Low Fat Chickpea Quiche with Sourdough Crust

Rob and I can’t resist buying exotic ingredients.

First it was the yucca. Then it was a taro. Now it’s besan, a.k.a. chickpea flour.

We actually bought the besan before we bought the yucca and the taro. But only now does the besan have a recipe to call its own.

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  • Updated a couple of years ago

The Ultimate Sourdough Wheat Recipe for Comforting Meals

I absolutely love the health benefits I get from sourdough.

Unfortunately, sourdough takes planning. Lots of planning.

Feeding the starter. Allowing it to become active. Making the dough. Allowing the dough to rise. And waiting…

But what if I told you that isn’t how it has to be? You’re in luck. Because that’s exactly what I’m telling you. Meet (cue announcer voice) the ultimate sourdough wheat recipe: the sourdough recipe you can use for almost anything.

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  • Updated a couple of years ago

9 Fruity Smoothies as Healthy as they are Sweet

Smoothies are an excellent meal anytime of the day.

If you have a blender on hand and a bundle of fruit, hunger can be satisfied for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Smoothies are the ultimate food for a lazy healthy person. Smoothies are packed with nutrients. Plus they’re quick and flavorful.

With the right combination of fruits, you can get nearly every nutrient you need to not only survive, but thrive.

Here are my top 9 smoothie recipes.

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  • Updated a couple of years ago

Yucca Bread — a Healthy, Vegan Pan-American Recipe

I bought a yucca.

Rob and I shop at an international store that stocks food not native to North American culture. They stock a variety of Asian, Latin and South American foods. We took advantage of the opportunity we had to buy an exotic vegetable. I picked out yucca and returned home to hunt for recipes.

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  • Updated a couple of years ago

Back on Track Chickpea and Bulgur Salad

Looking for something to whip up with your chickpeas other than hummus?

Stop the search. Back on Track Bulgur and Chickpea Salad is here.

Don’t get me wrong. I love hummus as much as the next person. It’s delightful by itself, with chips and crackers, on . . .

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  • Updated a couple of years ago

Reduce Reuse Recycle Enchiladas

Leftovers.

They can be convenient if you’re ravenous and need food ASAP. However, they can be a pain to eliminate.

Here’s a delicious, economical and environmentally-friendly recipe to make use those ingredients hiding in the back of your fridge.

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  • Updated 3 years ago

Mediterranean Salad Recipe

Do you ever prepare a dish and then wish you had written down the recipe?

That happens to me a lot.

I love to experiment in the kitchen. Some of my favorite dishes that I’ve created in the past have been because I’ve thrown random ingredients together. Or because of a mistake.

Fortunately, the following Mediterranean Salad recipe wasn’t quite like that.

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  • Updated a couple of years ago