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Succotash Recipe - Simple & Satisfying

Since I didn’t grow up in the south, I didn’t know what succotash was until I was an adult.  My main exposure to it was Sylvester the cat sputtering, “Sufferin’ Succotash!” and since it was used as an expletive – I assumed that it couldn’t be anything good. 218 more words

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Carrots Moroccan Style

Dear all,

Carrots are a gift of nature and I could not live – or cook – without them. You can find them almost anywhere anytime; they burst with vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients and they taste wonderful. 510 more words


Q Words: And a Recipe to Share

Q is not my favorite letter. 

All weekend, I’ve been in a quandary, wondering what I could blog about that starts with Q.  I got so desperate that I started quizzing my children, asking for suggestions.   548 more words


Oven-Fried Squash Spears

Oven-Fried Squash Spears 

2 egg whites
1/3 cup skim milk
2 1-oz slices reduced-calorie whole-grain bread
1 tsp paprika
1 tsp dried thyme
1 tsp onion powder… 244 more words

Clean Eating

Fresh Farro Salad

Quinoa used to be my favorite grain, before one day I was wandering aimlessly down the Trader Joe’s aisle. I was instantly intrigued by this mysterious honey smacks looking grain.  282 more words

Delicious Brussels Sprouts

Delicious Brussels Sprouts – wait, Delicious?  Brussels Sprouts?  What?  Those aren’t usually two things that you would associate with each other, BUT if you prepare your brussels sprouts like I’m about to show you, you will wonder how you could have lived your life without these in it!   427 more words


Quinoa Side Dish Recipe - Add your favorite vegetable

I’m trying to add quinoa to our diet as a healthy alternative to rice, pasta, or potatoes. I haven’t really come to appreciate it as much as I should. 319 more words