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