Healthy Eating Tip: Cauliflower “Rice”

So a couple weeks ago I posted a Heatlhy Eating Tip, hailing it as my favorite. I was wrong.

IMG_7245This… This is my favorite. Hands down. I had no idea until a few days ago that I could use cauliflower as a rice substitute, but as a carb avoider, it has already revolutionized my life. Gone are the days of trying to discreetly scoop up delicious gravy with my spoon. Gone are the days of eating gumbo straight (not that it’s bad, but a little rice is always better). The best part is that truly I cannot tell a difference between this and the “real thing.” It serves exactly the same purpose in exactly the same fashion, but it’s much, MUCH healthier.

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Whole Wheat Sandwich Bread–great for beginning breadmakers!

sandwichbreadA while ago I began to see the beauty in homemade sandwich bread: it’s healthier; it’s cheaper; and it tastes better. Plus, it’s fun to make! Excited to try my hand at it, I searched for a good wheat bread recipe, tried a few duds, and then stumbled upon one that had promise… but it still wasn’t right. So I tweaked and tweaked and tweaked some more until it was perfect. Since then I’ve been reading the same recipe and recalling my changes by memory, but as I made bread the last time I realized something: I’ve changed so much it’s not even the same recipe anymore. So I figured it was time to get my version written down.Read More »

Zucchini Lasagne

A couple months back I was scrolling through Pinterest and saw a pin of a lasagne that uses zucchini as the pasta. I thought to myself, “Huh. That’s a neat idea. I’ll have to try that someday.” Well, since I didn’t repin it and therefore couldn’t find it (google shows a few recipes for similar lasagnes, but I don’t know which I saw), I just made up my own version. And it. was. AWESOME.collageWe try to stay away from useless calories/carbs in our house and let’s face it: pasta is useless.Read More »