Recipes Archives

Start Your Seasonal Celebration with Small Bites

November 26, 2020

While main courses, sides and desserts may be what holiday memories are made of, you can calm family members’ and guests’ appetites with an array of appetizers like these: Meatballs Stuffed mushrooms Stuffed peppers Sliced cheese Sliced meats Crackers Spinach dip Cheesy bread Sliders Little smokies Fresh fruit and vegetables

Favorite family recipes (conclusion)

November 26, 2020

When I decided to offer family recipes this month, I was certain that as soon as I requested my family’s favorite recipes, I would get the response, ‘Sorry, but I don’t share my recipes!’ But that didn’t happen; my children, their spouses and my Sista all said, ‘When do you need it?’ This week I… [Read More]

Favorite family recipes (Week 3)

November 19, 2020

My daughter is celebrating 4 years of being a plant-based Veganista. She is committed to her dietary choice and has evolved into a spectacular cook! All of her dishes are so tasty as she ingeniously uses herbs and spices to add a unique flavor to every dish she makes. In fact, whenever she is home,… [Read More]

Healthy eating for the holidays

November 19, 2020

By Sandra Millon Underwood FAAN, Professor, UW Milwaukee School of Nursing With the coronavirus top-of-mind for many of us, the holidays will look a little different for some of us this year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recommending smaller gatherings and less travel as a precaution in spreading or contracting COVID-19…. [Read More]

Favorite family recipes (Week 2)

November 12, 2020

When I asked my family to share their favorite recipe for sharing with my readers, one-by-one they each shared the enthralling details of their favorite dishes. This week, I am sharing my Sista’s mouth-watering cheese bars and I threw in one of my flavorful lentil soups that I default to during Wisconsin’s frigid winters. Shawn’s… [Read More]

Favorite family recipes (Week 1)

November 5, 2020

Whenever I visit my son and daughter and their spouses, regardless of what time of the year it is, when it is time to prepare a meal, I am excused from food preparation and treated like a queen! Each makes it clear to me, ‘Mo, we got this!’ I respond by relaxing and playing with… [Read More]

Chicken Stuffed Roz Heads Recipe – Disney Pixar Monsters Inc

October 22, 2020

Prep time: 15 minutes Servings: 3 1 cup cubed, cooked chicken breast 1/2 cup DOLE® Green Grapes, halved 1/4 cup chopped Dole Celery 1/3 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1 1/2 Dole Avocados, halved, pitted and peeled 6 whole-wheat pretzel twists 18 whole-wheat pretzel sticks 1 Dole Strawberry, sliced… [Read More]

Recipe – Cherry Garcia Ice Cream

July 30, 2020

Cherry Garcia Ice Cream Recipe courtesy of “Always Eat After 7 PM” Prep time: 10 minutes Servings: 4 1/4 cup fresh Bing cherries, pitted and halved 1/4 cup stevia-sweetened dark chocolate bar, chopped 3 overripe frozen bananas, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces 1/4 cup unsweetened coconut milk 1 pinch sea salt Chill cherries and… [Read More]

Serving up some culinary firecrackers – Fourth of July Cocktail Recipe

July 2, 2020

Fourth of July Cocktail Level: Easy | Total: 10 min Prep: 10 min | Yield: 1 drink Ingredients 1 ounce watermelon schnapps 1 big splash cranberry juice 1 very thin slice jalapeno or serrano pepper 1 slice lemon 1 slice lime 1 1/2 ounces tequila 1/4 ounce blue curacao 1/2 ounce simple syrup Watermelon wedge,… [Read More]

Delicious smoothie recipes that can help lower cholesterol and cool you down

May 28, 2020

When it comes to your health, cholesterol may not be top-of-mind, but it should. High cholesterol has no symptoms you feel and can often be overlooked by patients. It’s important to get your cholesterol checked regularly and work with your doctor to adjust your cholesterol levels as if necessary. According to the American Heart Association,… [Read More]