Archive for the ‘snacks’ Category:

Cauliflower Tater Tots with Kimchi Ketchup

Tater Tots don’t need much of an intro. The goal here: make and eat, and feel pleased at the bonus veggie intake. That’s right: stop reading and get thee to the kitchen. It’s Tots Time!   Cauliflower Tater Tots 1 head cauliflower, grated 1.5 tablespoons cassava flour (or flour of your choice) 2 egg whites […]

Carrot Bacon

That’s right, people: CARROT BACON. And before all of you, ‘Heaven-is-paved-with-bacon’ people get your panties in a bunch, just know this isn’t meant to BE bacon, but a pretty damn tasty replacement for those who would like to eat less meat or are vegetarian. My seventy eight-year-old Nebraska born father was recently given strict doctors […]

Quinoa Egg Power Bites

 *Preheat oven to 350°     This recipe, along with many others, can be found in my book, Aim True. Photo: Lesley Unruh Styling: Cynthia Groseclose

Homemade Guacamole with Dan Churchill

  I recently had the privilege (and absolute blast) to create and play with the amazing Australian chef, Dan Churchill. We enjoyed a glorious day in DUMBO at the Brooklyn Bridge Park, and whipped up three of his simple dips perfect for sporting weekends. We filmed two videos, one on his YouTube page and the […]

Superbowl Baked Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

      GAME TIME!! Superbowl Sunday. The mecca for delicious and not even remotely healthy food. If you can pop it, dip it, scoop it—game on. We all deserve to indulge, but the problem for me is paying the price afterwards. It always seems like a good idea, until my digestive system throws down […]

Sweet Potato Turkey Cakes with Kimchi Ketchup

  You Say Potato, I Say Turkey Cakes   I love potatoes. To quote one of my best friends, “I’ve never met a potato I haven’t liked.” I also grew up on meat balls and have a fond place in my heart for this style of protein. The idea of blending a potato with a […]

May Day High Tea Party

The Fab English Tradition Gets a Springtime Make-over I visit London once a year for work and always look forward to a full blown high tea. If you haven’t experienced this amazing tradition, it basically consists of afternoon tea and tasty goodies—on crack. Imagine piles of tea sandwiches in an array of flavors, an endless supply […]

Protein Fudge

    It’s a Protein Bar! No, it’s Dessert! No, it’s PROTEIN FUDGE!!! My doctor has me on a quest to eat protein at every meal, which I’ve found to be quite challenging. I love a good smoothie, but don’t always feel satisfied unless I’ve been able to chew. Store bought protein bars often make me […]

Baked Zucchini Fries with Lemon Mayo

The Beloved French Fry Gets a Healthy Makeover   I certainly can’t imagine a world without my beloved french fries. They’re possibly the most perfect little pieces of food ever created. Like any regular child, I grew up adoring their golden, salty crispiness. As an adult, it’s the safe comfort food that I know I […]

K+C’s Oatmeal Creme Pies

A Childhood Favorite Brought to Life   Lil Debbie, I gotta hand it to you—you truly know how to pack the joy. There’s nothing like seeing that long narrow box of Oatmeal Creme Pies stuffed full of individually wrapped bundles of happiness. Obviously, these cookie were a major childhood favorite of mine, but as I’ve […]