Category Archives : Recipe Review


Ten Minute – Five Ingredient Black Bean Burgers 5

I finally got around to trying Happy Herbivore’s super easy bean burgers.  These will now be my go-to recipe when I need something super quick and easy.  This will work with any can of beans and some oatmeal.  By using the broiler you can speed up the cook time to around ten minutes and get a […]

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Brazilian Vatapá 14

In a recent episode of No Reservations, Anthony Bourdain was thoroughly enjoying Vatapá, a classic Brazilian dish with African origins.  Vatapá is a thick pureed seafood stew with coconut, jalapeño and peanuts and then a few variable ingredients such as breadcrumb or cornmeal, fresh lime, cilantro, tomatoes and ginger.  How could I not make this? Little […]


Sesame Crusted Tilapia, a Clean Eating Magaizine Recipe Review 8

Yesterday was spent at the St Augustine Farmers Market (as that one is closer to my house than the Neptune beach one) scoring some super fresh veggies and then over to the 30th Annual St Augustine Seafood Festival.   Chris pointed out fried candy bars.  Oh my.   Huge pots of paella and salads     Taking a minute […]


North African Chickpea Stew 12

Today’s Eat. Live.Be. for a better 2011 is how to get out of a rut. The only thing that works for me is to change things up and simply keep trying. Think about it, any time we start anything new, we go through a honeymoon phase. If it’s a new diet, we are all gung-ho […]


Clean Eating’s Chili Rubbed Tilapia with Banana Black Bean Salad 11

Recently I discovered Clean Eating Magazine.  I love the fresh ingredients, colorful photos, easy to read recipes and nutrition information for each.   I’m in trouble….another food magazine to love. But you will be proud of me.  Instead of hoarding the magazines until it becomes unbearable and we have to drop them all off at the […]


Eating Well Indian Mango Dal

I came across another Eating Well recipe I wanted to try for my recipe swap.   When I saw the photo and read more I knew I had to try it.  I love Indian spices and thought it would be perfect paired with the sweet mango.  The fact that a 1 cup serving is less than 200 calories with 9 grams of […]