Connoisseur 4 the Cure

The Mediterranean Diet and Spanish Sofrito

The most recent New York Times article about the Mediterranean Diet prompted me to revisit the essential components and foods that make up the diet.   Although the focus of the diet is reduced heart attacks and strokes, it is also cancer preventative

Pasta with Roasted Butternut Squash and Pecans

I’ve been trying to come up with new ways to eat all those tasty and healthy squash that are so abundant in the fall months.  Butternut squash is one of my favorites!  Check out my previous post for Butternut Squash Pizza.

Omega-3 Fatty Acid Rich Tuna Melt

Tuna is a quick and easy omega-3 fatty acid rich fish to keep on hand in your pantry for quick and easy meals.  I love to make sandwiches for a quick and easy lunch or even for dinner on those nights when I don’t get home until late.  It’s a great post-work out meal too because it is loaded with protein!

French Silk Pie

This no-bake Chocolate Pie is fantastic!  You won't know it's healthy while you are eating it!  This recipe contains tofu which is high in protein.  One slice of this pie has about 230 calories, which is about half of the calories in a regular chocolate pie.