An old family favorite made easy and healthy Remember the old dish chicken and rice? I remember growing up with this, but once we decided to eat healthy there was no conventional cream of mushroom soup in our diet. Full of wheat, MSG, unhealthy oils and lots of chemicals. None of that was going to make it into our meals or even get mixed with our healthy chicken. But then came a healthy cream … [Read more...] about Chicken with Quinoa
Grain-free irresistible cookies. Filled with healthy fats! Ingredients 3 Egg Yolks 2 Tbs Xylitol (or an additional 1 teaspoon of stevia) 4 Tbs Butter (1/2 stick), soft 1 egg 1 1/4 tsp almond extract 3 Tablespoons Raw Honey (optional) 2 teaspoon Stevita stevia 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 2 3/4 cups finely shredded coconut, unsweetened 1/3 … [Read more...] about Coconut Macaroons
Flourless and Protein Filled These oatmeal raisin cookies are almost grain free, but they are gluten free. The cookies have oats in them and that is the only grain content. These are very easy to put together and have almond butter in them which increase the protein content too! My husband and I have been experimenting with our new Vita-Mix blender (a belated wedding present) and love it so … [Read more...] about Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
A healthy twist on a classic sandwich. When I think of lunch, I think of Tuna Melts. There's just something about a tuna salad sandwich with cheese on top I just love. I don't eat tuna very much because it is a big fish and can become toxic in our oceans. I only have tuna about 1-2 times a month. I vary this recipe by using healthy ingredients and putting it open-faecd on … [Read more...] about Tuna Melts
Ingredients 2 cups full-fat Greek Yogurt 1 Tbs cocoa powder 1 scoop whey protein powder (optional) 1/2 tsp Spoonable Stevia Directions Start with adding the greek yogurt to a small bowl. Add the cocoa powder, protein powder, stevia and mix until combined. The protein powder is added to the yogurt to get more protein into your diet. Even though greek yogurt has a lot of … [Read more...] about Chocolate Mousse
This is such a refreshing and light lunch. I either cut up my own cabbage and carrots or I get the slaw mix from a health food store so I don't have to do all of the work of shredding carrots and many cabbage varieties. I try to always eat this with chopsticks for two reasons. One, it makes me eat slower and Two, it's just seems like the kind of salad that you would use chopsticks … [Read more...] about Asian Turkey Slaw Salad
Hello everyone and welcome to Just Enjoy Food!! This blog has been a long time in the making. I just haven't felt like it's been the right time to launch until now, but the idea has been growing for about 3 years. I am thoroughly excited for this blog and to be able to share recipes that are healthy, fun and easy to prepare. I want food to be enjoyable for you and not a constant source of stress … [Read more...] about Hello world!