Blog Archives

March 2, 2012

Vegetables, What's for Dinner?

Quick Pork and Vegetable Stir Fry Pad Thai

                      Like many families, our kids play sports in the afternoon. By the time everyone Continue Reading →

Soups & Stews

Oriental Sesame Chicken Soup

In our busy household, dinner needs to be fast and easy. When I cook chicken, I always make enough for leftovers. However, my family doesn’t Continue Reading →

Soups & Stews

Creamy Carrot Ginger Soup

Before getting my Vita-Mix, I avoided making homemade soups. All of the peeling, boiling, stirring and blending sounded like a big mess. This tasty vitamin Continue Reading →

Soups & Stews

Broccoli Soup

Broccoli Soup is the vitamin soup of champions!! Yesterday our son asked me to make Broccoli and Cheese Soup as a snack. Here’s the quick Continue Reading →

Drinks & Smoothies

Green Power Drink 2 with Green Tea, Apple, Lemon, Lettuce, Parsley, Carrot and Celery

This refreshing Vitamin filled drink is a great way to start the morning. I call it my “fast food salad!” Healthy Lifestyle Tip: Yes, it Continue Reading →

Salads & Dressing

Spinach, Red Radicchio, Hearts of Palm, Carrots, Cucumber, Kidney Bean, Sesame Seeds, Broccoli Salad with Sesame Ginger Dressing

This is a simple and colorful pretty “toss together what you have” salad. Print Spinach, Red Radicchio, Hearts of Palm, Carrots, Cucumber, Kidney Bean, Sesame Continue Reading →

Drinks & Smoothies

Green Drink: Spinach, Red Grapes, Apple, Celery, Cucumber, Carrots & Lemon

Part of getting healthy for me, is starting the day out with a green drink and sipping a few glasses all morning until lunch time. Continue Reading →

Salads & Dressing

Carrot, Grape, Date, Cranberry & Almond Salad

I am a Florida girl. Some of my happiest childhood memories are visiting the Adams Farm in Sanford to pick fresh oranges, lemons, tangerines and Continue Reading →

Drinks & Smoothies

Purple Passion Smoothie: Purple is the New Green Drink

I was so excited to make this drink as a substitute for an evening glass of wine with my hubby that I forgot to photograph Continue Reading →

Salads & Dressing

Old Fashion Greek Cabbage Salad: Cole Slaw

I don’t often chop my own cabbage for a salad. I usually take the fast approach and buy it pre-chopped in a bag at the Continue Reading →

Salads & Dressing

Carrot, Raisin, Date, Walnut, Flax Seed and Greek Yogurt Salad

As part opf the “Dr. Oz 28 Days to Reduce the Risk of Heart Attack Challenge,” I’ve been looking for ways to add Flax Seeds Continue Reading →

Drinks & Smoothies

Orange, Carrot, Apple and Cucumber Green Tea Drink: Vita-Mix

Print Orange, Carrot, Apple and Cucumber Green Tea Drink: Vita-Mix Rating: 41 Total Time: 5 minutes Ingredients 3 cups of Green Tea 10 Baby Carrots Continue Reading →

Salads & Dressing

Asian No-Fat Cole Slaw Salad

This fabulous no-fat, no sugar Cole Slaw recipe is a spin-off on the Asian Cole Slaw at Whole Foods. It sells for around $4.99 per Continue Reading →

Drinks & Smoothies

Lean and Mean Green Morning Drink: Green Tea, Flax Seeds, Carrots, Spinach, Celery and Parsley

This is my favorite morning cleansing drink. The fax seeds add extra fiber and omega-3 fats. With the flax seeds, it’s a little gritty tasting. Continue Reading →

Vegetables

Quick Cabbage and Fire Roasted Tomatoes

My husband loved this fast FAT-FREE Cabbage dish. I’ve always made cabbage with bacon or ham fat. Yes, I have German, Polish and Southern cooking Continue Reading →

Drinks & Smoothies

Shrek’s Fiona-tini: Green Tea, Fruit and Vegetable Drink

This Green Tea frothy drink is a perfect No-Fat, energizing, refreshing after work drink to sip by the pool. Please, no pond scum jokes!! It Continue Reading →