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,...
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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...
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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...
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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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