Summer Potato Hack

In the winter, the oven warming up the house as it bakes potatoes is comforting. In the summer, however, using the oven seems wasteful. But baked potatoes are such a versatile food. They can be eaten as a simple meal for dinner, with a variety of toppings. They have other uses than…

Mediterranean Beet Salad

Mediterranean Beet Salad   Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 15 mins Total time 30 mins   This fresh summer salad is great for cookouts! Author: CreativEliza Recipe type: Salad Cuisine: Mediterranean Serves: 4-6 Ingredients 2-3 lbs fresh beets: washed, peeled and cut into small cubes 1 cup crumbled feta cheese…

Flu Fighter

As everyone knows, it is flu season.  Many will go the traditional route and get a flu shot which is fine if that is what you prefer but I believe in the healing power of good food so I bucked the norm and chose not to get a flu shot for anyone…

Butternut Tomato Bisque

Butternut Tomato Bisque   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 90 mins Total time 1 hour 40 mins   You have to use all fresh ingredients to get the right taste. Recipe type: Soup Cuisine: Vegetarian Serves: 8 Ingredients 4 medium tomatoes chopped (approximately 5 cups) 2 cups cubed butternut squash…

Feta & Cilantro Egg White Omelet

Above: The finished omelet shown here with a whole wheat english muffin and a dollop of mint chutney. As much as I love to cook and am knowledgeable about food, it still seems like it is a constant struggle to eat as healthy as possible while getting enough protein. The best way…