Cucumber & Melon Salad

  Cucumber Melon Salad Ingredients 1 ripe cantaloupe 1 cucumber  Cilantro to taste Juice of one lime Himalayan salt Directions: Chop cantaloupe into chunks. Cut cucumber into medium slices and then cut those in half. Evenly distribute in a bowl. Add the cilantro, lime juice and salt to taste. Adjust seasoning until it tastes the…

FabFitFun Box-Spring 2017

I’m always excited about receiving my Fab Fit Fun box. It comes out every season and it’s stocked full of goodies, many of which are high-end. FabFitFun started as an online magazine so of course, you get a magazine that’s full of great information. Not only does it provide descriptions of all the items in…

Build a Salad from Leftovers

While most people go out to eat or order pizza for dinner on Fridays, I try to clean out my refrigerator. Either I make a buffet from leftovers, use up veggies by making a stir-fry, or create a salad with whatever ingredients I can find. Here’s what I used for this salad, but you can…

Kung Pao Chicken: Low Sodium & Gluten-free

I created this healthier version of Kung Pao Chicken that’s heavy on vegetables, light on sodium and gluten-free. I promise it’s full of great flavor. Ingredients: 1 pound of boneless and skinless chicken thighs (cubed) 1/4 cup of roasted peanuts Brown rice 2 stalks of celery chopped 1 carrot stick chopped 1 tsp of minced…

Birchbox-March 2017

March was Women’s History month, so the box was dedicated to that theme. The box is called Pretty Mighty. Birchbox describes the box as dainty looking but filled with powerful, high-performing products for powerful women. Let’s look inside. 1. Arrow Enhance Waterproof eye brightener (Full-size $16) Swipe the pink-liner along the inner corners and waterline for…

Purge Week-March 2017

Once a month, I purge my cabinets and refrigerator. Basically, I only buy a minimal of produce items, and I build my weekly menu around whatever I have in the house. This serves two purposes. I use up items before they go bad and I save money. I’ve discovered that I’m able to make some scrumptious meals…

Basil Chicken with Garlic Olive Oil

I was rummaging through my cabinet when I saw a can of black olives. It sparked this recipe which is loaded with flavor from herbs to olive oil. I created this dish following the guidelines of the Mediterranean Diet Plan and it’s gluten-free. Ingredients: 1 to 2 chicken breasts 1/2 cup of sun-dried tomatoes Fresh basil sprigs 5…

Potatoes, Chicken Sausage & Peppers

This is one of my Purge Week meals. I use what I have left over in the house to cook up a yummy dish. Of course, it’s gluten-free. I had some garlic, red onion, two potatoes, green pepper, and a package of tomato basil chicken sausage. Time for some sausage and potatoes. This is an old classic but…