This is the meatball recipe I use for my Spaghetti and Meatballs as well as Spaghetti and Meatball Soup, but this time of year it’s also good to remember that meatballs are party food that never disappoints. To turn these into an easy appetizer, after cooking meatballs according to directions, […]
The best way I know to keep out of the candy bowl is to make sure my belly is full (it doesn’t work entirely, but it sure helps keeps things in check!) With that in mind, I highly encourage everyone to eat belly-filling nutritious meals today (and keep the candy […]
While this pasta dish may be “tricky,” when it comes to good health, eating it is nothing but a treat. I have yet to receive any feedback on it from any of my lovely readers, but I personally find it to be a brilliant dish. Why? Let me count the ways: First, it’s […]
Makes 1 serving Yum, it’s pumpkin time! And what better to celebrate the season than with a luscious, creamy, pumpkin pie milkshake. Unfortunately, healthy pumpkin gets a pretty hefty makeover when it hits most blenders. It’s frightening to think, but just the small Pumpkin Pie McFlurry at McDonalds clocks in with 570 calories […]
If you’re looking for a recipe to serve during the winter holidays, these delicious muffins are a perfect choice. his delectable muffin batter will also cook up nicely as a quick bread. To do so, scrap the batter into and 8-inch by 4-inch loaf pan that has been lightly coated […]
Playing in the kitchen creating new breakfast recipes last week got my kitchen assistants and I inspired to find delicious ways to doctor up an ordinary bowl of oatmeal. Reminicing that peanut butter and banana sandwiches were said to be a favorite of Elvis Presley, we promptly declared this highly satisfying bowl – The Elvis Oat Bowl. Enjoy!
Like many Americans, I LOVE Chinese Chicken Salad. Unfortunately, when dining out, you never know quite what you w will get when you order this tasty salad-especially when it comes to it’s nutritional content. From four types of sugar used to sweeten the dressing at a popular fast food restaurant, […]
Today I opened my e-mail to find a step-by-step video for preparing a butterflied chicken (HERE at Rouxbe.com). If you have never cooked a roasted butterflied chicken before, you are in for a treat. Because for me, the only thing more perfect than a perfectly roasted chicken, is one you can cook in under an hour! The trick […]
This last Sunday I had the most wonderful time at QVC. I didn’t sell the most books ever, nor did I meet yet another celebrity (as is often the case in the Q green room – as Rachael Ray, Paula Deen, Gordon Ramsey and Kirstie Alley are all frequent guests). No, instead I had the incredible opportunity to have a […]
For me, there’s no time better time than summer to shop the produce section. Eaten just as they are, blueberries are the perfect example good health delivered with great taste. Recent studies show blueberries not only have one of the highest levels of antioxidants of any food, they are incredibly powerful when it comes to reducing breast cancer tumors.