Category: Cooking

Healthy Ezekiel Breakfast Ideas

Today I am sharing my favorite healthy breakfast recipes that use Ezekiel bread. Many people skip breakfast because of time constraints, or they are just not hungry in the morning. Like many of you, my mornings are hectic and involve lots of multi-tasking. I need a breakfast that can consume while curling my hair, well balanced, quick and easy. This is was the inspiration for these various Ezekiel recipes. For those of your unfamiliar with Ezekiel it is a bread make from sprouted grain, meaning it contains no flour. This is a great option for me because I love carbohydrates, but...

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Strawberry Goat Cheese Salad with Champagne Vinaigrette

Summer time calls for light dishes that are easy and healthy like my strawberry goat cheese salad. It is perfect as a side salad or top it off with some grilled chicken for delicious fast lunch or dinner. Top it off with a low calorie champagne vinaigrette for the perfect meal. I found my recipe for the Champagne Vinaigrette on the Epicurious website. The only ingredient I omit is the hot sauce. The heat can overpower the citrus bright flavor from the strawberries, which is really the feature flavor of the dish.  Ingredients For a single meal size serving 2.5-3 cups mixed...

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Zucchini Chocolate Chip Muffins

I love to eat. If I had one wish or superpower it would be to eat whatever I want with reckless abandon and never get fat. Unfortunately, I am not blessed with such a metabolism. Instead of eliminating entire food groups I practice moderation and look for ways to “lighten up” more indulgent recipes. Lately I have been on a zucchini kick. My husband does not like the taste or texture and I have been trying to sneak it into recipes. I love zucchini bread and muffins, but many recipes end up blowing my calorie intake for the day....

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The 6 Pots and Pans Every Kitchen Needs

Having a basic collection of pots and pans will make cooking easier and that much more enjoyable. Whether you are moving into your first apartment, trying to build your wedding registry or need to upgrade your culinary gadgets it is necessary to own these 6 pieces of cookware. Let me begin by advising against purchasing an “all in one” pot and pan collection. It will not provide all the necessities and just take up valuable space in your kitchen. I determined which items were essential by compiling a list of my frequently used pots and pans. Then I crossed reference my list with the opinions of other cooking sites....

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Cooking Utensils

 Whether you are moving into your first apartment, setting up a wedding registry, or looking to upgrade your kitchen gadgets, knowing what utensils to purchase is daunting. I experienced this and ended up with a lot of unnecessary items, which I rarely use. To help others avoid this, I have compiled a list of everyday cooking utensils and gadgets every kitchen should have. The most important tool in your kitchen is a quality knife. If you are going to investment in one item, this is it. Fortunately, my Mom gave me this Globe Chef’s Knife for Christmas a few years ago and it is...

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