Are lentils part of your meal rotation? Lentils are filled with fiber, folate, iron, manganese, B-vitamins and many other vitamins and minerals. They also make an inexpensive, portable protein that can be used in meals eaten away from home. The below recipe is kept simple for those that are not as comfortable in the kitchen, […]
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Looking for something different for dinner tonight? These seared scallops with beans and spinach have a kick the entire family will love! Scallops are a great lean protein option to add to your meal rotation but they do contain a significantly high amount of sodium. One-pound, or 16 ounces of raw scallops, contains ~almost 1800 […]
Zucchini has made its way to the front of my local grocery store, and that triggered a memory of an old-time favorite- zucchini pizza boats. When my kids were younger, we made these often as a snack or mini-meal. I would let them pick their own pizza toppings, assemble their own pizza boat, and then […]