February 2, 2010

TTR – Kiwi

Today’s focus is on KIWI. That fuzzy little brown fruit from Down Under is also called a Chinese Gooseberry. Packed with fiber, vitamin C and potassium, this wonderful fruit is available year ‘round. Here’s today’s TRICK: To ripen a kiwi, leave it out (away from sunlight) on the counter and allow it ripen by itself.… Read more

February 2, 2010

10 Food Budget Ideas

According to the USDA, the average American family of four is spending $80 a month more on groceries than they did a mere 3 years ago. For a lot of families, the upturn in grocery spending does not reflect an upturn on family income. Clearly something has got to give! We’ve all noticed how much… Read more

December 16, 2009

Tips Tricks & a Recipe – Pumpkin

Today’s focus is on PUMPKIN Thanksgiving may be over, but that doesn’t mean our consumption of this super food should be. This gigantic gourd is filled to its stem with beta carotene, alpha carotene, lucopene—all helpful carotenoids to help you with heart health and lower your risk to several chronic diseases. Here’s a TIP: You… Read more

November 21, 2009

Five Things

Holiday Greetings Healthy-Foods Readers! It’s HERE! Well almost, Thanksgiving is less than a week away! I’ve got 5 things you need to get done, NOW so you can enjoy the day! I’ve also included a recipe from our famous Holiday Bundle—a recipe to make, enjoy and give! You’ll love it. Don’t forget we will not… Read more

July 8, 2010

Homemade Barbecue Sauce

I’ve noticed there’s a lot of chain restaurants filling up grocery store freezer cases with their wares lately. In a recent grocery store musing, I pulled a few boxes out of their frozen entombment and attempted to read the “ingredients” (what’s disodium phosphate and what’s it doing in my food?) and shook my head in… Read more

August 21, 2011

Garlic Lime Chicken

Garlic Lime Chicken Serves 4 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/8 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon thyme 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves 1 1/2 tablespoons butter 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil 3 tablespoons lime juice 1/3 cup low sodium chicken broth In… Read more