Making a Potato Healthy Recent research has determined THE POTATO can be healthy. At only 110 calories for one medium russet potato, they are high in fiber, calcium and potassium. If cooked properly, they can help lower blood sugar levels. The key to lowering blood sugar, while still enjoying the fluffy, creamy potato, is to
Three Meals for Two People Meal Three: Meaty Skillet Lasagna This meaty skillet lasagna is simple and scaled down, requiring very little prep and it will not leave behind a wake of dirty dishes. Do not substitute no-boil lasagna noodles for the traditional, curly-edged lasagna noodles here because the no-boil noodles will fall apart. Most
Three Meals for Two People Meal Two: Indonesian Chicken & Rice This is a simple dinner but is very filling. The original recipe from America’s Test Kitchen calls for Thai chilies. I do not like hot, spicy foods, so I used banana peppers instead (still removing the seeds). I prepped my white rice ahead of
Three Meals for Two People Meal One: Beef Taco Casserole This meal is designed for a weeknight of maybe chilling out and having a cocktail. It goes great with a margarita….see my classic margarita recipe by clicking HERE The following are our ingredients for meal one Directions for Beef Taco Casserole for TWO
At a loyal reader’s request, I am taking a look at Lycopene in our food and if it can benefit a healthy lifestyle. Subscriber, Renee G said, “LYCOPENE: I would love to know what foods have it, how the body uses it, and if there is research showing effects on skin cancer rates.” What is
For those readers who are empty nesters or for those living alone, I am constructing three days worth of meals for you. I will not be preparing but three meals this week, due to evening meetings and commitments elsewhere. Maybe this will alleviate leftovers sitting in the refrigerator for weeks. Here is your grocery list
Origination of the dish Bangers and Mash Thought to be an Irish dish, Bangers & Mash originates throughout the British Isles, a group of islands including Great Britain, Ireland and over six thousand smaller isles. In native British terms, the “bangers” portion of the dish has been linked to the World War I meat shortage.