BYOB with Lock & Lock Lunch Bags

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Some people geek out over cars or gadgets, but for me, it’s food containers!  I use Lock & Lock airtight containers to organize our pantry staples, and also for keeping our leftovers in the fridge.  I can never really have enough!  So when Lock & Lock asked if I’d like to try one of their lunch bags Continue reading

Easy Recipe: Strawberry Vinaigrette

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A lot of people ask me for ‘healthy recipes,’ but I’m really just a kitchen klutz learning how to prepare easy meals for myself and my family.  Would you believe I only learned how to make my own salad dressing a few months ago?  This strawberry vinaigrette recipe is my current favorite. Continue reading

Easy Recipe: Spiced Chickpea Spread

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You know how sometimes I’ll make a big batch of roasted chickpeas and keep them on hand as a snack?  They don’t always get eaten right away, and that’s how I ended up making this spiced chickpea spread by accident.  It is so easy to make, and really delicious Continue reading

Easy Recipe: Stir-Fried Shirataki Noodles

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I used to think that I would never enjoy shirataki noodles, because the texture can be very un-noodlelike — and to be perfectly honest, they STINK.  But a simple Google search of “how to get rid of the smell in shirataki” led me to lots of awesome tips that taught me exactly how to prep them so they come out tasting like real, honest-to-goodness noodles, without the calories.

Here’s how to do it: Continue reading