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13 05, 2021

What’s Your Favorite Kitchen Gadget?

By |2021-05-13T13:30:48-04:00May 13th, 2021|Easy Cooking, Just for Fun, Product Review, Wellness|Comments Off on What’s Your Favorite Kitchen Gadget?

Do you have a favorite kitchen gadget or utensil? I have lots of them! Having the right tools in your kitchen makes cooking much more enjoyable. One of my must-haves is my kitchen shears. I like to use them in many unexpected ways: To cut pizza, snip herbs, [...]

18 12, 2020

Tis the Season to Enjoy Cookies

By |2020-12-18T15:45:47-05:00December 18th, 2020|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Food Facts, Just for Fun, Recipe, Uncategorized, Wellness|Comments Off on Tis the Season to Enjoy Cookies

Wait. A dietitian is telling me to eat cookies? Yep. Does your family have a special cookie you enjoy every year? The holidays are a time to enjoy special foods with family and friends. This year, you won't be seeing as many friends and family members, so you definitely [...]

5 11, 2020

How Big is Your Wine Glass?

By |2020-11-05T12:38:31-05:00November 5th, 2020|Food Facts, Food Trends, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Just for Fun, Uncategorized, Weight Management, Wellness|Comments Off on How Big is Your Wine Glass?

This year has been a crazy and stressful hasn't it? March was a little scary and anxiety-ridden, then it became disruptive and tiring. You may have found it challenging to maintain healthy eating habits and your exercise routine through it all. In addition, you may also be enjoying [...]

7 07, 2020

How to Host a Picnic During a Pandemic

By |2020-07-10T16:43:38-04:00July 7th, 2020|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family, Family meals, Food Trends, Just for Fun, Wellness|Comments Off on How to Host a Picnic During a Pandemic

Back in April, I was hopeful July would bring good news about less spread of coronavirus. Unfortunately, some people didn't get the memo, that even though business and restaurants were opening up, you still had to distance from people and wash your hands. We now know that being [...]

25 06, 2020

Summer Mango Tonic

By |2020-08-31T07:26:57-04:00June 25th, 2020|Easy Cooking, Food Facts, Food Trends, Just for Fun, Recipe, Wellness|Comments Off on Summer Mango Tonic

I had 2 mangos on the counter that were quickly ripening and had several black spots on them. Rather than pitch them, I simply peeled them, peeled off the spots, and cut the remaining fruit off the stone. To preserve them, I placed the mango pieces in an [...]

21 05, 2020

Veg Up Your Picnic Pasta Salad

By |2020-07-07T14:34:42-04:00May 21st, 2020|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family, Family meals, Food Trends, Just for Fun, Recipe, Wellness|Comments Off on Veg Up Your Picnic Pasta Salad

Picnics are back. With our current need to stay physically distanced from one another, al fresco dining is a great option. Old fashioned picnics can be a fun way to bring a small group together in the fresh air, and still enjoy each other's company while distancing and [...]

28 01, 2020

Taste of Budapest

By |2020-01-28T12:32:39-05:00January 28th, 2020|Food Trends, Just for Fun, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Note: I attended a sponsored food conference in Budapest, in which part of my travel was paid for, however I was not compensated to write this post. I just like to write about food, and have always been fascinated with its cultural roots.  When I travel, I immerse [...]