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13 05, 2022

A Zero Waste Lemon Tiramisu-inspired Dessert

By |2022-05-13T13:24:34-04:00May 13th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Zero Waste Lemon Tiramisu-inspired Dessert

I wrote 100+ recipes for Zero Waste Cooking For Dummies®, yet I just keep creating more. That's how Zero Waste Cooking works, and that is the goal of the book. I want you to learn more about food waste, and then get comfortable "sorta following" a recipe as [...]

6 04, 2022

Don’t Trash It: Recreate it!

By |2022-04-22T16:40:30-04:00April 6th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Don’t Trash It: Recreate it!

I was recently a guest on Dr. Joan Salge Blake's podcast: Spot On! We chatted about simple ways to reduce your personal food waste. Why are we throwing away so much food? I think sometimes food waste happens as a result of good intentions. Maybe it's a situation [...]

6 02, 2022

Check Your Pour: What’s a standard drink?

By |2022-02-06T19:16:20-05:00February 6th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Check Your Pour: What’s a standard drink?

Dry January has passed but many "sober curious" individuals are cutting back on alcohol as a lifestyle choice. Are you trying to limit the alcohol in your diet? What is a Standard Drink? According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans  moderate alcohol consumption is comprised of 2 drinks [...]

1 02, 2021

Your Heart and Your Risk

By |2021-02-01T13:23:09-05:00February 1st, 2021|DASH Diet/Wellness, Health Professionals, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Uncategorized, Weight Management, Wellness|Comments Off on Your Heart and Your Risk

February is Heart Month so it's a good time to be mindful about any risk factors you may have. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the US. It accounts for 1 in every 4 deaths each year. What are those risks? High blood pressure High [...]

20 01, 2021

5 Easy Ways to Add More Fruit to Your Diet

By |2021-03-26T09:44:09-04:00January 20th, 2021|Easy Cooking, Family meals, Food Facts, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Recipe, Uncategorized, Wellness|Comments Off on 5 Easy Ways to Add More Fruit to Your Diet

Looking to add more fruit to your day? Sure, you can grab a banana or an apple. However there are many more creative ways to add more fruit into your diet. Fresh, canned or dried, fruit provides important antioxidants and potassium to your diet. Mango salsa tops [...]

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 [...]

2 11, 2020

New Options for Holiday Cooking

By |2020-11-02T10:44:36-05:00November 2nd, 2020|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family, Family meals, Food Facts, Heart Disease, Uncategorized, Weight Management, Wellness|1 Comment

You may be hosting a smaller gathering this year, so how can you change up your menu while still keeping it special? You can get together safely and still have fun, but do stay abreast of pandemic safety guidelines. Here are  a few of my ideas: Make fewer [...]