Healthy Ways to Use Up the Thanksgiving Leftovers

Today is the first day to start figuring out how to use up the leftovers from our Thanksgiving meal which was yesterday.  It was wonderfully yummy and I ate so much (I always set out with the intentions of not overeating but I always fail). When it’s rosemary and lemon roasted turkey, red skinned mashed potatoes (complete with…

Healthy, Low-Fat & Yummy Sun-dried Tomato Pesto & Steak Pasta

The minute you mention low-fat and healthy, many people start to turn up their noses (even me) because of the flavorless, low-fat food that has shown up on tables for years.  Low fat and healthy also often means giving up flavor and yumminess in the quest for trying to eat healthy.  It’s all a myth….

The Sweet and Spicy Wonders of Marinated Grilled Shrimp

One of my husband’s favorite foods is shrimp, pretty much any way it comes.  As for me, I love shrimp as well but I’m more picky on how I like it cooked.  In my opinion, the flavor of grilled shrimp is just so awesome; the smokiness from the grill melds just perfectly with the sweet of the…

Marinading for Lots of Flavor and Reduction in Cancer Risk

With the 4th of July almost upon us, I know many of you are planning on firing up the grill for the big day but why not?! Grilled food is awesome! One thing that might have you rethinking the grilling plan is the recent studies popping up suggesting that the smoking and charring of food…