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11 12, 2018

Adding a Little Bit of Healthy to Your Holiday Table

By |2019-08-27T15:52:04-04:00December 11th, 2018|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Food Facts, Just for Fun, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Adding a Little Bit of Healthy to Your Holiday Table

Food doesn't have to fancy to be good for you. You don't have to add chia seeds to everything. You don't have to use hard-to-find ingredients. You don't have to have fancy "nut butters" on hand, if all you have on the shelf is peanut butter - it's [...]

26 10, 2018

Food Trends: Is the Future of Food Drinkable Nutrients?

By |2019-08-27T15:52:04-04:00October 26th, 2018|Food Facts, Food Trends, Just for Fun, Product Review, Uncategorized, Wellness|2 Comments

I just returned from the annual Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo where registered dietitians have a chance to get some of their continuing education requirements met and also learn about new foods and products coming into the market. It's a large conference, with about 11,000 in attendance [...]

24 04, 2018

Beer + Food = More Flavors for Foodies

By |2019-06-26T13:50:52-04:00April 24th, 2018|Book Review, Easy Cooking, Just for Fun, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Beer + Food = More Flavors for Foodies

Truth: I love food, wine, craft cocktails and beer. For my birthday in 2011, my husband and I attended Cleveland's Fabulous Food Show. I remember my two highlights: A fun food demo by Bobbie Flay, and a beer garden feature, which included a guided food and beer pairing. [...]

14 02, 2018

Food Allergy is no Laughing Matter, but Cartoons Should Be

By |2019-06-26T13:51:11-04:00February 14th, 2018|Food Facts, Just for Fun, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Food Allergy is no Laughing Matter, but Cartoons Should Be

When my children were young, I read books to them daily. This was a time to relax and have fun, and sometimes have a teaching moment. The Peter Rabbit series, by Beatrix Potter, was a set that I read over and over. We had a book set that [...]

29 08, 2017

Balanced but Practical Lunches for Teens: What-ever!

By |2019-06-26T13:51:15-04:00August 29th, 2017|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Just for Fun, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Balanced but Practical Lunches for Teens: What-ever!

With school back in session, it's lunch packing season. Now that you have a teenager, you know that the days of love notes and cutting sandwiches into fun shapes for your finicky child are over, but lunch still needs to be enticing enough to eat, and still provide the [...]