Archive For The “Appetizer/Starter” Category

… and more Lettuce Wraps

By admin | August 7, 2011

I’ve been on a Lettuce Wrap kick lately.  Take the basic Asian Lettuce Wrap recipe I posted below and flip it a couple of ways: 1) Tofu Wraps: Substitute 1 lb firm tofu, diced, for ground meat.  Add 1/2 cup shredded carrots, 1/2 pint sliced mushrooms and 1/2 cup edamame during the cooking process.  Add [...]

Read more »

Asian Lettuce Wraps

By admin | July 24, 2011

These Asian Lettuce Wraps were a hit at a recent Kidney BEAN class presented by Kaiser Permanente.  During KIDNEY BEAN, RD Winnie Foley helps renal patients navigate the complex nuances of their diets.  And I, bring those recommendations to life with yummy recipes which we then eat. This basic recipe is the foundation for many [...]

Read more »

Basil Squash and Corn Fritters

By admin | July 24, 2011

  1 medium sized zucchini, coarsely grated 2 yellow squash, coarsely grated (minus the seeds) corn cut from 1-2 cobs 2 large eggs 1 scallion, finely chopped 1/4 cup basil leaves, chopped 1/2 cups all-purpose flour salt and freshly ground pepper Put the grated zucchini and squash in a colander set in the sink to [...]

Read more »

Egg White Spinach Artichoke Mini Frittatas

By admin | May 10, 2010

image: Randy Mayor; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell from www.recipes.com Want to cut cholesterol? Need a quick “heat ‘em and eat ‘em” breakfast? Looking to “sneak” more dark leafy greens and vegetables into breakfast? Have I found a yummy solution for you… Using a large muffin pan you can whip up a batch of these, some for now [...]

Read more »

Spinach Pecan Stuffed Portabello Caps

By admin | December 11, 2009

This dish is quick and easy and has a lot of flavors for so few ingredients. The toasted pecans are delicious and were compliments of my mother-in-law who brought them with her from south Georgia last weekend when she came to visit her new grandbaby. These days I rarely have two empty hands so dishes [...]

Read more »





View My Stats