The Lighter Side: Shrimp & Cilantro Wraps

One of the obvious hazards of being passionate about cooking, eating and food blogging is that periodically it is likely to catch up with you. It has caught up with me recently, so I am making an effort to exercise more, eat less, and come up with some lighter and healthier recipes so that [...]

Steamed cod with spinach and tomatoes

Short on time and needing a healthy dinner idea? Here’s one of my favorite simple preparations for fish.

Delicate cod is a perfect candidate for steaming

1 lb. Alaskan true cod, ling cod filets, or other delicate white fish, cut into four pieces Fresh spinach leaves (about 8 oz) Cherry, grape or toy [...]

Healthy Black Bean Chili

With Winter having returned for one final (hopefully) encore here in Northern California this week, it’s still good weather for hearty chili. And this is one of my favorite recipes. It’s relatively healthy, and not too involved to make. There are quite a few ingredients, and some chopping required, so I like to prepare [...]