Chickpea and Spinach Curry

One of the necessities with cooking while traveling is learning to cook with what you have. I more often have a stove top, but not an oven. Also, most places tend to have one large pot for cooking. As a result, many of our recipes are one-pot meals cooked in the one large pot. You also have…

Reduced Fat Caesar Dressing

I have gained a few pounds over the winter. I could just blame it on the winter gain but most of it has been from not feeling well due to secondhand smoke from my neighbor’s place. It really is amazing how smoking kills the respiratory system of everyone around, including those who do not smoke….

Slimmed Down Potato Leek Soup

I love potato leek soup. It’s definitely in my top ten favorite soups. Thinking of my top ten, I wonder what they would be. Tomato for sure, corn and clam chowder are musts. Yum, I love a good clam chowder just as much as a I hate a bad one. Both broccoli cheese and chicken tortilla…

Lean and Light Sloppy Joes

I just love looking at all the beautiful pictures in the holiday editions of Food & Wine, Bon Appetit and the many others that appear in the mail this time of year. And let’s not even get started on my FoodGawker looking. At this point I’m surprised that I’m not already gaining weight just from…

Blueberry Goat Cheese Cheesecake

  We got invited to an impromptu cookout over the weekend where I got asked to bring the dessert. I could have just picked something up at the store at that point but decided to make something with the beautiful blueberries I had in the fridge just waiting to be eaten. Nothing says summertime like…