Multi Grain Bread VS Whole Grain Bread Product Reviews

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I am usually pretty good at reading labels and weeding out foods that don’t meet my own personal healthy guidelines. I strive to find products that are made with whole grains that offer more health benefits, lots of fiber and products that taste good as well as being good for me. Over the holidays I …

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Roasted Butternut Squash & Bacon Pasta

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This morning I awoke at 3:30 and couldn’t get back to sleep knowing that at 4:30 I needed to start the coffee as we prepared to take our daughter to the airport very early for her return flight to Spain. Boo-hoo! We shed a few tears, even hubby Tom got teary eyed but he told …

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Gluten Free Baked Lentil Chips / Food Find

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I tried some baked lentil chips at a friends house the other night and I thought they were very good. We had them with some salsa and guacamole. When I was in Whole Foods the other day I discovered that they come in flavors other than just plain. I had to try the sea salt …

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Brazilian Ham and Black Bean Soup

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Yes, I am on a soup kick! Soup is easy to make, only gets one or two pans dirty and makes lots of servings. Plus, I find that a bowl of something warm is so satisfying and filling. I reviewed Pam Anderson’s “The Perfect Recipe for Losing Weight and Eating Great” recipe book last week …

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Multi Bean Soup with Turkey Kielbasa

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Today I want to share this simple soup recipe that uses one of those bags of dried multi bean soup mix from the grocery store. It comes with a flavor packet but I toss that and use my own seasoning. This soup is very forgiving so use the veggies you have in the crisper, most …

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