February 14th
 

theresa albert - my friend in food

 

Entrees

Friday 8 February 2013 . (0)

Medjool Date Power Balls

As a new runner, I am on a mission to  find a way to support my exercise without drinking and eating processed and sugar laden energy packs and sports drinks. What I have discovered is that I do need a pre-run, low Glycemic Index, nugget of a power snack.  Then, ...

Continue Reading...

Cabbage Soup

Monday 4 February 2013 . (0)

You know how you look in the fridge just before shopping day and you are dying for soup but you don’t think you have anything to make some with? This recipe comes together effortlessly and is a great warmer upper as an appetizer or a whole lunch. Serving Size  : 12-14     Preparation Time 20. Continue Reading…

Valentine’s Mexican Cocoa

Monday 4 February 2013 . (0)

February is a bad month for blues and blahs. Luckily, Valentines day brings bags of chocolate that will add pounds to despair! It doesn’t have to be this, there is a way to have your cake and eat it too. Mexican Cocoa is a zippy, power packed pick me up that can be tossed together. Continue Reading…

Best Ever Low Fat Yogurt Dip

Monday 19 November 2012 . (0)

I use this stuff as veggie dip, dolloped on boring baked fish or chicken for a little zip, as a side dish to  spicy food, as a bread spread….sometimes, the tiny drips a the end of a batch, I mix in rice vinegar and make it a salad dressing.  This is one hard working 2. Continue Reading…

Cheater Spinach and Cheese Risotto

Monday 19 November 2012 . (1)

Serves 6   More and more frequently I find myself out during the late aft, early eve. Leaving my ravenous teen to fend for herself after school and extra curriculars. I need a few vegetarian meals that make themselves and serve her pronto! This one is my new fav because the lentils disappear to create. Continue Reading…

Southwestern Fish Sticks

Tuesday 23 October 2012 . (1)

Serves 6 Prep time: 15 minutes Everyone loves fishsticks when they are flavorful and un fishy and these ones are a breeze to whip up a double batch and freeze. Serve these with plum sauce and Guacamole. The addition of a mixed green salad makes this a light and nourishing meal full of good fats. Continue Reading…

Jerk-ish Chicken

Monday 24 September 2012 . (0)

When I was first dating my husband, I was full on vegetarian so we ate a lot of tofu. One of the very few disasters he will tease me with is my attempt at jerk tofu. Don’t get me wrong, the seasonings where fabulous but the texture and fat free nature of tofu turned out. Continue Reading…

Best Barbecued Chicken

Tuesday 28 August 2012 . (0)

The trouble with barbecuing chicken is that by the time it is cooked through to a safe temperature, the meat can be dry and stringy. The direct and hot external heat of a barbecue doesn’t penetrate the meat evenly. A quick and easy fix is to partially cook it in the microwave and discard any. Continue Reading…

Cast Iron Corn Bread

Wednesday 15 August 2012 . (0)

This bread is nothing like the dry salty stuff that comes in a package, is moist, full of plump whole corn and hearty. It’s great as a starch side dish or served for a snack with cheese and pure maple syrup. Preparation time: 20 minutes                                                              Servings: 24 1½ cups whole grain yellow cornmeal 1½ cups . Continue Reading…

12345...
 

Copyright 2013 All Rights Reserved.