Health&Fitness Talk

Supporting Healthy Life Styles

Hearty Healthy  Hot Beef Stew
“A hearty stew of any kind can hit the spot on a hungry day” Prep time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 1 hour 40 min Ingredients 2 pounds  stew beef, cut into bite-size pieces 1/4 cup plus 3 tablespoons flour 2  celery chopped 2 large onion, coarsely chopped 2 to... Read more
Bloody Mary a la shrimp
“If there ever was a perfect way to top a bloody Mary this vitamin-packed cocktail would be at the top of the list, with or without the booze. Make mine a double, shrimp that is.” Prep time: 5 minutes Garnish time: 30 seconds Ingredients: 22 ounces V8 or clamata... Read more
Roasted Red Pepper Crab Soup
“Great on a cold & rainy day” Prep time: 20 min Cooking time: 45 min Ingredients 6 red bell peppers, seeded and cut into quarters 32 ounces crab broth 1 large potato, peeled and coarsely chopped 1 oz. cognac (break out the Courvoisier or Hennessey from the liquor cabinet,... Read more
Peanut Butter-and-Blueberry Jam Sandwich Cookies
“Excellent for kids and BBQ’s” Prep time: 10 min Baking time:  8 min YIELDS: 20 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich cookie) Ingredients 1/4 cup margarine, softened 1/4 cup  creamy peanut butter 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup sugar 2 large egg whites 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 3/4 cups... Read more
Spinach-Cheese and Smoked Salmon Omelet
“Great for diabetics” Prep time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 6 minutes Ingredients 2 large eggs 1 tablespoon organic butter 1 cup coarsely chopped spinach 1/8 cup chopped onions 1/3 cup chopped tomatoes 1/2 roasted red pepper in slices 1/8 teaspoon sea salt 2 tbls smoked salmon 1/3 cup (1... Read more
Smoked Turkey Reuben Cranberry Sandwich
“Smoked turkey stands in for corned beef in this lightened variation of a deli favorite. Serve with a pickle wedge and fresh avocado slices.” Prep time: 10 min Plating time: 2 min   Ingredients 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 8 slices rye bread 4 (1-ounce) slices reduced-fat, reduced-sodium Swiss cheese... Read more
Chicken and Vegetable Stir-Fry with Long Grain Rice
“Serve a stir-fry loaded with tender chicken breast and crisp veggies. Stir-frying is a great reduced-calorie way to cook, because you use less oil.” Prep time:  15 min Cooking time:  30 min for rice, 5 minutes stir frying YIELD: 4 servings Cooking Long-Grain White Rice: 2 teaspoons corn oil 1 cup long-grain... Read more
Homemade Apple Pie

Homemade Apple Pie

Recipes July 20, 2011

“Grandmas from all around can be proud of this unique recipe that brings fabulous results. Sliced apples are mounded in a prepared pie shell, and just before slipping into the oven, the shell is sprinkled with brown sugar” Prep time: 15 min Baking time: 20 min Ingredients for pie... Read more
“great for BBQ’s”   Prep time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 8 minutes 1/4 cup freshly made Teriyaki sauce Ingredients for teriyaki sauce (this can be made days ahead of time and kept in the fridge) Many kinds of bottled teriyaki sauce are sold at grocery stores, but basic sauce... Read more
Grilled Sirloin Tostadas
“Great for kids” Prep time: 15min Cooking time: 15min Ingredients 1 pound top sirloin steak Marinate ½ cup Worchester sauce 1 tbls. crushed then finely diced garlic 3 tbls. diced fresh cilantro 1/2 tsp. brown  sugar ½ tsp. salt 1 cup chopped sweet red pepper 1/2 cup chili sauce... Read more