One of my favorite holiday recipes is Green Beans with Toasted Garlic and Almonds. It is a great health y option for those who don't eat salads. Enjoy, Bee- Fitters!
• 1 TBSP kosher salt + ½ tsp to taste
• 2 lb. fresh green beans, washed and trimmed
• 1 TBSP olive oil
• 2 cloves garlic, chopped
• 1 cup sliced raw almonds
• ¼ tsp black pepper (or to taste)
Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add 1 TBSP salt, then the green beans, and cook until just tender, 3 to 4 minutes. Drain.
Meanwhile, heat the oil...
I love the Mediterranean diet for its heart healthy food choices such as fish, nuts, leafy greens, and olive oil. I also like it because it allows drinking a glass of red wine with your meals. People living in Mediterranean countries such as Greece are very healthy because they consume their meals with wine, mainly red wine ( and spend more time outdoors and less time in front of the TV :-) ). According to a new study, mentioned in last year's Women's World's April 28th issue, enjoying a glass of red wine ( about 5-6 ounces ) with lu...