Lightened Up Caramel Apple Cake (v + gf)

It’s September and that means all the delicious fall food. I received free samples of SPLENDA® Naturals Sugar & Stevia Blend mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by SPLENDA® Sweetners and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.  When…

Secret-Ingredient Green Smoothie

When I started doing hot yoga several times a week in early April my smoothie consumption jumped to an all-time high. I received free samples of Libby’s vegetables mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Libby’s Fruits & Vegetables and am eligible to win prizes associated…

Lemon & Asparagus Pasta w/ Olive Oil Crumble

Lemon & Asparagus Pasta with Olive Oil Crumble People have strong feelings about asparagus. Like most kids, asparagus wasn’t my favorite. I was never a picky eater but I don’t remember my parents serving it much at home, and it just wasn’t something we came across often when eating. I have no memory of how…

Going Green for St. Patrick’s Day!

Green on Green on Green Potato Salad Not exactly Irish, but green, and it has potatoes! Happy St. Patrick’s Day! You may find this hard to believe but this Mexitalian is actually Irish too. Some might say this holiday is all about green beer. I say it’s all about the food. Growing up our Mexican…