Craving Life Recipes

Delicious recipes with a healthy twist
Green Guacamole

Green Guacamole

My husband and I love home-made guacamole yet the recipe is a bit time-consuming especially if I am already making an elaborate dish. So I had a light bulb 💡moment to make a quickie green guacamole. Guacamole is a traditional Mexican dish made of mashed avocado,...

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Smoked Salmon Quiche

Smoked Salmon Quiche

I just adore smoked salmon. 😀 So the idea of creating a smoked salmon quiche was a natural. This is very low in carbohydrates at just 3.9 g, with healthy 20.6 g of protein.  The smoked salmon and capers both contribute to a high sodium value of 557 mg, so if this is...

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Fast and Juicy Breaded Chicken Breasts

Fast and Juicy Breaded Chicken Breasts

I have a busy life so I do not have the time to make every meal from scratch. Sound familiar? As a result I am constantly on the look-out for tasty healthy meal choices in prepared products. So I was quite ecstatic to find a frozen breaded chicken breast product that...

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Simple & Tasty ~ Salsa Verde Fish Fillet

Simple & Tasty ~ Salsa Verde Fish Fillet

This is a quick and easy fish fillet recipe that is easy to make and so delicious; it lets the natural flavour and texture of the fish come though. This recipe is great for fright night because the fish takes less than 5 minutes to prepare. Add a side salad or...

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Chocolate Maple Bran Muffins

Chocolate Maple Bran Muffins

Yes, these are as good as the title sounds. 🙂 Even better, there is no refined sugar in them. When you start doing the math, two muffins give you 15.2 g of fiber and 9.8 g of protein at only 208 calories and 3.0 g of fat. That is very comparable to many protein and...

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Prosciutto Wrapped Spicy Olives and Figs

Prosciutto Wrapped Spicy Olives and Figs

After researching the Valuable Traits of Figs and sampling a few varieties of dried figs I went on a hunt for an appetizer recipe. There are recipes out there yet none of them inspired me. I did ones stuffed with goat cheese and parsley that were well-received yet I...

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Eggplant Canapés

Eggplant Canapés

Definition: Canapés: a small piece of bread or pastry with a savory topping. I dubbed these canapés and there really is no limit to what savory topping you can use. A simple marinara sauce seems to be traditional, but a mild tomatillo salsa or a more heated red salsa...

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Chocolate Pecan Biscotti

Chocolate Pecan Biscotti

The flavors in this Chocolate Pecan Biscotti recipe are so subtle and complex that your taste buds will be saying WOW! The addition of candied ginger with the nuts and chocolate takes these Italian cookies to a  whole new level.  If you are timid about the ginger,...

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