Archive for September, 2013

Ribollita

Ribollita Ingredients 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus some for drizzling on bread 1 onion, chopped 1 carrot, chopped 4 ounces pancetta, chopped 2 cloves garlic, 1 minced and 1 whole 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1 (15-ounce) can diced tomatoes (no salt added) 1 pound frozen spinach, thawed and

Cabbage

Cabbage – Cabbage is in the cruciferous family, which also includes broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, collards, kale, mustard greens, radishes, rutabaga, and turnips.  The three major varieties are green, red, and Savoy.  Cabbage is a nutrient-dense, low calorie food; it’s an excellent source of vitamin C, potassium, folic acid, vitamin B6, biotin, calcium, magnesium and

Lentils

Lentils – Lentils grow in pods that contain one to two lentil seeds.  The most common varieties of lentils in the United States are green and brown; they also come in black, yellow, red and orange.  The consistencies of the lentils vary on the type; brown and green retain their shape better after cooking.  Lentils

Why Weight? Diets Don’t Work

Why Weight?  Diets Don’t Work You can’t turn on the TV, drive down the road or go to a party without being confronted with America’s hottest obsession: weight.  Diets are a billion-dollar industry; companies spend millions and millions luring you to try the latest diet (low carb, high protein, low fat, no fat, you name

Back to School – Back to Home-Cooked Meals

Back to School – Back to Home-Cooked Meals Now that the kids are back to school, and the calendar is not as unpredictable as during the summer, it is a good time to get organized and settle in to home-cooked meals.  We all know that home-cooked meals are healthier than restaurant fare, but there are

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