Raspberry Burrito

  This has been my breakfast for the past 7 days and I do mean it when I say that it’s everything I’ve hoped for in a breakfast. Quick, edgy and comforting, I enjoy a raspberry burrito for an early morning  jazz routine in my belly. Ingredients Corn tortilla (denser is better) Raspberries Warm or … Continue reading

Sweetato Ooze

While spending some arctic wintertime in my hometown of Fargo, ND, I have dropped the salad routine and have been eating nothing but warm, cooked food. This seems obvious enough, but once I started doing that, my body stopped craving ridiculous amounts of chocolate croissants and pizza which made me rejoice! Satisfying as a plum … Continue reading

Black Beans and Blueberries

    Ingredients 15 ounces black beans, drained and rinsed 2 whole bananas ⅓ cup agave nectar or 5 Medjool Dates ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa 1 tbsp cinnamon 1 tsp vanilla extract ¼ cup instant oats Blueberries for topping Instructions Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease an 8×8″ pan and set aside. Combine all ingredients, except oats, in a food processor or blender … Continue reading

Sneaky Choco-Cobbler Sundae

Make one pouch Chocolate Oatmeal and top with 1/2 c.  Breyers 1/2 fat vanilla bean ice cream.  Easy peasy and deliciously dreamy. Savor!

Carrots and Shortbread

This combination of eating carrots with shortbread was inspired by my Black Licorice and Celery experience.  The crumbly texture of the shortbread combined with the crisp, fresh quality of the carrots makes for a satisfying little bite.  I think it’s going to be my new goal to figure out a contrasting food for each vegetable … Continue reading

My Heroine Ellie

Intuitively, I choose foods that will make me feel good/satisfied both at the dinner table AND the next morning while I’m scootin’ my jeans on.  My ultimate quest is to find and make dishes that taste like something fattening and sinful, but in fact, are healthy and guilt-free.  However, Ellie Krieger is the queen of  … Continue reading