Porotos Granados is a popular light summer soup from the country of Chile. It embraces the fresh summer harvest of cranberry beans, corn, tomatoes, and squash, which are all indigenous to Chile and available in abundance in the late summer months.
I love the fresh and simple flavor of this easy salad! It’s filling, quick, inexpensive, and super healthy – just perfect for …
The Secret to Great-Tasting Quinoa – how to cook it, how to eat it, and a delicious recipe for Mexican Quinoa Salad
The first time I tried quinoa (pronounced keen-wuh) I was not impressed. It had an unpleasant bitter taste that tainted everything I mixed it with.
I receive numerous emails asking, “How can I lose weight if I don’t like vegetables?” While there are lots of tips and sneaky tricks that I use for the die-hard vegetable hater, I’ve found that, for the average person, the most common reason for not liking vegetables is the method of preparation. I mean, seriously […]
How to Cook Quinoa and recipe for delicious and easy-to-make Quinoa Patties.
“Meatless Monday” is a fast growing trend. And for good reason. Vegetarian meals can be flavorful, inexpensive, simple to prepare, and super good for you. And this recipe is no exception. At around 25 cents per cup, cooked beans are just about the most inexpensive, healthful source of quality protein you can buy. And they […]
This gluten-free, vegan salad is rich in fiber and protein and is super easy to make.
This full-of-flavor salad has quickly become one of my favorite dishes. And what’s not to love? It’s super easy to make. It tastes fabulous. It’s high in fiber. It’s chock full of important nutrients,like iron, vitamin K, folic acid, and vitamin C. And did I say easy to make? It is. Takes about 10 minutes […]
Avocado Bliss Are avocados in season now? We’ve been avocado-deprived for several months (which is a major sacrifice for me), because I just couldn’t bring myself to pay nearly $2.00 for a mere 5 ounces of fruit. But when I went grocery shopping last week, they were 95 cents each! I filled a bag. So […]
Comfort food without the guilt.