Need to improve your cognitive function, increase learning and memory and clear your mind? Your best bet is to eat a salad of leafy greens topped with hard-boiled eggs, avocados, walnuts, blueberries and salmon with a dressing of coconut oil. Here’s why.
This is my version of calabacitas, a baked New Mexico dish of squash and green chile. Honestly, I had never made it before, but this year’s bounty of zucchini and yellow squash necessitated something new to do with it. Of course, anything is better with green chile so I just knew I’d love this. Plus, […]
Have you heard all the buzz surrounding the healthful properties of the Mediterranean diet recently? It’s supposed to be the best option for good health and weight loss, with maximum nutrition and the ability to stick with it for the long run – after all you get to eat things like feta cheese and shrimp […]
It’s altogether too easy to waste things like vegetable peelings, onion ends, squash seeds and other things you are likely to toss out. Here’s ways to use them instead of lose them.
This is a super simple recipe that packs a big punch of flavor reminiscent of German rouladen. When I think “German food” I always think of brussels sprouts. I used to hate them as a kid (probably because my maiden name is “Bruessel” and the boys used to tease me about my “Brussels sprouts) but […]
If food = love, why are we feeding our loved ones cake and cookies and pasta and gravy?
If you have been following this blog for a while, you know that I promote a healthy diet and I very rarely eat sugar – or post a recipe for sweets. But in this case, the cake is more like a bread, very low in sugar and full of healthy zucchini and pumpkin. This “cake” […]
What does one do when one has loads of huge zucchinis? Why, turn every dish into one with zucchini, of course! Seriously, though, why not? Zucchinis are very nutritious, low calorie and low carb. Why not use them to replace the “bad” parts of your favorite dishes? That’s what I did with this recipe, which […]
There are certain kitchen staples and meal ingredients that are so versatile, you should always have them stocked in your kitchen. Let’s take a look at five yummy examples that promote a healthy lifestyle and delicious meals and snacks! Picture Ripe Bananas It’s certainly not hard to understand why many people would argue that […]
Is a totally raw diet really good for you? What should you eat raw and what is better cooked? And who are the Fine Young Cannibals? All these questions and more are answered in this episode of Chew on This.