These simple menu items have lots of flavor. Portions in the U.S. are often double those served overseas. Many dishes are very high in fat and calories, so diligence is a must.
Entrees are often d... Read more
Are you and your family craving that spicy, south-of-the-border cuisine? Well, skip the local burrito joint. Those "burritos as big as your head" can contain more than 1,000 calories—even more depending on how many fixings you add... Read more
Wake up your taste buds! Cooking with herbs and spices will enhance the flavor of healthy foods without adding fat, salt, sugar, or calories. Herbs and spices contribute bright color, savory taste and sensational aroma.
Tips for using herbs and... Read more
During the hot summer months, we automatically add salads to our menu plans. A big bowl of crisp lettuce, cool cucumbers and sun-ripened tomatoes tossed lightly with an oil-and-vinegar dressing is always refreshing during the warmest time of the year... Read more
An outdoor grill lets you cook up a tasty, healthful meal while creating a great atmosphere for chatting with friends and family on a warm summer evening. But after months of grilling out, you may grow tired of the same old chicken breasts and turkey... Read more
New favorite lunch food: Simply Nature Tomato Basil soup from Aldi's. Tastes very good! Canned soup=high sodium content, yes...but sodium is something that's on the list to tackle, just not at the moment. Thought I'd share! :-)... Read more
A daily dose of tomatoes lowers artery clogging LDL Cholesterol. Tomatoes, low sodium tomato juice,tomato soup, and tomato sauce can also keep blood sugar levels controlled. Tomatoes are loaded with vitamins and can help protect you from some cancer... Read more
Tips for Best Tomato TasteChoose unblemished ripe tomatoes from a farmers’ market or your family garden. Heirloom varieties come in different flavors and colors—for example, yellow tomatoes are generally milder and less acidic; some types... Read more
Here's a tip for all of you who are watching your sodium. With minimal effort, you can boost nutrients and slim down your comfort foods!Canned pasta sauce, sloppy joe mix and chilis are fantastic time savers. However, they're often high in sugar and... Read more
today I picked 136 tomatoes. It is like this daily. I didn't stay out there because it was just too hot and I felt the sweat dripping off me. Ya, I am a city girl. I know.
We have given a ton away so now I guess I am left with no choice but to mak... Read more
Big tomatoes, roma tomatoes, and cherry tomatoes. My daughter Lori sent them to work with her husband and Gail picked them up. Guess what I'm having for the next week probably. I'm so fortunate. She grows such great tomatoes. Lori said there was... Read more
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