Italian Sandwich made from spinach-grilled hamburgers and organic herbs You’ll need the following four fresh herbs (a list I’ve described by their flavors) for this Italian-style open-faced sandwich. basil – has a sweet peppery, minty flavor cilantro – has a flavor similar to celery and mint mixed fennel – tastes like black licorice rosemary – a sweet minty flavor Nutritional Values and Uses for Basil Basil is a good source of Vitamins A, C, K, iron, and calcium. Did you know that basil can be used as a body deodorizer and in a bath as a calming effect along with Himalayan Pink or Epsom Salt?Read More →

Cheese and Meatless Lunches & Snacks Want to save money on menu planning this spring and summer but prefer nutritious choices? As the days become warmer and the temperatures rise, light lunches seem more appetizing than heavier and meatier entrees. Start planning your summer recipes now. Try these summer cheese ideas for healthy snacks and small meals.Read More →

Easy to Fix Meals for Two on Easter Weekend The best kind of cooking on Easter weekend is with a slow cooker because there is very little food preparation to do. A slow-cooked ham is so easy. Buying a ham works well for two people because it goes a long way. You can make many meals out of a large ham. On this Saturday before Easter, I am making breakfast with eggs, ham that I bought on sale at the grocery store this week, and Thomas Nooks and Crannies English muffins. These muffins are light, 100 calorie, multigrain, eight grams of fiber, less than 1Read More →

Good Friday Meal for Two Good Friday is a special occasion, a holiday for some – or a simple meal for two. Easter weekend has become famous for deviled eggs, dyed Easter eggs, and Easter egg hunts – and if you grew up like I did from the South – vegetables and salads. At this time of the year, fresh fruit stands fill up with the sweetest fruit and wonderful green herbs and veggies. Organic. Nutritious. Healthy. Fresh out of the garden. Vegetables are filled with nutrients that you can easily combine into any meal. Green veggies may not tempt you the first thing whenRead More →

Easy Steak & Potato Meal for Two Inviting a friend over? Prepare a simple steak and potato slow cooker dinner. One steak is all you need unless you and your friend are big eaters. My friend invited me over for a write-in. We’re both writing books and working hard to meet deadlines. When I arrived, she surprised me with the announcement that she was cooking our dinner in the slow cooker. I couldn’t resist peeking to see what was cooking. Four potatoes and a steak.   The nice thing about cooking four potatoes is that my friend has leftovers. We only ate one potato each.Read More →

A Nutritious Corned Beef & Hash Meal Try Cauliflower Hash the next time you have corned beef left over, healthy conscious folks. Serve it as a main brunch meal. Potatoes contain nutrition, but Cauliflower Hash can be used as a substitute if desired. Cauliflower Hash & Corned Beef Recipe   Print Slow Cooker Cauliflower Hash & Leftover Corned Beef A nutritious corned beef & hash recipe Course Breakfast, Main Course Cuisine American Prep Time 35 minutes Cook Time 3 hours Total Time 3 hours 30 minutes Servings 2 Author Angie Horn Ingredients 2 cups Corned Beef, chopped in cubes 2 cups Grated Cauliflower 1 cupRead More →