Recipes

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Healthy Coconut Fudge

Healthy Coconut Fudge   To round out a Trinidad meal in celebration of Trinidad’s Republic Day this month, fix this healthier version of coconut fudge. Ingredients: ½ Cup Coconut Oil, Melted ½ Cup Cocoa Powder ½ Cup Almond Butter, Room Temperature ¼ Cup Raw Honey ½ Tsp. Vanilla Extract Directions: Line 12 muffin tins…

Fiesta Lime Rice

Fiesta Lime Rice

Need a 100-calorie recipe that can serve as a side dish or a main dish? This recipe covers all of the bases. Add some fresh tomatoes and cilantro for a pop of color and to really make this dish festive for potlucks or a special night at home. Ingredients 1 Package Yellow Rice Mix,…

Garlic-Basil-Chicken

Chicken with Garlic, Basil, and Parsley

Chicken, chicken, chicken. It seems like that is the only protein cooked and eaten at home oftentimes. To break up the routine weeknight dinner, use this recipe to spark the taste buds and liven up the plain Jane chicken sitting in the refrigerator. Ingredients 1 Tbsp. Dried Parsley 1 Tbsp. Dried Basil 4 Skinless,…

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Vegetarian Delights

Vegetarian options seem to be growing in popularity among restaurant goers but can be made at home with ease at a fraction of the cost of going out when using the recipes below. Cowboy Caviar Ingredients: 2 Cans Black-Eyed Peas 1 Can Black Beans ½ Small Onion, Diced (to taste) 2 Tomatoes, Diced (to…

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How to Read Food Labels

Food labels. Some people absorb every bit of information on the back of food packaging like a New York Times best seller while others avoid the percentages and dietary terminology like it’s the plague. Can there not be a happy medium where it is simple to glance at a food label and know which…

Shrimp Pasta Salad Recipe

Don’t forget the carbs. One of the biggest mistakes some people make when it comes to losing weight and getting in shape is eliminating all carbs from their diet. Yes, too many carbs and the wrong carbs are not good additions to any diet, but eating good carbs is essential to overall health and…

Grilled Caesar Recipe

With the lower temperatures that accompany January coupled with the newfound focus on fitness that arises following the holidays, warm, healthy recipes are essential to getting and staying on the right track. Salad is always the go-to meal choice for novel fitness aficionados, but cold salad is hard to consume on a cold day….