Tags archives: side-dish



Butter Bean Antipasto Salad... Quickie in the Kitchen

Bean salad might sound blah, but it is seriously tasty, super easy, inexpensive to make, and guests (or just you) will love it! So… CONFESSION: I ate the entire batch after making this video. Yeah- that good. Plus it’s vegetarian, vegan, filled with protein, fiber, fat-burning spices, and it’s low-fat, and low-calorie. Pretty much perfect! [...]



Healthy Bar Food- Sriracha Spiced Almonds: Hot and Spicy Quickie in the Kitchen

Almonds are not just tasty, they are a healthy fat, filled with nutrients, fiber, and protein. These sriracha-spiced almonds have even more benefits thanks to the hot spice that naturally heats ups the metabolism, burning more calories and fat faster. Plus they are great to have around the house, in your purse, or your desk drawer at work as a healthy and quick snack. Better yet, eat them hot out of the oven when the spice is at it’s peak and serve them as nibbles at your next get together



Spicy Carrot Ginger Puree

I am addicted to this dish! It’s rich, filling, spicy, taste-bud stimulating, and seems so fatty (though it’s not at all- in fact, it’s fat free!). The cumin adds an almost meaty flavor, the curry brings an exotic element, and the cinnamon is my secret in lots of dishes because it creates this amazing depth of flavor. Beyond the flavors, here are the benefits: