Category: Diabetic Friendly

Roasted Bell Peppers Stuffed With Quinoa

Easy Healthy Quinoa Recipe

There will be looks of envy from the meat-eating crowd when you serve this colorful and delicious entree of roasted bell peppers stuffed with quinoa, mushrooms, carrots, spinach, and cashews. For a beautiful presentation, choose a combination of green, red, […] Read more…

Watermelon Agua Fresca

This light, refreshing drink popularized in Mexico, is a terrific thirst quencher on a hot summer day. The trick to making agua fresca (Spanish for “fresh water”) is to infuse the water with fruit essence without turning it into a […] Read more…

Lemonade Fruit Salad

This fruit salad tossed with lemonade drink mix will appeal to all kinds of fruit lovers. Make it your own by using your favorite fruits. Prep Time 15 min. Total Time 15 min. Servings 8 servings, 1 cup each What You […] Read more…

Cooking with Fresh Corn

Summer without fresh corn is like summer without sunshine. At the start of the summer, I get excited thinking about earthy-sweet and crunchy, hot buttered corn on the cob. How much do I adore fresh corn?  About this much!We’d already […] Read more…

9 Cool Summer Meals That Won’t Heat Up Your Kitchen

It’s the middle of the day and the temperatures are already climbing high, the air conditioning is struggling to keep up, and and I still have to figure out what to make for dinner. Summer weather is often enough for […] Read more…

Kid-Friendly Recipes for a Healthier Summer

Perhaps it’s the looser schedule, the longer days or the heat, but kids are continually requesting snacks and special treats this summer. Just this morning, my two-year old nephew asked for a snack instead of breakfast. Um, no. In addition […] Read more…

Healthy Waldorf Salad-Spring Forward with Liberte #YogurtPerfection #Giveaway

Discover #Yogurt Perfection with the decadent new flavors from Liberté® Méditerranée at Publix! I received samples of this for free, but the opinions are my own. Make sure to enter the CASH giveaway at the bottom so you can try […] Read more…

Pepperoni Chicken Parmesan

Pepperoni Chicken Parmesan

My husband is technically Irish.  I’m not sure where he got this Italian streak, but I see it every time I ask him what he wants for dinner.  Ziti, spaghetti, lasagna, linguine, pizza, clam sauce, calzone…you name it, he loves […] Read more…

17 Delicious and Healthy #Spiralizer Recipes

Spiralizer Recipes

So, if anyone tells you that when I got my Spiralizer, I spiralized everything in sight for two whole weeks (including three very full weekends,) I might deny it. Unfortunately, it would be super easy to tell that I was […] Read more…

Simple All-In-One Skinny Lasagna #RedGoldRecipes and #Giveaway (ENDED)

Skinny Lasagna

  Every year, my husband requests lasagna for his birthday dinner. I know it’s coming, but I’m never prepared for the day long preparation of making the sauce and mixing up the cheese filling. Not to mention boiling the noodles […] Read more…

A Guide to Favorite Fall Vegetables

Here is a look at what’s in newly in season with a breakdown of nutritional benefits. by HealthCentral. Which ones are your favorites? Read more…

Are You Antioxidant Savvy? Win the Free Radical Battle!

Antioxidants-Free-Radicals

We’ve all heard of free radicals, yet many of us aren’t quite sure what they are or why they’re not good for us. Free radicals are unstable molecules, produced by normal bodily functions, that can cause damage to cells. But […] Read more…

One Ingredient Homemade Peanut Butter

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We have recently discovered the joys of homemade peanut butter. All these years I’ve spent so much money on jars of peanut butter at the grocery store, having had no idea how easy and yummy peanut butter is when you […] Read more…

Simple and Yummy Chicken and Rice Soup

How can you go wrong with Chicken and Rice Soup?  It one of the easiest and most versatile dishes that I have in my arsenal.  And, yes, this recipe does call for bouillon cubes….I’ll just give you a minute to […] Read more…

10 Simple Swaps for Healthier Eating

Healthier Eating

Smart substitutions for healthier eating and smarter choices that will make you feel better, look better and lose weight. RICE CRAVING? Try: Quinoa Why is it better? Quinoa is a complete protein based grain, so it contains all the amino acids […] Read more…

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