Showing posts from January, 2011

Easy Margarita Chicken

From the New Cookbook
"Cook This, Not That!" Another Quick Supper recipe, perfect for a weeknight dinner, chicken breasts quickly sautéed in a skillet and topped with salsa and a sprinkle of cheese, served with a can of black beans doctored with onions, peppers, cumin and lime juice. The beans themselves are so good, you just might be tempted to make a meal out of them alone!

Fresh & Flexible, a Year-Round Dinner Staple. Weeknight Easy. Weight Watchers Friendly. Low Carb. Naturally Gluten Free. High Protein.

Baked Cabbage Wedges

A healthy cabbage recipe, big wedges of cabbage baked low and slow in the oven with carrot and onion. The heat turns the cabbage into something entirely different, dark and toasty, sweet and smoky. Best made one day and served a day or two later.

"Soooo good. ... If this gets any better the second day - hold me down!" ~ yarby50
My parents "recycled" garbage before it was the cool thing to do. They burned what they could, everything else had to be hauled to the town dump, the collection of human refuse we now call "landfills". Back then, it was a treat to clamber into the pickup beside Dad for a trip to the dump. Before hitting the highway, we’d be singing “To the dump, to the dump, to the dump-dump-dump” and another a song about hillbilly moonshine that my now 80-something and entirely respectable father is still known to belt out around campfires, even without influence of said moonshine. This month, my town switched from a drop-off recycling …

Quick 'n' Easy Raw Salad: A Healthy Habit

So I've been thinking about how as adults, it's so easy to go through life like automatons. This easy salad (my concept, is all, you'll have your own) is one of two new healthy habits in my life. What about yours? Thanks to the many readers who chimed in with useful ideas! ~ Skip Straight to the Recipe ~

Quick 'n' Easy Raw Salad Made the List!Best Recipes of 2011

Healthy Habits.Even as a kid, the to-do list Mom taped to the refrigerator door was boring and predictable. Eat a good breakfast. Brush your teeth. Make your bed. Pick up your clothes. Pick up plates after supper. No hitting your sister. As an adult, the list is endlessly long and chews up huge chunks of our days. Mostly, we take these habits for granted, taking them on with a small sigh but without thought, without question, without a list.But how often do we amend the to-do lists of our lives?This time of year, new healthy habits are called New Years Resolutions. But really, is timing the prob…