Posts in category "grilled vegetables"

Oh No! I think I am a foodie, and it’s #Foodiechats fault!

Oh No! I think I am a foodie, and it’s #Foodiechats fault!
I never called myself a foodie until I started following #Foodiechats.  They are now my new favorite Twitter personality to follow. I always thought that in order to be a foodie I would have to eat unhealthy all the time so I rejected the term despite how much I cook from scratch.  So these were... Read more »

Do you cook with grape seed oil? You should.

Do you cook with grape seed oil?  You should.
Grape seed oil has many healthy benefits.  It is a simple and tasty substitute for vegetable oils, butter or canola.  It is low in saturated fat, yet high in poly-saturated fat like omega 6.   It is also high in linoleic acid, which is not manufactured by the body.  Since this important acid must be ingested,... Read more »

10 Trader Joe's Picks that total under $30.00

10 Trader Joe's Picks that total under $30.00
I have a new intern at POW! from the University of Illinois, Department of Kinesiology.  Her name is Christy Ghiselli. We both really love to cook and enjoy vegetables.   I cook for 6 and she is a college student, so budget is a concern for us both.  We also try to do organic as... Read more »
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Low-Fat Vegan Cole Slaw

As I mentioned I am on vacation with family and friends in Wisconsin.  By the way, the best time I have had in Wisoconsin in years.  The weather has been perfect and the kids have been magnificent. The friends Steve and Yvette come every year -2-3 times to vacation with us.  They have grandids the... Read more »

Perfectly Grilled Zucchini

I have been on vacation in Wisconsin for a week now.  The first time I have taken 8 days off of city living and work.  It has been great.  We have  a local store called Charlie’s General Store where we are staying and they have had wonderful zucchinis from a local farm.  Grilled veggies do... Read more »