Healthified Chicken and Wild Rice Casserole

One of my favorite new websites is www.livebetteramerica.com.  It is dedicated to Health, Food, Fitness, and Relationships.  The term healthified has been coined from the writers and I enjoy learning how to take an original recipe and healthify it by lowering the fat content, sometimes lower sodium and always lower calories. I started this casserole … Read more

Blackberry Dumplings Healthified

I don’t remember eating anything “blackberry” when I was a kid.  I asked my sous-chef dish washing mom if my memory serves me right.  She agreed that in western Nebraska we just didn’t have blackberries available to us fresh and she rarely bought them canned.  On-the-other-hand my Chief Culinary Consultant grew up eating blackberries right … Read more

Healthified Tiramisu Mini-Parfaits

My friend Margaret gave me the cutest little mini-parfait glasses for Christmas.  They are so cute and came with cute little spoons! Immediately I started researching dessert recipes to serve in the cute little parfait glasses.  New year’s eve was just around the corner and I surely wanted to show off my new glassware.  Dinner … Read more