Tags archives: vegetable



$1 Edible Arrangement


Multitask your fruits and veggies by making them gorgeous centerpieces. Seriously, flowers (though I do love them) can be stupid expensive! Make a statement and spruce up your space with something unique. I also LOVE to use herbs as centerpieces- it’s a great way to store fresh herbs until you are ready to use them, [...]




Pasta Alternative: Squash and Tofu Spaghetti Quickie in the Kitchen

I LOVE pasta, but I don’t like to eat SO many carbs. Instead, I have found these two fab alternatives to pasta that have super low carbs, are low in fat, and still fill you up and feel like you ate a big bowl of noodles… well, almost ;)



10 Foods to Throw Away TODAY

Spring Cleaning doesn’t just end with your closets and garage. Give your refrigerator an extreme makeover and get started on a healthy, more fit you for the summer with tips from Paulette Lambert R.D., the Nutrition Director at the California Health & Longevity Institute, at the Four Seasons Westlake Village. Paulette oversaw the Nutritional progression of the 8 participants in ABC’s new television series Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition, here are her top 10 foods to trash or swap RIGHT NOW!



Green Fry: Okra, Collards, Potatoes, Fennel, Onion, Jalapeno, Garlic

Just to clarify, a green fry has nothing to do with frying food. Instead, it is a combo of anything healthy and green in your fridge that you throw into a pan and cook into one of the easiest, healthiest dishes you can make. Plus, you are cleaning out your fridge so that those veggies that you bought last weekend don’t go to waste. And here’s the best thing, your meal is a total Bites with Benefits meal and you’re only consuming about 40 calories per cup! Yes… that’s it!