Low Calorie Spicy Pinto Bean Soup Recipe

I decided to make some pinto beans the other day in my 4 qt. crock pot. But, in the middle of cooking it I decided to make it into a soup, instead. I like hot meals over cold. It’s really good, so I thought I’d share it with you. The soup is a lot more Continue reading “Low Calorie Spicy Pinto Bean Soup Recipe”

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How to Bake your own Tortilla Chips

This tortilla chip recipe is pretty darned easy. I do these myself all the time. This way, you know what’s in them. There’s no oil, no salt, no sugar, no preservatives, etc.. How can that be wrong? Continue reading “How to Bake your own Tortilla Chips”

Mexican Bean Dip ‘American’ Style

Like bean dip? If you’ve read enough of my articles, you know I love beans. So, if you are an avid ‘bean lover’ like me, you will like this recipe. You make it in a Cuisinart®, but a blender will do. And, if you have none of the above or want to do with even less clean up, simply use a hand potato masher. Continue reading “Mexican Bean Dip ‘American’ Style”

‘Americanized’ Chicken Free Chinese Veggies and Rice

I love take-out Chinese food, but it doesn’t love me back. Of course, I also love burgers, pizza, jack and coke, French fries, buttered popcorn, steaks, baked potatoes with butter and sour cream, fried chicken and junk food of all kinds that will soon kill me dead. Hungry, yet? Better go and eat something that’s good for you, instead.
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Quick Hand Shredded Green Cabbage with Spinach Salad

I like things quick and simple. Also, I like eating nutritious foods. This is a salad you won’t have to eat much of to start feeling better about your health. And, as for calories go, you don’t have to think twice about it… Continue reading “Quick Hand Shredded Green Cabbage with Spinach Salad”

Mean Green (or, Red) Vegan Bean Enchiladas

Although, I do eat meat on occasion, I pretty much stopped eating it years ago. I used to be a big meat eater. To tell you the truth, the longer I don’t eat meat, the ‘ickier’ (for lack of a better word) it tastes to me. This especially goes for the aftertaste of Continue reading “Mean Green (or, Red) Vegan Bean Enchiladas”

Healthy Snack: Red Pepper Hummus on Organic Brown Rice Cakes

If you want to lose weight, you likely would like to feel better, too. This means you are interested in your current and future state of health. What foods we eat makes the difference between Continue reading “Healthy Snack: Red Pepper Hummus on Organic Brown Rice Cakes”

Fried Potatoes and Lemon Kale with Green Enchilada Sauce

I am always searching for, but usually creating my own new recipes I feel are healthy. The recipes on my site is how I eat all the time.

Have you ever seen the salt content in the so called ‘lean’ TV dinner meals? This is why I make all my food from scratch. It’s the only way you can ever know exactly how much of ‘whatever’ is in it! Continue reading “Fried Potatoes and Lemon Kale with Green Enchilada Sauce”

How to make a Vegetarian Bean Burrito recipe that is Delicioso!

This is one of my all time favorite Mexican food recipes. I absolutely love bean burritos, only now I don’t put meat in them.

Yes, meat is flavorful and tastes great, but you don’t need to eat it. Remember what I said earlier… ‘What tastes good isn’t necessarily good for you’? Yep. True. Why? Because… Continue reading “How to make a Vegetarian Bean Burrito recipe that is Delicioso!”