Zucchini: How Do I Love You? Let Me Count the Ways!

Ten Ways To Enjoy Summer Zucchini You know it is mid-summer when neighbors and co-workers start to give away baskets of zucchini from their heavily fruited vines to everyone they meet. You don’t need to blink; you read that little bit of trivia correctly. Zucchini develops after the plant goes through its flowering phase and [...]

By | 2018-08-17T05:32:01+00:00 August 15th, 2018|Flavor Fun, Veggies|Comments Off on Zucchini: How Do I Love You? Let Me Count the Ways!

Getting Vitamin C The Low-Acid Way

Need Vitamin C? Ever wonder if you're getting enough Vitamin C? Vitamin C helps repair tissue and combat infection as well as assisting in the absorption of iron from plant sources such as spinach or kale. Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant associated with a a reduced risk of cancer and cataracts. Yet most of [...]

By | 2018-08-16T23:06:31+00:00 August 15th, 2018|Flavor Fun, Fruit, Veggies|Comments Off on Getting Vitamin C The Low-Acid Way

Seasonal Summer Stir Fry

Ingredients 1 lb. fresh summer (yellow crook-neck) squash 1 lb. fresh zucchini 1 red bell pepper 3 T. olive oil 1/2 medium onion, sliced and separated into strips 1/2 t. minced garlic 1/2 c. shredded carrot Salt and pepper (if tolerated), to taste Wash and slice squash and zucchini into strips. (You may prefer to [...]

By | 2018-08-17T00:33:09+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Flavor Fun, Meal Ideas, Veggies|Comments Off on Seasonal Summer Stir Fry

IC Friendly Summer Salads!

It’s summer and you know what that means; it’s time for salads! But, if you are a person with acid sensitivity you are probably asking yourself, “What can I put on my salads?” My answer is, “Plenty!” The fact is, salads don’t have to be acidic at all. The trick is to build the salad [...]

By | 2018-08-17T05:49:28+00:00 August 4th, 2018|Flavor Fun, General, Meal Ideas, Recipes, Salads|Comments Off on IC Friendly Summer Salads!

Enjoy A Soda Again, Italian Style

Enjoy A Soda Again, Italian Style! Not interested in the fuss? Want a simpler drink? Make an Italian Soda using a low sodium mineral water (i.e. San Pellegrino) & a fruit syrup! You'll might be surprised to learn that there are dozens of flavors available at specialty markets and on-line. Obviously, you'll need to avoid sugar [...]

By | 2018-06-04T01:11:22+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|Beverages, Flavor Fun|Comments Off on Enjoy A Soda Again, Italian Style

Cool Summer Drinks – Fresh Herb Sun & Sweet Tea

Fresh, Herbal Sun & Sweet Teas Sun tea today is a far cry from the sun teas made popular by Lipton years ago. Using fresh herbs and fruits, you can create fabulous ice teas that will quench your thirst during the hottest days of summer. All you need is a large glass jar with a [...]

By | 2018-06-04T01:20:22+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|Beverages, Flavor Fun|Comments Off on Cool Summer Drinks – Fresh Herb Sun & Sweet Tea

Cool Summer Drinks – Infused Spa Waters

Infused Spa Waters Restaurants & spas do it, why not you? Placing fresh herbs and/or fruit in a gallon of water and leaving it in the refrigerator overnight is a great way to add flavor and reduce the boredom of drinking plain water.  In fact, the "Classic Spa Water" is simply chilled spring water with [...]

By | 2018-06-04T01:35:13+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|Beverages, Flavor Fun|Comments Off on Cool Summer Drinks – Infused Spa Waters

Ice Cold Berry Milkshakes

There's nothing quite so satisfying as an ice cold vanilla milkshake on a hot summer afternoon. The challenge? Aside from often insane calories, many of the milkshakes available from fast food outlets are filled with extra ingredients that can irritate, such as preservatives, colorings and flavorings. I find it better to make my milkshakes at home, [...]

By | 2018-06-04T01:36:50+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Beverages, Flavor Fun, Fruit|Comments Off on Ice Cold Berry Milkshakes

Strawberry Cream Popsicles

As hot days beckon, finding that perfect after dinner sweet that's light and refreshing is a must. Some prefer icy fruit popsicles while other savor a little cream action. Here's a sweet recipe that was added to the IC Chef Cookbook on the IC Network website by ICN member Carole that's a dream! Four ingredients, [...]

By | 2018-04-23T03:44:59+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|Desserts, Flavor Fun, Fruit|Comments Off on Strawberry Cream Popsicles

The Ultimate Spring Fruit – Strawberries! Organic, of course!

Strawberries, blackberries, blueberries and raspberries are some of our favorite springtime fruits and you'll find plenty in your local supermarkets. Unfortunately, those beautiful fruits have a secret... many contain high levels of pesticides. Every year, the Environmental Working Group reviews the testing done by the USA Food and Drug Administration to determine which foods are [...]

By | 2018-04-23T04:17:11+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|Desserts, Flavor Fun, Fruit|Comments Off on The Ultimate Spring Fruit – Strawberries! Organic, of course!