- 12 Ounces Chunk Light Tuna, flaked
- 8 oz chopped canned artichoke hearts
- 1/2 cup chopped black olives
- 1/2 cup dried cranberries
- 1/3 cup mayonnaise
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon lemon zest
- 1 tsp chopped fresh oregano
Who says we have to suffer...to live a healthy happy vibrant life?
Red wine and dark chocolate... might seem decadent...but these guilty pleasures also might help us live longer...and healthier lives. Red wine and dark chocolate definitely improve an evening..but they also contain resveratrol..which lowers blood sugar. Red wine is a great source of catechins..which boost protective HDL cholesterol. Green tea? Protects your brain..helps you live longer..and soothes your spirit.
Red Wine, Green Tea and Dark Chocolate, the blog, is about living the good life...a life we create with our thoughts and our choices...and having fun the whole while!
I say lets make the thoughts good ones..and let the choices be healthy...exciting...and delicious! Bon Appetit!
Saturday, March 26, 2011
Friday, March 25, 2011
I'm in a mood to lighten up so this weekend I'm doing fruits and veggies. I'm home alone..can cook or not as it moves me...so here's my hopeful little nod toward warmer weather approaching.
Of course it is loaded with vitamin C.
Strawberries and Kiwi fruit were both on sale today...and this will surely be even more delicious in summer when the Rocky Ford melons are in...
Blackberries or raspberries would be nice in here too!
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
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There are now more than 6,000 farmers markets nationwide (Source: www.ams.usda.gov)— about a 250 percent increase since 1994. They’re searchable too, thanks to the USDA.
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Sunday, March 20, 2011
In anticipation of the much acclaimed (and sad to say somewhat anticlimactic) rising of the Supermoon... and mostly because we don't get enough chances to visit..I invited my BFF's Jann, Melissa and Sue for dinner last night. We ended up with three teens in and out all evening too...the more the merrier...but good thing the recipe made a lot. Oh yes...the recipe! Adapted from Anne Burrell. It's time consuming...but not hard and the result? Your house smells like heaven and yes...it tastes scrumptious! Even the teens were loving it! Comfort food that is ready ahead of time so you can just be with your guests and have fun. I served it with a salad.
Garlic Chicken and Couscous
It takes some time to put this together, but if you do it ahead you can let it rest in the refrigerator and bake it an hour or so before dinner.