Easy, Healthy Appetizers for New Year’s

  If you are doing a little-last minute scrambling for New Year’s Eve appetizers, I have some ideas. These appetizers are delicious, easy to prepare and blood sugar friendly. Savory Appetizers, Slimmed Down The following links are for moderate- to low- carb appetizers. Unlike most appetizers, they contain no butter, fatty meat, cream cheese orRead more

Review: Fresh Gourmet Crispy Onions

(Note: I received no compensation for this review.) Croutons add a delicious crunch to salads, but the carbs add up quickly. I substitute Fresh Gourmet Crispy Onions. The onions create a crunchy crouton vibe with fewer refined carbs. The crispy onions taste like – no surprise – teeny onion rings. The nutrition stats are goodRead more

Make Flavorful, Moist Turkey Burgers

Turkey burgers can be bland and dry, but they don’t have to be. “These are good,” a dinner guest told me last Saturday, halfway through his turkey burger. The compliment was high praise, particularly because the guest is a very picky eater. Turkey burgers do require a bit more finesse than do beef burgers, butRead more

Cheesecake Parfaits for the Fourth of July

If you want to make a Fourth of July dessert, consider whipping up these red, white and blue cheesecake parfaits. They will be an attention getter on a holiday dessert table. I was thinking about desserts (no surprise!) for the holiday. I wanted a healthy change from the traditional high sugar cake or cookies, somethingRead more