Deconstructed Egg Roll

Deconstructed Egg Roll
When you are ready to put in a delivery order for Chinese food, this Deconstructed Egg Roll will help satisfy your craving!

I honestly can’t remember how I came across this recipe (probably just browsing around Pinterest), but I was instantly intrigued. I love egg rolls! But they never seem like a very “good” or healthy choice. Much like the Asian Turkey Meatballs from help satisfy a craving for dumplings, I was hoping this recipe might satisfy a craving for egg rolls.  Spoiler: it did!

Come to find out from reading the recipe that this dish, also known as “crack slaw” is a *thing* for low carb, keto and paleo diets and there are a multitude of versions of it out there. Of course, I wanted to up the amount of protein in it and add a little more variety by way of some broccoli slaw, so I guess now there’s one more to add to the list. 🙂 Continue reading


Salty goodness with ground turkey, diced peppers, chopped olives and tomato sauce.

If you like olives and crave salty foods in general, you’ll love this recipe!  It was inspired by this one on And by “inspired by” I mean I loved her recipe, but, I’m lazy… so I wanted to make it as easy as possible while keeping all the salty goodness.

I’m including directions on how to make this on the stovetop alone or by transferring it to a slow cooker.

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One Pot Chili Mac and Cheese

Chili Mac and Cheese
Easy, delicious, healthy comfort food!

A couple of nights ago I was walking home from the subway and thinking about what I might make for dinner.  I was feeling lazy, so, I thought I’d put together one of my favorite dinner hacks… a frozen dinner bulked up with extra protein and veggies (my go-to is a Lean Cuisine Fettuccine Alfredo with added chicken, broccoli and peas). I knew I had a Smart Ones Macaroni and Cheese, but, didn’t think chicken sounded like exactly what I wanted… and then I got an overwhelming craving for Chili Mac and Cheese.

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