Kale Salad

Kale Salad with Quinoa, Parmesan Cheese and Sunflower Seeds

For more than a few good reasons, you’ll find kale salads make frequent appearances on our dinner table. Spend just one minute searching for kale on the internet and you’ll produce hundreds of websites touting the health benefits of this leafy green vegetable. That’s because it’s packed with antioxidants like vitamins A, C and K […]

Baked Chicken Tenders with Pecans

Baked Chicken Tenders with Pecans and Thyme

Back in the day, I would feed my family frozen chicken nuggets in the belief that I was serving them a healthy meal. After all, we weren’t eating out at the local fast food joint, so those chicken nuggets had to be a healthier option, right?

Zucchini Salad with Pecans

Zucchini Salad with Pecans and a Sweet and Lemony Vinaigrette

Tired of zucchini recipes yet? No worries, this zucchini salad will bring back your love of this abundant summer squash. Like many of you, my vegetable garden is overflowing with zucchini. I can’t give away this healthy squash because every gardener in the country is trying to give away their excess, and then some!

Sweet Blueberry, Lemon and Thyme Bread Recipe

Sweet Blueberry, Lemon and Thyme Bread Recipe

Even those of us who love to cook need a break from the kitchen, so Sunday mornings we head off to Starbucks for coffee and a treat. That leaves us with Saturday mornings to figure out what’s on the morning menu. On this particular Saturday, blueberry bread made an appearance with our morning jolt of caffeine.

Amaranth Porridge with Raisins and Pecans

Amaranth Recipe for Porridge with NuNaturals Vanilla

According to the Urban Dictionary, a “foodie” is “One who appreciates good cuisine, or just eats to do damn much.”  I believe I qualify as a foodie, but I would also add, “Someone who is willing to try new foods with abandon.” An example being this amaranth recipe for porridge.

Eggplant Parmesan Pita Pockets

Roasted Eggplant Parmesan Pocket Sandwiches with Portobello Mushrooms

My husband was the first to introduce me to pita pocket sandwiches. That was more than 30 years ago when we first started dating and had little money to spare. Mike would stuff pita pockets with inexpensive lunch meat and plastic cheese. Sounds delish, don’t you agree? These days we still love a good sandwich, […]