Chicken Avocado Roll-Ups

These chicken avocado salad pinwheels double as a nutritious lunch and an adorable party appetizer.   Ingredients 2 avocados, cubed Juice of 1 lime 2 c. Shredded chicken 1 bell peppers, seeds and cores removed, chopped 1/2 small red onion, chopped 1/2 c. Shredded Monterey Jack 1/2 c. shredded Cheddar 2 tbsp. sour cream 2[…]

Minimize the Risk of Food Poisoning

The year is not yet half over and already there have been seven documented multistate outbreaks of food poisoning. The latest involved eggs in their shells containing salmonella and packaged chopped romaine lettuce contaminated with the especially dangerous “hamburger bug” E. coli O157:H7.       The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the romaine[…]

Finding Healthy Foods on a Road Trip

Eating a healthy diet when you’re traveling isn’t easy – especially if you’re going for a long car ride. Typical road trip fare includes fast food, microwave-ready service station options, bags of chips and lots of sodas, but it it’s possible to navigate your way around the junk food and maintain your healthy diet. Here’s[…]

Zucchini Sushi

Ingredients 2 medium zucchini 4 oz. cream cheese, softened 1 tsp. sriracha 1 tsp. lime juice 1 c. lump crab meat 1/2 carrot, cut into thin matchsticks 1/2 avocado, diced 1/2 cucumber, cut into thin matchsticks 1 tsp. Toasted sesame seeds   Preparation Using a vegetable peeler, slice each zucchini into thin flat strips, peeling[…]