What to do with Thanksgiving leftovers

Congratulations, you’ve hosted another fantastic Thanksgiving feast (I’m just sure it was fantastic with family and friends). Now you must face the age old post-holiday question: What to do with Thanksgiving leftovers? Relax, here are three recipe ideas that will make you and your family happy! What to do with Thanksgiving leftovers I envy people Read more about What to do with Thanksgiving leftovers[…]

Butternut squash salad with cranberry dressing

If you read my Facebook posts or blogs, you will know that I have a crush on Mark Bittman. Who doesn’t love a man who can cook? The Food Matters Cookbook is one of my favorites and I have yet to make something from it that doesn’t make me smile. This butternut squash salad with Read more about Butternut squash salad with cranberry dressing[…]

Recipe Weds: Kale and Swiss Chard Salad

In Monday’s post, I extolled the virtues of kale (it’s a great anti-inflammatory food as well as having other great properties). Swiss Chard is also a good one, and fall is a great time to eat both. The Swiss Chard in my garden is going crazy; no matter how much I harvest, the next day Read more about Recipe Weds: Kale and Swiss Chard Salad[…]

Healthy Coleslaw Recipe

Red cabbage makes a lovely healthy coleslaw recipe. Red cabbage has many nutritional benefits, and one of my favorite ways to eat it is in this healthy coleslaw recipe. First, here is a partial list of the amazing nutritional properties of red cabbage: it is a wonderful source of Vitamin C, rich source of vitamin Read more about Healthy Coleslaw Recipe[…]

Recipe Weds: Broccoli and Shrimp Salad with Ginger Peanut Dressing

broccoli and shrimp salad

Broccoli and shrimp salad with ginger peanut dressing is a refreshing and hearty summer salad, perfect for picnics.

Do you need a great salad to take to a picnic this summer? I love bringing healthy salads to parties (and love it when people bring them to mine). This broccoli and shrimp salad with ginger peanut dressing is perfect when you want something light, but also filling enough to be your meal. The ginger peanut dressing is made with lemon juice and vinegar, so you have no fear of mayonnaise going funky. […]