Mason Jar Salad

I’ve seen this idea floating around but had never tried to it. I always have issues with figuring out what I want to eat for lunch. Even though I love salads, my salads for lunch are often lacking. So this week I decided to try this. In a quart size Mason jar, I put dressing,Continue reading “Mason Jar Salad”

Power Up Green Smoothie

During the holiday season, I participated in a group called the Healthy Elves (now Healthy Self).  I tried many new things.  One of the new things I tried was green smoothies.  I didn’t know what I was  missing because they are delicious and healthy. This is my basic “recipe” or method to make them.  YouContinue reading “Power Up Green Smoothie”

Spinach and pear salad

This is an easy salad to serve on the side.  It’s full of flavor! Spinach and Pear Salad Stars of the recipe:  (Serves 1) 1 c. spinach or spring mix 1/4 pear, diced into big pieces 1 Tbsp. feta cheese 1 Tbsp. dried cranberries, optional 1 Tbsp. walnut pieces, optional Stars of the dressing: (MakesContinue reading “Spinach and pear salad”

Wilted Spinach

My hubby does not like raw spinach or lettuce. He calls them rabbit food. I’ve gradually started having him actually like eating cooked spinach. This recipe is one of the ways. It’s a simple side dish and is quite tasty. Wilted Spinach Stars of the recipe: 1 Tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2-4 c. babyContinue reading “Wilted Spinach”