Diet and Your Cholesterol Levels-Take Control of Your Cholesterol

Diet is not the only part of the cholesterol equation, but it is the one that you have control over. Cholesterol is found in animal sources, such as meat, high fat dairy, eggs, shellfish, organ […]

Know Your Cholesterol Numbers

Do you know your cholesterol numbers? If you have not had a check-up in the past year, now might be the time to find out. Chances are you might have a problem. Lipitor is the […]

Super Simple Suppers – Shrimp with Pasta and Broccoli

Shrimp with Pasta and Broccoli 1 package whole-wheat fettuccine 2 cups frozen broccoli florets 2 tsp olive oil 2 cloves of garlic, peeled and chopped finely 1 medium onion, finely chopped 1 medium carrot, finely […]

Black Eye Pea Veggie Salad

What You Need:   1 (16 oz.) pkg. frozen black eyed peas, cook as pkg. directs and drain well 1 (10 oz.) pkg. regular sweet peas, thawed 4 green onions, sliced 2 celery ribs, chopped […]

New York Strip with Balsamic Mushrooms

What You Need:   2 (8 oz) New York Strip steaks (1 inch thick) 1/2 t coarse salt 1 T olive oil 1 T unsalted butter 6 oz. Portobello mushrooms, sliced 1 clove of garlic, […]

Summer Sweet Potato Salad

Makes 12 Servings INGREDIENTS: • 3 pounds red potatoes • 2 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar • 1/4 cup olive oil • 1 clove garlic, minced • 1 tablespoon dill […]

Eggplant and Tomato Salad

Makes 5 Servings INGREDIENTS: • 1 green bell pepper • 1 large red bell pepper • 7 tomatoes • 1 eggplant • 4 cloves crushed garlic • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil • 2 […]

Summer Veggie Grilled Sub

What You Need: 1/4 C mayonnaise 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 T lemon juice 1/8 C olive oil 1 C red bell peppers, sliced 1 zucchini, sliced 1 sweet red onion, sliced 1 yellow squash, […]

Minted Steak Salad

What You Need:   1 lb. round steak 1 T olive oil 1/2 t salt 1/4 t pepper 1 (5 oz.) pkg. mixed salad greens with herbs 2/3 C radishes, sliced 1 (6 oz.) container […]

Ham and Pineapple Rice Dinner

What You Need:   1 T olive oil 1 (20 oz.) can pineapple chunks in their own juice 12 oz. ham, cooked and coarsely chopped 1 C sweet red pepper, chopped 1 jalapeno pepper, chopped […]

Chicken and More Spinach Salad

What You Need:   1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breast halves 3/4 t ground cumin, divided 1/2 t salt, divided 1/4 t pepper, divided 1 t + 1 T of olive oil, divided 2 T […]

Fruit Salad with Warm Shrimp

What You Need:   1 C Romaine lettuce, rinsed and dried 1 bunch of fresh watercress, rinsed, dried and stemmed 1 ripe avocado, peeled and sliced 1 navel orange, peeled and sliced 1 mango, peeled […]

Moist Pink Salmon Roast

Here is a delicious and low calorie change of pace from the usual leg of lamb at Easter. What You Need: 1 (2.5 lb.) pink salmon fillet 1/4 C olive oil 1/2 t salt 1/4 […]

Peter Cotton Tail Appetizers

What You Need:   2 C of fresh spinach 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 C Parmesan cheese, grated 1/4 C walnuts, chopped 1/4 C olive oil 8 celery stalks, trimmed and rinsed   How to […]