Category Archives: Recipe and Thought for the Week

A recipe every week and a thought about what happened during the week or about the weekend to come.

Fresh Cherry Galette

Okay, we’ve been good for several months. I’m not even ordering half-n-half tea (in south Texas that means iced tea that is half sweetened and half unsweetened) anymore; it’s too sweet. Weird. Even weirder, I passed the grocery store’s doughnut … Continue reading

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Turkey Meatballs with Veggies

You can add this delicious, quick, and easy entree to your heart-healthy regimen. Recipe of the Week: Asian Turkey Meatballs with  Veggies 1 lb. all natural lean ground turkey 1 tbs. teriyaki sauce or Asian sesame dressing 2 tbs. dried minced … Continue reading

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Mediterranean Pasta Salad

It’s taken Danny’s heart disease to get me to eat olives, but I have not been overwhelmed by recipes using them. Since the Mediterranean diet has been touted by various sources as one that is very heart healthy, I tried my hand at … Continue reading

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A Light Lunch

With summer nearing the last thing I want to do is heat up the kitchen. Minimal stoving is good for me, so I usually go for a sandwich at lunch. The other day I came up with something easy and … Continue reading

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Warm Chickpea Salad

Not all salads are cool and crisp… Recipe of the Week: Warm Chickpea Salad 1 tbs. olive oil 1/2 medium onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp. curry powder 1/2 medium yellow bell pepper, seeded and chopped 2 c. freshly … Continue reading

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Chicken and Spinach Casserole

Roaming through Treasures of Light Cooking, I came across a side dish that I turned into an entree… Recipe of the Week: Chicken and Spinach Casserole 8 oz. uncooked spinach fettuccine noodles 1 c. fresh mushroom slices 1 green onion with top, … Continue reading

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Heart-Healthy Soup and Salad

Since Danny came home from the hospital, I have had to be creative and think outside my recipe boxes even more. His post-stroke diet of last year has been further reduced to disclude our favorite starches (all types of potatoes, rices, … Continue reading

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