Garlic, Basil and Parmesan Quinoa Recipe

Meet quinoa. It’s a good-for-you “grain” (I’ll tell you why that is in quotes shortly) that looks and behaves similarly to couscous … though the two are not related. It can be used in place of rice or couscous for whatever you might be making. But what is it? Well, it’s natural — not processed…

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Chipotle Cinnamon Sweet Potato Fries

These sweet and spicy sweet potato fries are perfect with burgers. After I photographed these fries tonight, I left the plate on the table while I finished getting dinner ready. I heard the scrape and squeak of a kitchen chair slowly moving across the floor, but didn’t look. Next thing I know, my husband is…

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Sauteed Brussels Sprouts with Lemon Vinaigrette

This year, I have made a commitment to living healthier. There are simply too many negative effects and risks associated with being overweight to do anything else. And being that I am surrounded with folks who have made similar commitments with double digit results, it’s hard not to follow suit … I just wish more…

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