A heart-healthy breakfast in less than 3 minutes

At the beginning of January, the government announced its latest dietary guidelines. Limit sugar intake to 10 teaspoon a day, fat to less than 10% of your daily calorie, and coffee is now good for you as it decreases diabetics and cardio vascular disease. Whole fruits, vegetables and grains, at least half of which are…

La Galette des Rois…an Epiphany tradition

To the contrary of what everyone is trying to portray, humans are not perfect. I already mentioned it. Sometimes things do not turn out the way you want. This is one of those times, and the story I want to share with this recipe. I decided to share my failure at my attempt of making…

What’s for dinner tonight?

PHRASE a question asked in every household in the country:            synonyms: hunger – starvation – desire – appetite – crave I got home last night with no desire to go back out to the grocery store. It snowed the day before. It was one of those nights you just want…

Quick and Easy Gluten Free Holiday Breakfast

I found myself being inspired by food lately. I believe winter is settling in, and hibernation feelings are rampant. This delicious gluten free breakfast recipe is quick and easy to make. You can cook the leeks in advance. I tried to keep all my recipes low in calorie, but if it is not a priority,…

Winter Dinner Date for Hunters

  November in Minnesota means deer hunting season. This year was no exception, we went hunting both weekends. The weather was unusually warm for the season. We woke up both days around 6:00 am to be ready on-site by sunset. Then the wait started. We waited, waited, waited more. NOTHING! Two weekends, four days, and…

Quick, easy and healthy recipe everyone will enjoy

Salmon with Fresh Thyme, Spinach & Herbed Brown Rice Pilaf   It is always a challenge to eat healthy in the evening. I get out of work around 5:00 pm, try to put 30 to 45 minutes of exercise, and run home to make dinner. Last night I got home around 7:00 pm, and made…

Cauliflower Risotto Cakes became Cauliflower Quinoa Cakes

I always like to try new recipes. I saw this one in Cooking Light Magazine, and thought it would be more exciting to the palate than eating steamed cauliflowers. There was just one little issue; I only had two of the ingredients needed for the recipe. Ok, not a problem, I’m creative.   I used…

Raclette with Mozzarella Cheese

  Preparation: 40 minutes Ingredients for 6 people: ~ 18 Potatoes ~ 1 lb. of Mozzarella sliced ~ 6 fine slices of Prosciutto ~ 12 fine slices of Salami or Summer Sausage ~ 12 fine slices of Coppa Ham ~ French Pickled Cornichons ~ Pickled onions 1. Wash the potatoes and cook until ready to…