Flank Steak with Grilled Tomatoes & Cucumber Herb Relish

Flank Steak with Grilled Tomatoes & Cucumber Herb Relish

From: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2016 Ingredients Flank Steak & Tomatoes 1 tablespoon sugar 1½ teaspoons paprika 1½ teaspoons ground cumin 1½ teaspoons granulated garlic 1½ teaspoons ground pepper 1¼ teaspoons kosher salt, divided 1½ pounds flank steak 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 6 small firm tomatoes, halved lengthwise 2 cloves garlic, minced or finely gratedContinue Reading

Sweet Potato & Red Pepper Pasta

Sweet Potato & Red Pepper Pasta

  From: EatingWell Magazine, September/October 2008 Ingredients 8 ounces whole-wheat angel hair pasta 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 4 cloves garlic, minced 3 cups shredded, peeled sweet potato, (about 1 medium) 1 large red bell pepper, thinly sliced 1 cup diced plum tomatoes ½ cup water 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 1 tablespoon chopped freshContinue Reading

Slow-Cooker Beef Tacos with Rhubarb Salsa

Slow-Cooker Beef Tacos with Rhubarb Salsa

From: EatingWell.com, February 2017 Ingredients 2 tablespoons chili powder 1 tablespoon dried oregano 1 tablespoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon garlic powder 1½ teaspoons salt, divided 3 pounds beef chuck, trimmed and cut into 1-inch cubes 1 tablespoon avocado oil or grapeseed oil 1 large onion, halved and sliced 1 cup low-sodium beef broth 3 tablespoonsContinue Reading

Chicken Saltimbocca

Chicken Saltimbocca

From: EatingWell Magazine, March/April 2015 Ingredients 2 small boneless, skinless chicken breasts (5-6 ounces each), tenders removed (see Tip) ¼ teaspoon ground pepper 2 thin slices prosciutto 2-4 fresh sage leaves 1½ teaspoons all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon butter 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil ¾ cup dry Marsala Preparation Put chicken breasts between pieces of plasticContinue Reading

Garlic Chicken

Garlic Chicken

From: EatingWell Magazine, May/June 2012   Ingredients 2 heads garlic, cloves separated 8 chicken drumsticks (about 2½ pounds), skin removed, trimmed ½ teaspoon salt, divided ¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil ⅓ cup white wine 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour ⅓ cup choppedContinue Reading

Tuna-&-Tomato Mac & Cheese

Tuna-&-Tomato Mac & Cheese

From: EatingWell Magazine, March/April 2011 Ingredients: 8 ounces (about 3 cups) whole-wheat rotini pasta 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 cup nonfat milk, divided ½ cup grated extra-sharp Cheddar cheese ½ cup grated pepper Jack cheese ¼ teaspoon ground ancho chile powder (see Notes) ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper 1½ cups reduced-fat cottage cheese,Continue Reading

Taco Salad Recipe

Taco Salad Recipe

  I have a preference for Hispanic cuisine, I love the spices and flavors that come with authentic Mexican and Latin American foods. But sometimes with my preference comes unwanted calories. I am on this journey to let my eye become my canvas for choosing foods that will benefit my temple and give glory toContinue Reading

The lamp of the body

The lamp of the body

“The eye is the lamp of the body.  So, if your eye is healthy, your whole body will be full of light”.  Matthew 6:22 (ESV).             This morning I woke up really hungry, and looking at these two images gives me all kind of choices to choose from. Hmmm, whatContinue Reading

Better eating for a flatter tummy

To go along with our fitness tips for a flat tummy, here are some nutritional tips to assist in getting the best results: Eat five small meals a day Eat slowly Know your serving sizes. Cut out sweets. Never skip breakfast. Drink lots of water every day. Reduce salt intake. Color your plate. Cut outContinue Reading