In our house, we are pretty one-dimensional in our use of avocado. It is either used on its own to top a sandwich or burger or turned into guacamole. I know there are plenty of other uses for avocado: hidden in brownie recipes, added to smoothies, and more. When I
Health is wealth! Since it's now 2016, everyone wants to try and start the new year off right by keeping their resolutions on track and eating better. It is not as hard as you might think when you indulge in recipes that feature ingredients that taste good and are good
If you made any New Year’s resolutions about cutting out sweets altogether -- read this anyway. Easing into it is better than going from a holiday season of candy and cookies to a sugar-free existence overnight. This simple dish is sweet, tart, and mostly good for you.
The new year is quite often a time for renewed efforts at exercising and better eating. After all of the excess of the holidays, many strive to start the year with a clean slate. In my household, my husband has made that resolution, which is one I am glad to
Green is good - especially when it comes to veggies and healthy eating. One of the world's healthiest leafy greens, and most popular, is no doubt crave-worthy kale. It's enjoyed a killer year of palate popularity, so of course, we had to share a recipe to help savor it. Innkeeper
A few years back, I read a newspaper article ridiculing “the low fat craze of the early ‘90’s.” This was in a paper that had been running low fat recipes -- it seemed to me anyway -- just a few months earlier. Of course the “don’t get more than 20%
The holidays are over, and so should all of our indulgent snacking be. However, after devouring dozens of decorated cookies, sampling a multitude of meatballs, and sipping who knows how many holiday-themed cocktails, it can be hard to give up these eating habits. At least for me, my stomach gets
Until this summer, I never had attempted making a berry soup. I'm not quite sure why that is, as I love berries of all varieties and am always seeking new ways to use them. So, it was long overdue when I decided to use some strawberries in a soup.
Zucchini is one of those vegetables that seems destined for filling with ingredients. Growing up, my mom frequently stuffed zucchini with spinach, which made a delicious dish that could be served as an entrée or side. This spring I created a tomato-stuffed zucchini topped with mozzarella. As both of
Last night was the perfect night for a little bit of recipe experimenting. Due to business travel and sporting events, I had only one other person at home with me, my 13 year old who had the start of a cold. As she was a bit under the weather, a