Tag: #dinner

Healthy Party Dish By Wendy Hodge

If you’re anything like me, you’re ready for the holiday eating to be over. And, you’re probably still facing some additional parties and get togethers which can sideline our desire to eat healthy. Kuel Life contributor, Wendy Hodge offers up this party-ready dish as an alternative to many of the heavier, fattier options out there. […]

Roasted Veggie Lentil/Chickpea Pasta

This menopause, subtle, weight creep has had me flummoxed and in hyper search for ways to – not only MAKE IT STOP, but, reverse it. I pretty much gave up pasta. Well, the pasta made out of white flour anyway. I discovered a a Chickpea/Lentil Pasta that rocks. I love the texture and flavor but, what I […]

Jicama Slaw With Avocado Dressing

It’s Summer time and I’m busy trying to find healthy, ‘cool’, and tasty meals to serve at home. I don’t know about all you Kuel Women out there, but I get super bored of the same ‘ol ingredients. Yesterday I spied a ‘jicama’ and spent the better half of an hour making up what to […]

Healthy Turkey Taco Salad Bowls

I have a teen boy at home and am always balancing the requirement for food VOLUME with health and nutrition. Taco salad bowls are basically a weekly ritual. I use lean, ground turkey meat rather than beef. I also use as many organic ingredients as possible. But, that’s just a personal choice – or quirk […]

Five Secrets to Dinner Parties

Guest Writer: Delia Lloyd Back when I was just out of college and living with three friends in Washington, DC, I once told one of my friend’s mothers that my roommates and I were going to throw a party. “Oh?” she asked. “What will you serve?” I paused, unsure how to answer. “Um…beer?” I said, […]

4 Health Benefits of Socializing with 'Strangers'

My boyfriend recently requested I have dinner with an ex-colleague of his. He and his wife had invited us for dinner at their house. Saturday night. My immediate reaction? I pushed back on the request. “Why do you want to have dinner with people you barely know?” “There’s so little time and you want to […]

Jack's Chili

Jack’s Chili This recipe is one that I’ve pieced together from a variety of recipes I perused. I put together some of my favorite, flavorful ingredients. When it’s available, I substitute half the ground  pork, veal, beef mixture with ground elk or bison. It makes a leaner, healthier chili. INGREDIENTS: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 […]


Garlic Butter Chicken and Asparagus — Garlic lovers will love this garlic butter chicken baked with a side of asparagus. Crisp at the perfection, this one pan dish will have your family gathering around the table in no time for a busy weeknight! INGREDIENTS 6 to 8 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs 1 to 2 bunches […]