Apple Date Salad

Apples – 3 (I prefer green Macintosh apples) Dates – 4 (remove seed and cut into small chunks) Celery – 1 stalk (cut into small pieces) Carrot – 1 grated Raisins – 1/3 cup Salted peanuts – 1/2 cup Greek plain yogurt – 4 ounces Cream cheese – 1/3 cup Mayonnaise – 1/3 cup Lemon … More Apple Date Salad

No meat, no wheat (Eggplant Parmigiano or Lasagne)

Just so you don’t get the wrong idea, I am not a vegan or a non meat eater.  But because of my Christian Orthodox beliefs, I have increasingly found meat to be non essential and almost superfluous.  This one is not a strict “fasting” food, as there are ingredients, such as dairy cheese and olive … More No meat, no wheat (Eggplant Parmigiano or Lasagne)

August Health Rant

(Written in honor of turning a healthy and active – 63). Frankly, I would get nervous if more people took my advice.  Honestly, when advice is bad, it seems like it is more appealing.  I will never understand that, but the older I get, the more I realize that people simply avoid good guidance. I … More August Health Rant

Baked Eggplant

Ingredients: Medium size eggplant olive oil seasoning salt cayenne pepper Cut the green end off the eggplant, the cut it in half lengthwise.  Lightly oil a glass baking casserole (with lid).  Lay the eggplant cut side down.  Pour a light covering of olive oil over the exposed top of the eggplant.  Lightly sprinkle the seasoning … More Baked Eggplant