“Fried” Okra

“Fried” Okra~Amanda McClellan~ If you live in the south, friend okra is kind of a way of life, a cultural right, and a beloved side dish. But the deep fried part of the dish, usually drowned in highly refined oils poses an issue since it can add to the...

Easy Hummus Recipe

Homemade Hummus Homemade anything is always going to trump store bought…usually in flavor but almost always in health! Hummus can be a delicious and easy go to snack when you want something flavorful at the ready. Make up a batch and have at hands reach all week...

Sweet Potato Salad with Avocado Pesto

Sweet Potato Salad with Avocado Pesto Potato salad, you either love it, or hate it, there is not much room for the in-between. And those of us trying to steer clear of all the extras in our diet that we don’t need, often end up enjoying it and regretting it, or just...

Cauli-fredo Sauce

One of my favorite meals at Red Lobster growing up was the crab alfredo…omgoodness, it was pure heaven! But even as a kid I knew this couldn’t be indulged in often as my stomach would be in knots after. I later came to understand that that was due to both a dairy AND...

Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana Knockoff Soup

Pressure Cooker Copycat Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana (Italian Soup)   Pressure Cooker Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana (Italian Soup) tastes just like the famous soup you get at the restaurant, but is on your table in less than 30 minutes.   I’m in Louisiana and it’s STILL...