More Healthy Quinoa Cookery for Beginners

by Mara Michaels and Erin Kennedy Quinoa, pronounced keen-WAH, is a rather confusing food for many people. Is it a whole-grain, or something more?  Is it a carbohydrate-like rice?  Is it related to wheat? Or, […]

Healthy Quinoa Cookery for Beginners

by Mara Michaels and Erin Kennedy Quinoa can be classed as a “super food”, full of nutrition and great taste. In this guide, the authors discuss what quinoa is, the history of quinoa, how to […]

Dealing with Childhood Obesity, Part 2

Emphasizing what is positive and the benefits of changing their behavior can make all the difference. For example, when they lose weight, they will be able to buy that new pair of jeans they have […]

Simple Soups and Stews from Your Crock Pot

by Mara Michaels and Carolyn Stone Crock pot cooking is a great way to feed the whole family nutritiously yet inexpensively, using a great number of ingredients you probably already have on hand at home […]

Decorating the Perfect Easter Egg Part 2

Decorating Ideas Decorating your egg can be as simple or elaborate as you would like it to be. You can make beautifully designed Easter eggs with items you probably currently have in your home. Some […]

Mushroom Laced Chicken Egg Rolls

What You Need:   2 C vegetable oil 1/2 C chicken, cooked and chopped 1/4 C mushrooms, sliced 1/4 C celery, chopped fine 1 t soy sauce 1/2 t curry powder 8 egg roll wrappers […]

Healthy Valentine’s Meal Ideas Part 2

Toss a salad to go with dinner. Instead of store bought croutons on the top, use cubed pieces of wheat bread. Wash them with a little butter or reduced fat margarine and pop them into […]

Divine Honey Ginger Drumsticks

What You Need:   1 T ginger juice 1 T honey 8 chicken drumsticks 2 C canola oil 4 T corn flour 2 egg yolks, lightly beaten 4 T breadcrumbs   How to Make It: […]

Gluten Free Christmas Cookbook

Gluten is a common component in many foods, but for people with celiac disease and other food sensitivities and allergies, it can be the difference between feeling great, and feeling awful. Having to eat a […]

Helpful healthy weight loss tips

Look at the size of your dinner plate. Choose a smaller one and don’t pile up the food on it. Eat small portions of a variety of foods, to eliminate cravings or feeling deprived. That […]