NO-NOODLE ZUCCHINI LASAGNA

INGREDIENTS: 2 large zucchini 1 tablespoon salt 1 lb. ground beef 1½ teaspoons ground black pepper 1 small green pepper, diced 1 onion, diced 1 cup tomato paste 1 (16 oz.) can tomato sauce 1/4 cup red wine 2 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh oregano, chopped Hot water, Continue reading

CLASSIC DEVILED EGGS

INGREDIENTS: 1 dozen eggs 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1/3 cup mayonnaise 1 Tbsp minced shallot or onion 1/4 teaspoon Tabasco sauce Salt and pepper Paprika DIRECTIONS: Steam the eggs to hard cook them:See how to steam hard boiled eggs. Fill a saucepan with an inch of water and insert a Continue reading

SLOW COOKED CORNED BEEF & CABBAGE

INGREDIENTS: 1 corned beef brisket (3-4 lbs) 1 onion 3 cloves garlic 2 bay leaves 2.5-3 cups water 2 lbs potatoes, peeled & quartered 2 large carrots, chopped 1 small head of cabbage, cut into wedges DIRECTIONS: Chop onion into large chunks and place in the bottom of a 6 Continue reading

CHOCOLATE COVERED STRAWBERRIES

INGREDIENTS: 1 pint Strawberries 2 c. Semisweet Chocolate Chips 2 Tbsp. Coconut Oil DIRECTIONS: Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. Rinse strawberries and pat dry with paper towels. In a small, microwave-safe bowl, combine chocolate chips and coconut oil. Microwave in 30-second intervals, stirring in between, until completely Continue reading

KEEP YOUR HAIR HAPPY & HEALTHY

It’s typical for hair texture to change over our lifetimes. Here are some simple tips you can follow to keep your hair happy and healthy after 50 years old: Nourish Your Hair – Aging can cause your hair to be dry, easy to split and can start to thin over Continue reading

SPLIT PEA SOUP

INGREDIENTS: 12 ounces dried split peas 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 carrots peeled and diced 1/2 cup onion chopped 2 stalks celery diced 1 leftover ham bone 4 sprigs thyme leaves tied with kitchen string 1 bay leaf 6 cups cool water ¬ or more if soup gets too thick Continue reading

RECYCLE YOUR OLD AMAZON BOXES & GIVE BACK

In November of last year, online shopping was projected to grow 14.8%* in the 2018 holiday season, to reach upwards of a $124-billion-dollar industry overall. This clearly surpasses the projected 2.7% growth rate for brick-and-mortar stores, showing that the overwhelming shift towards low-effort online shopping is inevitable. But what if Continue reading

Classic Minestrone Soup

INGREDIENTS: 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 2 medium carrots, peeled and chopped 2 medium ribs celery, chopped ¼ cup tomato paste 2 cups chopped seasonal vegetables (potatoes, yellow squash, zucchini, butternut squash, green beans or peas all work) 4 cloves garlic, pressed or minced Continue reading