Author: Suzanne Charboneau

Herbs, Teas, Tinctures, Infusions and Salves

June 7, 2019

These basic recipes for teas, tinctures, infusions and salves are so easy.


Beans and Chilaquiles

May 27, 2019

This post is about beans and a recipe for chilaquiles and no sodum tortilla chips.


Italian Pork Loin and Polenta

May 2, 2019

Italian Pork Loin and Polenta sounds complicated and time consuming, but it was my easy Sunday supper this week.  I’ve been pretty busy this week so really didn’t feel like cooking on a grand scale.  This is an easy Sunday supper – or an easy and good supper for any night of the week..  The Italian […]


Rojo y Verde Chile

April 24, 2019

The inspiration behind this Rojo y Verde Chile was inspired by a great bowl of chili that I had recently in Seattle.


April 22, 2019 UPDATE

April 23, 2019

Well, thank goodness that the Western Washington Rain Festival is drawing to a close. Soups and stews keep me warm and cozy for all but about 5 months of the year here, but I’m officially not wanting to slurp them anymore. So this website will have other recipes also. My last recipe to be eaten […]

Vegetarian Low Sodium Posole, Quick and Easy

April 13, 2019

“Pozole” in the Nahuatl language means hominy and was originally made with human meat from sacrificed prisoners.


Sopa de Lima

April 6, 2019

Sopa de Lima, or Chicken and Lime soup is a favorite of mine from the Mexican Yucatan.


The Benefits of Slow Cooking

April 3, 2019

Benefits? Yes, there are more than I realized when I began researching this blog post.


No Sugar Added Low Sodium Hawaiian BBQ Chicken

April 2, 2019

Cooking for my diabetic mother was always a challenge, but she likes this dish.


Peruvian Chicken Stew with Maca

March 24, 2019

This recipe could also be made into a vegan meal substituting beans or tofu for the chicken and using vegetable bouillon. This is also a Low Sodium recipe. If you require additional salt, add at table. The Incas used terraced gardens on the hillsides in the Andes. Here they grew yams and maca (see maca […]


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