This is a healthy, tasty recipe for Lentil-Barley Vegetable Soup. It only took me and my husband 5 minutes to throw all the ingredients into a slow-cooker, then we went to bed and it was done in the morning. You can have it for any meal. It is filling and hot for this cool weather. This is [...]
I did a past post on the nutritional benefits of beans, but there is still a lot more information to share on how good beans are for you. I decided to also do a post on beans and the reversal of diabetes, kidney stones, and heart disease. These three diseases are specifically targeted for reversal [...]
This is my story of how I went from looking pregnant to having a flat belly in a few months. I didn’t have to exercise, I just made one major change in my diet. There are some unhealthful fats that are in cheese, meats, and eggs that tend to get put into storage by the [...]
I’m sharing this yummy soup recipe that I demonstrated for my Maximum Weight Loss class tonight. It’s versatile because other grains, beans, and vegetables can be substituted or added for or to the white beans. I got the idea for this recipe from a cookbook called
For the spring semester, I will be doing three different sessions of classes. If you are interested, you will need to call Dixie State College Community Education 435-652-7675 or register online at ce.dixie.edu. Here is the current information about the classes I’ll be teaching:
I made a chili recipe for a Halloween trunk-r-treat event that my ward (church parish) had in the parking lot on Halloween night. There were awards for each chili. Mine got the “Most Unexpected” award. I guess that’s because there was no meat and it had a really distinctive flavor that you wouldn’t expect from [...]
I teach a Bargain Beans class for Community Education for Dixie State College, and I mostly focus on how to soak, sprout, and cook beans. But, I haven’t covered the nutritional aspect as much, so I decided to do a post on it. I think that if you knew how good they are for you, [...]
If you are like me, you are too busy to spend a lot of time eating and you want something fast before you head out the door. I like something that is nutritional, has good taste, and is sustaining. But, I don’t want a bunch of animal products that will bog me down and be [...]
Beans are such an economical choice these days. You can save money and avoid the heart and kidney problems that can come with various meats like chicken, fish, pork, and beef. Beans have an abundant source of protein, nutrients and fiber. However, many people have an initial problem with the intestinal gas that beans can [...]
This was originally a mock chicken-noodle soup called chick-pea noodle soup. I loved it, because it tasted so much like real chicken soup. I recreated this recipe from the Chick-Pea Noodle Soup recipe in a cookbook called Lighten Up, which was written by Louise Hagler. It’s a book of tasty, low-fat, low-calorie vegetarian cuisine.
It’s important to know how to cook beans the easy way so that you don’t have to keep buying cans of beans at inflated prices. One of the best ways to cook beans is with a slow cooker. Almost anyone can get a slow cooker at a thrift store for a cheap price and they [...]
There are four main benefits of making vegetarian, non-dairy soups. These benefits are great for weight loss, health, easy-meal making, and savings to your budget.
Rice and beans are the perfect meal if you are trying to lose weight, save money, enjoy better health and have energy. They taste great and really fill you up. Humans are often compared to monkeys and apes as being very similar. However, there are many differences. People are a lot more intelligent (I guess [...]
I know the flu can be reversed with mung bean sprouts, because I have experienced the miracle. This is my story and some instructions for you of how to sprout mung beans if you are interested.
This minestrone soup recipe is the best for weight loss because it is high in fiber, protein, vitamins, and minerals, but low in fat. The low calorie liquid of the soup helps to fill you up on very few calories. And, the no-calorie fiber of the plant foods will also fill you up but not [...]
I demonstrated a tamale pie for our maximum weight loss class yesterday. I am going to have to change the name to Spanish Casserole Conquistadora. By the time the whole thing was done, it didn’t really resemble tamale pie except for the flavor. I might as well just rename the whole thing to Spanish Casserole [...]
This is a very tasty recipe from the book More Fabulous Beans by Barb Bloomfield. Meatless Pinto Balls are a guilt-free way of enjoying your spaghetti. Plus, there is no blood or grease, just pleasant-tasting cooked pinto beans, bread crumbs and disease-fighting spices and chopped onions. You can eat yourself well. They are fairly easy [...]
When I was growing up, my parents took a month to visit Israel while my siblings and I stayed at my Grandma’s farm. When they came back, my mom told me about some delicious falafels that she had while there and really liked. As a mom, while my kids were little, I tried making some. [...]
My family loves the chicken seasoning that I make. This is a homemade variety that tastes so good and is so nutritional. You can make all kinds of dishes with it; stir-fry, soups, or as that extra something a dish needs to make it taste good. You can pretty much doctor up any dish that [...]