"TV Show Recipes" Posts

Super Foods = Leafy Greens

Grinnin For Greens

The healthy cooking show that is all about the super food spinach and leafy greens is one of the most popular Now We’re Cooking episodes.  Popeye had it right about spinach giving him super strength.

Popeye had it right about spinach giving him super strength.

Super foods are nutrient power houses that boost your immune system and fight aging.  Leafy greens are one of the top 12 nutrient dense super foods.

Swiss Chard Polenta

Preheat oven to 350º
2 bunches Swiss chard
1 med. onion-sliced thinly
4 cloves slivered garlic
¼ cup water
3 ½ cup water …

Kids Natural Food Diet Is Fun!

kids cooking healthy Children deserve to live a healthy life without dieting. Natural Food Diet can be fun and good for them too. Teach your children whole food choices.

What To Do With Turkey Left Overs, Healthy Recipes

Turkey Encore! Encore! Encore! that is the name of the Now We’re Cooking TV show episode that teaches some creative uses for turkey leftovers.  With Thanksgiving here we all have a lot to be grateful for including some terrific turkey left-overs.  Here are some fun, fast and healthy recipes for that leftover turkey with a new twist.

Leftover Turkey and Cantaloupe Stuffed Zucchini

2 cups turkey – shredded
2 small zucchini
1 cup diced cantaloupe
¼ cup diced celery
½ cup reduced fat mayonnaise
1 tsp. curry powder
½ cup chopped cashews-divided
salt and pepper

  1. Cut zucchini length wise from

Special Needs Cooking In The Kitchen

Positive Attitude Overcomes Handicaps & Disabilities

My Aunt Mimi was born with cerebral palsy.  At the time of her birth my grandparents were told that she would not live to age one.  Her parents would not accept that, and they became her strongest advocates.  She went on to live a long, fulfilled and healthy life in spite of many handicaps and disabilities.

Aunt Mimi (center) with Deb (baby) and her Mom, Juliette Desmond

Aunt Mimi (center) with Deb (baby) and Jo

Her Dad, Daniel Desmond, insisted that she get a good education even if the school systems of the time looked at physical disabilities as if they were mental disabilities.

As …

All Diets Include Fresh Herbs

Now We’re Cooking TV – Cooking with Herbs

The closer your food is to its original state, the better it is for you. Every healthy diet includes herbs and spices. On this episode of Now We’re Cooking, Deb teaches you how to save the fresh herbs that are growing like crazy now, so that you have them when you need them for future use. Herbs have a long history in the diets of many civilizations for centuries. When you hear “old wives tales” about the benefits of fresh herbs in your diet, it is based on history and facts. Enjoy …

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