Minestrone soup is unaffectionaly sometimes referred to as the kitchen sink soup...meaning you can put just about anything in it! To me, it's a God-send for staying within a food budget AND eating healthy. That combination isn't something you come across every day. Minestrone soup is essentially a broth-based soup with lots of veggies. You can
Yesterday was Ash Wednesday, the start of Lent which is the 40 days (not including Sundays) leading up to Easter. Lent is supposed to be a time of reflection and preparation for Catholics, but for my entire life it has always meant answering the dreaded question “what are you giving up?” While I prefer
Super Bowl is the second largest food event next to Thanksgiving, which can mean big time penalties when it comes to your diet. Yikes! To make sure your pursuit of health isn’t sidelined by meaningless munchies, I have a few suggestions that will help you enjoy the big game without making a big mistake.
When you think of avocados, you might find that your mind goes straight to thoughts of guacamole and Cinco de Mayo. Yet avocados are much more versatile than the traditional Tex-Mex fare. Fortunately it seems that the world is beginning to wake up to all of the possibilities of avocados in the kitchen, but you
If you are looking for a light alternative to the usual Thanksgiving day desserts, I have the perfect solution for you. This unbelievable swap will not only save you big time in the calorie department, but you get to enjoy the flavors of BOTH pumpkin and pecan pies in each bite. It is also
Radishes are a forgotten vegetable. Their vibrant red exterior and contrasting white interior make for a beautiful addition to many dishes, yet it seems they don’t receive the respect they deserve. Radishes, which are usually in season in winter and spring but often available year-round, are a great source of vitamin C –