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20 Ways to Enjoy More Fruits, Vegetables, Whole Grains and Dairy

20 Ways to Enjoy More Fruits, Vegetables, Whole Grains and Dairy

To get the most nutrition out of your calories, choose foods packed with vitamins, minerals, fiber and other nutrients—and lower in calories. Pick fruits, vegetables, whole grains and fat-free or low-fat dairy more often. Be aware of portion sizes. Even low-calorie foods can add up when portions are larger than you need. Variety abounds when […]

A How To For Salads

A “How To” for Salads

So many behaviors are just beginning a new habit; doing it for long enough to realize the benefit and Voila! It becomes a habit. In our salad example, it becomes a really healthy habit that can support a lower weight and health. Today I thought that I’d share one behaviors for deficit eating. A ‘How […]

A New Twist on Stuffed Peppers

A New Twist on Stuffed Peppers

A Mediterranean-Style meal; note the whole grain wheat berries, extra virgin olive oil, tangy cheeses, lack of meat, and a variety of vegetables and herbs. Best of all it tastes really, really good. For more information, see A Mediterranean Eating Style – A Few Guiding Principles. Ingredients Topping 2 cups cooked wheat berries 1 tablespoons […]

A Quick, Trouble-free Salad

A Quick, Trouble-free Salad

If you’ve decided to turn away from weird diets, expensive supplements and move toward a new life style that can last an entire lifetime, you may want to read more about getting started. You’ll find some guidelines for what to do in taking those first initial steps in Why Decide upon a Mediterranean-Style of Eating? […]

Almond Apple Cake with Raspberry Sauce

Almond Apple Cake with Raspberry Sauce

This flavorful dessert is made with extra virgin olive oil, zero-calorie all-natural sweetener, 100% organic whole-wheat flour plus fruit and nuts. Dessert is so often thought of as not positively contributing to the day’s nutrition; but this dessert is definitely contributing in a big way. It’s just icing on the proverbial cake; those with diabetes […]

Almond Crusted Orange Roughy

Almond Crusted Orange Roughy

I can’t believe how easy it is to put a nut crust on fish. Crusting makes the presentation so superb and the flavor divine. I thought of making this recipe while I was writing Food Allergy May Not Be Real or Permanent because it has three fairly common allergens: fish, egg and nuts. I’m truly […]

Almond Pear Cake

Almond Pear Cake

Although this can be served warm or cool as breakfast cake, snack cake or dessert, one cool autumn morning I surprised Vic with this hot, delicious and healthy greeting – he loved it!

antipasto tray

Antipasto Tray

A choice of fresh veggies, a healthy dip, shrimp with cocktail sauce and other healthy treats provides a great alternative for munchers.

Apple Crisp from the Mountains

Servings: 12 Prep Time: 00 minutes Cook Time: 0:00 Traditional, all-natural, yet easy, yummy and contains no sugar. Ingredients: 5-6 cups Baking apples pared and sliced 2 cups Mountain top breakfast 3/4 cup Delight 1 teaspoon Cinnamon 3/4 teaspoon Nutmeg 1/2 cup Dr grandmas whole wheat flour 1/2 cup Dr grandmas extra virgin olive oil […]

Apple Oven Baked Pancake

Servings: 8 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 0:15 This oven baked pancake is a type of breakfast cake. It’s easy to make and tastes amazing! Ingredients: 3/4 cup Whole wheat pancake mix 1/2 cup Water 1 large Egg 1 tablespoon Extra virgin olive oil 1/4 teaspoon Vanilla 2 tablespoons Butter 1 small Apple thinly […]