Linguine Frittata With Greens

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Yay! It’s Meatless Monday! We love this Frittata with Greens. We think you will too! Ingredients •    Cooking spray •    2 teaspoons butter, divided •    1 cup thinly sliced leek •    3 large eggs, or equivalent egg substitute •    5 large egg whites •    1/3 cup 1% low-fat milk •    1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese… Continue reading »

Spiced Red Wine-Poached Pears

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These poached pears are the perfect healthy dessert for a winter meal. Ingredients 2 cups dry red wine, such as cabernet or merlot 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar 1 orange, juiced (about 1/2 cup) 1 (1 by 3-inch) strip orange zest 1 cinnamon stick 2 cloves 4 firm, ripe pears Directions In a 4-quart… Continue reading »

Eco Friendly Wine- To Drink Or Not To Drink?

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Everyone is trying to be green today, from driving a hybrid car to eating organic produce or switching on energy-efficient light bulbs. The next step to protecting the Earth could be green wine. But would you drink it? Many people want to live a green lifestyle, and drinking wines that are organic and natural can… Continue reading »

Mediterranean Spaghetti Squash

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Strands of baked spaghetti squash are tossed with feta cheese, onions, tomatoes, olives, and basil for a Greek-inspired dish that tastes like pasta without all the calories. Ingredients: 1 spaghetti squash, halved lengthwise & seeded 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 onion chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1 1/2 cups chopped tomatoes 3/4 cup chopped feta… Continue reading »

Low-Fat Sweet Potato Pie

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Enjoy the season with this delicious pie. You’ll think it’s the best pumpkin pie you’ve ever tasted. The difference is that sweet potatoes are much easier to chop and cook than fresh pumpkins. You’ll never miss the extra calories. Ingredients 1 (1pound) sweet potato 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 cup white sugar 1/2 cup milk… Continue reading »

Toasted Pumpkin Seeds With Lime & Chile

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Crunchy, salty and spicy with a hint of acidity, these toasted pumpkin seeds are a favorite treat at Halloween.  Of course, don’t leave toasted pumpkin seeds to Halloween alone; rather, toast the seeds of any winter squash, eliminating kitchen waste and providing wholesome, nourishing snacks for your family. Ingredients seeds from one large pumpkin (about… Continue reading »

Seasonal Eats! Butternut Squash Soup with Fontina Crostini

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Fall means winter squash: butternut, delicata, acorn, pumpkin, buttercup (to name a few of my favorites). These squash are very high in vitamins A and C, and are good sources of fiber. Their richly colored flesh tells you they’re a great source of antioxidants and carotenoids. This nourishing butternut squash soup is super easy to… Continue reading »

Easy Peach Cobbler

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It’s just isn’t summer without a Peach Cobbler! Enjoy this easy recipe this weekend.  We even have a few tips to pick just the right peaches! How To Choose the Perfect Peach Peaches do not get sweeter once they are picked. They do get softer and juicer but never sweeter. That is why it is… Continue reading »

Balsamic Zucchini

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It’s Meatless Monday! What better way to celebrate than these delicious Balsamic Zucchini. We know you’re gonna love em! Ingredients •    4 lb medium zucchini, cut diagonally into 3/4-inch-thick slices •    1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil •    3/4 teaspoon salt •    1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper •    1/4 cup balsamic vinegar •    1 1/2… Continue reading »

Cool Cucumber Salad

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This cool, delicious cucumber salad is enjoyable all summer! Healthy too! For a pretty salad, peel only half of each cucumber, leaving strips of skin on each. Ingredients: •    3 large cucumbers, peeled, thinly sliced •    1 cup white vinegar •    3/4 cup water •    3/4 cup sugar •    1 teaspoon salt •    dash ground… Continue reading »

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