Tag Archives: healthy

Miso Salmon – again: fish and vegetables are the perfect foods for losing weight

I love this recipe. It works for me when I am watching my weight. ( I seem to ALWAYS be watching my weight – you too?) Miso Salmon Ingredients: 1 pound wild salmon, skin-on, cut into 4 equal portions 1/4 … Continue reading

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The most divine minestrone soup !

We love minestrone – but this one was the best ever as we cooked it in the slow cooker. Enjoy! Crock Pot/Slow Cooker Minestrone Soup ( Low in Calories too – about 200 calories for 2 cups) Ingredients: 1 (15 oz) … Continue reading

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A lemon guava tree – the perfect gift for the Urban farmer – from his kids and grandkids!

Our children and grandchildren gave us the perfect fathers day gift – a Lemon Guava tree to add to the Little Farm! We had a planting ceremony – so adorable! And a lovely weekend together. So much fun!

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Sea Bass and Meyer Lemon and Cilantro – Cooking with kids!

In our area, Santa Monica Seafood is one of the best purveyors of sea food in Los Angeles. Fortunately AMAZON FRESH delivers products from there, directly to my home. I use AMAZON FRESH two to three times a week. It … Continue reading

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Blueberry Jam

It is that season again – and our Little Farm is bursting with blueberries. There is nothing as tasty as picking and eating them right from the bush. We are completely organic and it is amazing to taste the flavor … Continue reading

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Slow cooker chicken with sesame and ginger – it is that time of year!

Sesame and Ginger Chicken in the Slow Cooker This slow cooker recipe has minimal effort ( a bit more than usual due to the browning of the chicken and thickening of the sauce – but I must admit on my … Continue reading

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I subscribe to Cooking Light Magazine – love their recipes – although there are too many ads ( I understand that’s needed for income)

I subscribe to Cooking Light Magazine – love their recipes – although there are too many ads ( I understand that’s needed for income) so I spent a lot of time flipping fast through the ads to get to the … Continue reading

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Burning Calories – for computer users and golfers….

Walking the golf course for 18 holes while carrying your golf clubs burns 1442 calories on average. This compares to 517 calories sitting at your computer for four hours, according to a study by Neil Wolkodoff director of the Rose … Continue reading

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A vegetable kids will love – Green Peas with butter and mint – cooking with kids made easy – while playing Grandma Music!

I love fresh peas. We used to grow them in South Africa and as a child I would go to the vegetable patch and stand and eat the sweet delicacies right out of the pod. In this recipe you will … Continue reading

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The most delicious salad – from Royalton Hotel NYC Gabriel Cruz – Master Chef! Cooking with kids – its healthy and easy!

I was thrilled when I tasted this amazing salad created by Executive Chef Gabriel Cruz – at the Royalton Hotel in NYC. You will love it! And my grandkids loved making it – so easy – of course when you … Continue reading

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