Keto Cheesy Bacon-Wrapped Beef Jalapeno Poppers

I made these for a small get-together a few weeks ago and I’ve been craving them again.  They came out so good and were so easy in the air fryer. Ingredients 6 jalapenos 1 TBSP cooking oil of choice, I prefer coconut oil or butter for keto ½ cup onion, finely chopped 3 cloves garlic,…

Uses for Food Scraps

Eat This Not That! put out a great article on ways to save your food scraps and repurpose them, which is great for saving money and reducing environmental waste.  I have used some of these tips for a while, like saving bones and things for homemade stock and using coffee grounds for exfoliating and gardening,…

Positive Dieting Mindset During Quarantine

The folks at Eat This Not That put out a great article, 7 Ways to Keep a Positive Dieting Mindset During Quarantine.  I love how the cornerstone of these tips are wellness, self-awareness, and self-compassion.  Prioritizing “health” during these uncertain times does not just mean social distancing and good hand hygiene to avoid sickness, but…

COVID 19 Produce Procedures

I’ve been hearing a whole lot of conflicting information lately about how to handle food amidst this COVID-19 outbreak.  Some people suggest some pretty crazy things, while other people I know definitely aren’t taking proper precautions.  So just in time, Eat This Not That has laid some myths to rest and put out an article…

Spiced Chickpea Stew with Coconut and Turmeric

My friend sent me this soup a while back from the New York Times and it is SO GOOD.  It’s a little bit different and a great change-up from my normal routine–except that it’s so good I’m making it all the time! Ingredients: ¼ cup olive oil, plus more for serving 4 garlic cloves, chopped…

Best Carrot Cake

To follow up from last week’s post on the BEST RED VELVET CAKE, I figured I’d post another favorite dessert of mine, the classic carrot cake.  I tend to experiment every time I make it, but one of the best recipes I’ve found online is this one from Live Well Bake Often.  There’s a trend…

Red Velvet Cake

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Eat This, Not That! sent a newsletter containing this article, Why Exactly is Red Velvet Cake Red?  It’s no secret that red velvet is one of my absolute favorite desserts, so I figured I’d share the article along with my favorite Red Velvet Recipe from Divas Can Cook for you…

51 Cooking Myths That Are Actually False

I was shocked by a lot of myths that I’d been subscribing to, but Eat This, Not That! published a list of 51 Cooking Myths That Are Actually False.  I mean, I knew not to oil or rinse my pasta and that over-cooking a steak is a sin, but I had no idea that keeping…

Hosting Holiday Gatherings

Eat This, Not That! put out an article called 17 Secrets Every Holiday Party Host Needs to Know.  If you’re going to take their advice on a signature beverage, you can try my Sparking  Spiced Citrus Sangria as your cocktail of choice.  As a seasoned veteran in the Christmas Dinner arena, I found that these…

Healthy Kitchen Must-Haves

Just in time for Christmas, Eat This, Not That! put out a list of 40 Things Healthy Cooks Always Have in Their Kitchen.  Although I’m now adding an Oil Spritzer to my Amazon Wish List, I’m pretty impressed at how well equipped my kitchen is by these standards.  How did yours measure up? P.S. You…