I’m Rocky Mountain High!

I’ve just relocated to Denver Colorado.  The “Mile High” City as its known.  An interesting and beautiful city I must say.  It seems everywhere I go I see walking paths and parks.  Recreation seems to abound here.  Everyone I speak to around the country just loves Denver.  I’ve only heard positive things about this great city. Someone has taken a special place in my Heart and Soul and I’m … [Read more...]

Wild Oats and Fruit

Contributed by Bertie B. Ingredients: Steal cut oats are the best Dried apricot Diced apple Raisins Flaxseed Wheat germ Chopped walnuts or almonds Cinnamon Blueberries Honey Instructions: Just follow directions on the package, then I throw in all kinds of different things to make it even more heart healthy. I'll cut up little pieces of dried apricots and cook it with … [Read more...]

Deviled Peanut Butter Egg

Contributed by Bertie B. Ingredients: hard boiled egg peanut butter (no salt added) pumpkin seeds (unsalted) Instructions: Take a hard boiled egg, cut it in half remove the yolk, spoon in just enough all natural no salt added peanut butter and sprinkle with no salt pumpkin seeds, it's heart healthy! Download Recipe … [Read more...]

Riebe’s Quick n’ Healthy Omelette to Go

Contributed by Katherine R. Ingredients: 2 eggs skim, lowfat cheese seasoning (any of your favorites) veggies (any of your favorites) Instructions: 2 eggs (1 full egg, 1 more egg with only the whites, save the yolk for something else); skim, lowfat cheese sprinkled on top of mixed up eggs, add seasoning (any of your favorites); veggies (any of your favorites). Put into bowl, … [Read more...]

Baked Acorn Squash with Dried Cranberries

contributed by Darcy W. Ingredients Halves of acorn squash with the seeds scooped out 1 Tablespoon of honey or as needed 1 Tablespoon of grapeseed oil or as needed Dried cranberries Instructions Place honey and grapeseed oil into the scooped out cup of the squash. Add dried cranberries. Cook in the oven at about 350 degrees for 30-45 minutes. Take out and let sit while … [Read more...]

“Hearty” Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

Contributed by Kelly C. Ingredients: 3-4 boneless skinless chicken breasts Fresh minced garlic to taste Spoon-size or small noodles, any shape 10-12 cups water 10-12 chicken bouillon cubes 1 small bag baby carrots Sweet corn (fresh, frozen or canned) 3-4 stalks of celery Several leaves of fresh baby spinach Seasoning / pepper Instructions: In pan, sauté the chicken … [Read more...]

Kelly’s 30 Minute Pizza

Contributed by Kelly C. Ingredients: Boboli pizza crust (typically found in the deli section) Light olive oil Thyme Baby spinach leaves, fresh Red & yellow bell peppers, if desired Purple onion, if desired Broccoli, if desired Mushrooms, if desired Crushed pineapple, if desired Other pizza toppings, as desired Light low-fat shredded mozzarella cheese … [Read more...]

Rice Cake Pastry

Contributed by Bertie B. Ingredients: Rice cakes Applesauce (unsweetened) Cinnamon Strawberries Dark chocolate Instructions: Take a Quaker Rice cake; it's only 50 calories (apple cinnamon) spoon on 1 T of unsweetened applesauce and add a sprinkle of cinnamon. You could also mash 3 strawberries put it on the rice cake of your choice (the caramel tastes nice too) and grate … [Read more...]

Salad a la Plenty

Contributed by Bertie B. Ingredients: Romaine lettuce Spinach Cauliflower Broccoli Red onions Radishes Green onion Carrots Chickpeas Cucumbers Plums or figs Mandarin oranges Pumpkin seeds or almonds Cottage cheese (optional) Instructions: Cut and mix Romaine lettuce, spinach, a few pieces of cauliflower, broccoli, red onions, radishes, green onion, shredded carrots, chick … [Read more...]

Cornmeal Encrusted Red Snapper with Fruit Salsa

contributed by Darcy W. Ingredients Red snapper filets Egg white ½ Cup cornmeal ½ Grapefruit segments 1 Avocado ¼ Red onion sliced Lemon juice Instructions Prepare the fruit salsa before cooking the fish. Cut up the grapefruit sections into one inch segments. Chop the avocado into small pieces. Put the grapefruit, avocado and red onion into a bowl, drizzle lemon juice … [Read more...]

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