It seems everyone I talk to recently wants to lose a little (or a lot) of weight. The problem is, no one I talk to is really sure the best way to go about it. For years we’ve been told if you want to weigh less, you need to eat less - as if our … Continue reading More is Less
This is a tomato-less chili. Yup - absolutely tomato free. To be honest, I didn’t think it could be done. I mean, chili without tomatoes? Blasphemy! But, the ingredient list in this original recipe intrigued me so I just had to give it a try. Confession: When it comes to trying a new soup/stew/chili recipe … Continue reading Pork and White Bean Chili
Ingredients 2 - 2 1/2 lbs butternut squash, cubed (frozen works very well for this recipe) 2 lbs baby carrots 1 32oz can of pure pureed pumpkin 1 can coconut milk 1/2 onion 2 T butter 3 32oz boxes of chicken broth 1 tsp thyme Salt Pepper Instructions Melt butter in the bottom of a … Continue reading Winter Squash & Carrot Soup
I was in the mood for a little taste of childhood last night. One of the special treats my mother used to make was a fruit salad called Ambrosia. This is a recipe that has many different incarnations and nearly everyone has their own special version. My mother’s went something like this: Ingredients: 1 can … Continue reading Ambrosia
There is no doubt that pumpkins are officially in season! Everywhere you look – pumpkin coffee, pumpkin breads and muffins, pumpkin pies, even pumpkin beer. And because these deliciously flavored goodies are only available in the fall, it makes indulging in the seasonal flavor that much more tempting. Below is a yummy recipe for pumpkin … Continue reading Pumpkin Mini Muffins
When I changed my diet I found one of the hardest things to eliminate was a staple in my morning routine. That's right, I am talking about coffee. Back in the day I was a CoffeeMate/International Delight flavored creamer addict. I usually had two going in my refrigerator, different flavors of course, but also kept … Continue reading The Cream in My Coffee
It’s fall in New England and that can only mean one thing, APPLES!!! And, if your counter looks anything like mine, it is covered with apples. Now, I think you’ll agree that there is nothing quite like a fresh, crisp, juicy apple. But, when its cold and dreary, like it has been these past few … Continue reading Apples, Apples Everywhere!
Summer may have vanished before our very eyes, but the taste of summer can still linger. Try this super fresh tasting salsa over your favorite cut of grilled steak or fish or simply by the spoonful and have a summer party in your mouth! Remember, we NEED fat to survive. Avocados are an excellent source … Continue reading Mango Avocado Salsa
Sometimes you just want some good old fashioned pancakes, you know? Those of us who live a grain free lifestyle know what I am talking about. There are tons of recipes for all different types of gluten free, or grain free, or paleo pancakes, but somehow they never really make the grade. They are often … Continue reading Pancakes: Too Good to Be True?
It appears I have been on a bit of a chocolate kick, and I am not stopping now. Last week I got more zucchini and zephyrs than the law allows from my CSA. This was compounded by the fact that I had nearly 2x that amount already taking up space in my refrigerator. So, what’s … Continue reading Chocolate Zucchini Bread