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air fried green tomatoes
Appetizers, Recipes, Sides

Air Fryer Green Tomatoes

Who likes fried green tomatoes 🍅!? In the spirit of cookin’ southern, I made these Air Fried Green Tomatoes with Avocado 🥑 Horseradish sauce along with the Shrimp & Grits the other day. They were so good!! These are great for all health goals – including weight loss. Social Buzz Instagram TikTok Pinterest Facebook Ingredient […]

Mediterranean Brussel Sprouts served in a white baking pot
Recipes, Sides

Mediterranean Brussel Sprouts

When I think of the Mediterranean, my first thoughts are of the deep blue crystal clear waters and the fresh approach of the cuisine. Located between Africa and Europe, the Mediterranean has always been a way for people from these two continents to exchange their rich heritage. So take a deep breath and dive into […]

Glass bowl full of kale apple beet coleslaw
Appetizers, Recipes, Salads, Sides

Kale Apple Beet Coleslaw

This kale apple coleslaw (with an optional addition of beets) is a creative twist on traditional coleslaw, with a sweet and tart flavor combination. It is much lighter than traditional coleslaw and very nutritious! This beautiful and tasty salad, will not only enrich your body with vitamins but will also enrich all of your senses. […]

The white plate with creamy grits served with some greens and tomatoes on the top,
Breakfast, Recipes, Sides

Low-Fat Creamy Grits

These Grits are far less fat than traditional ones, but still creamy and delicious.  I would classify this recipe as a “better alternative” rather than a suggestion if you are looking to lose weight. Grits are a fantastic food. They are inexpensive, quick, and easy to make. They can be a great alternative to mashed […]

healthy mac and cheese served in the white plate with broccoli and basilico leaves on the top
Dinner, Lunch, Recipes, Sides

Healthiest Mac n’ Cheese

Traditional Mac n’ Cheese is Not Nutritious Traditional mac n’ cheese is heavy! It traditionally has lots of saturated fat, poor quality pasta, and very little nutritional value. Some mac and cheese is even totally processed. Aside from the convenience, boxed mac and cheese is even worse. However, sometimes you crave that home style, comforting […]

mushrooms served with rice,some beans and peppers on the side
Dinner, Garnishes, Recipes, Sides

Magical Mushroom Gravy

Okay, so no this is not a magical ‘shroom gravy… I am so sorry to disappoint those of you that may have gotten excited to “trip balls” again like a 20-something at an EDM concert. However, this mushroom gravy is quite magical in it’s savory umami taste and how wonderfully it compliments typically “boring” foods […]