Cilantro Brown Rice (Video)

This is a great recipe to introduce brown rice to your family.  It’s easy, requires only a few ingredients, and is packed with nutrients. Brown rice is considered a whole grain.  Whole Grains include the entire grain:  bran, germ and endosperm.  Most of the nutrition is in the bran and germ which is packed with fiber, b-vitamins, trace minerals, vitamin E, antioxidants and...
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Baked Pita and Tortilla Chips (Video)

These chips are more nutritious and lower in calories than regular chips.  They are higher in fiber,  lower in fat and salt and are a third of the cost of regular tortilla chips.  They are so easy to make that it’s a great recipe to make with your kids. For Video click:  HERE   Ingredients: 3 corn tortilla, cut into quarters 3 whole wheat pita bread, cut into quarters...
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How to Make Beans (Video)

Beans are a superfood.  Beans are packed with heart healthy protein, phytochemicals, iron, zinc and fiber.  In addition to the nutritional benefits, beans are inexpensive and so versatile.  You can use beans in soups, salads, dips and as a burger substitute. This recipe is a basic recipe you can use on a variety of beans. You can add your own twist by adding spices and herbs. If...
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My Kitchenette: How to Make Quesadillas (Video)

When you make quesadillas at home, they can be a healthy afternoon snack or light dinner when served with a salad and/or beans.   These quesadillas are made with whole wheat flour tortillas, low-fat cheese and plenty of veggies.  I also like to use corn tortillas for this recipe, they are lower in fat and calories than regular flour tortillas and I love the taste.      ...
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