April 2013

Peanut Butter, Mango and Greens

by zesty on April 19, 2013 · 1 comment


Hey there it’s Danielle from Food Confidence with this week’s luscious green smoothie!  This one is a great on-the-go breakfast or post workout recovery shake.  It’s full of chocolately-peanuty mango flavor.  If you’re scared to try this shake because it’s green, I promise…you don’t taste the spinach at all!  That’s just one great reason to [...]

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Our society has forced alot of us to eat on the run or have very little time to prepare meals.  Whether your in the corporate world, busy parents with kids or just plain busy – having tips to prepare healthy quick meals is a big help.  I put together a few simple ways to be [...]


Green Pina Colada

by zesty on April 12, 2013 · 0 comments


Hey Cooking readers, it’s Danielle again from Food Confidence with another smoothie recipe for you to try! We’re going green again this week but it’s all good. This smoothie will take you back to your last tropical vacation! It’s smooth and creamy and one of my favorites (your kids will drink it up, too)! It’s [...]


One Helluva Wholewheat Lasagna

by zesty on April 10, 2013 · 12 comments

I made this again! It is so yummy! I am posting my first ever Wholewheat Lasagna Recipe with full step by step instructions for you to follow along, print out at home and try it for yourself. The results from this recipe have been very positive.  The steps are simple and easy to follow – [...]


Raspberry Banana PB

by zesty on April 5, 2013 · 4 comments

raspberry smoothie

Hey there, it’s Danielle here again with this week’s smoothie!  And guess what, today’s delicious smoothie treat is not green!  Are you excited?  It’s a beautiful ruby red from this week’s star ingredient…raspberries! Raspberries are a smoothie favorite for me, I love the sweet-tart taste they impart and the pretty color. Of course raspberries are [...]


A Goat, A Walnut and A Peach

by zesty on April 3, 2013 · 3 comments

Middle of the week for a grilled peach.  What do you think?  I am a big fan of grilled fruit and for some reason it goes super well with the crunch of a nut and a the sharpness of cheese.  For this salad, I used toasted walnuts, goat cheese and a simple balsamic vinaigrette with [...]


8 Time Saving Kitchen Tips

by zesty on April 1, 2013 · 29 comments

Time is of the essence. Make the best of it. Embrace the tips below to save time int he kitchen. Now most of these ideas are not rocket science or particularly complicated.  They are simply tips I have tried in the past and have adapted over time.  What I would like to see is people [...]


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