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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.


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“Pozole” in the Nahuatl language means hominy and was originally made with human meat from sacrificed prisoners.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


Peruvian Maca

March 20, 2019

The following is some background on ancient Incan Agriculture,  Peruvian Maca and an added recipe. Incan Agriculture The Incas grew their crops on terraced hillsides in the Andes.  These terraced gardens incorporated native stone which would heat up during the sunny day and retain and slowly release that heat during the night.  These gardens were […]


Olmec Vegan Stew

March 14, 2019

A vegan recipe celebrating an ancient civilization of Mexico. This Olmec Vegan Stew recipe can also be made with chicken. While watching a documentary about the ancient Olmec civilization, located in central Mexico along the Gulf coast, I learned about their ingenious gardening technique. Tall stalks of corn would be grown. Beans (which put nitrogen […]


My Low-Sodium Chicken Noodle Soup for my Wonderbag

March 11, 2019

or any non-electricslow cooker This low-sodium chicken noodle soup recipe can be adjusted to suite you.  I have tried to include any tips you may need.  Cooking in a Wonderbag or non-electric slow cooker is a little different from cooking in an electric slow cooker.  See my This is Not Your Mother’s Crockpot post for tips […]


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