I love smoked salmon, but my check book is not quite so fond of it. When I splurge on it, I like to enjoy it in all its unadulterated glory. However, I do love a good salmon dip, but the pre-made stuff in the tub just doesn’t do it for […]
Classic risotto requires a lot of stirring and painstaking attention. Give your arm a rest with this crockpot version. There’s no lack of flavor thanks to leeks, Parmesan cheese, wine, and garlic. It’s the perfect side dish with meats, poultry, and fish, yet easy as pie to make. The Author […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
I’m a self-admitted potato freak. I have always loved the classic creamed potatoes, baby whole onions, and tender sweet peas dish from my youth. This is my uptown version, based on the loaded baked potato, and it’s to die for!
This variation of rice pilaf gets a refreshing tang from lemon zest and lemon juice. It’s a delightful change of pace and incredibly easy to make. The lemon flavor is not overwhelming. The butter and Parmesan cheese add a creaminess that is hard to resist. It’s the perfect side dish […]
No sugar in this sweet potato pie, just the natural sweetness of sweet potatoes. This savory side dish is rich with butter, cheese, and herbs.