Author: Peggy Filippone

Make mouth-watering spinach artichoke dip in your crockpot.
Appetizers, Artichoke Recipes, Cheese Recipes, Crockpot Recipes, Spinach Recipes

Spinach and Artichoke Dip Recipe

 

 If you need something quick and easy for your next party or gathering, you can’t go wrong with spinach artichoke dip. This version is made in the crockpot and goes together in a snap. It’s hassle-free and guaranteed leftover-free. Your guests will scarf it up in a flash! The Author […]

Small sweet breads are loaded with cherries and berries for the perfect gift from the kitchen.
Bread Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Fruit Recipes

Cherry Berry Loaves Recipe

 

 Dried cherry and berry mixes are a great shelf-stable enhancer for sweet breads. I’ve used cherries and cranberries here. There is a wide range of dried fruits available in today’s markets, so the choice is up to you. These sweet loaves are very moist and cake-y. They start with a […]

Creamy pumpkin pie mousse is diabetic-friendly, yet tasty enough for all.
Chocolate Recipes, Dessert Recipes

Creamy Pumpkin Mousse Recipe

 

 Good old pumpkin pie is an age-old favorite in the fall, but it usually doesn’t mesh well with diets. Diabetes expert Laura Cipullo and the editors of Prevention Magazine have given traditional pumpkin pie a makeover to make this mousse diabetic-friendly. This version may have pared down the carbs and […]

Shake up your ho-hum slaw recipe with kale, brussels sprouts, and apples.
Cheese Recipes, Fruit Recipes, Nut Recipes, Salad Recipes, Vegetable Recipes

Kale and Brussels Sprout Slaw Recipe

 

 If you’re tired of the same old cole slaw, try this upscale version. Brussels sprouts are a type of cabbage, so nothing new there. Pair them with the darling of dieticians these days, none other than kale, and kiss it with the crunchy sweetness of apple, and you have a […]

Raspberry and cranberry pan sauce takes skillet pork loin steaks to a new level.
Fruit Recipes, Main Dishes, Pork Recipes, Wine Recipes

Pork Loin Steaks With Raspberry Cranberry Pan Sauce Recipe

 

 Boneless pork loin chops are like the top round steaks of the pig. They are quite lean and can sometimes be a little tough. A little pounding with my favorite meat mallet makes them tender. It’s the quick pan sauce that is really the icing on the cake, and easy […]

Use a rubber mallet from the hardware store as a meat tenderizer.
Food Articles

Best Meat Tenderizer You’ve Never Heard Of

 

 A Meat Tenderizer From The Hardware Store? Who Knew? Some meats are just too lean and tough for anything but long braising or roasting. Enter the meat tenderizer to the rescue. However, my favorite meat tenderizer doesn’t come from that fancy kitchen store. It comes from the hard ware store. […]

Diabetic-friendly steak burrito bowl is yummy enough for the whole family to enjoy.
Bean Recipes, Beef Recipes, Cheese Recipes, Ethnic, Main Dishes, Rice Recipes

Steak Burrito Bowl Recipe

 

 Feeding your Mexican food cravings on a diabetic diet can be daunting. Diabetes expert, Laura Cipullo, has modified a typical burrito bowl recipe to fit not only a diabetic diet, but also a low-calorie diet. It retains all those vibrant flavors you love, without guilt. Steak Burrito Bowl Recipe Prep […]

Enjoy the kaleidoscope of colors in this healthy paleo vegetarian salad.
Fruit Recipes, Nut Recipes, Quinoa Recipes, Salad Recipes, Tomato Recipes, Vegetable Recipes

Kaleidoscope Salad Recipe

 

 The spiralizer is a popular kitchen tool these days, and this gorgeous colorful salad makes good use of it. The homemade dressing boasts tangy citrus flavors with a hint of sweetness. This is a delight for those on paleo and vegetarian diets, yet will appeal to all palates. Instructions are […]