Archives for August 2015

Sweet Peach Vinaigrette

  One of my favorite resources for cooking heart healthy meals is Dick Logue's 1,001 Heart Healthy Recipes. I was browsing the Amazon product page for this book the other day, and I noticed in the book description, they'd listed a recipe for a honey mustard cranberry Continue Reading

6 Ways to Make Heart Healthy Fat Choices

In the ‘90s, “low fat” was all the rage. I know I was on that diet kick for a while, and the truth is: lowering your fat intake can improve the overall health of your heart. However, you don’t want to eliminate fat entirely. You just want to be wiser in your choice of fats. Here Continue Reading

Amazing Microwave Brownies!

    After my grandmother's passing, I inherited a lot of her old cookbooks - she had hundreds, I think! She loved to cook, and that's one of the main reasons I enjoy it so much. Many a good memory was made for me in my Grammy's kitchen. Some of the most interesting Continue Reading

Indian-Mexican Fusion Fried Rice

  Sometimes when you're standing in your kitchen looking at leftovers that you know aren't going to feed your entire family, and you wonder what you're going to be able to do with them because you don't want to waste food...inspiration strikes. I had two cups of rice, some Continue Reading

Greek Yogurt Tuna Salad Lettuce Wraps

Tuna is a favorite at our house, even though my younger daughter and I are the only ones who like it in the old school, traditional tuna salad variety. Still, we all know how boring tuna salad can get after a while, right? So, every once in a while, when you find an Continue Reading