-Fat Pumpkin Scone Recipe

We're not gonna lie -- it took some work to get this scone recipe juuust right. (Scones are tricky!) But the delicious results make our latest recipe WELL worth it. Enjoy! Low-Calorie, Low-Fat Cashew Chicken Recipe. HG's Veggie-Loaded Cashew Chicken Gimme the Cash'!

Low-Calorie, Low-Fat Cashew Chicken Recipe

HUNGRY GIRL TO THE MAX! , which is THE Hungry Girl BIBLE, hits shelves TODAY! To celebrate, we're leaking one of the MANY new recipes. (There are 650 recipes in total. Ingredients: 1/2 cup fat-free chicken broth 1/2 tbsp. cornstarch 1 tbsp. reduced-sodium/lite soy sauce 1 tbsp. seasoned rice vinegar 1/4 tsp. ground ginger 2 cups quartered mushrooms 1 cup chopped onion 1 tsp. chopped garlic 8 oz. raw boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces 1/8 tsp. each salt and black pepper 1 cup snow peas 1/4 cup unsalted roasted cashews 2 tbsp. chopped scallions Directions: In a medium bowl, stir cornstarch into broth until dissolved.

Hungry Girl - Tuesday Newsletter. It's no secret that HG LOVES breakfast (it IS the most important meal of the day -- that's NOT a rumor).

Hungry Girl - Tuesday Newsletter

But don't think for one second we're gonna be satisfied with some lame-o boring b-fast. Nuh-uh. We want pancakes. Healthy Tomato Recipes: Use Tomatoes in Salads, Pasta and More. You've waited all year.

Healthy Tomato Recipes: Use Tomatoes in Salads, Pasta and More

Now is the perfect time to savor tomatoes in fresh and healthy recipes. Summer tomatoes not only taste better than their out-of-season counterparts but also contain higher amounts of vitamin C. Eat tomatoes raw to get vitamins C, A, and K as well as potassium. Cook them to get the maximum amount of lycopene, a heart-protective, cancer-fighting antioxidant that becomes more concentrated when the fruit is heated. Try these super-healthy ways to use heirloom, cherry, and beefsteak tomatoes. Coffee Frappuccino Oatmeal. You’re going to think I’m crazy… That’s okay.

Coffee Frappuccino Oatmeal

My grandma always said, “If they’re laughing at you, at least you got someone to laugh.” I like making people laugh. So please laugh all you want at my crazy idea for Frappuccino Oatmeal… But give this recipe a chance and I bet you will be astonished at how delicious it is! When Starbucks starts selling it in 5 years, maybe then you won’t think I’m so crazy. Mediterranean Toast. How to Make Chocolate Milk from Cocoa: 7 steps (with pictures) Green Salad Roll-Up recipe from Live Better America. Healthy Recipes and Recipe Calculator From Turkey Meatballs Recipe. Easy Chicken Recipes for Dinner - iVillage. Chewy Granola Bar Recipe - Healthy Granola Bar Recipes.

Shrimp Ceviche Recipe. Grilled Corn, Avocado and Tomato Salad with Honey Lime Dressing. When looking for a tasty salad on the Internet I came across this one from Jehan Can Cook.

Grilled Corn, Avocado and Tomato Salad with Honey Lime Dressing

It sounded perfect. I love all the ingredients and flavors used so I was really excited to try it. It was so quick and easy to make and tasted fantastic. We all really loved this salad. The dressing was delicious and the salad was filled with great textures and flavors. Grilled Corn, Avocado and Tomato Salad with Honey Lime Dressing: 1 pint grape tomatoes1 ripe avocado2 ears of fresh sweet corn2 tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped Remove husks from corn and grill over medium heat for 10 minutes. Cha Cha Bowl (Mexican Chicken Bean Rice Bowl)- Jeanette's Healthy Living. "Cha Cha Bowl" (Mexican Chicken and Black Bean Rice Bowl) One of my kids loves Chipotle Grill’s Burritos. This is a gigantic size tortilla filled with rice, beans, meat, salsa, cheese, and sour cream. Although the ingredients in and of themselves don’t sound too unhealthy, one of these burritos with all the fixings (sour cream, cheese, guacamole) tops 1000 calories!

However, deconstructed and served as a burrito rice bowl, and leaving out the sour cream, cheese, and guacamole, the calories can be reduced in half. The sodium content is a whole other issue (a whopping 1650 mg sodium). This past week, while checking out Foodspotting’s SF Chefs Guide to Ballpark Food , the from Orlando’s Caribbean BBQ at Willie Mays Plaza in San Francisco, California, caught my eye. Homemade Baked Tortilla Chips Recipe, How To Make Baked Tortilla Chips, Appetizer Recipe, Low Fat Recipe, Diet Recipe. Baking Corner | Regional Foods | Cooking Articles | Hints & Tips | Culinary Dictionary | Newspaper Columns Photos shows three different types of tortilla chips (flour, corn, and low carb).

Homemade Baked Tortilla Chips Recipe, How To Make Baked Tortilla Chips, Appetizer Recipe, Low Fat Recipe, Diet Recipe

These wonderful tortilla chips make sturdy dippers and are great for scooping up salsa and dips. These chips can be made with either corn or flour tortillas. Tropical Black Bean Salad - The Sensitive Pantry - Gluten-free, Egg-free, Dairy-free, & Vegan Recipes. I tweeted that this post was going to be something baked. Something delicious and inspired by my friend, Amber, and her lovely Schoolhouse Cupcakes. I baked and baked and baked. We ate and ate and ate. I liked what I ate but it just wasn’t right. 9 Super Easy (and Delicious) Food Swaps to Help You Cut Calories and Lose Weight - iVillage. Recipes - Gluten-free Banana Flax Pancakes. Kendra Hubbell, BFF Food Project Directions for Preparation Print this recipe Measure and pour ingredients in order listed above, from wet to dry in your blender and blend until smooth. Gluten-Free Zucchini Bread. I love zucchini, for a number of reasons.

At the top of my list is the fact that it’s a vegetable that so versatile – you can enjoy it sweet or savory. Every CSAs go through weeks of practically giving away this hearty vegetable, and I have zero complaints. Baked Zucchini Chips. How to Make Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs. 1. Place the eggs in a single layer at the bottom of a saucepan. Cover with at least an inch or two of cold water. The more eggs that are crowding the pan the more water you should have over the eggs. Laurel On Health Food. I have to say, this stuffed peppers recipe is the business! The Benefits of Organic Hemp Milk. Though its name might be a bit misleading, organic hemp milk is a perfectly legal, not to mention healthy, alternative for vegetarians or non vegetarians. Produced from the seeds of the hemp plant, this milk has only begun to be sold in the United States within the past few years.

One concern that people have about organic hemp milk is that it might contain some of the chemical THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), which is found in marijuana. Rest assured that this ingredient is not present or associated with hemp milk. Broiled Grapefruit. As a dietitian, you might think my diet gets an A+ all of the time. Curried Sweet Potato Fries. Life's Real Sweetness. Recipes: Tofu, Asian Style Noodles & Wraps, Silken Tofu, Nayonaise. Healthy, Chocolate Brownies: Are Brownies Healthy? Golubka. Tasty Eats at Home » Chewy Chocolate Cherry Cookies (Vegan, Grain-Free) I’m a fan of alliterations, aren’t you? Especially when they involve chocolate and cherries. These little treats definitely fit the bill: delicious chocolate little morsels filled with dried bing cherries with just the right amount of sweetness. They may not be the flashiest, prettiest little dessert, but after a long stretch without sweets (I’ve just finished a Whole30), these were heaven.

They’re still paleo-friendly, as they’re sweetened only with fruit and a touch of stevia, but that was more than enough. Polenta Pizzas. Hummus Recipe - How to Make Hummus. Hummus is one of the more popular Middle Eastern dips. Served with fresh or toasted pita bread, hummus makes for a great snack or appetizer. Tahini is an important part of the hummus recipe and cannot be substituted. However, it can be omitted. Preparation Drain chickpeas and set aside liquid from can.

Place in serving bowl, and create a shallow well in the center of the hummus. Flourish! Nutrition Inspiration. After-School Snacks for Kids. Baked Oatmeal Squares: Breakfast On-the-Run. Healthy Green Kitchen - StumbleUpon. Crispy Kale Chips « Kale is the most beautiful deep green vegetable, packed with nutrients and phytochemicals, that most people never eat.

Italian sodas - StumbleUpon. The 13 Biggest Nutrition and Food Myths Busted. No Meat Quinoa Chili Recipe. Lemon Poppy Protein Bars (plus gluten free version) « - StumbleUpon. Recipes. Eats Well With Others: Recipe: Sweet Potato Black Bean Chili...Eat.Live.Be. PANTRY STAPLES: COCOA COCONUT&BITS. Paper Goodness: My plans for this weekend include.... Your Information Resource for Dairy Free Living. Oatmeal pancakes - Home - A Sweet Simple Life. Homemade pop tarts. Baked Herb Lemon Chicken. Gluten Free-Dairy Free Recipes. Quinoa Recipes. Spinach and Tomato Stuffed Chicken Breasts.

Gluten-free Two Minute Mug Brownie. Yum yum — peanut butter. The Bakers Daughter: Polka dot cheesecake - StumbleUpon. Grain-Free Banana Pancakes. Pamela's Products. Sweet Ali's Gluten Free Bakery. Raw Chickpea-free Hummus. Basic Cauliflower "Rice" Zesty Mexican Soup.