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Nutrition tips, recipes, and diet information


I love onions! Maybe it is from my mother. She liked onions, too. I remember her making this 7 layer sandwich thing for a party. When the party was over, the family had the opportunity to eat the leftovers. I remember my dad saying, “you put enough onions on here Read More


What an interesting vegetable. I was introduced to beets at a party with one of my friends from work. I must admit that culturally, beets are not prevalent in the Southern cooking that I am used to. When I say Southern, I mean the southern United States. If you ask Read More

Cooking with Cece: Prepping Avocados

As you know, I love to eat. When I came across avocados, I thought they were just good for eating with nachos. I loved the smooth and creamy texture of avocados in guacamole. It was such a delight that I knew it couldn’t possibly be good for me. Imagine my Read More

Recipe – Simple Turkey Burger

Ingredients: – 1 pound of ground turkey – 1/2 to 3/4 cup plain oatmeal (uncooked) Seasonings (your choice): – Salt and pepper to taste Preparation: Place all ingredients and seasonings into a mixing bowl. Mix everything together utilizing a spoon or your hand. Roll mixture into burger patties (makes 4-6 Read More

Washing Fruits and Veggies

Now, I know I may be a little overzealous when it comes to washing fruits and vegetables, but come on, they grow out of the ground and are fertilized with poop and old rotting plants. Would you eat compost from a compost pile? In addition, many plants are covered with Read More

Much Ado about Peanut Butter

I’m trying out a natural (NPB) versus regular (RPB) peanut butter. I selected two brands to compare. When compared to the RPB, the NPB has: 6% less sodium, 1g less sugar, 2g or 3% more fat, 20 more calories per, and 1g more of protein. RPB has sugar, salt, and Read More

Recipe – Sweet and Hot Baked Salmon

Ingredients: – 1 Pound of salmon (thawed or fresh) – ¼ – ½ of a small onion thinly sliced Marinade: – 1 cup of orange juice – 2 Tbsp. of soy sauce (6-7 shakes from the bottle) – 2-3 Tbsp. brown sugar – 1 Tbsp. crushed red pepper (optional) – Read More

Snack – Edamame (Soy Beans)

Snack – Edamame (Soy Beans) Ingredients: Frozen edamame (as much as is desired) Kosher salt Garlic Powder Olive Oil (optional) Preparation: Place edamame into a microwaveable bowl. Add salt and garlic powder as desired (these are also optional). Place a plate over the mouth of bowl to seal the opening. Read More

Recipe – Pan Seared Steak, Pork Chops, Lamb Chops with Toppings

Servings: 1-4 Ingredients: 1-4 cuts of the meat salt and pepper to taste 2-3 tbsp. grapeseed oil or vegetable oil 1 cup of water Additional herbs and spices (add as desired based on your taste, or the theme of your meal): Dried onions Garlic powder Add-ons to top meat: Red Read More

Recipe – Simple Pan Grilled Chicken Breasts

Recipe – Simple Pan Grilled Chicken Breasts Serving size: 1-4 chicken breasts Ingredients: 1-4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts ¼ cup or less of diced onions, or desired amount of dried onions ¼ cup or less of minced garlic, or desired amount of garlic powder A few sprinkles of paprika on Read More