Category Archive: Food Finds

Uncured Peppered Turkey Bacon!

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I love bacon and it’s one food item I just won’t give up! However; I do try to make my choice of bacon a healthier one. Should healthy and bacon even be used in the same sentence?  Yes, it is still loaded with sodium and no, it’s not health food, it is after all bacon! …

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Rinaldo’s Garlic Gold Green Beans

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A while back you might remember that I shopped at  a new store called Sprouts and I purchased a jar of Rinoldo’s Organic Garlic Gold. It is organic extra virgin olive oil and toasted organic garlic. That’s it! Simple ingredients, but the flavor is fantastic! This is going to be a fun product to play …

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Brown Rice Crispy Treats Drizzled with Chocolate

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Last week I mentioned that I would post the recipe for these fun little crunchy brown rice treats. What happened to the recipe you might ask? I forgot all about it! You might remember that last Sunday I was searching for something to make and share with a friend who is on a  gluten, egg, …

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Baked Flat Bread Chips With California Lavash

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After having success baking my own tortilla chips I started experimenting with other types of baked chips. Some worked and some didn’t. The thin Lavash flat breads work well! Portion controlled, low calorie and crispy enough to use with dip! You are going to love these chips! Sprinkle with salt, garlic powder or a little Parmesan cheese …

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Something new – Trader Joe’s & Whole Foods Shopping Lists


Frequently I am asked what I buy at Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods. These are two of my favorite stores but I know when you go for the first time it can be overwhelming. Over the past two weeks, I have scanned my pantry, freezer and two refrigerators (yes we have two refrigerators and also …

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