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Well it started off as a low calorie dinner but then I added the cheese and it went downhill from there – but SO delicious and well worth it. Tomorrow is another day after all! Grilled Vegetables and Cambazola … Continue reading
A gorgeous picture of our little family – all looking healthy and happy! Lucky us! And a great zucchini salad
Summers are wonderful in California – actually any time of year is great! And here is a super summer salad – no need to cook – light and easy to make – enjoy! Also a great picture of my son … Continue reading
This is the perfect low calorie filling comfort food for cold wintry evenings. I have modified a recipe that is often prepared on Friday afternoons and left to cook in the slow cooker through Saturday lunch until ready to serve. … Continue reading
Our Farm Manager Max Arteaga has the best seasoning mix! Here it is! Use on all main course holiday foods!
We use this seasoning mix on everything – fish, meat, poultry and vegetables. I even added it to a cheese sandwich the other day! YUM! And so easy. Try it out! Little Farm Manager Max Arteaga’s Seasoning Mix – for … Continue reading
We LOVE butternut squash soup but I tried something different this season and it worked out really well! Hope you like it! INGREDIENTS: 2 lbs of butternut squash cut in half 4 Tbsp of olive oil 4 sprigs of rosemary … Continue reading
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
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
These tend not to be favorite vegetables although when they are cooked as below – they become really delightful and our grandsons love them! Give it a try! I have included some lower calorie options for you below – after … Continue reading
I love cherry tomatoes and this dish combines them with asparagus. Very good and fairly low calorie too! The kids were not crazy about it – but the adults loved it! Asparagus and Tomato Balsamic Side Dish Ingredients 1 pound … Continue reading
This is an easy side dish to whip up and it goes well with just about everything – especially with fish. Ingredients: 3 large portabello mushrooms sliced thick 1 large onion 4 tbsp of Olive oil 1 tbsp Balsamic Vinegar … Continue reading
In 1987 I was fortunate to be invited by the Head of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of China to Beijing to lecture on the Role of Technology in Entrepreneurial Companies. It was an amazing trip – and … Continue reading
I love sweet potatoes. A lot. And this recipe is a favorite at holiday times – it is not low calorie but can be made with less calories if using fat free milk. Give it a try and let me … Continue reading
Camp Grandma – what my grandkids call our Little Farm – how I love that! Broiled Broccoli and Kale too!
We try to make our Little Farm the most wonderful place for kids – especially our grandkids and their friends. Certainly there are lots of jobs to do here – picking up the eggs from the quails ( 30 of … Continue reading
We love Cherry tomatoes – and the kids love them too. They taste like candy! There are so many ways to use them – here are a few: 1. On top of baby arugula with a lemon/olive oil/garlic dressing as an … Continue reading
Fast way to make chicken – cook up veggies when they are in season, freeze, then add chicken pieces in a skillet for a quick midweek meal! Cooking with kids!
We have SOOOO many peppers, onions, tomatoes, zucchini and garlic in the farm right now that I am overwhelmed. So I fry it all up with salt ( sometimes Lawry’s seasoned salt) and olive oil (garlic in the heated oil … Continue reading
We love potatoes – and we grow them at The Little Farm. Our favorite is Yukon gold – along with sweet potatoes and yams. Here is a very simple recipe which you can make with kids. Our grandchildren like to … Continue reading
You won’t believe what’s in this dish! Abe & Arthur’s Restaurant in NYC – Cauliflower with White Chocolate – Cooking with Kids!
Yes kids will LOVE cauliflower after you serve them this! Cooking with kids can be such fun and when they help you prepare CAULIFLOWER – yes that vegetable that most kids have never eaten – they will gobble this up! … Continue reading
Cooking with Kids – Winter Vegetables – Potato Medley with Rosemary and Olive Oil – Good all year around!
Background: There are so many wonderful potatoes around now – that making a winter medley with children is so much fun. My grandsons love to help! And this is a really easy delicious recipe. Ingredients: Assorted potatoes in season – … Continue reading