Red Cabbage Wraps

Red cabbage, also known as purple cabbage, is crisp, slightly sweet, and nutritious. Tickle your taste buds with this fresh, filling meal. Why should you eat cabbage? According to The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods, my favorite nutrition reference guide, written by Michael Murray and associates, cabbage is a “nutrient-dense, low-calorie food”. Some of its nutritional highlights … Read moreRed Cabbage Wraps

Quinoa: Ancient Incan “Mother Grain”

Quinoa, a leafy plant relative to spinach, is a highly nutritional plant that is gaining popularity throughout the world. The ancient Inca civilization, once a vast and amazingly organized community, revered many plants for their nutritional and spiritual values. Spain’s invasion halted cultivation of these plants, in favor of European cultivation. Quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wa), a … Read moreQuinoa: Ancient Incan “Mother Grain”

Chicken Salad with Creamy Yogurt-Citrus Dressing

Grilled chicken, hearty greens, and fruit make a satisfying, healthful meal. A creamy dressing made with yogurt adds great flavor and keeps it light. Chicken salads can still be light, healthful meals, even with a creamy dressing. Plain, low-fat yogurt provides both smooth texture and a tangy taste—without the fat and calories of sour cream … Read moreChicken Salad with Creamy Yogurt-Citrus Dressing

Side Dish Recipes: Roasted Vegetables

Roasted vegetables are intense in flavor and easy to prepare. From parsnips, fennel, and asparagus to eggplant, onions, and tomatoes: roasting rules. Roasting vegetables concentrates the sweetness and earthiness of any vegetable you’re roasting. It’s a simple, easy way to make healthful, delicious side dishes while the oven does most of the work! Roasted Parsnips … Read moreSide Dish Recipes: Roasted Vegetables