Tag Archives: vegetables

A salt-free summer side dish: skewered lemon-rosemary cherry tomatoes

Grilling season is upon us, so I’ve been looking for more fun outdoor recipes. I came across this one for skewered lemon-rosemary cherry tomatoes in the Costco Connections magazine, but have found it on numerous sites as well. You may be … Continue reading

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Grilled artichokes — where have you been all my life?

The recipe is a simple one, in terms of ingredients, which is great for my low-salt, low-fat, low-sugar diet. Continue reading

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Zucchini lovers rejoice — here’s 10 recipe options

A zucchini salad from famed French chef Jacques Pépin looked tasty. I’d leave off the salt, however, and substitute olive oil for the corn oil. Continue reading

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Potatoes, artichokes..what’s not to love?

Artichokes were a mainstay of my Italian-American youth, so its nice to see they’ve reached mainstream American palates these days. Continue reading

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A vegetarian hot dog that actually sounds tasty

When I first saw the article, “This Hot-Dog Alternative Is So Simple, You’re Going to Wonder Why You Didn’t Think of It Yourself,” I assumed it would be something I wouldn’t want to eat. Wrong. Continue reading

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Walmart, Aldi’s, others making fresh and organic food moves

Consumer desire to buy more unprocessed fresh and organic foods has definitely gotten the attention of the mainstream food retailing world. Three articles crossed my email recently confirming that.If you want to eat low-salt, low-fat and low-sugar, fresh is certainly the … Continue reading

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Why fresh vegetables aren’t on sale at supermarkets

Supermarket ad flyers feature what the industry calls loss-leaders, items a supermarket is marking down to draw you into the store so you’ll buy processed foods with higher mark-ups. Vegetables used to be among these loss-leaders but I’ve been noticing … Continue reading

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The winning recipe for Battle Eggplant at the Frank house

“I was thinking of baba ganoush but, since there was no tahini, we made a different sort of eggplant dip. Less creamy, same overall idea,” she writes. Continue reading

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A low-salt, low-fat Thanksgiving dinner — start your planning today

It takes a little smart shopping and a lot of recipe tweaking, but you can do it and I can show you how. Continue reading

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Baby carrots more ways than you can imagine

The vegan cocktail pups sound fun, I can use Localfolk low-salt barbecue sauce and give that one a try next time my veggie-eating daughter is in town. Continue reading

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