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Healthy Eats and Repeat 2017

Blog Special: Summer Sides – Part 1a, Salsa Verde

Our blog specials are back with a series on whole grains! But before grains, I want to talk about salsa verde – or green salsa. Salsa verde is made from tomatillos and contains similar ingredients to tomato salsas. Tomatillos are small, green fruits with a tart taste. You will find them covered in...
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Applesauce: Make it, Bake it, Eat it

I remember applesauce and cinnamon as an end to many childhood meals and in my lunchbox for school. As an adult, I find it a quick-to-eat fruit and tend to cook more with applesauce. (Enjoy the brownie recipe with applesauce at the end of this post.) Nutrition A half cup of...
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Coloring with Chili Powder

I noticed a while back that my bottle of chili powder had an ingredient list. I never thought about chili powder being a blend of spices, but there it was for me to read. Many commercial blends of chili powder contain ground dry chiles, salt, garlic, and other spices like paprika, cumin, cayenne,...
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