April 2012

Name Your Favorite Green

by zesty on April 30, 2012 · 5 comments

Trying more and more to consume more greens. Whether it be in smoothies, at the dinner table or even just walking by the kitchen and grabbing a snack. Maybe I need more green ideas. So with that I am asking you. What is your favorite green? I think mine would have to be baby spinach. [...]


Vegetables. Beans. Tomatoes. Few things are as comforting as a warm, steaming bowl of chili.  This vegetarian version is packed with so much flavor you will not notice the “missing” meat.  You will notice the familiar rustic flavors, the earthy sweetness of the sweet potatoes and the colorful nutrition they bring to your table. What [...]


Sugar Topped Black and Raspberry Muffins

by zesty on April 25, 2012 · 1 comment

Raspberries. Blackberries. Fresh lemon zest. Packed into a light fluffy muffin flavored with cinnamon and nutmeg. Interest you yet?  Made these fellas last night and I have to say they were pretty darn yummy. Ingredients 2 1/2 Cups All Purpose Flour 2 Tbsp. Baking Powder 1 Tsp. Nutmeg 1 Tsp. Cinnamon 1 Tsp. Lemon zest [...]

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Good Monday to you. I have a special treat for you today.  A reader of Cooking wanted to be featured for one of his favorite smoothies.  I thought it was a neat idea to feature you guys and see what you make in your own kitchens.  So please enjoy today’s delicious take on a berry [...]


Happy Friday everybody!  I went back to the Cooking well from 4 years ago and decided to share a classic “impress yourself recipe”. Homemade bread made easy. The smell. The flavor. Melted butter. Today’s post (like the rest of the week) is dedicated to super easy to prepare food that tastes great.  I was talking [...]


Cabbage and Tuna Salad

by zesty on April 18, 2012 · 2 comments

Keep the salad streak alive. Eat veggies. Eat for fuel. This salad was created out of pure starvation a while back.  I thought I had nothing for lunch one day and was debating leaving my office and going to pick something up.  I was so lazy and didn’t want to get dressed that I took [...]


Kitchen Play – Olives and Olive Oil

by zesty on April 16, 2012 · 8 comments

Add some life. Add some olives to your life. That’s what we are talking about today. I have been asked to partner with Kitchen Play to promote olives and olive oil in recipes to support a healthy diet. Over the past number of years, we have heard great facts about olives and olive oil in regard to [...]



Happy Friday!  Well the end of the week is here and I was debating on what to talk about today. I tossed around a couple of dessert ideas with some strawberries and realized that I haven’t written a fun post in a long time.  Now my idea of fun may not be the same as [...]


Zesty Takes The Show on the Road

by zesty on April 11, 2012 · 3 comments

Happy Wednesday!  I am packing.  Well not really but I am planning on to eventually today.  I am getting ready to hit the road to my first conference as an Exhibitor.  Yeah I know… kind of exciting.  I am heading to Virginia to be a vendor at Take Back your Health Conference. What is this [...]


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