Recipes

Egg-ceptionally delicious!

Egg-ceptionally delicious!

I do editorial reviews monthly for Alive Magazine, a Canadian publication I really appreciate. Today I’d like to share a very creative slow cooker recipe right from this month’s offering  – Issue 399. Slow cookers are one of my favorite kitchen implements and in the winter, the soups, stews and roasts that can be made are only limited by your imagination.…

Summer Kebob Fun!

Summer Kebob Fun!

I love grilled food. I prep it in the kitchen and hand it over to my husband Stan. He then dons his alter-ego of Fabulous Grill Master! Hopefully you have someone in your house who undergoes the same transformation. I have only to wait patiently for a marvelous meal to appear after that. My single assistant tells me that no husband…

Summer Salad Treat

Summer Salad Treat

Is it summer enough for you yet? Here in Florida it’s either hot, or raining, or hot and humid from the recent rain. In the spirit of cooling off, I’m offering a recipe treat this week. I seem to crave light foods almost exclusively – and easy prep is a must. So salads and more salads are appealing. Adding in…

Blended Drink for Loving Your Liver

Here comes the summer, and with it, the opportunity to sweat! Of course, when you’re in your business clothes, you may not perceive that as a positive. Maybe if you remember that sweating is one of the most important ways that your body eliminates toxins, it will lessen your dismay at possible perspiration stains on your blouse. I’ve been writing a…

Recipe for a Healthy Liver

If you happened to catch my newsletter this week, you’ll know that my mind has been on your liver (and mine). In the grand scheme of health, your liver is one of your very dearest and most important friends, one to maintain an excellent relationship with – every bit as important as your Mom or Dad, spouse/partner or children. Calling the…

Sandi’s Chocolate Pumpkin Treats

For a treat that satisfies your sweet tooth without adding on the pounds, these chocolate pumpkin cups are the perfect choice. I keep them on hand for a sweet treat without the sugar. These chocolate cups have only 0.5 teaspoons of sugar (that includes sugar that breaks down from starchy carbohydrates), as calculated using my sugar tracker calculation from my…

Roasted Brussels Sprout Leaves and Leeks

I have found that even the most devote Brussels sprouts haters actually love to eat the leaves. That’s good news because these nutritious veggies are so good for you and your liver. I like to use my hands when preparing this dish because it adds an extra touch of love. 20 minutes to prepare and cook Serves 6 1 pound…

Fresh Cranberry Relish Delight

This delicious relish is a new twist on an old favorite. A refreshing hint of sweet without all the sugar, this cranberry delight is sure to please. 15 minutes to prepare Serves 16 1 large unpeeled orange, cut into wedges and seeded One 12-ounce package Fresh cranberries, rinsed and drained 1 apple, chopped 1 cup pecans ½ cup fresh orange…

Guilt-Free, Grain-Free Stuffing

Homemade stuffing is one of the biggest temptations at Thanksgiving dinner for those of us who are limiting grains and starches. But rest assured that I have a delicious breadless stuffing option that you and your family will love. 60 minutes to prepare and cook Serves 6 1 large sweet potato or yam, diced 2 tablespoons olive oil 6 slices…