Sloppy Joes 0

Sloppy Joes – Instant Pot or Not

Sloppy Joe’s can be a great alternative to plain burgers when you are looking for a quick dinner idea… and what can be easier than browning some meat, stirring in a can of Manwich, or maybe some bottled, store bought...

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Quinoa-Oatmeal Bake

I really like oatmeal… I like whole grains in general. Quinoa has been one of my favorites for awhile. For an extended period of time, my go-to morning breakfast was a gruel made with a blend of various whole grains...

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90’s Flashback – Making Falafel

From about 1990-1995 I managed a small fast food place in a downtown office building. It was originally called the Greek Garden. We did gyros, salads, spanakopita, and other Greek/Middle Eastern foods. We also did burgers, grilled never fried, fresh-cut...

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Stuffed Mushroom Caps

Shrooms. I know a few people who just don’t like mushrooms, and I feel for those people. I’ve enjoyed stuffed mushrooms at parties, restaurants, and such many times in the past. I’m surprised it took me until recently to try...

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Cookies for Breakfast? Why Not?

One of the things I’ve enjoyed doing is taking traditional recipes and trying to re-do them in a healthier way. Not to say there isn’t room in a Positively Healthy life style for a really good, buttery, sugary cookie now...

Balsamic Onion Wrap 0

Beef Tortillas with Balsamic Onions

The original recipe called for using sliced roast beef, look for a low-sodium brand. Otherwise, this works great with skirt or flank steaks, the same cut usually used for fajitas. These meats are a bit tougher so be sure to...

Quinoa Cake 0

Quinoa Cakes

The original recipe is based on a rice burger recipe, and was changed to use quinoa by Linda Farnsworth. I tried these earlier this week and they were good, but I just couldn’t picture them as burgers… they reminded me...

cuban beef 0

Cuban Beef With Quinoa

This is a great recipe you can throw in the slow cooker before work and have a delicious meal just about ready to go when you get home. You can use dried beans you’ve already cooked or canned beans. If...