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Info: Ever the hunter for a healthy lifestyle, I am always on the look out for the right meal to satisfy my need for flavor, spice and heat… without breaking the calorie bank!
Very Berry Fruit Tart

Very Berry Fruit Tart

Happy Mother’s Day, Chewers! My mother is a fruit fanatic and what better way to show her I love her than to bake her a delicious Very Berry Fruit Tart! This is a super easy dish, and not terrib ...
Grilled Cheese with Pesto and Roma Tomatoes

Grilled Cheese with Pesto and Roma Tomatoes

Chewers, we all know that Grilled Cheese sandwiches are one of the most popular, classic, All-American comfort foods.  I remember as a kid, my mom was the queen of stacking those slices of Kraft ...
PB&J Fruit Wrap-Ups

PB&J Fruit Wrap-Ups

When I was a kid, I used to look forward to my Saturday routine.  I would wake up early to catch my Saturday morning cartoons (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles were my fave!) and my PB&J that my ...
Spinach and Goat Cheese Ravioli

Spinach and Goat Cheese Ravioli

Hey, Chewers! I am totally excited about today’s recipe because it encompasses some of my all-time favorite things: spinach and goat cheese, enclosed in light and luscious ravioli!…&n ...
Southwestern Quinoa Salad

Southwestern Quinoa Salad

Quinoa is the base for many of my lunch salads.  It’s so quick, easy, and can be dressed up or dressed down; kinda like your favorite outfit!  This time, I decided to jazz it up Southwestern ...
Salmon with Fusilli Veggie Pasta

Salmon with Fusilli Veggie Pasta

  Close your eyes and imagine grilled salmon with a side of fusilli pasta tossed in fresh, delicious vegetables.  Mmmm… who could resist?  I originally tried this meal at my paren ...
Spicy Red Beans & Quinoa

Spicy Red Beans & Quinoa

  Let’s keep it real…it’s hard enough to follow a diet ANY part of the year, but it’s especially hard to count calories during one of the most festive celebrations, Mardi Gras! With all those tem ...
Cupid’s Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Cupid’s Carrot Cake Cupcakes

What better way to show your Valentine that you really love them, than with these “guilt-free” Cupid’s Carrot Cake Cupcakes?! These lusciously sweet and moist treats are perfect alte ...
Cherokee Grill | Gatlinburg, TN

Cherokee Grill | Gatlinburg, TN

This year, for the Thanksgiving holiday, my family decided to “rough it” in the good ‘ole Smoky Mountains and bunk up in a cabin right outside of Gatlinburg, Tennessee.  My brother and his wife incess ...