kalesalad1

Kale & Cabbage Slaw

I have been experimenting with different raw vegetable salads recently, trying out new combinations of vegetables of every description in order to create great texture and flavor. We love...

texmexchili2

Tex Mex Slow Cooker Chili

When you think of football food, the snacks we all love to munch on while we are watching the games, or the foods we all associate with tailgating, most...

strawberrymuffins2

Strawberry Banana Muffins

We are having family come to visit soon and as always, I like to get a few things prepared ahead of time so I do not spend too much...

squashgratin4

Butternut Squash Gratin

We eat a lot of winter squash throughout the fall and winter, and although my favorite way to prepare it is to simply roast it in a hot oven,...

broccolipestopasta

Farfalle Pasta With Broccoli Pesto

When one sees the word “pesto” in a recipe, the usual assumption to make is that it is a basil pesto, or Pesto Genovese. In reality there are so...

roastedpepper

Roasted Pepper Soup

This pretty soup is made with colored, roasted or grilled peppers which intensifies the flavor. Choose your own garnishes, or use those suggested below. Use the best quality extra...

bananasmoothie2

Blue Suede Shoes Smoothie

January is the month of Elvis Presley’s Birthday, which took place on the 8th. It is well known that his favorite sandwich contains peanut butter, bananas, honey, and bacon,...

calcium

Calcium Conundrum

Dear Christy, At a recent doctor’s appointment my doctor asked me about the kinds of foods I eat and felt that my calcium intake was on the low side....