Posts Categorized: Recipes

A Very Veggie Murder

Exhibit A : The Killer (The box is a liar, btw. Igot *small* apples and they don’t fit!) Exhibit B : The victims Preparing to meet a tragic end : 1 apple, some watermelon, 2 celery stalks, 1 tomato, 1/2 large cucumber, 1 lime, ginger, sprig of mint, bunch of kale.   Exhibit C :… Read more »

Salmon Burgers

I get a lot of skepticism when I mention this meal… but I would not steer you wrong! These salmon burgers are really delicious, moist, and easy to make. What you need – 1 lb salmon fillet, skinned 3 scallions, minced 1 tablespoon finely grated peeled fresh ginger 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper… Read more »

Sloppy on your plate, not on your butt!

I found a healthier version of Sloppy Joe’s awhile back, unfortunately, the website where it was is gone now so I can’t give proper credit. Luckily, I still have the post-it  note where I so carefully stored my recipe Yes, I know I have teenage boy writing I have only sporadically been able to find… Read more »

Sweet Summery Treat

I was craving a little something sweet, and it’s been a hot few weeks… and something popped into my mind… ROOTBEER FLOAT! Ooooh heck yes please! So I made it happen! I took 1/2 cup of this beautiful stuff : And a can of this gorgeousness : Mixed the two together : And, MMMMPHH!  … Read more »

Breakfast of champions

I’ve been eating a tasty breakfast lately! I don’t typically like cereal much, but I thought it might be a nice change. I spotted this guy at the store : Something about “Fruit Juice Sweetened” got my taste buds excited. I pour out one serving of cereal (3/4cup) Add some freshy fresh blueberries (3/4 cup)… Read more »

Shrimp Salsa

This is a SweatyGirl original!  I have made this for just Joel and I, as well as for large parties and it is always a hit! Especially delicious in the summertime, eaten outside! You can make this in any quantity you need, so below is just the list of ingredients.  Most of it is done… Read more »

Cozy Quinoa Casserole

A casserole is an awesome prep-ahead meal. You can make a giant dish and eat it all week. I just love that! Plus, it’s prime for sharing! and sharing is caring, you know that! Cozy Quinoa Casserole Servings: 6 Ingredients: 1 large onion, peeled and diced 1 tablespoon olive oil 5 -6 cremini mushrooms or… Read more »

FOUND : Low-calorie Chicken Tikka Masala

I was peeking over at Gina’s this morning, and came across this beautiful looking recipe for a low-calorie version of one of my favorite Indian dishes! Low Fat Chicken Tikka Masala Gina’s Weight Watcher Recipes Servings: 4 • Size: 3 oz chicken + sauce Calories: 190.4 • Fat: 4.5 g • Carb: 12.8 g •… Read more »

Rainbow Chopped Salad

This is a perfect summer time dish. It starts with salmon, that you can cook any-which-way-you-like. I marinated mine for a few hours in miso, cilantro, scallions, garlic, and lemon juice and then baked it for approximately 25 minutes. While the salmon was cooking, I chopped and tossed together my salad fixings. RED : tomato… Read more »