March 22nd, 2018 by Audrey Weidman
I had a hankering for a southwest beans and rice-type dish. But rather than rice, I decided on quinoa. Quinoa is so versatile. It isn’t a grain, but it tastes like one. It is an ancient seed crop from the Andes. What is unique about [...] Read More
March 16th, 2018 by Audrey Weidman
What’s the best coleslaw you ever had? Mine is Purple Heaven – a combination of purple and green cabbage with a sweet tangy surprise. It’s the perfect accompaniment to shredded chicken or pulled pork, or just as a side.
I recently had a “cooking party” at [...] Read More
February 27th, 2018 by Audrey Weidman
This time of year berries are in every grocery store at good prices. I really enjoy eating them. And it doesn’t hurt that they are also low-glycemic and vitamin packed! I decided to make gluten free oatmeal berry muffins since I had a hankering and [...] Read More
February 21st, 2018 by Audrey Weidman
My friend Liz Pilotto is a woman of many talents. She cuts hair and helps me and others to look their very best (she’s a miracle worker), she is an expert in therapeutic oils, she knows almost everything about holistic health, and she’s a great [...] Read More
January 19th, 2018 by Audrey Weidman
I was inspired to make a southwest chicken salad and thought a creamy avocado dressing sounded like just the ticket. OMG – did I ever score with this one – if I do say so myself. This dressing is so rich and creamy. And versatile [...] Read More
January 18th, 2018 by Audrey Weidman
I was on the look out for a shredded chicken recipe that actually had some flavor and that you could put on auto-pilot. And I found it! Most of the shredded chicken recipes I’ve seen just looked really bland. If I was going to make [...] Read More
January 7th, 2018 by Audrey Weidman
I’m always interested in incorporating more plants into my diet. When I saw this recipe being made on TV – it reminded me of the wilted spinach salad with bacon dressing – but so much healthier. It is a versatile recipe, especially when vegetarians and [...] Read More
January 6th, 2018 by Audrey Weidman
A great and tasty way to get veggies throughout the week is by roasting them on your prep day. For me, a good day to do this is Sunday afternoon, after I finish with my grocery shopping. You can rewarm these easily throughout the week [...] Read More
December 31st, 2017 by Audrey Weidman
There’s a little restaurant called The Prairie Canary in Grinnell, Iowa that we used to visit when our daughters attended Grinnell College. It’s a gem – a hip place in a small midwestern town “serving comfort food with flair”.
During one of our visits, I didn’t [...] Read More
December 21st, 2017 by Audrey Weidman
In case you didn’t know – I’m passionate about health and wellness. Why? Because I nearly lost it.
Just over a year ago I had a HEART ATTACK. I never thought that would be me – or did I? My dad died of a heart attack [...] Read More