Southwest Avocado-Corn-Tomato Slaw

Corn Avocado Salad Slaw for posting

We bought some fresh corn, tomatoes and avocados this weekend at a local farmer’s market.  I tossed in some jalapeno peppers and a couple lemons in order to pull together my vision of a fresh salad/slaw. This slaw (or salad) is a great source of fiber, vitamin C, potassium and other vitamins,minerals and phytochemicals. Here’s […]

Southwestern Potato Skins

potato skins with dip

Being gluten-free, potato skins are one of my favorite party foods. But, when they’re just topped with cheese, bacon and maybe some sour cream, that just seems too disgustingly fat-filled. And, some restaurants even deep-fry their skins. According to nutrition reports online, one order of potato skin at a restaurant like Chili’s will provide 1120 […]

Cranberry Salsa

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We were having a wonderful dinner with out-of-state friends this week. They happened to mention being at a restaurant once that served cranberry salsa. The light went on and recipe development was on the way! This salsa is a great way to use whole-berry cranberry sauce that’s so abundant this time of year. It’s especially […]

Recipe – Salsa’d Scrambled Egg


 +    +  ‘ Salsa’d Scrambled Egg Eat out of the cup or wrapped in a tortilla. Instructions:  Simply break an egg (or 2 egg whites) into a mug. Beat with a fork. Stir in a spoonful of salsa. Microwave for 1 minute. Stir. Let cool a little and eat. You can also put this […]

Recipe – Peach Salsa


I’m starting to see peaches, nectarines and apricot at the farmers markets. Have you bought peaches at your farmer’s market? Do you have a peach tree with a great crop this year? This salsa is really easy to prepare and always gets rave reviews. Just writing this makes my mouth water, thinking of it on […]