We are What We Drink Too! Drink Your Way to a Brighter and Merrier Holiday AND New Year!!

  We are What We Drink too! Drink Your Way to a Brighter New Year Unfortunately, not only do we have to ever so prudent about what we eat during the holidays, but we need to think about what we drink. Beverages may sabotage our best healthy eating efforts without us even realizing it! The…

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Kale and Quinoa Minestrone Stew (Vegan and Gluten Free)

What Are the Fords Having for Dinner? Kale and Quinoa Minestrone Stew (Vegan and Gluten Free) Makes Vegans and Paleos Happy! This stew is not only hearty and delicious, it is health giving. It is actually a cross between a soup and stew. Being both vegan and gluten free, the stew fits into both the…

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Almond Cinnamon Smoothie

Almond Cinnamon Smoothie (Lindy’s Morning, but sometimes late afternoon Smoothie) Last month we delved into the subject of protein powders and what constitutes a healthy one. This month I want to provide you with an energizing and blood sugar stabilizing smoothie that is a daily staple for me. With this smoothie, I never measure ingredients….

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Spicy Tomato Basil Sauce

What Are the Fords Having for Dinner? What the “Cookin’ Girls” made the week before! Our dinner was actually made and assembled last week. A group of health-minded friends decided to start a cooking club. I just call them the “Cookin’ Girls.” This idea came from April (far left) because she knows how hard it…

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Watermelon and Arugula Salad with Hazelnut Dressing

INGREDIENTS ½ cup (3 oz.) hazelnuts (walnuts or almonds can be used) 1 Tablespoon Sherry vinegar 1 ½ teaspoons fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon minced shallot 1 teaspoon sugar 2 Tablespoons canola oil 2 teaspoons hazelnut oil ¾ lb (9 cups) arugula, tough stems discarded 2 cups of small cubed watermelon ½ cup ( 2…

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Cabbage Steaks

What are the Ford’s having for dinner tonight? I simply can’t say enough about cabbage—it has detoxifying effects it on the liver and is chocked full of weight loss enhancing nutrients. This recipe is so easy and tastes amazing!   Cabbage Steaks Ingredients 1 cabbage 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar Garlic powder…

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Baked “Good For The Soul” Sole

Last month we highlighted the importance of Vitamin D. Here is a recipe that is rich in this important nutrient. BAKED “GOOD FOR THE SOUL” SOLE The place to get vitamin D is from the sun, but there are a few food choices that are high in D. This dish has a good amount of…

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Lindy’s Salmon Cakes

What are the Ford’s having for dinner tonight? This is a recipe that I developed and to be honest, we are having this tonight because I’ve been with patients all day and I forgot to get something else out of the freezer. The directions say to chill and that is best, but sometimes I cheat…

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