Tag: light and fit

Strawberry Basil Salad

Strawberry Basil Salad

I’ve always been a salad girl, but it’s only been the past few years that I’ve started to enjoy fruit included with my veggie salads.

Now that I’ve realized how much I love the sweetness fruit can bring to a savory salad, I find I’m hard pressed to enjoy a strictly vegetable salad ever since.

Smoky Beer Chili

Smoky Beer Chili

This smoky beer chili is hearty and satisfying and will warm your heart (and stomach) on a cold winter’s day.

I like to garnish ours with a dollop sour cream, a touch of shredded cheddar and some additional chopped red onion for an added punch of flavor.

BLT Layered Salad With Homemade Croutons

BLT Layered Salad With Homemade Croutons

If you’ve never made your own homemade croutons before I urge you to finally give it a go. The freshness, flavor, and crunch that a homemade crouton provides are about one million percent better than the prepackaged store-bought variety, and they hardly take any time (or effort) to make.