Recipes for Life

Kale. It’s What’s For Dinner

Have you discovered kale yet? Gerry and I were introduced to it earlier this year when my daughter-in-love used it in a tasty salad when we were visiting. We enjoyed it so much that it’s become a regular feature at our house.  In addition to the recipe from my DIL I’ve also adapted a Weight Watcher’s […]

My Kitchen Meditation

My Kitchen Meditation

In recent months I’ve become a fan of preparing batches of meals to freeze. It’s so handy to be able to pull out a meal and throw it in the slow cooker in the morning knowing when I get home at the end of another busy day that dinner will be ready. I spent the […]

My New Favorite Vegetable

They’re everywhere this time of year. Squash. They come in a seemingly-endless assortment of shapes, sizes, and colors. If you’re like me you may have found one or two you like and you’ve stuck with those tried-and-true favorites over the years. For me it’s been butternut squash: cut it in half, scoop out the seeds, […]

Salty or Sweet?

Salty or Sweet?

Some of us are sweet people; some of us are salty people. No, I’m not referring to personality, I’m referring to palate preference. Me, I’m a salty person. Give me a bag of potato chips over a piece of cake almost any day. (I had to insert the “almost” because there are some days when […]

Recipe: Zero Point Vegetable Soup

Photo courtesy of Weight Watchers. One of the advantages I’ve gleaned since joining Weight Watchers (aside from the weight loss) is that I am spending more time in the kitchen. One might wonder why I consider that as an advantage, and I wouldn’t have considered it an advantage at one point in my life either. […]