This healthy salad can be packed for a quick work lunch or a weekend picnic. Loaded with veggies, quinoa, grilled chicken and leafy greens, this fresh and delicious meal is full of vitamins and protein. Perfectly layered in a Mason jar, your lettuce and vegetables will remain nice and crisp until you're ready to...
Category Archives: Breakfast & Lunches
Recipes for breakfasts and lunches.
Whether it's football season and your husband invited his buddies over or you simply want to spend watching your favorite sport on TV with friends or family, it's a time that calls for good snacks -something not too light or too heavy. Win or lose, here are easy to make snack recipes that are all...Read more
With just five minutes of prep time the night before, you’ll have an easy grab-and-go breakfast that will keep you satisfied all morning. These hearty, pumpkin-spiced oats are packed with fiber, protein and cancer-fighting polyphenols. Whole grains like oats can improve your digestion, aid in weight control, and lower your risk for colorectal cancer.
Protein-rich eggs and fresh, seasonal vegetables are the secret to this healthy frittata. Well-known in the Mediterranean diet, the frittata can be enriched with any seasonal vegetables and cheeses to create your own personal recipe. This one features fresh summer squash, a good source of vitamin C along with some fiber and potassium. Read more
Ready in just 10 minutes, these vegetarian wraps are packed with fiber-rich chickpeas, fresh Boston lettuce and creamy avocado. Opting for meatless meals a few times a week is one way to eat more plant foods and cut down on processed meat -- both excellent ways to lower your risk for cancer. These wraps are...Read more
A healthy breakfast is the perfect opportunity to start your day off on the right track. This French-style omelet is fluffy and golden with the rich flavor of Parmesan cheese and sautéed spinach. Eggs provide protein and B vitamins and at only 80 calories each, they’re an easy, healthy meal option. Make the recipe as...Read more
his beautiful special occasion dessert is perfect for brunch. Blini are crepe-like pancakes made without a leavening agent. This recipe features hazelnut flour, sweet raspberry sauce and dark chocolate. Research has shown that the heart-healthy phytochemicals in dark chocolate, called flavonoids, may also boost antioxidant defenses for cancer prevention. Read more
Store bought pancake mix is easy to make and probably the most popular way that people make pancakes at home. The truth is, however, that it's not difficult to make your very own homemade pancakes. To make things even easier in the future you can also make a large quantity of your mix to store...Read more
Bruschetta starts with good, wholesome multi-grain or whole-wheat bread, sliced thinly and toasted. A buttery avocado mixture of garlic and lemon or lime juice, which retains avocado’s bright green color and gives a hint of citrus, anchors bruschetta’s essential ingredient – fresh tomato. A crown of watercress sprigs makes this bruschetta regal, either as an...Read more
Who doesn’t love banana bread or banana muffins? How about banana waffles? Made with white whole-wheat flour and oats, these waffles are delicious and high in filling fiber. Topped with crunchy walnuts and an easy to make whole blueberry sauce, you and your family will go nuts for these waffles. Read more
In olden times, Mother’s Day traditions often included giving mom a bouquet or corsage of carnations and taking her out to dinner. Going out was important, because it meant she would not have to cook for the family, or be tempted to help out her incompetent tribe as they struggled to prepare, serve and clean...Read more