Posts by Audrey Humaciu

Un Stuffed Cabbage Casserole in the Pressure Cooker

Stuffed Cabbage Casserole

This Un Stuffed Cabbage Casserole has all of the flavors of traditional Hungarian Stuffed Cabbage made faster, easier and less offensive to the olfactory senses.  My Hungarian mother-in-law makes her mother’s stuffed cabbage recipe every year just before Christmas. It is easy, but a little labor-intensive to fill and roll each piece, and then it simmers for…

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Asian Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry – Simple and Healthy

Asian Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry

This Asian Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry is a simple but healthy meal that can be ready in under 30 minutes. The vegetables retain their crispness (and nutrients), offering a nice compliment to the tender chicken. The two essential vegetables here are carrots and bok choy, both of which are excellent sources of the antioxidant…

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Broccoli Beef – Simple and Ready in 30 Minutes

Broccoli Beef recipe

Broccoli Beef is a takeout staple you can easily make at home. Just a few simple ingredients and about 30 minutes are all you need. This Broccoli dish is best served immediately after cooking and doesn’t reheat well per my husband (sorry, sweetie). In this simple stir fry, you want to cook it until it…

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Organic Lemons Are Great For Your Health

fresh organic lemons

Organic lemons add important nutrition and enhance the flavor of many recipes and should be enjoyed regularly. Health Benefits of Organic Lemons Most of us know that bright tart fruits are loaded with vitamin C which is a crucial antioxidant helping protect our cells from damage. Vitamin C also boosts our immune system, reduces inflammation…

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30 Minute Dinners – Healthy Alternatives to Grabbing Fast Food

30 Minute Dinners

Here are ideas for 30 Minute Dinners recipes. Anyone with school-age children knows that things can get busy. Really busy with school and homework and practices and performances. And they want dinner every night! Grabbing some fast food in between activities is an option, but that can break your bottom line and your waistline pretty…

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Dehydrating Herbs for Year-Round Flavor

dehydrating herbs
Dehydrating Herbs (Air Drying) - Peppers, Chives, Thyme, Garlic, Basil, Rosemary, Lavender, Peppers, Sage

Dehydrating herbs is an easy way to ensure you don’t waste any fabulous flavor and nutrients. Dehydrating works for just about any leafy herb, but not all recipes work with dried herbs. Try as you might, you really can’t make fabulous green sauces like Pesto, Chermoula, and Chimichurri with dried herbs. And don’t limit yourself…

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Garlic Roasted Carrots and Green Beans – Healthy Side Dish

Garlic Roasted Carrots and Green Beans

Garlic Roasted Carrots and Green Beans is a healthy and easy side dish that is not only delicious but allergy-friendly as well. Roasting the carrots draws out the sweetness and gives the garlic a nice nutty flavor. Depending on how thick you cut the carrots they take slightly longer to roast, so I recommend keeping…

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Creamy Keto Braised Celery – Triple It For the Holidays

Keto Braised Celery

Creamy Keto Braised Celery is a delicious side dish for any meal. It can easily be doubled or tripled for holidays or other parties. In addition to high doses of vitamin K, folate, fiber, potassium, and B and C vitamins, celery boasts an abundance of antioxidants that protect against unwanted oxidative damage to our cells,…

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Maple Persimmon Muffins – No Sugar Added Muffins

Maple Persimmon Muffins

These Maple Persimmon Muffins just scream Autumn! They make a great grab and go breakfast are a healthy snack. Persimmons have a load of nutrients packed into that beautiful orange ball. The orange color means it is high in vitamin A and beta carotene. They are also low in calories and high in fiber. All…

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No Sugar Added Plum Sauce – A Healthier Version

No Sugar Added Plum Sauce

No Sugar Added Plum Sauce is a healthier version of the traditional Asian sauce. It is delicious as a glaze on poultry and as a dipping sauce. This recipe is an excellent use of overripe plums. Plums contain powerful antioxidants polyphenols such as anthocyanins (responsible for the purple color) that contain anti-inflammatory properties and may…

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