Salad Recipe Collection – Cartagena Fishermen’s Salad – 2 of 5

“Avoid seafood in the months without an ‘R’, May through August, the gestation months..” Colloquial Quote by: Fishermen from Cartagena de Indias (my home town.) This salad has been around in homes in Cartagena for decades. This was the first time I had tried to make it, and everyone at home was happy to be my…

Salad Recipe Collection – Chef Salad – 1 of 5

Starting with a Chef Salad, health awareness comes under the spotlight. Without remorse, I will take a liberal, indulgent approach to traditional recipes. After all, I want a personal mark on the food I share with loved ones. Salads are usually my preference for pot luck events and entertaining family and friends. The five salad recipes chosen…

Enjoy the holidays without the extra pounds?

Every time Christmas comes around, worries about the extra pounds threaten the joy of the season. Some tips follow.. 1. Entertaining at home. Shop wisely. Keep nuts, veggies and fruit snacks (carrots, celery, grapes, strawberries, etc) handy.   2. Eating out. Eat a healthy snack before leaving home. Once there, look for healthy menu options….