Homemade Vegetable Broth with a Nutrient Punch

Making homemade both is surprising very easy. You just a need a little bit of time to be home while it cooks. You can use fresh vegetables, scraps of vegetables or a combination of both. When comparing canned or boxed vegetable broth to homemade, well, there is no comparison. Homemade broth is far superior. It…

Meatloaf Veggie Sliders

Here’s a great way to cook meatloaf fast. Dividing the meatloaf into muffin cups slashes cooking time to less than 20 minutes and allows for better portion control. For this recipe, I used an assortment of sautéed vegetables and ground turkey breast (not regular ground turkey which is higher in saturated fat). The vegetables lighten-up the…

Foodishowmymom

Lunch bowls are an excellent way to combine nutrient powerhouses all in one bowl!  My son, Jonathan, sends me his own versions from his blog, foodishowmymom .  Anything goes.  Add Greek yogurt, sweet potatoes, broccoli, avocado, red onion and sunflower seeds.  Or brown rice, hummus, canned tuna, broccoli, red onion, olive oil and vinegar.  Even a…

A Better Way to Eat Boxed Macaroni and Cheese

By adding more vegetables, you’ll eat less of the mac and cheese and add 100’s of healthy antioxidants to your fast meal.  I started by making mac and cheese from a box (I used Annie’s) but I added some extra flavor by mixing in some jarred pesto that I bought at Costco.  I steamed some broccoli…