Antipasto Salad is a quick protein rich meal.

Do you run out of lunch options?  Are you in a lunch rut?  This month’s Recipe Redux challenge is aimed at helping you find healthier options for your mid-day meal. Limpin’ Along for Lunch Ever get in a lunch rut? Need new ideas for packing your kids’ or your own lunch? Are packable noontime options…

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Chicken Chili Verde

Chicken Verde Chili

Do you like spicy meals? This chicken verde chili is easy to make and has just the amount of heat you are craving! For the past three years my in-laws have rented a condo down in the Florida Keys during the month of February. It’s a great way for them to get out of the…

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30 Quick Breakfast Recipes

30 Quick Breakfast Recipes

Do you find it hard to fit in breakfast? Do you run out of meal ideas and find that you eat the same thing over and over? I rounded up 30 quick breakfast recipes that are healthy. Many of the recipes are rich in fiber and many are great sources of protein.  Try them out…

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Breakfast Cookie

Breakfast Cookie

Breakfast cookie recipes are popping up all over Pinterest. Who knew it was now o.k to eat cookies for breakfast?! I’m in !! It’s time again for the monthly Recipe Redux challenge.  This month’s theme is  Break Out of Breakfast Boredom! Cooks aren’t always pressed for time in the mornings – they just need new…

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Beef Lasagna

Beef Lasagna

What’s more comforting then enjoying a nice cheesy slice of homemade beef lasagna? This meal is quick, easy, and affordable with Ragu pasta sauce. One of the recipes that I remember my mom making when I was a kid was beef lasagna.  It was probably the first dinner I learned to make.  I sometimes experiment…

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5 Reasons to Drink Smoothies

5 Reasons to Drink Smoothies

Smoothies have become very popular over the past few years.  Pinterest is full of smoothie recipes.  There are even entire websites dedicated to smoothies.  Should you join the smoothie craze? Here are 5 reasons to drink smoothies. I drink smoothies a few times each week.  I recommend them too to my clients and patients.  Why?…

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Taco Dip

Taco Dip

Spice up your Game Day munchies with this loaded veggie taco dip. Swap out lower calorie ingredients to make a less guilty indulgence. Any party we have always has some kind of dip on the menu.  Onion dip is the most common choice, however taco dip has been making a come back. I think taco…

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Minestrone Soup

Minestrone Soup

We are in the middle of a blizzard today here in Pennsylvania.  Soups and stews are great meals to come home to after spending time in the snow.  My favorite soup is Minestrone soup! The weather in PA has been unusually warm lately.  We thought winter would never get here.  Well winter came and dumped…

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Parsnip Puree

Parsnip Puree

Are you trying to reduce your carbohydrate intake? Parsnip puree is a wonderful alternative to mashed potatoes. Today is the 21st and time for the Recipe Redux challenge.  “Pick a new ingredient that you’ve been wanting to try… and cook or bake up a new recipe in the new year. Are you curious about nutritional…

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