Tag Archives: salad

Light Summer Salad

Posted on 29. Aug, 2013 in Food

Summer isn’t over yet, so keep on making those fun salads. Here is a new one I concocted: Quinoa Cucumber Salad.  (more…)

Weekly Tips for Aug. 28, 2012

Posted on 27. Aug, 2012 in Uncategorized

Summer school break is “officially” over but yet so much more to squeeze in. Was there one thing, one event, one more trip that if you had another week you would do?

Now is back to school, routine, homework, sports, practices, games, dinners in the crock pot and family. And time for our weekly tips to kick back in.  (more…)

Weekly Tips for April 2, 2012

Posted on 02. Apr, 2012 in Uncategorized

April has so much happening. There is Spring Break, Spring Cleaning,  Easter, Passover, Tax Day and Earth Day to just name a few. To help with all of these to-dos, this week’s tips are to help you handle all the chaos. (more…)

Still Loving Quinoa — New Protein Salad

Posted on 01. Apr, 2012 in Food

Tomato, Avocado, and Basil Quinoa Salad (more…)

Weekly Tips for March 4, 2012

Posted on 04. Mar, 2012 in Uncategorized

Lots and lots going on around here — kids, soccer, baseball, swim team, school, homework, birthday parties, packing a friend for a big move along with the regular duties, have made squeezing that workout out in every day challenging but doable. (more…)

Soup and Salad are your friend, right? Wrong!

Posted on 17. Jan, 2012 in Food

Soup and salad are everyone’s “go to” healthy food, not necessarily. Just because you are ordering or eating a soup or salad, you are not being “healthy”. Some salads are over 800 calories when you add dressing, bacon, avocado, cheese, croutons and fried chicken. Soup is a great warming healthy food, only if you read the package or know what is in it. Look at these soups next time you are out or shopping. Remember cream, butter, half and half and anything rich are going to kill your “healthy” choice.

Be Cautious when ordering lunch — a salad can blow your whole day!

Posted on 11. Jan, 2012 in Food, Uncategorized

Here’s an example of how easy it is to waste an entire’s day’s worth of calories on one bad lunch out. (more…)

What to do with that leftover turkey?

Posted on 23. Nov, 2011 in Food

How much turkey salad, turkey chili and turkey leftovers can you eat? Here are some recipes for that leftover turkey that is new and different. (more…)

Summer Corn and White Bean Soup

Posted on 23. Aug, 2011 in Food

What?! Soup in August? Yes, here is a great summer recipe.  It can get cool at night, especially on the West Coast.  Try it out or save it for when your area cools down.

This quick, fiber-packed soup is a terrific way to use fresh corn. Add a slight kick with a sprinkle of Monterey Jack cheese with jalapeno peppers just before serving. (more…)

Weekly Tips for August 8, 2011

Posted on 08. Aug, 2011 in Uncategorized

We are back from our annual beach vacation.  Another fabulous week and lots of family fun. This is our 6th summer renting the same house. It is such a tradition, we feel like locals.  The kids can’t even think of a summer without it. What was your fabulous summer vacation this year? (more…)