Archive for August, 2010

Labor Day is Monday September 6th…

Monday, August 30th, 2010

Labor Day is an annual holiday to celebrate the economic and social achievements of workers.  It was founded by the labor union movement which advocated eight hours for work, eight for recreation and eight hours for rest.  It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity and well-being […]

Water…It does a body good!

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

August is one of the hottest months of the year. The key to surviving the heat is drinking plenty of water.  Do you really know all the wonderful benefits of one of the best liquids for you? Here’s a wonderful article I found on 6 Reasons to Drink Water It’s no magic bullet, but […]

A Delectable Gourmet Grilled Roast Beef and Cheese Sandwich

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

Here I’ve paired flavorful roast beef with lite Jarlsberg cheese, smoky roasted red peppers and peppery arugula to create this truly gourmet grilled sandwich.  To make it even tastier I’m spreading the dark rye bread with a slightly spicy ranch dressing.  Don’t worry if you don’t have a fancy Panini grill or sandwich maker. All […]

A Luscious Summertime Fresh Fruit Salad Meal

Monday, August 16th, 2010

Summer fruits are sooo good and good for you! Start your day off super healthy with this fabulous vitamin and antioxidant rich meal.  In addition, this fruit salad is loaded with fiber.  It’s so tasty and refreshing.  I could eat it for breakfast, lunch and dinner.   The serving size is very generous, great for people […]

Summer Fruits…Get Them While They Last!

Monday, August 16th, 2010

Summer offers a perfect opportunity to enjoy a bounty of delicious fresh fruits.  Strawberries, blueberries, watermelon, grapes, cherries, cantaloupe, peaches, plums, apricots and nectarines are just some of the fruits that are still in season.  Summer is one of the best times to saturate your body with these super nutrient, rich fruits.  Like other plant […]

You say tomato and we say yummy…

Monday, August 9th, 2010

A good tasting tomato is a glorious thing.  The trick is finding a good one.  This time of year fresh, great tasting tomatoes are overflowing at your local farmer’s markets.  Once you’ve tasted a locally grown tomato you’ll be hook.  They taste nothing like the store bought ones that have traveled for miles to get […]