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Minestrone Soup

This minestrone soup is loaded to the max with all kinds of good stuff. Lots of herbs, beans, carrots, zucchini, tomato, onion, and spinach. If you love veggie loaded soups then you also need to try out this vegetable soup too.

Next time I make this I probably won’t add the spinach. I loved it, but I’ll be honest and say that when my kids saw the spinach they acted as if I had put dog food in front of them to…

BROCCOLI FRITTERS WITH CHEDDAR CHEESE (EASY, LOW CARB RECIPE)

Our easy cashew chicken recipe has quickly grown into one of the most popular recipes on our blog. This is the dish we always turn to when we are in the mood for some Thai takeout! If you’re looking for something to soak up your cashew chicken sauce with then give our fried rice a try. Update 2/23/2017: So many people loved this recipe that we decided to make a video for it!

Chicken and Cashews

This easy cashew chicken recipe has many inspirations behind…

KETO CHICKEN ENCHILADA BOWL

This Keto Chicken Enchilada Bowl is a low carb twist on a Mexican favorite! It’s SO easy to make, totally filling and ridiculously yummy!

Who doesn’t love Mexican Food?!

Okay, well I know of one person but I’m pretty sure he’s just confused.

Mexican food has always been one of my favorite cuisines. Those cravings get even stronger with pregnancy, let me tell you.

I’m due in just a few weeks (hooray!) so now my focus is shifting to meals that can be…

Lemon tart

Ingredients:

pastry :

100 g butter                                             Prep time: 10 min
200 g flour                                               Cook time: 20 min
1 tbsp icing sugar                                   Total time: 30  min
1½-2 tbsp cold water                               
1 Egg (medium)

Filling :

3  Eggs
140 g  sugar                                              Prep time: 10 min
3 tbsp Lemon Zest                                 Cook time: 35 min
100 ml Lemon juice                               Total time: 45 min
150 ml cream

 

Preparation :

Rub the butter into the flour until the mix…

Strawberry Cake

Ingredients :

2 1⁄4   cups flour
1⁄4   teaspoon salt
2 1⁄2  teaspoons baking powder                         Prep time: 30 min
1⁄2  cup butter                                                     Cook time: 30 min
1 1⁄2  cups sugar                                                 Total time: 60 min
2 eggs  (Large)
1  teaspoon vanilla essence
3⁄4   cup fresh crushed strawberry

Preparation:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
grease a  two baking tins ( 8-inch) with butter and line the baking pan with parchment paper.

Sift flour, salt, and baking powder together.

In a separate bowl, combine…

16 Most Filling Low-Calorie Foods to Prevent Hunger

If you want to lose weight without starving yourself, this article will show you the most filling low-calorie foods to prevent hunger.

Hunger can stop you from reaching your weight goal. You may even have quit on a diet because of “being hungry all the time”.

The truth is weight loss is not just about maintaining a calorie deficit. You have to eat foods that will keep you full for long without adding many calories.

Luckily, the most filling low-calorie foods are…

HEALTHY AVOCADO EGG SALAD – MAYO FREE

Who decides when something qualifies to be a salad? Egg salad doesn’t seem very salady to me, but I guess I’m no expert in the fine art of salad designation. However, somewhere along the line, someone decided that when protein is tossed with excessive amounts of mayo, it counts as a salad.
This was no doubt coined by a man whose wife was nagging him to eat more salads.

However, that doesn’t mean we can’t twist the classic egg salad into something equally enjoyable to…

Black Bean Taco Salad Recipe

Black Bean Taco Salad Recipe – a lighter version of the classic taco salad. Packed with vegetables and black beans in place of chicken for protein. The dressing is simply irresistible!

 

This post is sponsored by BUSH’S® Beans.

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Bright and colorful summer salads are my favorite side dishes to make during the warm season. Especially, if they are on the healthy side yet still absolutely delicious.

Today I am partnering with BUSH’S® Beans to bring you this recipe for Black Bean Taco Salad….

COCONUT CAKE RECIPE

COCONUT CAKE

INGREDIENTS :

For the Cake:

2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/3 cups flaked / grated coconut
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 cups sugar
2 cup butter (room temperature)
5 large egg yolks
4 large egg whites (room temperature)                                         Preparation time: 20  min
1/4 teaspoon salt                                                                           Cook time: 35  min

Total time: 55  min

For the Frosting:

   3 cups icing sugar
 …

NORTHERN-STYLE VEGAN THAI COCONUT SOUP

This Northern-style vegan Thai coconut soup is a take on one of my favorite Thai soups: Khao Soi. This version is made vegan and gluten-free by using vegetable broth and replacing the traditional egg noodles with rice noodles.

And…I’m back with another Thai recipe!

Have you missed them?

It’s been a little while since I’ve made a Thai inspired recipe on the blog. In fact, the last one I shared was this vegan pad Thai from all the way back in November. Well, don’t fret…