Use Rosemary to Reduce Toxins in Grilled Meats

That gnarly rosemary bush in the backyard could make grilling your burger a whole lot safer.
For years we’ve been warned not to cook meats at sky-high temperatures because the charring can cause cancer. Now a new study shows that rosemary and rosemary extracts can actually block the formation of Heterocyclic Amines (HCA’s) – the carcinogenic compounds that form when meats are grilled.

Spice it Up with Fresh Herbs

Spice up your cooking AND your health with fresh herbs.

Many herbs fall within the category of “superfoods” because they are rich in phytochemicals. Many phytochemicals are thought to reduce a person's risk of getting cancer and other illnesses. 

Endive Stuffed with Goat Cheese and Walnuts

Appetizer for Easy, Elegant Entertaining

An appetizer that has a lot going for it - It's healthy, tasty and gorgeous to look at! The sweetness of the honeyed walnuts and orange sections complements the endive's natural bitterness, while goat cheese provides a smooth contrast to the crunch of the greens and nuts.

Quick Chicken - "Ariba!"

Quick Tip - Grab a pre-roasted chicken for a tasty homemade dish!
When I’m in a pinch for time, I’ll pick up a roasted chicken from the market. They’re great because you can make a variety of “home cooked” meals from Indian curry’s, to Mexican-style meals.

This is a family favorite; I like to serve it tostada-style, over greens, while kids like to make burritos.

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