Sometimes you really don’t need to eat meat to get a satisfying, delicious, filling meal. Case in point: these tacos, which use healthy vegetables in place of fattening ingredients such as ground meat and beans refried in lard. You still get all the hearty goodness of those traditional fillings with a lot less guilt. In […]

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Sometimes I miss pasta. One of my favorite pasta dishes was always pasta primavera, topped with all those lovely veggies and that creamy, cheesy white sauce. But hey, if you can’t have the real thing, why not go with something even better – at least, healthier? That’s what I did with this recipe. And because […]

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I know, I know. I’m fortunate to have enough time each day to plan out a healthy meal and make it from scratch. But not everyone has that same luxury. For many people, dinner plans are made on a wing and a prayer and often involve takeout containers. But it doesn’t have to be that […]

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When you decide to eliminate certain foods from your diet, such as white flour, dairy products and sugar, there’s no need to give up satisfying, delicious food. Case in point? This hearty gluten-free and low-carb Eggs Benedict breakfast featuring cauliflower cakes topped with avocados, lactose-free cheese, eggs and green chile sauce. Because the cauliflower cakes […]

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This is my version of a healthier, skinnier Mexican favorite of mine – red enchiladas. Now, I know some people make a version with flour tortillas, but that just adds extra calories and heft to the dish. I always make my enchiladas with corn tortillas. And my preference for corn tortillas is Mi Ranchito, made […]

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How do I show love to those people I hold dear? I cook for them! I had the opportunity this week to watch my darling grandson, who was feeling a bit under the weather. I was planning on driving home to Show Low from Mesa that morning but when Kaden got sick I volunteered to […]

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