Alligator Pear Salad

  Alligator Pear Salad 2 cups corn kernels 3 ounces walnuts 2 ripe avocados (sliced and chopped) 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup light sour cream. Mix corn, walnuts and avocados together.  In separate bowl, mix lemon juice and sour cream.  Add to mixture to the salad, stir and serve.  Tastes great chilled. Avocados are also known as Alligator Pears and the kids might just like this name better! Recipe originally posted on Super Healthy Kids.  The experts in making fruits & vegetables Read more [...]

PUMPKIN FRENCH TOAST

      Ingredients to make PUMPKIN FRENCH TOAST 5 slices whole wheat bread 3 e5ggs 1/3 cup pumpkin puree 1 TBL milk 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice 1 tsp vanilla Mix all ingredients together except the bread.  Soak both sides of bread in egg mixture.  Heat skillet.  Cook bread on hot skillet until both sides no longer show wet eggs.   Top with a cinnamon syrup or real maple syrup.   Recipe originally posted on Super Healthy Kids. The experts in making fruits & Read more [...]

5 Minute Black Beans and Rice

  Instructions to make 5 Minute Black Beans and Rice 1 1/2 cup black beans 1 1/2 cup rice 3 cups broth (I use chicken broth) 1 can diced tomatoes Dump all ingredients into a rice cooker. Set to cook until all liquid is absorbed (varies depending on your rice cooker)   Recipe originally posted on Super Healthy Kids. The experts in making fruits & vegetables simply, fun, & delicious! The blogs are a must read!   Would you like to support DASNM?  If so, it is easy, Read more [...]

CHICK-EN NUGGET FALAFEL

Ingredients to make CHICK-EN NUGGET FALAFEL 1 Can Chick-peas (Garbanzo Beans) ½ onion 1 clove garlic Parsley 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp salt Dash pepper 1 egg 1 TBL olive oil 1 tsp lemon juice 1 cup bread crumbs Mash Beans Use food processor for onion, garlic and parsley Mix beans with onion mixture with a spoon Mix seasonings, egg, oil, and lemon juice. Add to bean mixture. Slowly fold in bread crumbs and combined until dough is easy to handle. Use small layer of olive oil in a pan. Shape dough into chicken Read more [...]

Avocado Pizza

  Avocado Pizza 1 loaf French Bread (they do have whole what French Bread in some grocery stores!) Pizza Sauce One 8 ounce can tomato sauce 1 TBL water Dash of Oregano Dash of garlic salt Dash of onion powder Part Skim Mozzarella 1 Onion, chopped 1 Tomato, chopped 1 Avocado, chopped Slice French Bread along the length of the loaf.  Open French Bread and place on cookie sheet.  Spread pizza sauce, cheese and vegetables on bread.  Bake at 425 for about 10 minutes, or until Read more [...]

Divorce Source Radio Episode “Stepfamilies: Losses and Loyalties”

        Divorce Source Radio Episode   “Stepfamilies: Losses and Loyalties” Originally aired August 12, 2012     Podcast: Play in new window | Download Divorce Source Radio with Steve Peck welcomes Patricia Fares-O’Malley, PhD. She is a psychotherapist,  hypnotherapist, teacher, stress and grief management specialist.   Patricia Fares-O’Malley Todays program zero in on the challenges stepfamilies face, and Patricia help us know what it takes for blended families to Read more [...]

Sautéed Kale Recipe

      Great and simple recipe for Sautéed Kale   2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 an onion, chopped 1 clove of garlic 2 cups of chopped spinach 3 big kale leaves salt and pepper Put all ingredients (except salt) in a griddle or pan, and stir until spinach and kale is wilted, and the onions are beginning to be clear.  Season with salt and pepper.   Recipe originally posted on Super Healthy Kids. The experts in making fruits & vegetables simply, fun, & Read more [...]

Yam Pancakes

  I took one leftover yam from dinner (you can leave these in the flesh, and put them in the fridge.  They are great as leftovers or to use in recipes)   Yam Pancakes 1/2 cup of the cooked yam scooped out from it's skin. 1 cup low fat milk 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 1/2 tsp. vanilla 1 egg I blended all ingredients in a blender (Magic Bullet Actually), until it was smooth and runny. Then I put in a bowl: 3/4 cup whole wheat flour 2 tsp. baking powder 1/4 tsp. salt Then added the Read more [...]

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

    Our recipe we use for this delicious- somewhat healthy - Chocolate Zucchini Cake is: 1 cup Wheat Flour 1 cup white flour 1/4 cup 100% cocoa powder, unsweetened 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt   In a separate bowl:   3 Large eggs 1/2 sugar 3/4 cup unsweetened applesauce 1/4 cup canola oil 1 tsp vanilla 3 cups shredded zucchini.   With the wet ingredients mixed, and the dry mixed in a separate bowl, combined them just till Read more [...]

Kale Chips

If you check out any kind of selection of foods bought by its nutrient density, you will certainly consistently view Kale covering the listing. With its incredibly high quantity of vitamins K, A, and C, and over 45 different flavonoids, Kale is a must food. Research is showing the health benefits of including Kale in your diet include: Antioxidant properties Anti-inflammatory advantages Anti-Cancer qualities A great way to introduce your family to the flavor of Kale, is to make Kale chips.  Read more [...]