Zucchini Sticks View More

Ingredients: 2 zucchinis 1/4 cup grated Parmesan Reggiano cheese 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano 1/4 teaspoon dried basil 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder Freshly ground black pepper, cayenne pepper and salt to taste 1 tablespoon olive oil   Instructions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.   In a wide, flat bowl, combine cheese,… Continue Reading

An Apple a Day View More

An apple a day is supposed to keep the doctor away by reducing the risk of developing cancer, high blood pressure, diabetes, and heart disease.   But it’s time to add to that list, because in addition to being rich in important antioxidant polyphenols, flavonoids, and fiber, it turns out that the non-digestible compounds in… Continue Reading

Asparagus View More

(Asparagus officinalis)   Native to the Mediterranean region of Southern Europe, asparagus is a member of the Lily family, related to onions, leeks, and garlic.  Asparagus means “shoot” or “sprout” in Greek, a fitting name as the ancient Greeks were one of the first to cultivate this sprout nearly 3,000 years ago.  During the Middle… Continue Reading