Creamy Chicken and Mushroom Soup & Vegan Mushroom Soup

My grandmother Thelma made fabulous everything. But she never or rarely used recipes. So by trial and error I have this soup pretty spot on. It’s warming and cozy. I hope you enjoy. INGREDIENTS: 1 tablespoon olive oil and a teaspoon of butter 8 ounces boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch chunks or 2... Continue Reading →

BLT Pasta Salad

BLT Pasta Salad Serves 8 This bacon, lettuce and tomato pasta salad is great for a lunch or fast dinner night. INGREDIENTS 3 cups uncooked bow tie pasta 8 cups torn romaine lettuce 2 medium tomato, diced 8 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled 1/4 onion diced 2/3 cup ranch dressing 1 Tablespoon barbecue sauce 1/4... Continue Reading →

Veggie Bean & Lentil Chili

You won’t miss the meat. And this will warm you for sure. Veggie Chili Cook over medium-high Eggplant 3 to 5 minutes , now add all other veggies cook 3 minuets . Add all spices stir for 30 seconds Now add tomatoes, stock and lentils. Summer 45-50 min on low. 2 Eggplant 1 Red Peppers... Continue Reading →

Basics To Use Food As Thy Medicine

The few basics you need to know to help pain management due to chronic inflammation with food . 1. Eat the rainbow: Consume 10-12 servings of vegetables each day , and make a couple of those servings fruit, if you like. 2. Cruciferous veggies such as broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage and cauliflower are best. 3.... Continue Reading →

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I think I will be starting a new blog just for recipes Opinions? I really want your opinions Since I am a health leader and advocate who lives with several chronic conditions Should I focus on just that or have a mix

Vegetable Lasagna

I love cooking. The house smells amazing. Reminds me when I was a kid and your mom and grandmother cooked sauce all day. This doesn't take all day but looks and smells the entire house like it did. Ingredients •20 lasagna noodles •3 tablespoons olive oil  •2 shallots, roughly chopped  •3 cloves garlic, roughly chopped ... Continue Reading →

Eggplant Pomodoro Pasta.

If you are an eggplant lover, this dish is for you! If you are on the fence about eggplant this will make you a lover for sure. Eggplant and tomato sauce flavored with capers and green olives and mixed with quinoa spaghetti, fresh parsley, and Parmesan cheese. This Eggplant Pomodoro Pasta is a 30-minute vegetarian... Continue Reading →

Beans and Greens

White Beans and Escarole with Fresh Herbs and Lemon Ingredients: • 1 medium onion, finely diced • 3 large cloves garlic, minced • 15-ounce can white beans, rinsed and drained • 2 cups (or so) of escarole, roughly chopped • 1 cup chicken broth • 1/4cup (or so) mixed herbs (I used flat leaf parsley,... Continue Reading →

Francese and Piccata

Francese and piccata are very similar. The difference between the two is for Francese, the chicken breast is first dipped in flour then into a beaten egg mixture, before being cooked. For piccata, the chicken is first dipped in egg and then in flour. Both are simmered in a lemony butter sauce, but the piccata... Continue Reading →

Lemon Desserts

Lemon-lovers rejoice! This limoncello cake offers a decadent flavor and texture that's hard to beat. Incorporate lemon and limoncello liquor into the cake batter, and then indulge in the mascarpone cheese icing that blends lemon curd and mascarpone cheese with whipped cream. The lady fingers are soaked in lemon syrup spiked with Limoncello and there's... Continue Reading →

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