Lightening Up the Menu in the Winter Months

These easy, healthy recipes will keep your diet on track through the cold winter and holiday season! During the chilly winter season, people generally tend to seek hearty, calorie-rich foods to keep them warm. But with all the holiday parties- notorious hotbeds of high fat foods and alcohol- not to mention decreased physical activity due … Read moreLightening Up the Menu in the Winter Months

Oats, A Healthy, Hearty Start to the Day with a Bowl of Porridge

For centuries, people all over the world have begun their day with a bowl of meal or porridge, considered to be the finest and healthiest breakfast For a healthy start to the day, a bowl of porridge topped with fresh or dried fruit can’t be beaten. Two thousand years ago, the Roman goddess of agriculture … Read moreOats, A Healthy, Hearty Start to the Day with a Bowl of Porridge

Soup Recipes – A Collection of Homemade Soups; Create Your Own

Cold weather meals are basics during the winter season. No matter where you live these easy soup recipes will fill your soup bowls with a warming meal. The cold weather and our busy schedules during the holidays makes this the perfect season to take advantage of delicious, easy and quick soups that turn into terrific meals. In … Read moreSoup Recipes – A Collection of Homemade Soups; Create Your Own

My Own Caesar Salad is Often the Most Popular Dish at the Party

My interpretation of Caesar salad has no secret elements. The key is putting a crunch into every bite. I think people invite me to dinner just for my salad. Caesar salad in good restaurants used to be a special treat. Now, it’s a throw-away item. I started making my own Caesar when the real thing … Read moreMy Own Caesar Salad is Often the Most Popular Dish at the Party

Quick & Easy Healthy Cooking: How to Sauté Asparagus

Asparagus is a tasty, simple, and healthy low calorie side dish. How to saute asparagus in olive oil and garlic for a delicious & healthy vegetable dish. Asparagus is a delicious and flavorsome green vegetable. Asparagus is especially affordable during the early spring, but is available all year round. Asparagus is a delicious and easy … Read moreQuick & Easy Healthy Cooking: How to Sauté Asparagus

Choosing Healthy Carbohydrates

Learn how to choose healthy carbohydrate choices, instead of processed, fattening foods. Carbs can be healthy if they come from their natural sources. There are different types of carbohydrates, which are found in various foods. One form of carbs is sugar, either naturally occurring or processed. Another carbohydrate is dietary fiber, which offers a number … Read moreChoosing Healthy Carbohydrates

Green Beans – How to prepare a favorite Thanksgiving side dish

Green beans are a vegetable that we see on every Thanksgiving table. They are baked, boiled and tossed to perfection, making them a favorite side dish. Green beans are a vegetable that’s become a favorite side dish for holiday celebrations during the Thanksgiving and Christmas seasons. They are fresh, delicious and no matter how they are served. But it’s … Read moreGreen Beans – How to prepare a favorite Thanksgiving side dish

Soup Recipes – Butternut Squash, Autumn Colors

Fall brings in the Autumn colors, what better way to share the flavors of the season than a creamy butternut squash soup, filling our holidays with spice. Fall brings in the colors of Autumn and we see butternut squash in our farmers harvests. As a soup ingredient, butternut squash tastes exactly as it’s named. It’s sweet, flavorful and has … Read moreSoup Recipes – Butternut Squash, Autumn Colors

Sweet Potato Pie Recipe – A Welcomed Thanksgiving Side Dish

As a Thanksgiving side dish, sweet potato pies are a delicious tradition with their natural sweetness and health benefits. Start your own tradition. Sweet potatoes have become an American tradition especially as a Thanksgiving side dish. As part of our holiday meals we’ve used them in pies, casseroles and other side dishes. They’ve been mashed, boiled … Read moreSweet Potato Pie Recipe – A Welcomed Thanksgiving Side Dish