Eye Eat Healthy: Grilled Cauliflower Steaks

A delightful food writer, Joshua Bousel, pointed out in his blog that he was disgusted by cauliflower until he discovered that roasting or grilling it at a high temperature creates an appealing crisp exterior with a tender—but not mushy interior. So, last weekend after a long hike on Pikes Peak with foodie friends, we grilled […]

Eye Eat Healthy: Hawaiian Lau Lau

Today’s nutrient-dense recipes are from Janice Joy the Biosyntrx administrative assistant. She tells us that Lau Lau which translates to leaf leaf, is to Pacific Islanders what barbeque is to Southerners. It’s traditionally served with Lomi Lomi Salmon, as you see in the photo above, as well as steamed rice. Janice was raised in Hawaii and lives up to her […]

Eye Eat Healthy: Elegant & Easy Asparagus

Summer weather seems to be arriving late in Colorado this year and our staff is chomping at the bit to get outside for lunch in the garden. Unfortunately, midday thunderstorms are preventing dining alfresco and outdoor-grilling our most prized spring vegetable, asparagus. Legion has it that asparagus was used by ancient Romans as a spring herbal […]

Gluten Free Grandmother’s Crispy Strawberry Shortcake

June 14th is National Strawberry Shortcake Day we love this gluten free recipe for Grandmothers Crispy Strawberry Shortcake for this yummy holiday. A really fun catch-up phone conversation last week with one of my favorite Martin, Tennessee, first cousins, Weekly County historian and genealogist, Pansy Baker, led to reminiscing about our grandmother and great-grandmother and […]

Georgia O’Keeffe & Watercress Salad

Here in Colorado Springs we have already started to celebrate the Year of Georgia O’Keeffe, even though the blockbuster traveling exhibition featuring more than 40 of her paintings does not open at our Fine Arts Center until June 27. Georgia was considered a gracious hostess who carried her creativity into the kitchen where she took great […]

Eye Eat Healthy: Raw Zucchini Pasta

We have a new toy in the Biosyntrx test kitchen that we love almost as much as our 3-in-1 Ninja Slow Cooker. It’s a Paderno tri-blade spiral vegetable slicer we found on Amazon. We suspect children and even the few adults who claim to hate vegetables will like them presented this way. Today’s recipe includes […]

Eye Eat Healthy: Nutrient-Dense Kale Pesto

This shockingly delicious pesto is surely the mother of all nutrient-dense recipes that we have presented in our Tasty Tuesdays. Kale is rich, rich, rich in lutein, folate, vitamin A and other nutrients associated with eye health. It includes the essential amino acids necessary to form a complete protein, and when combined with walnuts or […]