Cornish Hens with Carrots

I cook Cornish hens often, but not always the same way. I guess you can say that about a lot of my meals. This time around, I decided to add some carrots in with the hens. The basting of the Cornish hens required a little butter or ghee. The ghee and the broth from the…

Nutty Green Beans

I love most vegetables, except for corn. Last week I decided to cook some fresh green beans. I had some roasted black walnut oil on hand that I bought several weeks ago, and thought that I’d use it instead of olive oil.

Black-eyed Peas and Mustard Greens

A Great Combination! African cow peas also know as black-eyed peas, are filled with nutritional benefits.  Several years ago I visited a very popular restaurant in New York.  I don’t really remember my entrée but I do remember that my sister had black-eyed peas and some type of greens.  It looked awesome and according to…

Squash Mixer

Jazz up your squash with a healthlier twist!  Ingredients: 3 large yellow squash, sliced 3 large zucchini, sliced 1 small red onion, thinly sliced 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon lemon pepper 3 tablespoons butter or ghee 1 tablespoon Agave Nectar (100% pure sweetener), optional Directions: Heat butter in a large skillet. Add sliced onion, and…

Okra and Tomatoes

You may want to add shrimp or sliced sausages to your okra and tomatoes and serve over rice for a complete meal.

Baked Sweet Potato

Want a quick, easy and nutritional lunch; try a baked sweet potato with a teaspoon of ghee. As I’m busy cooking and preparing for Christmas, I was contemplating what I would have for lunch. It came to me that the sweet potatoes that I had just baked for my Louisiana Yam Cake and Sweet Potato…

Sautéed Cauliflower

Cauliflower contains many nutrients and is a very good source of vitamin C and manganese, which are both powerful antioxidants. The consumption of cauliflower has also been studied for its cancer-preventing potential. This, on top of the fact that it is versatile and just plain delicious, makes it a very good snack food!

Italian Garlic & Cheese Potatoes

Most of the time when I’m cooking, I try to think outside of the box because no one wants the same boring meal. As I was preparing smothered potatoes one afternoon, I decided to put my twist on a very simple recipe. Enjoy!        

Yummy Carrots

I hope that carrots are on the list of your favorite vegetables. The nutritional benefits are amazing. They are a good source of vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B6, vitamin K, biotin, fiber, potassium and thiamine. I put my twist on carrots that I prepared recently. Do you have a carrot recipe that you would…