Archive for July, 2013

Relaxation and Exercise

Relaxation and Exercise Summer is often a time for serious play, time off and deep relaxation.  Many of us use the summertime to rebuild our reserves for the rest of the busy year.  In our work-crazed society we can lose sight of the benefits of slowing down and taking time to rest.  Now that summer

Deconstructing Cravings

Deconstructing Cravings The body is an amazing source of intelligence. It is always there for you, pumping blood, never skipping a heartbeat, digesting whatever food you put in it and maintaining homeostasis. Is this reliable, intelligent bio-computer making a mistake by craving a hamburger or chocolate? Are cravings due to lack of will-power or discipline?

Watermelon

Watermelon – The watermelon, similar to cantaloupe and pumpkins grows on vines on the ground.  The most commonly consumed watermelon in the United States is round, oblong or spherical in shape and light to dark green in color with stripes.  The flesh is bright red with dark brown or black seeds, a few varities are

Onions

Onions – There are several varieties of onions to choose from, but the health benefits are very similar.  The two main types are globe onions, known as yellow, red or white, and green onions, known by the long slender bulb.  Onions differ in size, color and taste.  Smaller onions come in many types, like the

Whole Onion Stuffed with Pine Nuts and Basil

Whole Onion Stuffed with Pine Nuts and Basil           3 Tbsp Pine Nuts 4 Heaping Tbsp grated Asiago Cheese 1 ½ cups whole wheat bread crumbs 4 cloves garlic, minced ½ cup finely chopped fresh basil 6 medium red, yellow or white onions, unpeeled 3 Tbsp Olive Oil 2 eggs, lightly

Cooking Demo BBC

Cooking Demo and Tasting Delicious & Healthy Hors D’oeuvres. Learn how to make easy appetizers and hors d’oevures your friends will love! You sip the wine…We do the work. $25 Wednesday, August 7 6:30pm-8:00pm BBC Tavern and Grill 4019 Kennett Pike, Greenville, DE  19807 downstairs kitchen (enter main door, hostess will direct you) Includes:  Demonstration,

Ratatouille

Ratatouille   3 cups cubed eggplant *                2 cups sliced zucchini 1 green pepper, chopped                1 onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced                    ¼ cup water ½ tsp sea salt      

Calabacitas

Calabacitas 2 Tbsp Oil                            2 small onions, thinly sliced 2 zucchini, sliced                    1 summer squash, sliced 1 cup fresh or 2 4 oz cans chilies, diced, peeled and roasted 1 ½ cups corn kernels          salt and pepper ¼ cup grated cheese (optional) Heat oil in a large heavy skillet. Saute onion lightly, then add

Cantaloupe

Cantaloupe – The Cantaloupe is actually a muskmelon and is one of the five most frequently purchased fruits in the United States.  It can be round or oval in shape, grows along the ground with a trailing vine, and has a hollow core that contains its seeds encased in netting.  Cantaloupes are extremely nutrient-dense, as

Eggplant

Eggplant – The eggplant belongs to the nightshade plant family.  The most popular variety looks like a large, pear-shaped egg; it has a deep purple, glossy skin encasing a flesh that is cream-colored, with seeds and a spongy consistency.  Eggplant is an excellent source of dietary fiber, a very good source of vitamins B1 and

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