Barley Jambalaya ……….

Barley Jambalaya ……….

Prep time: 25 minutes Cook time: 1 hour Makes: 6 Servings Ingredients 1 cup instant pearl barley 4 cups water 2 whole bay leaves 3 medium onions 2 medium celery stalks 1 medium green, red, yellow, or orange bell pepper 2 medium cloves garlic 1 tablespoon canola oil 4 ounces ground turkey 2 (14.5-oz) cans […]

By April 15, 2015 Read More →
FOOD: Fresh Yogurt Cheese (Labneh) …..

FOOD: Fresh Yogurt Cheese (Labneh) …..

Provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Labneh is a fresh yogurt cheese popular in the Middle East. It’s great spread on a bagel as a guilt-free swap for cream cheese. Yield: Makes 2 1/2 cups (32 balls) (serving size: 4 cheese balls) Recipe from More from Health Nutritional Information Calories 106 Fat 5.7 g […]

By March 26, 2015 Read More →
FOOD: Apple Corn Chili …….

FOOD: Apple Corn Chili …….

Provided by U.S. Department of Agriculture  Prep time: 45 minutes Makes: 4 Servings This quick-fixing chili, with a base of sautéed, pureed red apples and yellow corn, is so thick and flavorful that you’d never know it’s low in fat and sodium. We feature it with chicken, but it can be made vegetarian by omitting […]

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FOOD: Indian Vegetable Stew ………

FOOD: Indian Vegetable Stew ………

From ‘The Eating Well’ Diabetes Cookbook 2005. Sweet sautéed onions and a rich mixture of spices create a complex, flavorful base for this extraordinary vegetarian stew. READER’S COMMENT: “We enjoyed this stew; however, I expect it to be better the next day after the flavors develop. I did have to add additional salt, This may have […]

By March 12, 2015 Read More →
EAT HEALTHY, LIVE HEALTHY: Top 10 Pantry Essentials for Fast, Healthful Cooking ………

EAT HEALTHY, LIVE HEALTHY: Top 10 Pantry Essentials for Fast, Healthful Cooking ………

(NAPSI)—Stock your kitchen with these basic building blocks for a wide variety of good-for-you recipes that are quick and easy to create. “Keeping healthy foods on hand is one of the easiest ways to get started with a healthy eating plan,” said registered dietitian Sarah-Jane Bedwell, author of “Schedule Me Skinny.” 1. Canola Oil—This kitchen […]

By March 4, 2015 Read More →
How Proper Nutrition May Help Vision Problems ……..

How Proper Nutrition May Help Vision Problems ……..

by Robert Abel, Jr., M.D. (NAPSI)—Here’s food for thought: Just as specific foods and nutritional supplements have value in treating specific diseases, some can also encourage eye health. Eating right can help you save your own sight. Here are some suggestions: Ten Foods for Sight 1. Cold water fish (sardines, cod, mackerel, tuna) are an […]

By March 1, 2015 Read More →
RECIPE : Tomatoes with Capers & Basil ……

RECIPE : Tomatoes with Capers & Basil ……

Recipe from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.   TOMATOES WITH CAPERS & BASIL DRESSING • 2 large tomatoes • ¼ cup of basil – leaves loosely chopped • 1 tbsp capers – finely chopped • 2 tbsp Paul Newman’s light balsamic dressing • freshly ground black pepper to taste   METHOD • Slice tomatoes and […]

By February 25, 2015 Read More →
FOOD:Florida Snap Bean and Sweet Pepper Sauté ………

FOOD:Florida Snap Bean and Sweet Pepper Sauté ………

 Colorful and tasty. Courtesy of the Florida Department of Agriculture Ingredients: 1 pound Florida snap beans, stems trimmed 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 each red and yellow bell pepper, seeded and julienne 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped Sea salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste 1/2 lemon, juiced Directions: In a large sauté pan, […]

By January 27, 2015 Read More →