Magic Green Sauce

Magic Green Sauce?  Made with all green foods. Whipped up in five minutes. It’s reminiscent of guacamole because of the avocado-cilantro-lime goodness, but the parsley, the pistachios, and the olive oil keep it from being decidedly Mexican in flavor.  It is compatible with salads, chips and crackers, sandwiches, dipping vegetables, tacos, and quesadillas. It can be …

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My Story

You know how life just kicks you in the gut sometimes?  That is definitely what happened to me 2 years ago.  After my third divorce, feeling like a failure, I dove into donuts and french fries believing that would make me feel better.  I stopped exercising.  I got more depressed and ate more donuts.  Then …

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Vegetable Barley Soup Italiano with Cremini Mushrooms

Ingredients 2 tsp olive oil, extra-virgin 1 large carrot, diced 1 small onion, chopped 3/4 cup diced celery 4 tsp minced garlic 4 cups reduced-sodium vegetable broth 1 cup water 14 1/2 oz canned diced tomatoes, undrained 1/2 cup uncooked pearl barley 8 oz fresh mushrooms, cremini, thinly sliced (about 3 cups) 1/4 tsp black pepper, freshly ground 1 small zucchini, diced 1/2 cup basil, chopped Top with shredded Daiya mozzarella-style shreds Instructions Heat …

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