Grilled Chicken with Pineapple Salsa

I’m doing this post for the families in our troop… we had our annual potluck (rescheduled from December because of the snow!) last week and I brought this. Some folks liked it and asked for the recipe. I said I’d send the link but I also fiddled with...

Dr Weil Misses #9

Got this in my inbox today: 8 Reasons the French Are Slim. As usual with these lists, the focus is on the WHAT and HOW of EATING. But fitness isn’t just about eating. It’s about using up what we eat… which is why farmers of long ago were HEALTHY even...

Hidden Rose Apples

Found this today in the organic section at Jungle Jim’s. At $6.99 a pound (!!!) I wasn’t going to get a whole pound just to try. The cashier did a double take when she rang it in and asked, “Is that right? $2.59 for a single apple?” I said it...

Pineapple Celery Punch

2 cups frozen pineapple cubes (I drain canned pineapple, then freeze them) 4 ribs celery, trimmed enough water to keep things moving in the blender 1/2 cup cilantro your choice sweetener, if necessary Puree everything in blender until smooth. Serve over ice, or...

Fichi al Galoppo

Poached Fresh Figs from Lidia’s Italy, if I’m not mistaken (copied down the recipe a few months back and now I’ve forgotten where I got it) 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup water 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 pound figs (I used Black Mission) zest of half a...