Last post talked about why eggs don’t deserve the bad reputation they’ve had for quite a while. Right now, here’s a heart-of-the-envelope egg recipe, a simple stove cooked omelet, that’s both fully flavorful and incredibly quick and easy to make.
Here are the ingredients needed to make a simple stove cooked omelet.
Here’s what you need for equipment.
Click any picture on this page for a colorful and easy to follow step-by-step picture book recipe that includes a link to a short step-by-step video.
Not too long ago I wrote about the very undeserved bad rap bananas have gotten. And like I mentioned in that segment, I’ll certainly admit I was one of those people who got taken for a ride. But life is all about learning and adapting. I learned the truth about bananas and very quickly adapted my diet include them again, quite happily.
Along with bananas, there’s another prominent food that’s been badly criticized for increasing the chances of heart disease and that food is eggs. Yes, eggs are high in free cholesterol, but they’re also extraordinarily rich in protein and other vital nutrients our bodies most need. But, regarding cholesterol, research now indicates that it’s not so much the cholesterol in eggs that causes problems with most of us, it’s actually the saturated fat that comes in the foods that are known to accompany eggs, such as bacon or sausage – or even donuts. Read more »
Here’s a fully flavorful, completely kid-safe to make recipe kids can put together quickly and easily for Father’s Day – or anytime at all.
All you need are the following ingredients – that don’t require any cutting with a knife – and…
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Last post was about why bananas are GREAT food. This post shows how to put bananas to use with a quick & easy grapes & banana with yogurt and jam recipe that’s fresh, fully flavorful, and kid-safe to make.
The key to kid-safety is that this recipe doesn’t require the use of knife. The grapes can be eaten whole, and the banana can be broken into smaller pieces and sections by hand as shown in the two side-by-side pictures below.
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I’m sure you’ve seen those ads like this…
…that appear or pop up (annoyingly) when you pull up a recipe or just about any resource regarding health, diet, or nutrition on the Internet. For some reason – and I haven’t yet found one that makes any sense even though I’ve sure been duped into believing temporarily that bananas just might be an unhealthy food – bananas have been given an unfairly deserved bad rap. Having said that, though, bananas are one of the most consumed foods in the world and, in the U.S., are eaten more than apples and oranges combined. That alone is a good sign that common sense does sometimes – very appropriately – rule the day. Read more »
Last post showed how to cut a mango as easily and mess-free as possible. Here’s a great way to combine the “bite of tropical sunshine” fruit flavor of fresh mango with avocado, fresh cilantro, lime, garlic, red onion, and as much – or little – jalapeño pepper as you’d like to pack together an explosion of summertime flavor. Read more »
As noted in the article below, mangoes are considered the most consumed fruit in the world – and for good reason. They’re full of tropical flavor and rich in nutrients and fiber. For details, including mango health benefits and recipe ideas, click the picture below for a link to an April 2014 Medical News Today article.
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Last post showed how to cook pasta to “al dente” (or, “firm to the teeth”) perfection. Here’s a great way to enjoy that pasta – with fresh chicken sausage sauce.
As the word “fresh” implies, the key to making this recipe turn out full-on flavorfully is using fresh garlic, fresh tomatoes, and a good handful of fresh basil – and, you bet, fresh sausage, if you can find it, sure makes a difference.
Here are the ingredients needed to make this recipe.
Click any picture on this page for a complete, easy to follow step-by-step picture book recipe.
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Pasta: It’s a popular favorite, it’s versatile, and it’s easy to make.
Here’s all you need to cook pasta to perfection.
Click any picture on this page for complete, easy to follow step-by-step cooking directions that include tips about how to measure serving size easily for any shape of pasta, how much water to use to cook pasta, and what it means to cook pasta to “al dente” (Italian for “to the teeth”).
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Here are two easy to make recipes to bring Cinco de Mayo – or any day – to fantastically flavorful life: fresh chop & mix salsa and fresh guacamole. (Cinco de Mayo, or May 5th, is not Mexican Independence Day but is instead the anniversary of the Mexican’s unlikely defeat of the French in the Battle of Puebla on May 5th, 1862.)
As always, the key to make these two recipes as powerfully flavorful as possible: fresh ingredients. You bet!
Here’s what you need to make fresh chop & mix salsa.
Here’s what you need to make fresh guacamole.
Just click either picture below for either or both easy to follow step-by-step picture book recipes.