Tag Archives: family cooking

Chocolate’s Hot Debate

News for Chocolate Lovers is a Mixed Batch First the good news: Dark chocolate has been found to have more flavonoids than any food tested so far, including blueberries, red wine, and black and green teas! In fact, dark chocolate has four times more flavoniods than tea. Dark chocolate has been found to have more flavonoids […]

Lentil Soup

Ingredients: 1 medium chopped onion 1/2 chopped pepper (yellow, green, or red) 1 stalk celery, chopped 1 small carrot, chopped 4 cloves chopped garlic 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (if chicken or vegetable broth is substituted, more may be required) 2 cup lentils Salt & pepper 32 ounces chicken or vegetable broth 1 medium […]

3-Grain Mexican Salad

3-Grain Mexican Salad is a scrumptious dinner or a tastely dish to bring to a potluck. You’ll want to make enough to have planned-overs for lunch. In a large bowl, combine 1 cup each of cooked barley, brown rice, and defrosted corn. 1 15 oz can rinsed and drained black beans, ½ cup chopped green […]

Hot Cocoa

Hot Cocoa… without sugar When you need warming from a spring shower, an autumn storm, or a winter blizzard, you can enjoy an occasional hot cocoa without the worries of added processed white sugar. My recipe uses Stevia as a sweetener. Stevia is a naturally sweet herbal plant from the Chrysanthemum family and it pairs […]