Tag: salsa

3 Easy Salsas: Green, Yellow and Red

by in Robin's Healthy Take, August 7, 2013

I adore salsa, and I’ll take it any color I can find it. Any texture, too: thick, thin, chunky, smooth — it’s all good to me. I use my food processor to puree (or almost-puree) each one, but you can certainly toss together the ingredients by hand for a chunkier version. Use these recipes asRead more

Cook Once, Please Everyone: Breakfast Burrito

by in Healthy Tips, March 3, 2011

On my recent trip to Hawaii, I came across this phenomenal idea at the Sheraton Maui breakfast buffet. When I tried it at home, the kids went gaga over it! Here’s how make the perfect breakfast (lunch or dinner) burrito to please everyone.

Avocado 5 Ways

by in 1 Food, 5 Ways, Healthy Recipes, February 1, 2011

This fruit is packed with fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K and potassium, but these babies are also heavy on good-for-you monounsaturated fat. To make them a part of a healthy diet, consume in reasonable portions—about one-fifth an avocado contains 50 calories. Here are 5 delicious and portion-friendly ways to make them part of your day.

Fall Fest: Pumpkins 5 Ways

by in 1 Food, 5 Ways, Healthy Recipes, October 13, 2010

This weekend we took the kids to a pumpkin patch and they absolutely loved it! Now we have lots of pumpkins and need to put them to good use. Here are 5 recipes using your freshly picked (and even canned) pumpkins.

Reading List: Coconuts, Kombucha and Mrs. Obama’s Healthy Eating Chat

by in Food News, July 16, 2010

In this week’s nutrition news: Restaurant dips cause of food poisoning, kombucha pulled from shelves and how to alleviate hot flashes

Cook Once, Please Everyone: Tacos

by in Healthy Tips, Kid-Friendly, July 14, 2010

Sometimes I feel like I am a private chef for each one of my three kids, my husband and my grandmother (who dines with us often). Instead of pulling my hair out in frustration, I’ve learned to cook kid-friendly dishes that can be dressed-up for adults too. One of our family favorite dishes is tacos—here’s how I prepare them to please everyone.