My co-worker Melissa was telling me about a salad she made for her husband and three girls that she thought would be “nutritarian approved” so I asked her to send me the recipe. This is what she sent: Stoplight Salad Ingredients: 1 ripe avocado, cubed 1 pint of cherry tomatoes, sliced in half 3 ears… Read More Guest Recipe: Stoplight Salad
Just a quick post– I hope to add a “Friday Facts” post later. Earlier this week I made a butternut squash soup using a recipe from the Forks Over Knives cookbook. There was not quite enough left for a meal so I supplemented it with a package of steam-in-the-bag frozen cauliflower. I’ve also packed up… Read More Today’s Menu 5/12/2017
My salad has a bit of an Italian theme with tomato, cucumber, parsley, red onion and a sprinkle of oregano. I have some low cal Italian dressing to go with it that is also very low fat. It is important to eat some fat when you eat greens but mine will come from the tablespoon… Read More Today’s Menu 5/10/2017
There was a great story on NPR this morning about prescribing a “fresh foods pharmacy” to patients with diabetes and other health issues. I’m not going to recap it but it certainly brought a smile to my face as I was chopping veggies for today’s menu. I hope this idea catches on! My salad today… Read More Today’s Menu 5/8/2017
I know what you’re thinking — finally, something sweet! This recipe is so delicious that it seems like it should be forbidden, but the ingredients are all good, so enjoy! This recipe makes one generous serving. Brownie Batter Oatmeal Ingredients: 1/2 cup old fashioned oats 1 tablespoon flax meal 1 tablespoon non-alkalized cocoa powder 1/4… Read More Brownie Batter Oatmeal
The Forks Over Knives (FOK) cookbook includes a recipe they call “No-Cheese” sauce. They include this sauce in lots of recipes so I figured it had to be good. But reading the ingredients — it sounded bizarre. I really did not understand how it could possibly work as a “cheesy” sauce or any kind of… Read More FOK “No-Cheese” Sauce — It Works!
Someday I hope to have time to cook something again, but in the meantime … This is only for pseudo emergencies because it requires having recently gone to the store. But with only two ingredients it doesn’t get much simpler. Ingredients: Store-bought pico di gallo Canned low or no-sodium black or other beans, rinsed Instructions:… Read More Emergency Bean Salad #2