Category: 5 Ingredients or Less!

Tortilla Chips with a Splash of lime and Soy!

tortilla chips with soy

tortilla chips with soy

If you like Have’a Chips, try our version! see recipe

St. Patty’s Day Green Cocktail (Midori Margarita)

midori margarita

midori margarita

The official day to drink “green” cocktails is March 17th!

see recipe

Hot Artichoke & Blue Cheese Dip

blue cheese artichoke dip

blue cheese artichoke dip

Danish blue cheese, artichoke, butter and your favorite carb. accompaniment . This recipe is brought to you by my Danish side, Thanks MOM!  see recipe

Chipotle Tofu Steaks

chipotle tofu steaks

chipotle tofu steaks

During our recent “cleanse”, we really developed a liking for tofu… see recipe

Sugar-Free Apple Bake (GF)

Sugar Free Baked Apples

Sugar Free Baked Apples

Gluten Free, Crust-less, Vegan, no added sugar baked dessert? see recipe

Ginger Honey Soy Chicken Kebabs

ginger soy and honey chicken kebabs

ginger soy and honey chicken kebabs

Slightly sticky chicken kebabs with a burst of ginger and just enough soy sauce to cure your salt kick!  see recipe

Spicy Watermelon Margarita

spicy watermelon margarita

spicy watermelon margarita

Another one of our So-Cal favorites. This delicious and quite pretty cocktail has a little heat and just the right amount of sweetness!  see recipe

Garlic Truffle Cheese Fries

garlic cheese fries

garlic cheese fries

Freshly made french fries with parmasan cheese and truffle oil!  see recipe

Beer Battered Twinkie

beer battered twinkie

beer battered twinkie

 

Crispy on the outside, hot and creamy on the inside. Serve with a Nutella dipping sauce. Deep fried Twinkies! see recipe

Pork Curry Donburi (Rice Bowl Dish)

pork curry donburi

pork curry donburi

This curry recipe is simple and quick since the curry doesn’t need to simmer for a long time. Have dinner ready in less than 45 minutes with this dish brought to us by Nami from Just One Cookbook! Serve over rice. see recipe

Simple Dill Salmon

Lemon Dill Salmon

Lemon Dill Salmon

Grilled skin side down, domed until cooked through, this salmon will melt in your mouth! SUPER MOIST! see recipe

Ginger Coconut Dark Chocolate Bark

ginger coconut chocolate bark

ginger coconut chocolate bark

Thank you, Lauren, from healthy-delicious.com for this Valentine’s Day treat! Stock up on this simple homemade candy…it can be kept in the refrigerator for a few weeks. see recipe

Heart Shaped Pizza

heart pizza

heart pizza

I know my husband would want nothing more than this for Valentine’s Day. Too bad we’re in the middle of a healthy living challenge. see recipe

Crispy Veggie & Potato Cake

potato cake

potato cake

Simple and all natural ingredients join forces to create this crispy piece of heaven! see recipe

Lemon Ginger Wake-up Tea Water

lemon ginger water

lemon ginger water

Try this first thing in the morning to really wake up your digestive system. see recipe

Kale Chips

kale chips

kale chips

One of our favorite healthy snacks! Made with all natural ingredients. see recipe

Simple Cinnamon Strips

cinnamon strips

cinnamon strips

Top these bad boys with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a little extra sweetness!  see recipe

Cream Cheese Pasta Sauce (kids love this)

pasta (cream cheese sauce with green onions)

pasta (cream cheese sauce with green onions)

Simple cream cheese pasta sauce. Cook up the pasta, strain and add the ingredients.  see recipe

Roasted Garlic Spread

garlic spread

garlic spread

Creamy, garlicky, delicious.  see recipe

Mojo Cuban Chicken

mojo chicken

mojo chicken

Try this Latin inspired chicken recipe with a citrus-parsley-onion topping!  see recipe

Homemade Mint Tea

mint tea

mint tea

Finally,  something to do with leftover fresh mint! see recipe

Cinnamon Spiced Hot Cocoa

cinnamon hot cocoa

cinnamon hot cocoa

What’s better than getting cozy on a cold day with a cup of cocoa?  see recipe

Mimosa Italiana!

Mimosa Italiana

Mimosa Italiana

Ciao Bella/o! Here’s one of my favorite cocktail creations! See notes section for full story. see recipe

How to Make a Fancy Pants Mimosa

mimosa

mimosa

Here’s a traditional Mimosa recipe with a bonus ingredient!  see recipe

Cran-cherry Champagne

cherry cranberry champagne

cherry cranberry champagne

Who says you can’t enjoy a cocktail with breakfast?! Here’s a fun way to start your Valentine’s Day or very special morning with your love. see recipe

Pepper Grilled Tilapia

grilled tilapia

grilled tilapia

Grilled Tilapia with lemon pepper and italian dressing marinade.  see recipe

Chipotle Pork Tenderloin

chipotle pork tenderloin

chipotle pork tenderloin

Semi homemade Pork Tenderloin recipe! see recipe

Lemon Cake Cookies (SUPER SIMPLE)

lemon cake cookies

lemon cake cookies

These cookies are so light and moist, plus they’re easy to make! see recipe

Creamy Garlic Alfredo Sauce

alfredo sauce

alfredo sauce

Here’s a super simple alfredo sauce recipe! Great for white pizza too! see recipe

Black Bean and Cheese Dip

black bean dip

black bean dip

I made this dip in under 5 minutes while watching a football game…it’s delicious, filling, and perfect for 1-2 people. see recipe