Health&Fitness Talk

Supporting Healthy Life Styles

Chef Ed’s Christmas Candied Yams
“This is a quick and delicious way to enjoy a Christmas favorite!”   Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes   Ingredients   2-29 ounce cans sweet potatoes 1 can evaporated milk 1 teaspoons vanilla essence ½ teaspoons freshly grated ginger ¼ cup butter at room temperature and... Read more
Chef Ed’s Mashed Potatoes
“This side dish will certainly leave your guest wanting more and if you have leftovers this will make wonderful potato pancakes for the next day”     Preparation: 5 minutes   Cooking time: 20 minutes   Ingredients 5 pounds Idaho potatoes peeled and cut into halves (2 cups) whole... Read more
Chef Ed’s Mashed Cauliflower
“Love mashed potatoes?  Now try mashed cauliflower, and healthier too!” Ingredients 1 large head of cauliflower washed and destalked into bite size pieces ½ stick butter 1 teaspoon sea salt 2 cloves garlic minced 1 medium white onion minced ½ cup milk 2 tablespoons cilantro chopped   Preparation Put... Read more
Chef Ed’s Christmas Turkey Stuffing
“The delicious flavor of the sage really stands out in this classic recipe” Ingredients 3 –cups French bread cut into cube size bits 1 large white onion chopped 1 clove garlic peeled and finely diced 1 bunch celery washed and chopped do not include the stem base 1 teaspoon... Read more
Green Bean Casserole
“It’s the dish everyone’s expecting on the holidays, and yet so simple to make” Preparation: 5 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes Ingredients 3 tablespoons stick butter 1/2 cup onions finely diced 1/2 cup fresh mushrooms washed and sliced 2 cups whole green beans  De-stemmed 3 cloves garlic peeled then... Read more
Pico de Gallo Salsa
“Light and refreshing over meats” Prep time: 10 minutes Ingredients 1 pound plum tomatoes chopped 2 medium size onions chopped 3 green peppers chopped 1 bulb garlic peeled and finely diced 1 ½ tablespoons fresh lime juice ½ teaspoon Tabasco sauce 2 tablespoons cilantro chopped ½ teaspoon sea salt... Read more
Healthy and Light Stir Fry
“Great and refreshingly tasty with or without meat” Prep Time: 30 minutes Stir fry time: 10 minutes Ingredients 1 pound fillet mignon with light layer of fat intact in length wise slices, around 6 inch size 2 large carrots washed and cut in chunks 2 white large onions in... Read more
Bloody Mary Shrimp Cocktail
“This is a delicious and refreshing take on the bloody Mary and extremely good for you” Prep time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 3 minutes Ingredients 1 pound shrimp de-shelled de-veined and washed 3 tablespoons white wine 2 bay leafs ½ teaspoon sea salt (for water) 1 cup ketchup ‘Hines’... Read more
Roasted and Healthy Peanuts
“Peanuts and peanut butter contains over 30 essential nutrients and phytonutrients”   Prep time: 5 minutes Roasting time: 35 minutes   Ingredients 3 pounds raw shelled peanuts 4 tablespoons canola oil 2 tablespoons peanut oil 2 tablespoons sea salt (try using garlic salt or onion salt or any other... Read more