Peanuts Work Great in Snacks and Appetizers!

It's Peanut Month and time to celebrate this high-protein nut with fat that's really good for your heart. Here are 5 out-of-the-box peanut recipes that you can make as snacks or appetizers.

 

 

Spinach for Dinner - 5 Delicious Ways!

In the last 2 years, I've become a huge fan of fresh spinach mostly because it is so amazingly versatile in the kitchen. I'm not actually a fanatic about green smoothies, although I make and enjoy them once in a while. When I do, I add a handful of fresh spinach, like this fun green smoothie recipe. What I'm more likely to do with spinach is something along the lines of soup, salad and sandwich as well as steamed for a super quick side dish. If you need a new reason to enjoy spinach, an exceptionally healthy veggie, then I hope my ideas below will inspire you.

Frozen Means Nutritious and Ready-When-You-Are!

How do you feel about frozen fruits and veggies? Here's every good reason to embrace them and 7 easy ways to use them in your kitchen. Happy Frozen Food Month!

 

 

 

It is Nutrition Month and Here's What's Cooking!

Nutrition Month Quinoa recipesNutrition Month is a fun celebration in March that becomes even more fun with quinoa cooking in the kitchen. Explore good nutrition by learning more about trendy and versatile quinoa and then try a new quinoa recipe at home!

 

 

Pumpkin and Chocolate Baked Oatmeal

Pumpkin and Oatmeal Cindy SilverOatmeal is yummy on its own, but even yummier with mix-ins or toppings. Here's an even newer idea to jazz-up your whole grain oats with my recipe for Pumpkin Chocolate Baked Oatmeal. Yep, you bake it in the oven and come out with a breakfast treat or a healthy bar cookie!