Healthier Fettuccine Alfredo

Healthier Fettuccine Alfredo ~ by My Utensil Crock

I have had this recipe in my electronic "stack of pages torn from magazines" for years and years. This is not metaphorical - at one point, I scanned in like 100 recipes I had ripped out of magazines. It looked good to me, but I always shy away from alfredo sauces at restaurants, because I am sure they are pure cream and cheese. I honestly can't … [Read more...]

Easy Homemade Pizza Sauce

Pizza Sauce

Are you like me? Any excuse to eat "red sauce" like marinara or pizza sauce is a good one? I always order extra on the side at restaurants. Love it. Pizza sauce is actually my favorite part of pizza. If I had to rank pizza components, I would say: 1) sauce, 2) dough, 3) toppings, and 4) cheese. In college, when my sorority would order 10 or 20 … [Read more...]

Homemade Chili Sauce

Homemade Chili Sauce-5

Another day, another recipe to replace a bottle of condiments in the refrigerator door with something healthier, from items you can keep on-hand. Ho-hum. As you will recall from my Cocktail Sauce post, I like to have the right condiment for every occasion, but I hate the thought of a dozen or more glass bottles languishing in the refrigerator … [Read more...]

Cocktail Sauce {Fast + Easy + Healthy}

Cocktail Sauce-4

If you are like me, you would rather not have twenty bottles of condiments lining your refrigerator door. And, if you are like me, you would also like the right condiment for every occasion. Finally, if you are like me, you would love for those condiments to be as fresh and healthy as possible. It can be exhausting to be like me. Trust me on … [Read more...]

Avocado “Hollandaise”

Avocado Hollandaise

Traditional Hollandaise Sauce is not healthy. It's hard to make too, until you get the hang of it. Hollandaise is the yellow sauce you see on eggs benedict and asparagus, made with egg yolk, butter, lemon juice, and a bit of seasoning. While it is bright and creamy and smooth, it has never been my thing. This Avocado "Hollandaise" is not … [Read more...]