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6 09, 2019

DASH-Approved High Protein Fruit Smoothie

By |2019-12-17T15:24:23-05:00September 6th, 2019|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Food Facts, Healthy Aging, Uncategorized, Wellness|0 Comments

DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) includes adding 2-3 servings of dairy daily. Dairy products are great sources of potassium, calcium, and protein. Smoothies are an excellent way to add more dairy, fruits, and vegetables to your diet. They also provide a nice addition of protein. You may [...]

29 06, 2016

Charred Chard: Chock Full of Vitamins, DASH Diet Friendly

By |2019-06-26T13:54:17-04:00June 29th, 2016|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Food Facts, Heart Disease, Uncategorized|2 Comments

"Eat your greens" said my grandmother. Growing up, my Italian immigrant grandparents always grew vegetables in the summer, and my dad followed suit. Now my husband is the gardener of the house. My grandfather built a "hot bed" in which he'd start some greens or small plants, like tomatoes [...]

31 03, 2016

Easy Cheesy Shrimp Grits

By |2019-06-26T13:54:49-04:00March 31st, 2016|Easy Cooking, Uncategorized|0 Comments

I love good food, but day in and day out cooking can be a drag to me sometimes. Weeknight meals are generally simple ones that I can throw together quickly with what's in the pantry. On weekdays, I try to eat my salad or veggies at lunchtime, in [...]

8 04, 2014

Uncomplicated Food

By |2014-04-08T10:30:13-04:00April 8th, 2014|Easy Cooking, Just for Fun, Uncategorized|0 Comments

People tend to make food very complicated. As I mentioned in an earlier post, there is more fixation on food being "free" of things, than being full of things (i.e. important nutrients like protein, vitamin A, C, B, iron, calcium, etc). And of course we all know sugar [...]