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What’s in a Sensible Diet or Eating Plan?

by Editorial Team October 13th, 2018| Cooking Basics
Having something sensible to eat for dinner has always been a challenge. You just never really are sure about what is healthy and what is not. The advice from early scientific findings led to national recommendations about the levels of carbohydrates, saturated fats and other aspects of our daily

Everything You Need to Know About Eating Organic Food

by Editorial Team October 12th, 2018| Cooking Basics
The idea of eating organic food has become more talked about over the past couple of years, and for goodreason why. The biggest reason is the various health benefits that it holds for people, in addition to the fact that it helps the

Apple Parfait- A Healthy Apple Dessert

by Michele Pesula Kuegler October 11th, 2018| Desserts, Recipes

A moderately healthy dessert that lets the apples shine




Continuing with my sad theme of no new recipes this week, I have another apple recipe from the archives. This is newer than Tuesday's Caramelized Apples but comes from the same category of "What do I do with all

Caramelized Apples

by Michele Pesula Kuegler October 9th, 2018| Breakfast Dishes, Recipes, Side Dishes

Simple & sweet- what more could you want?




In a typical workweek, I leave a few blocks each week for recipe testing. While it's work, it's one of my favorite jobs. Unfortunately, my work/life schedule has been out of whack for a few weeks. Due to work and family

5 Organic Health Food Benefits You Absolutely Want to Know About

by Editorial Team October 8th, 2018| Cooking Basics
Have you recently been noticing more of organic food lining the shelves of your local grocery store?
Have your friends been talking about organic food health benefits?
Have you noticed the seeming explosion in the trend of buying more organic food?
If you’ve been wondering if this is a new food fad that

3 Ways You Can Have Your Kosher Steak

by Editorial Team October 8th, 2018| Cooking Basics


Kosher food follows a strict set of dietary laws that have been in place for centuries. They outline everything from sourcing and butchering to preparing meat and seafood. These rules are not only in place for Jewish food. Since it is a way of life, as seen in the emphasis

Thyme & Brown Sugar Apples

by Michele Pesula Kuegler October 4th, 2018| Recipes, Side Dishes

An elegant alternative to applesauce




It's October, and the apples are simply amazing in New Hampshire. Sure, you can find apples in the produce department all year long, but there's a huge difference between apples that were picked however long ago and shipped from wherever and apples that are

Homemade Applesauce

by Michele Pesula Kuegler October 2nd, 2018| Recipes, Side Dishes

No need for store-bought when homemade is so simple.




I haven't made homemade applesauce in a while. I attribute that to the fact that I am cooking only for two and also that we haven't been apple picking in a couple years, so there isn't an abundance of apples

Sweet Potato Biscuits

by Michele Pesula Kuegler September 27th, 2018| Breads, Breakfast Dishes, Recipes

Fall flavors in the form of a biscuit




I know fall is supposed to be all about pumpkins and apples, but really there are more fall ingredients out there. I'd be remiss if I didn't think about cooking with sweet potatoes. These root vegetables are a top choice in

Cheddar Cheese Biscuits

by Michele Pesula Kuegler September 25th, 2018| Breads, Recipes

Fluffy biscuit + cheesy goodness = yum




Weekends are my time to splurge on the food front. Quite often those splurges involve some sort of baked good or a cheesy concoction. This biscuit recipes combines both of those into one delicious package. If you want to make them even

Healthy Spinach Dip

by Michele Pesula Kuegler September 20th, 2018| Appetizers, Healthy Cooking, Recipes, Tapas Monday

Healthy & delicious in one simple dip




After spending a good amount of August either on the road or splurging on fun meals with friends and family, I've been eating more conscientiously for the last week or so, as I get my eating back on track. Of course, eating

Spinach & Goat Cheese Dip

by Michele Pesula Kuegler September 18th, 2018| Appetizers, Recipes, Tapas Monday

Kinda healthy, kinda splurge-y, totally yummy




This recipes feels like it's from a different time and place. Actually, it is, seeing it's seven years old and we lived in a different location. However, many things are the same, such as our love of tapas meals and our adoration of