lettuce wraps

Turkey and feta lettuce wraps

Lettuce wraps! A quick and easy low-carb lunch that’s a hit with the whole family. Fill several large lettuce leaves (romaine and butter lettuce both work well) with 4 ounces of turkey, 2 ounces of red & yellow bell pepper spears, and 1 ounce of crumbled feta. Drizzle with olive oil & vinegar (or favorite salad…

Eat to Burn Belly Fat

The simplest and most effective thing you can do to target belly fat: cut down on your daily carb intake. Here are 5 practical ways you can do just that. Breakfast Replace cereal/toast/bagels with eggs/Greek yogurt topped with nuts & berries. Lunch Choose a salad over a sandwich. Or ditch at least half of the…

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Healthy and delicious chocolate mousse!

This crowd pleaser has ‘wowed’ everyone from my foodie friends to finicky guests, and this weekend it passed the ultimate test: a picky 4 year old reluctant to try new foods asked for seconds! Creamy cocoa mousse presents itself as a decadent dessert, but it is secretly packed with powerful nutrients and perfect for all…

add delicious, nutritious greens to your meals with this easy recipe

Coconut & kale: the perfect combo

A couple years ago I happened upon a delightful taste combination that incorporates two terrific super foods: coconut oil and kale (or other greens of your choice). The natural sweetness of the coconut oil cuts the bitter edge of the kale. This simple recipe turned my husband from a kale-hater to a kale-enjoyer (kale-lover would…

Superfood salad with salmon

First posted in Mains (Fish), Salads by janet @ the taste space on March 3, 2011 I love to throw new salad combinations together spontaneously, conscious of balancing each sensory element: a tart/sour taste + a hint of sweetness; a protein you can really sink your teeth into + a crisp, salty crunch. I’ll often throw in some…

Celebrate summer with a delicious, buttery salad!

Celebrate summer with a delicious, buttery salad! Buttery? Really? The first time I made this salad a few weeks ago – a spontaneous combination of what we had on hand, my husband’s first comment was, “Wow! This salad tastes amazing – it’s buttery!” Butter lettuce was a main ingredient, which admittedly doesn’t taste like butter……