Grilled Veggies

When time is of the essence and I happen to be using the grill, I just toss any variety of frozen veggies I have in a little olive oil and grill them on a nonstick perforated grilling pan. No washing or cutting up and typically faster and more economical then grilling fresh veggies. Alternative method…

Today’s Bkfst: Blueberry Muffins

These gluten free, low carb muffins are so moist, light and flavorful.👍I tweaked recipe below by adding an extra egg for more protein and (since I love citrus flavors) 🍋a tbsp of grated lemon zest instead of vanilla extract. Really goes well along side your fav yogurt to round out the meal and further boost…

Alternative Pasta

Love to explore new products! Recently found this organic pasta with plant based protein and fiber from Italy! Check out nutrition facts panel below😁 Will enjoy in pasta salads, with my fav pesto, marinara sauce or made prima vera style!

Chilly Morning Breakfast

Stirred in a mashed banana, 1/2 tsp vanilla extract, 1 tsp hemp seeds, 1/4 cup pitted cherries and 1/4 cup vanilla unsweetened almond milk to 3/4 cup cooked steel cut oats for a warming and energetic start to my day today! My creamy and delicious go to breakfast on chilly mornings 🤗

A Winning Combo: Economics and Health🤸🏼‍♀️

As a former culinary demo specialist in the marketing dept of Whole Foods Market, one of my missions was to develop meals and recipes based on weekly sale items. Such planning has always been a way of life for me combining my culture with my nutrition expertise. See what I put together for lunch  from…

Cooking In Season

Planned a menu based on the Stew Leonard’s 4 day sale. My version of ratatouille made with 1 sliced sauteed onion, 3 cloves of garlic, a 28 oz organic crushed tomatoes,1/2 cup fresh basil, 1/4 cup chopped pitted kalamata olives and 1 green pepper and 2 eggplants. Cooked until tender served with ciabatta bread fresh…

Pasta with Protein and Fiber: Oh My 🙃

Had to try one of my fav ways of making pasta when I received this product from Barilla to try. Sautéed mushrooms with onions and topped cooked spaghetti squash and this new pasta with it! This pasta has the same look, texture and taste as regular pasta. Love the ingredients and Barilla❤️ Details below.

Today’s Breakfast

Made these blueberry lemon muffins with whole wheat flour, added cinnamon (as I always do when adding half of the amt of sugar listed in most recipes) and used grated lemon zest for a fresh citrus flavor. All assembled and mixed in 1 bowl. Enjoyed the fragrance throughout the house as they baked. Great with…

Birthday Joy 🐬

Happy birthday to me! This is the way I have chosen to start my birthday today.  Greek yogurt and fruit in season it is 🌝Details below on nutrition facts of these sweet jewels.  As a side note: I will end my day as a volunteer ambassador for the Connecticut Humane Society to cover a local…