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Low-Fat Lasagna

By On May 26, 2015

BACKGROUND My nutrition friend, Anna, and I made this low-fat lasagna for our nutrition food science class. Our challenge was to modify a regular lasagna recipe to a low-fat version. We then had to… Read More

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Sweet and Sour Chicken

By On February 3, 2015

BACKGROUND Safety Tips before starting your sweet and sour chicken recipe: Wash hands before and after handling raw poultry. Use separate separate knives and cutting boards when preparing raw and cooked foods. Make… Read More

Egg, Freekeh, Bulgur, and Broccoli
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Eggs & Whole Grains

By On December 9, 2014

BACKGROUND Spotlight : Freekeh is a baby green wheat. It goes through roasting, and the burnt parts are then rubbed off to reveal the quick to cook grain. It’s high in protein and… Read More

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Homemade Spring Rolls

By On December 8, 2014

I love homemade spring rolls, because you can pretty much choose whatever ingredient you’re craving, throw it on top of some rice paper, and roll it up. Here, I chose to use… Read More

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Being Vegetarian 5 Days a Week

By On May 22, 2013

Last week I meddled with the thought of being vegetarian. After coming back to my senses, I decided to do it five days a week. I’ve been a omnivore all of my… Read More

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Healthy Choice Baked – Ravioli Marinara Bake

By On May 7, 2013

This one looked super nasty when it came out of the microwave, but it tasted the complete opposite. It satisfied my pasta craving and kept me full for a few hours. It… Read More

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100% Whole Grain Oats with Frozen Blueberries & Sliced Mangoes

By On May 3, 2013

BACKGROUND One of my favorite low sugar breakfast meals. The fruits sweeten the oats. No need to add extra sugar. I love it! INGREDIENTS Dry Ingredients: 1/4 cup Kroger 100% plain whole… Read More

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Tomato Basil Garlic & Oregano Chicken Pasta

By On March 7, 2013

BACKGROUND This is a semi-homemade easy and quick pasta recipe! INGREDIENTS Protein: 2 lbs chicken breast – cubed Dry Ingredients: 1/2 tbsp. ground white pepper 1 tbsp. dried basil Wet Ingredients: 1… Read More

Chicken and Ginger Stir Fry
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Ginger and Chicken Stir Fry

By On March 7, 2013

INGREDIENTS Protein: 2 lbs chicken breast – cubed Dry Ingredients: 8 tbsp. sugar Wet Ingredients: 2 tbsp. vegetable oil 8 tbsp fish sauce Vegetables: 2 cups baby portabella mushrooms Spices: 4 tbsp… Read More

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Healthy Choice 100% Natural – Portabella Marsala Pasta

By On March 7, 2013

I’ve been a huge fan of Healthy Choice frozen entrees for a few years now. They actually taste pretty fresh, especially their 100% Natural line. The only thing I don’t like about… Read More

Chicken and Basil with Eggplant
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Thai Basil with Chicken & Eggplant

By On March 6, 2013

BACKGROUND This is a recipe that I got from www.whatisthaifood.com. I made a few changes and added chicken for protein. If you want to make this a vegetarian dish like the original… Read More