Category Archive: Recipe

First Friday Free Recipe: Blueberry Pork Salad

From the Chapter Introduction for Pork in “Simple, Healthy, Fresh 1.0“:   I love cooking with Pork, being versatile it can be made into most any cuisine, from Asian, African, European and even… Continue reading

First Friday Free Recipe: GUMBO

Apologies for posting the free recipe late this month but I believe you’ll forgive me as I was getting over Metapnuemovirus . Now, onto the post. From the Chapter introduction to Soups, “Simple,… Continue reading

First Friday Free Recipe: Ratatouille

•Tonight’s Ratatouille! Hope you can see all the vibrant colors. •Choose firm, shiny eggplant. Less likely to be bruised and seedy. •Use tons of garlic!  When baked or cooked, it’s sweet. There are… Continue reading

First Friday Free Recipe: Baked Rigatoni

This month’s free recipe from my cookbook, “Simple, Healthy, Fresh 1.0“, is Baked Rigatoni. You may be thinking that pasta, cheese and sauce is off your list because you have health issues as… Continue reading

Monday Book Review: Big Basic Cookbook by Kimberly Beeman

Big Basic Cookbook by Kimberly Beeman, available on From the inside cover flap: Big Basic Cookbook is the standard everyday cookbook no kitchen should be without.  The recipes and the wealth of information… Continue reading

First Friday Free Recipe: Carrot and Beef Spaghetti

  What a great way to bulk up a spaghetti sauce!     Use whatever ground meat or mix that you have and add the shredded carrots to either marinara, ground beef, turkey, sausage, chicken,… Continue reading

Slim Down Like Clockwork

apricot wheat germ muffin A good way to avoid weight gain as you age? Eat.  Research shows that people who eat meals regularly throughout the day tend to have smaller waists than people… Continue reading