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October 2, 2011

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

Spinach & Avacado Silk Soup: Vita-Mix Blender

This soup is a new favorite. It’s so smooth & easy. The avacado makes it creamy. The hubby ate the leftovers before I knew they 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 →

Salads & Dressing

2 Way Italian Bean & Parsley Salad + Pasta

This is one of my favorite “take-a-long” dishes. It’s easy to prep ahead and it stays fresh for a long time. I start with a 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

Achi Berry Green Tea with Key Lime, Healthy Antioxidents

We live in the South and my husband sure can justify drinking too much sweet tea. Growing up, my family always made their ice tea 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

Pink Strawberry Smoothie: Banana, Berries, Cucumber & Celery, Heavenly Pink Soothie

It’s almost as pretty as strawberry cocktail…but much better for me………….hum, I wonder if we have rum? Protein Tip: You can add vanilla or banana Continue Reading →

Drinks & Smoothies

Avocado, Ginger, Pear and Lime Green Drink or The Sexy Green Smoothie?

I read an article today about Kris Carr. She regained her health and took cancer under control by switching to a vegan diet. She wrote Continue Reading →

What's for Dinner?

High Fiber Turkey Loaf or as the kids say, Mystery Loaf

I love a good, juicy meatloaf!! Thinking in terms of “I Will Do Anything For Love,” I am revamping the family favorite. I know that Continue Reading →

Salads & Dressing

Broccoli, Berry and Nut Slaw

Everything I read says to eat Broccoli daily for good health!! I am working on few new recipes. I just can’t eat it plain everyday!! Continue Reading →

Drinks & Smoothies

Strawberry, Apple & Cucumber Drink: Vita-Mix

This light and refreshing drink is perfect to sip out of a Maragrita glass while lounging by the pool…………OOPS, I meant to say after exercising 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 →

Soups & Stews

Summer Squash and Potato Soup, Low Fat

This soup mixes fresh vegetables with leftover roasted potatoes for a rich and creamy soup with minimal fat. There’s no cream or butter!! Everything is 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 →

Drinks & Smoothies

Low-Fat, Low Cost, at Home, 25 cent Starbucks Cinnamon Almond Iced Frapped Coffee

Fast, Easy, Cost-Saving, Low-Fat and No Sugar……………..best of all plenty of caffeine. We had Starbucks Winter Blend in the pantry left over from Christmas!!!! Tip: Continue Reading →