• May 21st, 2012

    Cauliflower Mash

    As I said yesterday, there will be a series of recipes involving my Five-Spice Blend. This is a heart-healthy side dish that easily converts to a soup.  1- head of cauliflower with leaves and stem removed 2 peeled & cubed Yukon gold potatoes 1 Knorr poultry bouillon cube 2 cups water 1 tsp of Five-Spice […]

  • May 20th, 2012

    5-Spice Blend & Spice Tones

    All of you who follow my blog know, I truly love to cook. I’m going to post a few recipes for which you will need my own Five-Spice Blend. This is one of countless curry blends. In case you did not know this, curry is not just one single spice — it’s a blend of […]

  • January 4th, 2012

    Fitness By Design / Veggie Burgers

                    Happy New Year! Now that the holidays have passed,  we are at that point every year  when we refocus on our health. Here is  a suggestion to get more veggies in your diet. I’ve been researching this recipe for veggie burgers. As usual, I refer to several […]

  • November 25th, 2011

    Happy Thanksgiving

    Here’s another great recipe. This one is far from health food, but once a year, it’s OK to indulge. Many years back, I acquired this recipe and then lost the card in one of the innumerable moves I’ve done. Its original version was for pumpkin. But unless your market has pre-cut pumpkin (because cutting it […]

  • October 16th, 2011

    Recipe: Channeling Your Inner 10-year-old

    Everybody loves fried foods, it seems. The reality of it is this: As good as it tastes, that’s how bad it is for you. Here is a recipe for chicken fingers that’s healthy and tastes better than its unhealthy counterpart. 1. package of 6 chicken tenders 2. 3/4 cup of panko crumbs 3. 2 tbs. […]

  • January 18th, 2011

    Another Great Recipe

    Here is a great chili recipe that, believe it or not, is a fat-burner. There are so many healthy ingredients in this it’s hard to believe when you taste it. 1 package organic ground turkey. approx 1.5 lbs 1 large red pepper, diced 3 jalapeno peppers sliced (medium hotness) 2 large onions, diced 4 cloves of […]

  • November 18th, 2010

    Great Recipe

    I promised  some suggestions for great healthy food options, so here is one that I do a large casserole tray of every week. Sweet & Yukon Gold potatoes topped with thick slices of tomatoes 2-3 heirloom tomatoes, sliced 3/4″ thick 2 large sweet potatoes, sliced 1/4″ thick 2-4 Yukon gold potatoes, sliced 1/4″ thick extra virgin […]