Lighter Bites

fruity oatmeal muffins

I’ve been working on a healthy recipe for oatmeal pancakes off and on for over a year. You can ask Dan, he’s had to eat most of them. I’ve had the flavors right for a while, but the pancakes still fall apart when I try to flip them. Needless to say, the recipe is not […]

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delinquent

This is one of those moments when I feel compelled to make apologies about being a slacker and all around delinquent when it comes to blogging, but I promised myself I wouldn’t say something like “Sorry I haven’t posted in a while”. So I’m not going to say that even if I am a bum […]

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kale chips

For any of you who read lots of food blogs like I do, kale chips are old news. I first saw crispy kale on Steamy Kitchen in 2009. That’s like so last year. I wasn’t into the whole kale thing back then. No, I was still making and eating dozens upon dozens of cookies. Ah, […]

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breakfast smoothie

Back in May I had turned over a new leaf.  I was walking with a pedometer and eating more veggies and felt pretty good about it.  I had even lost 1.5 pounds.  Soon after, I swapped running for walking and ditched the pedometer (only partly because I felt like a dork wearing a white pod […]

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homemade hummus

[I don’t want to read all this mumbo jumbo, take me to the recipe] Can you believe it is almost August? Eep. Where has the summer gone? Even without all the E’s, the last few months have been pretty busy around here. At least it feels like it has been really busy, but I can’t […]

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easy pad thai

UPDATE: Hey there! I’m happy you found this popular recipe. I still love eating it at home and hope you will too. I wanted to leave you a quick note to let you know that I’m no longer posting recipes (as of January 2013). I *am* still posting, and welcome you to check out some […]

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cheddar apple quesadilla

Behold: an apple. It is good for you (vitamins, fiber, blahblahblah), and it tastes good to boot. What could be better? Cheese, that’s what. Melted, gooey, cheddar cheese.

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