Now, you know what to eat...but how do we eat this stuff so that our palette and our visuals are "fed" as well.  Good food does not have to be boring!!!

Try this quick snack, it's great to take to parties, and makes a colorful addition to your plate!!!


1 package frozen corn thawed not cooked             1 can or 1 cup black beans

1can or 1 cup dark kidney beans                           1 can or 1 cup chick peas

1 can black eyed peas                                           1 large jar or 3 cups Salsa

1 large green pepper/ large chunks                        1 medium red onion/ large chunks

Mix all together in a large bowl.  Serve with homemade tortillas, on eggs, in pita pockets, or as a dip.  We make our own tortilla chips with homemade tortillas cut into sections and baked in the oven at 350 degrees for 10-15 minutes.


My Breakfast Delight

1 cup cooked long grain rice                                   1 cup skim milk or soy milk

1/4 cup chopped walnuts                                        1/4 cup dried blueberries

1/4 cup natural coconut                                          1 tsp brown sugar or molasses

1 tsp butter

Mix all together and eat as warm cereal or cold.  Can be heated in microwave for 2 minutes or cooked on top of stove.  Note add milk last if heating on top of stove to prevent scalding the milk. Makes 2 servings.


Here are some links to other sites with recipes that may help.

There are many good links on the web.  Do a search on yahoo or google.  Be very specific when you are searching, for instance one of the search titles I used was "food that improves mood."

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