Topic: Recipe

How to Make Oil-Free Baked Corn Chips (Healthy Corn Chips Recipe), Plus VIDEO Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Recipe Video

 I love nachos and I love (love!) salsa. Really, the corn chip is just my vehicle for getting salsa and HH nacho cheese into my mouth. (Who am I trying to kid?) 

What I don't love, however, is that all the corn chips at the store — even the "baked" ones — are loaded with oil. Many more are so salty that after eating a few chips, my lips start to hurt. 

I knew there had to be a better way — and …

Cowboy Caviar (Trader Joe's Copycat Recipe) Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Recipe

When Scott & I were living in Lake Tahoe this past winter, the closest Trader Joe's was about 45 minutes away in Nevada so we only went once a month, if that. 

We could get pretty much everything we needed at the local supermarket chain and health food store in town, but there were a few items that Trader Joe's had I couldn't find elsewhere — or TJ's prices were much more reasonable, so we'd make the trek and stock up. …

How to Make Healthy Plant-Based Sports Drinks (Homemade "Gatorade" Recipe) Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Recipe

Spring is in the air and many of us are dusting off our running shoes, uncovering our bikes, and getting ready for warm-weather outdoor activities!

I love playing outside as much as anyone, but I'm not a fan of Gatorade and other commercial "sports drinks." 

They always give me a headache and "stomach rot," even when I dilute them pretty considerably with water. (I think I just met my lifetime limit when training for my first marathon back in '07). …

Easy Caribbean Black Beans & "Plantains" Recipe Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Recipe

Here's an island-flavored twist on the Skillet Frijoles Negros in Everyday Happy Herbivore

Black beans & plantains are a common pairing in Caribbean cuisine, but I know how hard plantains are to find — and then they take eons to ripen. Anyway, I'm using bananas as a cheater approach — and trust me, it's good. 

Bananas are one of my favorite "surprise" ingredients — check out the Red Red Stewin EHH too and see what I mean. Nom! 

Cinnamon Bun Minis Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Recipe

I love cinnamon buns, but they take hours to make and then I end up with a whole tray that I can’t resist. I wondered if I could make a single-serving from pizza dough — and yes! Yes I can! Mini-style. By the way, all of my tester’s kids went crazy for these minis! 


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