Simply Kale with Tuna Salad

Simply Kale with Tuna Salad Last night I wanted a healthy meal that was satisfying, but not heavy.  I wanted to save room for popcorn and time so we could play cards. I started with the Simply Kale* then finely-chopped a chunk  of purple cabbage (which I think is...

Gluten Free Cookies!

Gluten Free Cookies! Don't Snub These Until You've Tried Them! Here's what I am about to make this afternoon.  I made a double batch of these soft cookies for my girlfriend's birthday last weekend.  Now I'm going to make some to send in to Leichter Chiropractic office...

Pumpkin Spice Pancakes!

Pumpkin Spice Pancakes! Would you like to sneak more veggies into your diet?  Canned Pumpkin is a great food to sneak nutrients into foods we already love.  And look at this great kitchen gadget! *Norpro* Start with your basic pancake and waffle mix or a homemade...

Real Food in a Liquid Breakfast

Real food in a liquid breakfast I think it was Dr Oz who first turned me onto these little "instant" breakfasts.  They are made with real ingredients. A favorite of mine is Black sesame and yam.  It's slightly sweet and the sesame seeds give it a kind of peannutty...

Shauna’s Green Well Salad for Anniversary lunch at home

Shauna's Green Well Salad for Anniversary lunch at home Happy Anniversary Dr. Alan and Michelle Leichter!! So, here's the Green Well Salad Shauna Niequist describes in her book Bread and Wine.  It's just one of the delicious meals she carries on about and which I've...

Still crazy (about my Vitamix) after all these years!

Still crazy (about my Vitamix) after all these years!  I was a little girl about seven years old the first time I saw a demonstration of the Vitamix at the Indiana State fair. I had to stay with my mom, while my brothers got to ride on all the riders. Funny how 40...

Try this if your fresh veggies are past their prime

Try this if your fresh veggies are past their prime I bought snap peas at Meijer yesterday afternoon. I cleaned them and tucked them into the fridge in a "Lettuce Wrap"*  I taste tested one this morning and discovered they were stringy and tough! Aargh! Rather than...

Freeze Ahead Sliced Carrots While the Price is Good

Freeze Ahead Sliced Carrots While the Price is Good   Mini carrots were on sale at Aldi's during week, $.49/lb.  That's when I buy a bundle, in this case, 20 lbs!  I bought them believing two friends were going to prep with me, but they both canceled and left me...