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Mother RImmy

Snohomish, Washington
I started a recipe blog 8 months ago to share my passion for light and healthy cooking. At the time I was frustrated with recipe blogs and websites that didn't provide nutrition information, so I was determined that I would make it easy for people to choose recipes that fit into their healthy eating plans. My passion for cooking light started 10 years ago when I had decided to improve my health by quitting my nicotine habit. I gained 40 pounds. Weight Watchers and daily exercise changed... Full Bio
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King of Leafy Greens by Mother RImmy Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking In my opinion, you can't beat kale when it comes to adding leafy greens to your diet.   Among the benefits of kale you'll find this colorful green has an abundance of  ... Read on »
Steak and Veggie Chili by Mother RImmy Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This chili uses leftover flank steak, a lean cut of beef, to turn it into a an easy to make meal. Just add all these great ingredients to your slow cooker and walk away. ... Read on »
Crisp-Tender Asparagus in a Sweet Honey and Garlic Sauce by Mother RImmy Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking If you have some asparagus in the frig, try roasting it with this sweet honey and garlic marinade. Even if you aren't a big fan of asparagus, you'll love this dish. Thi ... Read on »
Can You Really Make a Meal with Under 400 Calories? by Mother RImmy Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking After the holidays, many of my favorite magazines have printed articles touting the benefits of a 400 calorie meal. I can see why. If you are trying to lose a few pounds, th ... Read on »
Lighten Up! 10 Tips to Lighten Up Your Recipes by Mother RImmy Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking You really can cook light. Light and healthy cooking. Healthy living. We all want that, don’t we? To help you along your path to a lighter cooking style, I thought I w ... Read on »
Colorful and Sweet Carrots with Orange Zest by Mother RImmy Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I admit it. I got sucked in by an infomercial! It’s true. Right before Christmas I watched an infomercial for Montel’s HealthMaster. Normally I would be ashamed of myself f ... Read on »
Green Beans With Roasted Walnuts and Sweet Cranberries by Mother RImmy Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This recipe from Real Simple Magazine was a hit with the family this Christmas dinner. I don’t know if it was the pretty Christmas colors in the dish, or the combination of ... Read on »
Flank Steak with Garlicky Mediterranean Salad by Mother RImmy Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking In Kristi’s world, there is nothing better than steak with a really great salad. It’s true! Add horseradish sauce, and I’m in heaven! Don’t let anyone tell you that yo ... Read on »
Chicken Paillards with Clementine Salsa by Fight the Fat Foodie by Mother RImmy Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Fight the Fat Foodie posted a terrific recipe recently for Chicken Paillards with Clementine Salsa. Clementines are cheap this time of year, and the idea of a Clementine ... Read on »
Spiced Yogurt Muffins with Applesauce and Walnuts by Mother RImmy Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I’m always on the lookout for a healthy muffin that tastes good. Most of the muffin recipes I’ve tried taste like cardboard. For some reason, the use of whole wheat in a mu ... Read on »
Colorful Tomato and Spinach Seafood Pasta by Mother RImmy Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Okay, I admit defeat. I just don’t get pasta. You could take this dish without the pasta and it’s 200 calories less per serving. Add the pasta (even better for you whole wh ... Read on »
Colorful and Crunchy Chinese Cabbage Salad by Mother RImmy Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Are you looking for a quick salad to serve with dinner tonight? If so, this Chinese cabbage salad is one of my favorites. A few simple ingredients combined with a dres ... Read on »
Mother Rimmy's Version of Huevos Rancheros by Mother RImmy 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I have no idea how to make authentic Huevos Rancheros, but for some reason, my idea of Huevos Rancheros seemed to fit the ingredients in my pantry tonight. I searched ... Read on »
Salmon with Orange and Leek and Savory Mashed Cauliflower by Mother RImmy Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I tried a recipe a long time ago that paired salmon with oranges. That combination has been a favorite ever since. It’s such a nice change from the usual lemon, and orange ... Read on »
Dr. Cookie Does It Again - Light Apple and Raisin Bread by Mother RImmy Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I’m in love with Dr. Cookie! Shhhhh! Don’t tell my husband! Dr. Cookie’s recipes for baked goods are the best. He knows just how to lighten up any treat so that it still ta ... Read on »
Creamy Clam Stew with Sweet Potato and Leeks by Mother RImmy Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My husband loves clams, and since he was so kind as to put up the Christmas lights (a chore he hates, by the way), I decided to make him a clam stew. This meant that I was of ... Read on »
Colorful and Sweet Braised Red Cabbage, Apple and Caraway by Mother RImmy Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I can honestly say that writing for this blog is forcing me to expand my repertoire of recipes. (Definitely not a bad thing.) Braised cabbage would never have been on ... Read on »
Hearty Roasted Veggie and Chicken Stew by Mother RImmy Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking   Do you ever roast veggies? In my opinion there isn’t a better way to get people who aren’t big vegetable fans to eat them. Roasting brings out their sweet flavors, and th ... Read on »
Cheesy Crustless Ham, Mushroom and Spinach Quiche by Mother RImmy Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I love this time of year. All the holiday cheer puts me in the best mood! Last night I wanted to get some decorating time in, so I decided to make an easy, cheesy dinner th ... Read on »
Incredible Salmon and Broccoli Croquettes by Mother RImmy Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking You can’t get much healthier than a recipe whose main ingredients are salmon and broccoli. This recipe isn’t your typical fried croquette, so you can feel good about ind ... Read on »