Chicken Salad In A Whole Grain Wrap With Spinach

CREAMY CHICKEN SALAD IN A WHOLE GRAIN WRAP WITH HEALTHY SPINACH! A rotisserie chicken is the perfect way to make a quick chicken salad to put in a wrap, use in a sandwich or place on a bed of spinach. To make the wrap, I use a whole grain tortilla, diced celery, dill pickle relish, mayo, spinach and a few black olives on the side. This creamy crunchy chicken … Continue reading Chicken Salad In A Whole Grain Wrap With Spinach

French Toast With Maple Yogurt and Pecans

YUMMY FRENCH TOAST WITH RICH MAPLE YOGURT AND RAW PECANS! French toast or “pain perdu,” which means, “lost bread,” was created as a way to use stale bread instead of giving it to the birds. Just dip it in some eggy custard. You can top it with almost anything you like. Try some maple syrup, yogurt, whipped cream, nuts, honey, jam, fruit, chocolate or even an … Continue reading French Toast With Maple Yogurt and Pecans

Easy Slow Cooker Turkey Breast With Ground Sage

EASY SLOW COOKER TURKEY BREAST WITH GROUND SAGE, OREGANO AND BASIL Cooking turkey in a slow cooker is a first for me, but it was especially easy and turned out tasty and tender. I didn’t have a lot of time to spend working on our family turkey dinner and found the slow cooker idea worked beautifully. Just put the turkey pieces in the cooker and forget about … Continue reading Easy Slow Cooker Turkey Breast With Ground Sage

Cabbage Taco Salad with No-Salt-Added Blue Corn Chips

HEALTHY SPICY CABBAGE TACO SALAD WITH NO-SALT-ADDED BLUE CORN CHIPS! My family enjoys this beautiful nutritious salad every single week. It’s my husband’s specialty, and Mom, who lives with us now, and I love having him prepare it and serve it to us. It’s an opportunity to create a plate of healthy veggies and spice them up with the fiery flavor of our favorite salsa and hot sauce. The cabbage is … Continue reading Cabbage Taco Salad with No-Salt-Added Blue Corn Chips

Retro Bean with Turkey Bacon Soup

CLASSIC BEAN WITH BACON SOUP FROM BACK IN THE DAY REDONE! Many years ago canned “Bean with Bacon Soup” was one of my favorites. It was a comfort food for me and later I learned it was one of  my husband’s favorites too. We didn’t know each other at the time, but we grew up in the same era. What a convenience canned soup was. Just … Continue reading Retro Bean with Turkey Bacon Soup

Party Beef Nachos and Blue Corn Chips

HEALTHY BUT FLAVORFUL BEEF NACHOS SERVED WITH TASTY BLACK BEANS AND CORN SALAD! My husband and my sister and I (along with millions of other people) watched Super Bowl 50 today. I was looking for something different to serve during the game and decided Beef Nachos and Blue Corn Chips served with Black Beans and Corn Salad would be great for our tiny little party and add to the festivities. Since the … Continue reading Party Beef Nachos and Blue Corn Chips

Individual Chicken Sausage and Olive Tortilla Pizzas

PERSONAL-SIZED MILD ITALIAN CHICKEN SAUSAGE AND WHOLE WHEAT TORTILLA PIZZAS WITH OLIVES! A lot of times, I feel like pizza is all crust. These whole wheat tortillas serve as the perfect healthy, light foundation and can be kept on hand to create this quick and easy pizza recipe anytime the desire hits.  The chicken sausage we get has the best flavor, with just the right amount of heat and is … Continue reading Individual Chicken Sausage and Olive Tortilla Pizzas

Healthier No-Grilling Turkey Reuben

EASY PEPPER TURKEY REUBEN WITHOUT THE HEAVINESS  OF GRILLING! Reuben sandwiches have been one of my favorite sandwiches for forever. But the usually greasy, heavy Reuben just doesn’t agree with me anymore. This version is much lighter and very simple to put together. No butter to be found at all. Just the raw sauerkraut and quality sliced turkey and tasty rye. We make traditionally grilled sandwiches … Continue reading Healthier No-Grilling Turkey Reuben

TIP: Easy Artichoke Hearts and Italian Chicken Sausage Pizza

QUICK AND EASY, HEALTHY FRIDAY NIGHT PIZZA IN 35 MINUTES! Pre-heat your oven to 400 degrees. Begin with a frozen Amy’s Organic Cheese Pizza. I get mine at the local grocery outlet store, so it is considerably less expensive than other stores. Next, I add Artichokes Hearts from the freezer section at Trader Joes. NOT marinated artichokes. Thaw a few of the hearts, chop them into bite-size pieces and spread evenly over the pizza. … Continue reading TIP: Easy Artichoke Hearts and Italian Chicken Sausage Pizza

TIP: Simple Wild Lemon Cod, Spaghetti Squash and Coleslaw

WILD LEMON COD, BAKED SPAGHETTI SQUASH AND GREEN CABBAGE COLESLAW! A Quick, Clean and Easy Real Food Meal.  THIS REAL FOOD MEAL WILL ONLY TAKE ABOUT AN HOUR TO PREPARE! Pre-Heat Your Oven to 400⁰. Cut a spaghetti squash in half lengthwise and scoop out the seeds. Place the squash in a glass baking dish cut side up, drizzle with extra-virgin olive oil and cook for 45 to 55 … Continue reading TIP: Simple Wild Lemon Cod, Spaghetti Squash and Coleslaw

Kitchen Sink Soup

TIP: The Perfect Cold Season Soup For Two

COLD SEASON SOUP FOR TWO! This is one of my favorite cold weather meals and it has been unusually cold already here in the Pacific Northwest. Look in your fridge for any vegetables that need to be used up and toss them into the soup. These are the veggies I found in my refrigerator, but use whatever you have. USE ORGANIC INGREDIENTS WHENEVER POSSIBLE. Ingredients 2 Tablespoon Extra-Virgin … Continue reading TIP: The Perfect Cold Season Soup For Two