Seasoned black beans

Combined 1 can of drained black beans with 2 crushed gloves of garlic, 1/4 tsp curry and let it simmer 15 minutes on medium flame. Tossing every few minutes in a nonstick pan and served it with brown rice and steamed kale sprinkled with fresh lime juice  for a high fiber and protein ​ ​vegetarian…

Chill in the Air

Craving a light soup to warm me up which led me to combining these ingredients for a quick chicken soup: Rotisserie chicken parts (skin removed), 1/8 cup chopped scallions, 1/2 cup fresh pumpkin, 1/4 cup scallions, 1/4 cup millet (provided by Bob’s Red Mill)  and 1/8 cup cilantro simmered in 1 qt of water 30…

Layered Salad To Go

Added the following chopped veggies to a container in this order: broad beans, cucumbers,red peppers, tomatoes, red onions, Greek olives and finished with goat cheese and Italian herbs blend. Used olive oil and balsamic vinegar as a dressing. Very tasty, crunchy,  loaded with fiber, antioxidants and satisfying!

Today’s Breakfast

Combined plain, nonfat Greek yogurt and organic strawberry spread from Costco on a rice cake for a quick, gluten free, no cook breakfast. Love to have these in hand when I am short on time. Can’t get simpler then that!

Eel Bowl

Just love the (perfect size) portions, presentation, freshness and eel made Japanese style. Really “hit the spot” for lunch today as I was in the mood for fish that was lightly seasoned. Pair with a seaweed salad to round out this delicious meal. It was also a good value for the price. 👍 Further details…


A special occasion or holiday favorite for many. Love to use these ingredients:  cooked whole grain pasta, tomato sauce and Polly O brand cheeses. Simply layer these in a greased pan starting with sauce and ending with mozzarella. Bake 350 degrees for an hour. Include your fav veggies to make it a 1 pot meal!

Broccoli Rabe

Love sautéing this with a bit of fresh garlic, red crushed pepper and olive oil. Can’t get enough of it! Enjoy it with fresh mozzarella on the side, tossed with whole grain pasta or just as a fav side dish to anything. Check out link below for nutrition facts and enjoy!