Healthy Recipes & Herbs

  • Photo of Trader Joe’s Sweet And Spicy Mango Vinaigrette

    Trader Joe’s Sweet And Spicy Mango Vinaigrette

    This recipe isn’t exact, but it’s pretty close. They stopped carrying at our local TJ’s, so I needed to improvise! Ingredients: 1 large mango, peeled and chopped Juice from 3 small limes 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar (I use Braggs…

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  • Photo of Mary’s (Healthy) Very Berry Muffins

    Mary’s (Healthy) Very Berry Muffins

    My Gram loved to tweak recipes, not just for taste, but to try to make them healthy too. This is one of our family favorites. Mary’s Very Berry Muffins 1 1/2 cups rolled oats 1 1/3 cup lowfat buttermilk (or…

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  • Photo of Low Cal Lime and Honey Mustard Broccoli Slaw

    Low Cal Lime and Honey Mustard Broccoli Slaw

    To add a bit of protein, or if calories are not an issue, add 2 Tablespoons of pecan halves or chunks which makes this divine, but adds 50 calories per serving. Main Recipe: 2 cups of broccoli slaw 1/3 cup…

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  • Photo of Whole 30/ Paleo Compliant Orange Chicken Recipe

    Whole 30/ Paleo Compliant Orange Chicken Recipe

    I made this as a main dish with an “oven fried potato” side, but it would work great with some cauliflower fried rice and vegetables!   6 large chicken breast strips 1 cup compliant orange juice 1 Tablespoon orange zest…

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  • Photo of Crockpot Bacon Cheeseburger Sloppy Joes

    Crockpot Bacon Cheeseburger Sloppy Joes

    Most of these recipes are my own archive of things I liked so I can remember how I did them. There are a lot of great recipes from Crockpot Cheeseburger Sloppy Joes around the internet. This is how I like…

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  • Photo of Super Easy 15 Minute Chicken Dijon Pasta Salad

    Super Easy 15 Minute Chicken Dijon Pasta Salad

    This makes a fantastic and quick lunch and it keeps and travels well.  It’s is a modified version of a Betty Crocker recipe, which can be found here.   Ingredients: 1 Box Suddenly Salad Classic Pasta Mix 1 boneless skinless…

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  • Photo of 10 Minute Meal – Trader Joe’s Mango Chipotle Carnitas Wraps – 3 Ingredients!

    10 Minute Meal – Trader Joe’s Mango Chipotle Carnitas Wraps – 3 Ingredients!

      You really only need 3 ingredients to make this awesome meal: 6 Flour tortillas (or shells if you prefer) 1/2 bottle of Trader Joe’s Sweet and Spicy Mango Vinaigrette (If you don’t have a TJ’s, you can make your…

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  • Photo of Trendy Summer Beverage Ideas

    Trendy Summer Beverage Ideas

    Heinens is my favorite grocery store, so I occasionally go there to see what’s new. When I saw these two beverages, all I could think is how perfect they would be for a shower or outdoor wedding. They have an…

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  • Photo of The Best Lemon Pepper Chicken Pasta

    The Best Lemon Pepper Chicken Pasta

    This lightly sauced dish is perfect year round and can usually be made with stuff you already have on hand. It’s one of my family’s favorites and can be easily adjusted to taste and quantity. The original is patterned after a…

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  • Photo of Mango Almond Smoothie

    Mango Almond Smoothie

    This is my favorite smoothie and one of my favorite things to make if I’m feeling nauseated. Almond butter is a little milder on the stomach than peanut butter and the almond in this smoothie is very subtle.   2…

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