Homemade Whole Wheat Whoopie Pie

Our Whole Wheat Whoopie Pie Adventure!

This post may come as a surprise to some long time GreenLiteBites readers. I rarely share traditional dessert recipes as my cooking inspiration has always come from making things lighter and staying away from traditional ingredients like butter and white flour. Read the rest of this post »»

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Super Spinach Salad

Using Leftovers: Super Spinach Salad!

I haven’t posted a Using Leftover Idea in some time so I decided to share this fun salad I made over the weekend with leftover pork loin. It came out amazingly awesome! A little higher on the calorie side than I expected but oh so tasty and filling. I loved it for a quick lunch.

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20130820_BlueberryQuesdadilla

Blueberry Breakfast Quesadilla

I wanted to share this idea with you two days ago but I got a little distracted by “Good Morning America.”

Yup, good old “GMA”!

They contacted me in the morning on Wednesday about my stolen photo situation and before I knew it, I had a news crew at my house!

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Crunchy Puffed Granola with Chocolate and Chia Seeds

Crunchy Puffed Granola With Chocolate and Chia Seeds

I finally did it!

I took the plunge, tried my hand at homemade granola and it came out crunchy and delicious!

It’s so good, I’m munching on it now!  Read the rest of this post »»

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The Magic Bullet Review

Ask Roni: My Thoughts on Blenders

Dear Roni,

I am writing to ask for your personal advice and review of food processors and blenders.

Cooking has become my almost full-time hobby this summer when I’m not working. I am truly inspired by your blog and have liked everything… Read the rest of this post »»

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Apple & Spinach Stuffed Pork Chop Dinner With Rustic Roasted Potatoes & Balsamic Candied Carrots

That’s the name of the dish that won my team the recent Food Lion Frugal Cook-Off Contest!

If you read my weight-loss blog, I shared the story there a few weeks ago, but I wanted to post the recipes here on GreenLiteBites as well. It just took… Read the rest of this post »»

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Shirataki Noodles with Basil and Cashews

Shirataki Noodles With Basil and Cashews

This is the second time I’m using shirataki noodles for a recipe and I feel the need to explain as I know they are a polarizing product.

Some people only see them as a diet ploy because of the way they are marketed with names like “Skinny” and “Miracle.” They also have a funny smell and, unless you figure out how to prepare them, they can be quite gross. Read the rest of this post »»

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Posted in: 6 WWP, 6 WWPP, Lunch Ideas, Pasta Ideas, Vegetarian Ideas
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Deviled Eggs

Breakfast Deviled Eggs

I’m obsessed with eggs for breakfast. Almost every day I wake up early, hit the gym and then whip up an omelet with whatever I have in the fridge. It’s a morning tradition.

That is, when I’m home.

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Yummy Kidney Bean Salad

Yummy Kidney Bean Salad From the Pantry

Returning to an empty fridge after traveling is always a challenge. The husband literally wants to eat out every meal until we go grocery shopping. I, on the other hand, look at the lack of fresh foods as a challenge. What can I make from my pantry that’s healthy, satisfying and fun?

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