Apple and parsnip sauce

I have been told (repeatedly) that I don’t have enough healthy ideas on the blog.  So in the interest of making the public happy, I will start hiding more veggies in my cooking. (Let’s  see how long this lasts.) So I have kicked up the healthy on apple sauce by adding parsnips. This adds fiber…

Breakfast Fried Rice

In Thai cooking this dish is called “gold and silver rice,” but since I have it at breakfast, I use a different name.  It works great as a extra dish for a brunch.  I left out the Thai chilies because my palate can’t take heat in the morning.  It has breakfast meats, veggies, and rice…

Winter Citrus Salad

This is one I saw I loved and can’t eat because I take Lipitor  and I can’t have grapefruit. That doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy it. It takes all of 15 minutes to make and would work great for wine tasting when you try a Chardonnay. But who am I to ideas in you head….

Dad’s Sunday Pot Roast

We were at a party recently and were part of a discussion on food.  We talked about foods that are no longer in vogue.  At the top of the list was pot roast.  People wondered why no one ever made it anymore.  Our opinions varied from lack of time to not being very healthy and…

Tomato soup

Lent is almost here, and a standby Friday meatless meal is the immortal grilled cheese sandwich and tomato soup.  Here is the tomato soup part.  If you look at the canned stuff, it has as much at 37% of your daily sodium.  This has less salt, only as much as you want to put in…